[Loadstone] i-Blue 737A+ BT GPS Receiver (66 channels, AGPS, Auto On/Off, WAAS)

Gianfranco Giudice g.giudice at balcab.ch
Sun Dec 28 23:26:49 GMT 2008


There is no static navigation available for M-1000. 

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From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
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Rogalski
Sent: Monday, December 29, 2008 12:18 AM
To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] i-Blue 737A+ BT GPS Receiver (66 channels,
AGPS,Auto On/Off, WAAS)

And how about the equivalent of static navigation in M1000 or 737A+ Does it
exist there? If so, then is it possible to disable it, as well as the auto
on/off functionality?
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Od: "Kevin Chao" <kevinchao89 at gmail.com>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 28 grudnia 2008 21:00
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] i-Blue 737A+ BT GPS Receiver (66 channels, AGPS, Auto
On/Off, WAAS)


> Well, the M-1000 performs much better than the Freedom Keychain GPS
receiver and the 737A+ performs better than the M-1000.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Kevin
> Produced on a Nokia N82
> 
> -original message-
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] i-Blue 737A+ BT GPS Receiver (66 channels, AGPS,
Auto On/Off, WAAS)
> From: "Pranav Lal" <pranav.lal at gmail.com>
> Date: 12/28/2008 3:09 AM
> 
> How does this receiver compare with the freedom keychain?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Kevin Chao
> Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 5:02 AM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] i-Blue 737A+ BT GPS Receiver (66 channels, AGPS,
> Auto On/Off, WAAS)
> 
> Gian,
> 
> Actually, the one you posted on 11/27/2008 was the I-Blue 737, which
> has 51 channels. The one that I reviewed  here is the I-Blue 737A+ has
> 66 channels among other features. Here is your message, which was
> posted on 11/27/2008:
> "Gianfranco Giudice <g.giudice at balcab.ch>  Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 6:33 AM
> Reply-To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Hi Monthy and all
> 
> As a seller of GPS Receivers, I tested many of them.
> The M-1000 is good, but the best for now is the i-Blue737 from Transystem.
> It not only acquires til 51 channels in less than 2 minutes, but includes
> also a MiniUSB Home charger.
> And the greatest thing is taht, if you forget to switch it off, it turns
on
> standby automatically saving a lot of battery.
> 
> A problem with M-1000 is that it doesn't work well with Nokia Maps and the
> Holux Support is bad, even for dealers.
> 
> Royaltek products are also ok, but don't work with standard battery and
> chargers.
> 
> I don't recommend receivers with datalogger because they are more
expensive
> and not useful with Loadstone or Wayfinder Access.
> Any other opinion is welcomed.
> 
> Best Regards
> 
> Gian"
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Kevin
> 
> On 12/26/08, Gianfranco Giudice <g.giudice at balcab.ch> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> This is what I said 2 weeks ago.
>>
>> Gian
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Kevin Chao
>> Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 12:02 AM
>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com; blindphones at mosenexplosion.com
>> Subject: [Loadstone] i-Blue 737A+ BT GPS Receiver (66 channels, AGPS,Auto
>> On/Off, WAAS)
>>
>> For the  last week or so, I have been using the I-Blue 737A+. I must say
>> that this receiver is very impressive. I upgraded from the Holux M-1000,
>> which is an excellent receiver as  well. The specifications for the
I-Blue
>> 737A+ is as follows:
>>
>>  iBlue 737A+ is equipped with a 66-channel MTK chipset, it provides
>> ultra-high sensitivity -165dBm tracking and -148dBm signal acquisition.
By
>> integrating a smart power-saving option with fuzzy auto on/off, the iBlue
>> 737A+ is also the most power-efficient receiver available. Highly
> sensitive
>> and super-efficient, this device enjoys wide consumer appeal.
>>
>> Features
>> .Semi indoor fixed
>> .AGPS available
>> .66 channels Bluetooth GPS
>> .Smart Power Save Mechanism
>> .Fuzzy Auto On/Off
>> .Longer battery life of up to 32 hrs per full char
>> .3 hrs charge time
>>
>> Here are the ways in which this  receiver out performs the M-1000.
>>
>> I flew from California to Louisiana  and did not turn on the GPS receiver
>> until I got to Louisiana. I turndon the 737A+ inside a one-story house
and
>> was able to get a position fix within 30 seconds, where it took the
M-1000
>> over a minute. I then did aside-by-side test of GPS Drift and Multi-Path.
>> Over the course of a few minutes, there was  no drift or multi-path to be
>> reported from the 737A+, where the M-1000 had a change in position of
> around
>> 50  feet and a change in heading of +/- 90 degrees. I then markda User
POI
>> and the entire time the POI staydwithin 30 feet, where the M-1000 had the
>> POI staying within 50 feet.
>> Note: All of these test were done within a one-story house, where
> multi-path
>> and drift is more of an issue.
>>
>> i have also seen 12 and13 satellites on more than one occasion using the
>> 737A+ and an accuracy of 7 feet, where I have seen the M-1000 have  an
>> accuracy of 9 feet and 12 and 13 satellites just once or twice.
>>
>> So, I would recommend this receiver to anyone who is looking at a new
>> receiver as not only are the  specifications are great, but the real-life
>> testing backs  up the specifications.
>>
>> The I-Blue 737A+ is going for aroundUSD50 from:
>> http://www.BuyGPSNow.com/
>>
>> I would recommend this site to anyone as the site is very accessible,
easy
>> to manageandI got the receiver within two days of ordering it.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Kevin
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