[Loadstone] Further thoughts for Chad

Charlie Richardson charlieofalbany at hotmail.com
Thu May 24 05:15:29 BST 2007

I haven't had this problem at all and lave Bluetooth on all the time.
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Mike Mello 
  To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com 
  Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 8:36 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?
  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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