[Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.

Mikolaj Rotnicki mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl
Thu Mar 22 21:18:58 GMT 2007


There is no rule for that.
But for example my friend who messed up his G-Space GSR 238, waited more 
than 10 days. But it is uncertain when exactly the internal battery has 
discharged...

-----
Mikolaj Rotnicki

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "kevin chao" <g.unit89 at clearwire.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 9:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.


> 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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