[Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.

Brett brett06 at tpg.com.au
Fri Mar 23 08:53:05 GMT 2007


It will depend on the receiver, Looking on the web for mine (Globalsat 
bt338), It says to leave the battery out for 3 hours to reset the receiver.

Cheers,
Brett.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 8:18 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.


> 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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