[Loadstone] Recommended GPS units/devices

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Sat Aug 4 15:48:48 BST 2007


Have already sort of looked at some of that content, but will go back there 
and check it out again.

Suppose my biggest problem is that since I'm here in South Africa, I can't 
necessarily get hold of what's really recommended by people in the rest of 
the world, but we'll see.

Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 04, 2007 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Recommended GPS units/devices

> Hi Jacob,
> You will find the answers to these and other questions on our website:
> http://www.loadstone-gps.com
> For information on the Loadstone-GPS software go to:
> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/docs/
> For information on GPS receivers to use with Loadstone GPS go to:
> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/articles and read:
> GPS receivers: how they work.
> Three GPS receivers compared.
> Best regards,
> The Loadstone GPS team
> At 8/4/2007, you wrote:
>>Hi all - new member to this list
>>Two questions.
>>First and most important one is what GPS devices would you guys recommend?
>>Currently sort of looking at a Route 66 thingy (http://www.66.com/), but I
>>actually am sort of trying to get hold of a test unit or something, but
>>we'll see.
>>Second question, is wen using loadstone, does it in fact access the street
>>names/POI database which might in fact be loaded on the actual GPS unit? 
>>was previously sort of testing the Humanware Trekker thing, and I very
>>briefly sort of tried to test that included GPS unit with Loadstone, but I
>>didn't really do much more than create one or two of my own POIs as such,
>>and I had to give the whole gadget back to the suppliers a bit too soon to
>>test much more.
>>One other interesting thing I'm also planning on using this combination 
>>is actually to ride an off-road motorbike around an open area, and I know
>>the loadstone/GPS combination should be 'good' for that sort of thing.
>>Stay well
>>Jacob Kruger
>>Blind Biker
>>Jacob Kruger
>>Blind Biker
>>Loadstone mailing list
>>Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com


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