[Loadstone] Royaltek, Holux and QStarz compared.

Brett brett06 at tpg.com.au
Tue Jul 10 22:21:11 BST 2007


Cool, this is quite interesting to know.

Cheers,
Brett.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 12:05 AM
Subject: [Loadstone] Royaltek, Holux and QStarz compared.


> 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:
> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/articles/test3rec/
>
> 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."
>
> The Loadstone GPS Team
>
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