[Loadstone] Royaltek, Holux and QStarz compared.
vtsaran at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 17:42:12 BST 2007
Is there any particular reason why Royaltech is so heavily considered on
this list vs., for example, GlobalSat BT-359 or Holux GPSlim 240?
Do these not satisfy Loadstone's requirements?
Rob Melchers wrote:
> Hi all,
> We have tested and compared three GPS receivers:
> - Royaltek RBT 2010 (SiRF3)
> - Holux M1000 (MTK)
> - QStarz BT Q818 (MTK)
> The results of this test are now published at:
> From the article:
> "From this test we have learned, that the position data as reported by all
> three receivers is adequate for accurate location announcements. The tests
> also show, that the algorithms used by the Loadstone software suffice for
> accurate heading and speed calculation. Our next step will be the
> implementation of the option to choose from announcements directly provided
> by the receiver or provided by the Loadstone software. With this option in
> place, the Loadstone GPS program will be able to work together with any
> receiver on the market today."
> "At this moment we see no confirmation of the claimed superiority of the
> MTK chipset over the SiRF3 chipset. In fact, the Royaltek RBT2010
> outperforms the Holux M1000 by a small margin and the QStarz BT Q818 by a
> larger margin."
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