[Loadstone] Royaltek, Holux and QStarz compared.

David Allen wd8ldy at xtra.co.nz
Tue Jul 10 22:52:04 BST 2007


Hi Monty and list!

Your comments are certainly true. Additionally, I have no problem telling 
when my Globalsat BT338 is on or off. I just hold it up close to my hearing 
aid with telecoil switched on. I know instantly whether it is on or off.

Cheers,
Dave
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Royaltek, Holux and QStarz compared.


> Hello,
>
> Funny that, the push button on the Globalsat 338 was a plus in my mind as
> it can't accedently be left switched on as there is an automatic 10-minute
> shutoff.  No need to see the leds as LS will work when its switched on and
> if its not working the receiver is obviously switched off or has a flat
> battery.
>
> I've also had an opportunity to test the Royaltek 2110 along side the
> Globalsat 338  and the difference was negligible though admitedly
> unscientific!
>
> That's the cool thing about choice and preferences - they make the world
> go round!
>
> Best regards,
>   Monty
>
>  On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Dave Mielke wrote:
>
>> [quoted lines by Victor Tsaran on 2007/07/10 at 09:42 -0700]
>>
>>> Is there any particular reason why Royaltech is so heavily considered on
>>> this list vs., for example, GlobalSat BT-359 or Holux GPSlim 240?
>>
>> While I can't speak for anyone else, I can tell you why I, personally, 
>> chose a
>> RoyalTek over a GlbalSat. The deciding factor was the power switch. The
>> GlobalSat I checked out had a pushbutton so, being blind and not being 
>> able to
>> look at the LEDs, I couldn't tell if the receiver was on or off. The 
>> RoyalTek,
>> on the other hand, has a sliding switch so it's easy for me to know if 
>> it's on
>> or off.
>>
>>
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