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The following are discontinued and are becoming increasing hard to get hold off. Nokia BL-6C mA a vast improvement over standard battery. Sell one like this. About Archives Contact Topics. Back to home page. Because for further system planning I wanted to know about the power consumption of the device I modified a little USB extension cable delivered in the past with a lot of chunky MP3 Players to measure it.

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To make it run under Linux, just compile your kernel with support for pl serial-to-usb as a usv or into kernelthen everything should be fine with GPSd.

Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. This is a Bluetooth device, about the size of a small matchbox 67 x Recharge via USB or included car lighter lead.

My gpslim died on me today.

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This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat And a bad one at it. MC is a small data logger with internal 4MB some models 2MB storage, replaceable nokia standard battery BL-4Cbluetooth connectivity, only 3 status LEDs and zero buttons apart from the power gpslin. Its lithium battery lasts about 10 hours, and is a standard model so you can get a cheap spare from eBay, etc. This amount is subject to change until you make payment.

My Fortuna unit was generallly well thought out: The problem is usually similar or identical to mine. All values were mesured with powerswitch on device on. gpslom


Despite the nicer packaging and the higher performance — surely attributed to the SiRF III chip and not to Holux engineering — the device is a hack. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.

The other day I had a chat with an Expansys technician, who confirmed that this particular model has had by far the highest rate of failures among current generation BT GPS units.

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Holux was founded inis based in Hsinchu, Taiwan and is a producer of consumer GPS devices like loggers and navigators. Before measuring I discharged the battery a glslim bit to ensure its loading via USB. There are different cases of setup in which maybe could be a different current consumption, so I will measure them all.

Before I start writing ranting about the Holux receiver I am obliged to state the following: Linux lsusb tool said that is a “Bus Device It is also completely waterproof. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens ush a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The performance is much better.


Holux GPSLim & Linux + USB –

Start of add to list layer. Receiver should be up to 3 meters away.

Most are made by Taiwanese companies with little experience in designing and manufacturing electronics and little or no QA processes. Skip to main content. Now, unfortunately, Holux products seem renowned for their complete lack of quality, judging from my personal experience with the device, but also by the large number of dissatisfied customers of that company expressing their frustration in popular GPS enthousiast fora, such as GPSPassion for example.

Yet, so many people ueb been complaining for practically all Taiwanese manufacturers Fortuna included — I guess I was lucky that I guess I should treat GPS receivers as consumables nowadays or just opt for a much more expensive unit; unfortunately US and European manufacturers, such as Garmin for example, are not that fast to the market.

Sell one like this.