Bad Elf GPS (for Apple Lightning Connector)

$99.99
$99.99

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 5786A

Tiny plug-in GPS specifically made for Apple devices



Now you can add accurate, reliable GPS information to your favorite aviation apps with this tiny GPS. Just plug it into the bottom of your iPad or iPhone—the Bad Elf locks on fast and keeps itself charged.



Features

•66-channel WAAS GPS and GLONASS for excellent accuracy

•Uses the iOS device's standard lightning connector, so it won't interfere with most cases (not compatible...Read more

Tiny plug-in GPS specifically made for Apple devices


Now you can add accurate, reliable GPS information to your favorite aviation apps with this tiny GPS. Just plug it into the bottom of your iPad or iPhone—the Bad Elf locks on fast and keeps itself charged.

Features
•66-channel WAAS GPS and GLONASS for excellent accuracy
•Uses the iOS device's standard lightning connector, so it won't interfere with most cases (not compatible with 30 pin connectors)
•Micro USB port allows you to charge and sync your iPad while using the Bad Elf
•Free app (available in the iTunes App Store) allows for firmware updates

Works with iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini 1/2, and iPhone 5/5S (not iPhone 1/2/3/4/4S or iPad 1/2/3). Includes detachable lanyard and micro usb cable.

Tip: don't want the Bad Elf sticking out the bottom of your iPad? Flip your iPad 180 degrees, let the iPad screen rotate, and the Bad Elf will be pointing up.
Reviews
4.3 / 5.0
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4.7 / 5
Value
4.2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (3)
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Works as advertised. I should have purchased my I pad with an internal gps. Seems kind of flimsy.
August 8, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great gadget
Great little product never have any issues. The only drawback is it plugs into your power connection so if your flight is long or if your iPad is low on power it could be an issue. Just recently purchased from Amazon a connector that allowed me to Y off to the Bad elf unit and then also go into the power connection.
July 31, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Does what it says. Purchased it to run ozrunways on my wifi only iPad Air. Works well, reliable, no complaints here
July 15, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Bad Elf Good Elf
I use Bad Elf gps for my iPad with WingXPro. The external gps attaches to the iPad (and iPhone) and stays there. Previously, I used Bad Elf with an older iPad, and, the connection wasn't very secure. The new connection is significantly better than the old version of the product. This gps is extremely accurate and reliable. It can be attached to a charger while in use (cable provided in the box). So, you never need to worry about battery availability during a long flight. It's a good Elf!
March 22, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Bad Elf connector
performed as expected
February 19, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Elf for ForeFlight
Works very well in the CONUS and Alaska.
November 19, 2016
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Works Great!
I recently purchased the Bad Elf GPS Lightening connector to use with Foreflight on my IPad mini. I used it yesterday on my X country flight and had accuracy of 2 meters the entire way. I would defiantly recommend this product.
August 28, 2016
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
2 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
not what I expected
have to take case off I-phone to make fit
June 1, 2016
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Satisfied
Awesome product!
August 15, 2015
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Great easy to use back up with specific info on you flight/plane etc
You always know exactly where you are plus weather
July 9, 2015
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I assume this works with an iPad pro 9.7". True?
A shopper on Feb 15, 2017
I'm thinking about buying this for Pokemon go since the gps on my phone isn't the best at the moment, will this enhance the accuracy of my gps?
A shopper on Jul 17, 2016
What GPS software besides aviation apps can the bad Elf be used with? I'm looking for software that can be used for ground travel in a motorhome.
D A on Aug 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: From the Bad-Elf Web Site.

Apps galore. The Bad GPS Pro meets all requirements under Apple's MFi program, and works great with any location-based app in the App Store. To simplify your search for great apps, we've categorized many apps that we know work well with the Bad Elf GPS Pro by your favorite activities. We've tested the GPS Pro with all the major flight planning and aviation chart apps as well as many marine, fitness, car navigation, and golf apps.
is it compatible with iPad Pro using 10.3.3 software?
A shopper on Jul 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have an iPad pro with 10.3.3. I just went outside and checked and Bad Elf works fine. I was picking up 6 satellites very quickly. I haven't tried this combo in my plane yet because I use a mini 4 with Bad Elf and that works well. Good luck.
How is this better than the GPS on my iPad and iPhone?
Charles on Aug 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The big difference is that it has GPS WAAS connection. This means it has multiple satellites connecting to the device to provide more accurate positioning data. I am not too sure of the GPS capabilities on iPads and iPhones, but my research show that is has a better connection and accuracy.
Does it work with iPad mini 4?
Daniel boi on Jul 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it can work on any IOS device with a lightning connector running any most versions of IOS befor IOS11. There is currently no 64-bit version of the Bad Elf app.
Will this work with a basic ForeFlight subscription, or will I have to go to ForeFlight Pro?
Michael K on Jul 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with the basic subscription. The basic subscription is all I currently require and the Bad Elf Lightning Connector offers a very affective GPS with it. It worked well with my cross country from Indiana to Utah.
Can I use a lightning extension chord out of the ipad so that the antenna can be put in a window?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I use the "elf" directly in an ipad under a hardtop boat flying bridge and get all sats. I don't see why you can't use a lightning extension but the "elf" is very sensitive.
does this device allow you to plot a course to your destination from your current location as per the standard 'goggle maps', 'navman' etc. or is it simply a location finder?
Leigh F on Jan 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello Leigh, No the-is is just a GPS receiver - I purchased it as my old iPad Mini is a non-3G model, and didn't contain a GPS circuit as sold. The Bad Elf enables software such as AirNav or Mach7 (in my case) to receive GPS signals and do all your Navigation chores. Hope this helped - BTW - great product, worked out of the bow - I thoroughly recommend it.
Lance DIXON
Can i use this with JeppFD Pro?
Wxman on Jun 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I use mine with an iPad Mini and it works fine.
does it work with wifi only module !?
A shopper on Dec 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes it does.
What are the dimensions? I'm thinking of using this with the iPro Aviator Kneeboard. Will it fit through the slot at the bottom of the aluminum casing?
A shopper on Oct 4, 2016
Bad Elf GPS (for Apple Lightning Connector)
Bad Elf GPS (for Apple Lightning Connector)
iPro Aviator Kneeboard for iPad Mini 4
iPro Aviator Kneeboard for iPad Mini 4
BEST ANSWER: The width of the bad elf gps on the bottom where the lighting
Connector is located is one and a quarter inch (1 1/4 in) long and thickness is 3/8 th
What is a "lightening connector". I have a an IPad 3. Does it plug into the power/ charge connector?
Thanks
A shopper on Aug 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Lightning connector is Apple's new plug style. If you have an iPad 3, it will not fit - you have the 30-pin connector. You would need this one: http://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/bad-elf-ipad-gps-30-pin.html
Will Bad Elf fit with the Pivot case on my iPad mini?
A shopper on Apr 23, 2017
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