[Loadstone] GPS Receivers

Raymond Jansen r.jansen at wanadoo.nl
Mon May 28 14:19:49 BST 2007


I will!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brett" <brett06 at tpg.com.au>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, May 28, 2007 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] GPS Receivers


> 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
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Because of the bad readability of the text.
>>>> 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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