[Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.

Mikolaj Rotnicki mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl
Thu Mar 22 20:54:22 GMT 2007


Take the battery out, and let the internal (RAM supporting) battery run out 
of power.

-----
Pozdrawiam
Mikolaj Rotnicki

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "kevin chao" <g.unit89 at clearwire.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 4:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.


> Mikolaj,
>
> So, should I just leave the receiver on until the battery dies or just 
> take
> the battery out for a few days?
>
> Kevin
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Did you swith back to NMEA protocol after turning the static navigation
>> off?
>> Or the problem occured earlier?
>>
>> Most likely the receiver is still "talking" in SiRF binary protocol which
>> is
>> intelligible for LS which understands only NMEA messages (NMEA protocol).
>>
>> I think the best way is to wait until the internal battery runs out of
>> power, unless your GPS receiver has reset button/possibility. For example
>> Nokia LD-3W resets to factory defaults if you press the on/off button for
>> more than 10 seconds (the LED flashes quickly red-green-red-green...).
>>
>>
>> -----
>> Mikolaj Rotnicki
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "kevin chao" <g.unit89 at clearwire.net>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:23 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>
>>
>>> Mikolaj,
>>>
>>> Well, I just tried it on my Holux GPSlim 236 which has the SIRF III
>>> chipset.
>>> It looks like I did something wrong and now my Holux is now
>>> disfunctional.
>>> I
>>> tried turning static navigation off resulting in my Holux being
>>> undetectable
>>> by any device. I tried connecting to it through my Nokia 6682 and it is
>>> able
>>> to connect but it will not report anything. I tried doing a factory 
>>> reset
>>> by
>>> going through the actions>initialize source and selecting factory reset.
>>> That didn't seem to fix the issue.
>>>
>>> I was wondering if you have any ideas in fixing this issue.
>>>
>>> Kevin
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 4:07 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> If your GPS receiver is based on SiRFStar III (SiRFStar 3) chipset, 
>>>> then
>>>> SiRFDemo software might be useful. The "Demo" in its name might be
>>>> confusing - it is the name of the software - NOT the demo version (as
>>>> you
>>>> might think).
>>>>
>>>> You can download it from here:
>>>> http://www.sirf.com/free_demo.html
>>>> Manual in PDF is also available.
>>>>
>>>> It is useful for checking, and changeing all the parameters of your
>>>> SiRFStar
>>>> III based GPS receiver. A specially turning off the so called "static
>>>> navigation" (SN).  It is recommended to turn the SN off for pedestrian
>>>> use
>>>> of the GPS receiver.
>>>>
>>>> Do you have a SiRFStar III chipset based GPS receiver?
>>>>
>>>> Example SiRFStar III receivers:
>>>> Nokia LD-3W
>>>> G-Space GSR 238
>>>> Globalsat BT 359
>>>>
>>>> The hints on the following forum may help as Quick Start for SiRFDemo
>>>> and
>>>> using it to turn off static navigation.
>>>> http://www.gpspassion.com/forumsen/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=25575
>>>>
>>>> -----
>>>> Mikolaj Rotnicki
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Gabriel Battaglia" <gabriele.battaglia at gmail.com>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 10:49 PM
>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Hello all.
>>>>> I remember was passed here several days ago a topic regarding some
>>>>> tool,
>>>>> usuful to connect GPS receivers via Bluetooth with computer in order 
>>>>> to
>>>>> send
>>>>> them commands and read their output.
>>>>> I know that's kind of dangerous activity but I wish to investigate if
>>>>> my
>>>>> receiver does support the WAAS/EGNOS mode.
>>>>>
>>>>> In fact, I've never seen the differential GPS fix and I would like to
>>>>> do
>>>>> everything is possible to be sure that my receiver can use that
>>>>> protocol
>>>>> or
>>>>> not... guys, 3 meters of accuracy sounds so good!
>>>>>
>>>>> Can someone could suggest me where I should point my browser to 
>>>>> looking
>>>>> for
>>>>> one of these tools?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you in advance.
>>>>> Gabriel.
>>>>>
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