[Loadstone] GPS Receivers

Brett brett06 at tpg.com.au
Mon May 28 12:04:47 BST 2007


Hi Raymond,

Can you also post your findings in general to the list in case others are 
interested, like I am!.

Cheers,
brett.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Raymond Jansen" <r.jansen at wanadoo.nl>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, May 28, 2007 5:47 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] GPS Receivers


> Hi,
>
> I will also get my Wintec 201 this week. And, I do also have a QStarz BT
> Q818 and a G-Space GS-238. The last one uses a Sirf III chipset, the 
> QStarz
> a MTK, and the Wintec uses the Atmel / u-blox ATR 0625.
>
> I'll compaire the three units and will log the data and send it to Rob so
> they can see and check the logged information.
>
> Regards,
>
> Raymond
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Charlie" <charlie at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: "Michael O. Hanson" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2007 3:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] GPS Receivers
>
>
>> Michael O. Hanson <mhanson at winternet.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I have had good luck with the Royaltec RBT-2000. I have also heard good
>>> things about the RBT-2100.
>>
>> I have the RBT 2001 and can confirm, that Royaltek receivers are working
>> very good with loadstone.
>>
>>> I just ordered the QStarz Q818. Other people who use Loadstone have said
>>> good things about it. I haven't used it. I heard it goes into sleep mode
>>> at slow speeds. I don't know how that will affect me or how it pairs 
>>> with
>>> a Nokea 6680 at this time.
>>
>> I tried out the Q818 to some time ago and played around a bit with it.
>> The battery life really is very long and I like the the BT sleepmode.
>> But when walking with low speed, it doesn't report changing the direction
>> and sometimes the BT connection to my 6630/6680 died. So I sent it back 
>> to
>> the dealer...
>>
>> Next I ordered the Wintec WBT 201 with the new Atmel / u-blox Antaris 4
>> hipset. It's a very tiny GPS receiver with datalogging capability.
>> Like the Q818 the WBT 201 has a standby mode too, the time for changing 
>> in
>> standby is configurable with the included software. The sensitivity is as
>> good as with the Q818 and there's no problem with low walking speed.
>>
>> The Wintec 201 is a bit more expensive than the Q818 and it's much
>> smaller.
>> It takes standard Nokia batteries BL-4C and you can use it with BT or 
>> with
>> USB cable at your PC. The battery life should be about 16 hours.
>>
>> regards,
>> Bert
>>
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>>> Why is "Text on top, fullquote at the bottom" so bad?
>>>> "Text on top, fullquote at the bottom"
>>>>> What's one of the most annoying things on the net?
>>
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