[Loadstone] Further thoughts for Chad

Stephen Giggar sgiggar at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 24 02:13:50 BST 2007

Note no problems with leaving Bluetooth turned on. Just had trouble reconnecting to my PGS receiver 
and had to reboot the phone.

Signed: Stephen Giggar
sgiggar at sbcglobal.net
Skype: dr-phone.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Mello" <mike at mello.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 7:36 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Further thoughts for Chad

> Anyone have trouble with nokia 6682 and locking up when bluetooth is turned on?
> It seems like if i leave bluetooth turned on even when not using the reciever or a headset it will 
> lock up.
> any thoughts?
> -Mike
> On Wed, 23 May 2007 14:18:55 -0700 (PDT), Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>The only thing I'd add to this is regarding pairing the gps with the phone.
>>Do not pair the receiver with the phone. Some programs require this but
>>loadstone doesn't. Pairing the receiver with the phone seems to cause
>>nothing but trouble. The problem is when the receiver is paired with the
>>phone when the receiver is first turned on it'll establish a connection with
>>the phone. The phone can't do anything with this connection so it'll
>>eventually disconnect it. During this connection you'll be unable to connect
>>to the receiver with any other program. To make sure the receiver isn't
>>paired go in to the bluetooth manager and then go to the paired devices
>>list. If the receiver is in there then delete it and things should work
>>better. If the receiver must be paired, for other programs that require it,
>>then try setting it to unauthorized. That way the phone will ask before
>>accepting a connection from the receiver and you can say no to the initial
>>automatic connection attempt.
>>This seems to be valid for all the phones I've heard of so far but of course
>>nokia has a bad habit of implementing things differently accross phone
>>models so things may be different for you.
>>On Wed, 23 May 2007, Aedan O'Meara wrote:
>>> Hi Chad, been thinking over your problem and wonder if you could check
>>> the following:
>>> 1. Is your Holux new from the manufacturer or is it secondhand and maybe
>>> the baud rates have been upset?
>>> 2. Are you sure it is fully charged up. If the slide switch is in the
>>> "on" position it will not charge up.
>>> I have had one occasion to take out the battery and clean the contacts
>>> when the gps misbehaved. It didn't seem to take a charge when it should.
>>> This brought it back completely. I think some corrosion can occur when
>>> it is being carried a lot on the person from body moisture.
>>> 3. What version of Loadstone are you running? The version for the 6600
>>> is not suitable for the 6680.
>>> 4. Is the Holux selected properly under your bluetooth settings in the
>>> Nokia 6680? I e is it authorised properly?
>>> The "off" position for the switch on the Holux is towards the USB hole.
>>> The movement is very slight, so check carefully.
>>> Finally, I have found that making a loop in my braces on my shoulder to
>>> hold the gps gives far better results in built-up areas. The antenna is
>>> under the top plastic so obviously it should be the correct way up as no
>>> microwave signal can penetrate the battery on the bottom!
>>> Also, Shawn and company, my cure for the calling out ot the heading and
>>> distance under the announcing of the checked points is to add three dots
>>> to the name as I store it. This gives enough seperation to give my brain
>>> time to register the name of the point before it gives the heading and
>>> distance.
>>> Regards
>>> Aedan O'Meara
>>> Cork
>>> Ireland.
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