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  Topic: Qstarz BT-Q818 Bluetooth GPS Receiver
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 3
Views: 4902

PostForum: SatNav User Reviews   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:33 pm   Subject: Qstarz BT-Q818 Bluetooth GPS Receiver
great stuff
this has swung it for me, my 236 has died and I was deciding between the 240 and the navicore and the Q818.

I think I'll go with the Q818, pretty there's no smaller Qstar/MTK chip opt ...
  Topic: QStarz Q818 Vs Holux GR-236 - Which To Buy?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 3
Views: 2029

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:21 pm   Subject: QStarz Q818 Vs Holux GR-236 - Which To Buy?
I found this post while looking for info on the Q818

Just posting this to help other people doing the same as the OP.
I am now upgrading from my 236 as the bluetooth let me down until eventually i ...
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:32 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
Actually forget the small holux or navicore, I've read a few bad reveiws, seems the battery can be a prob and getting a fix can be a prob as well so not gonna risk it.

Back to the QSTARZ.
The revi ...
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:18 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
just a polite bump for the above

just want to make sure the Holux 240 /Navicore won't have the same bluetooth prob as the 236?
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:37 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
Good read that... I feel good enough to trust in a un-SiRF chip.
Do you know if the BT-Q818 is the smallest gps device with the MTK chip?

If possible I would like to attach it to my keyring, the H ...
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:09 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
mucho gracias
reading the reveiw now
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:25 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
Which one is a very good unit mate... the MTK chipset one?


Yeah, I wouldn't have chucked the Holux Slim if I'd had know it could have been used wired... could have strapped it to my laptop!!!
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:04 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
this looks interesting...
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/20-CHANNEL-KEYRING-BLUETOOTH-GPS-RECEIVER-for-N95-6110_W0QQitemZ160162274980QQihZ006QQcategoryZ75327QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Costs abou ...
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 6:48 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
Ah just done a ebay search... I think you were talking about the Qstar device using the MTK chipset?

Hmmm, is this as established as the SiRF3?

Here's a link http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/32-CHANNEL-QST ...
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 6:33 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
Hi,

Mine was from the internet site: www.pdamods.com

80 and I bought it on 06 June 2006.
I have had it from then until about 3 days ago when I through it in the bin.

It started just loosing ...
  Topic: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
JohnOvManchester

Replies: 11
Views: 3034

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:51 pm   Subject: Holux236 comman BlueTooth prob, what next?
Hope you guys might be able to advise me.
I bought the Holux GPS slim 236 only to find out later that this unit suffers from a manufacturing problem and loads of people loose bluetooth due to some so ...
 
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