Receiver should be up to 3 meters away. Holux UK have kindly supplied a unit for review and here we’ll discuss how it measures up. This unit was successfully used with Bluetooth-enabled laptops and Nokia N80 with only one firmware-related problem. Not only transmit satellite information through the PDA or Notebook with Bluetooth interfaces but also is a G-Mouse GPS receiver through a data cable to deliver satellite signal to the device without Bluetooth interface. You can upgrade battery up to mAh from nokia BL-5C. It is a solid unit and aesthetically pleasing. The above is the signal level reported by the GlobalSat BT from the same location, although it too has acquired a fix you can see that the signal levels for the satellites it cans see are markedly lower.

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You can upgrade battery up to mAh from nokia BL-5C. Available languages — Holux.

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Well packaged retail boxed it comes with a set up disc for use on your PC, USB power Power only cord and basic instructions.

Don’t show me this message again. But I will say that if you are considering a GPS purchase then you should not consider any other chipset. The performance improvement is massive and makes a GPS system very much more usable as a result.


Finding satellites is quick. Warranty No Signal port at the same time.

Delivered with a driver for Windows. We hope it will be useful to you for a long time. Holux was founded inis based in Hsinchu, Taiwan and is a producer of consumer GPS devices like loggers and navigators. This unit was successfully used with Bluetooth-enabled laptops and Nokia N80 with only one firmware-related problem.

I bought this item specifically to use with the BT stack on a jailbroken ipod touch and it works perfectly, supplying gps data to all programs I have tried it with Navfree, various speedo apps, xgps, maps, google earth, os k map Don’t know how long the battery lasts as it has always lasted longer than I have needed it for Protection circuit on over-temperature condition 4.

More items related to this product. I am a very fussy guy and could not fault it at all! This item doesn’t belong on this page. Before you begin, make sure that your package includes the following items.

Hardware Description Body description see Fig. The time to first fix TTFF and high sensitivity of this chipset makes use practical in areas such as inner cities, when worn around your neck on a lanyard with a smart phone solution and any other use where marginal reception conditions make it difficult for other lesser chipset’s to function.

Views Read View source View history. No specific drivers needed, works with gpsd Linux.


Holux GPSlim236 GPS Receiver

I can thoroughly recommend this receiver. Have any comments about this review? If you wanted you could wire it in som ewhere discreet and its always ready when you are with no cut out if idle not connected to source, requiring physical switching back on via unit itself this is NOT a feature you will find on most of these units!

The box was surprisingly heavy. Its lithium battery lasts about 10 hours, and is a standard model so you can get a cheap spare from eBay, etc. This was a sli, receiver that could be connected to any computer.

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Some users are keen to install their Bluetooth GPS in a remote location in the vehicle, hidden under the rear parcel shelf for example. We recommend you get something else instead. The only slight niggle is that battery cover seems a bit fragile and the lugs may well snap in the near future.

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