[Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.

kevin chao g.unit89 at clearwire.net
Thu Mar 22 20:57:23 GMT 2007


About how long should this take for  the internal battery to go flat?

Kevin
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 1:54 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.


> 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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