If you drive a motorcycle you don’t even have a dashboard to set your GPS unit on, so are forced to put it in a pocket somewhere on the bike. Very cheap, but comes with minimal documentation and without software. It is important to note that simply speaking, all you need is three satellites to find your location. In two months of extensive use, I have never experienced this with the Navibe GB Views Read View source View history. The Navibe GB even has a port to hook up an external antenna that can increase how many satellites it connects with. I have had GPS units in the past actually make it look like I am floating off the road on another road running parallel to mine, and then finally get its wits about it and jump back to where I actually am.
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It is important to note that it is a removable battery. Port for connecting an external antenna Cons Decent battery life, but not the best on the market. As far as its accuracy of pinpointing my location navube its sensitivity in tracking my movement, it does a pretty good job.
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Does not include a sleep feature to conserve power when idle. Don’t move it during startup, it won’t get a lock Navive quality really sucks when carried in pocket. That way if the battery goes bad you do not have throw away the whole GPS unit.
The only feature that I truly miss on this unit is that it does not offer a sleep mode.
But this is also a practical feature that needs to gpx mentioned. So I use GPS a lot. In either case, the Navibe GB needs a clear open view to the sky to lock onto satellites. Ratings 4 navibd of 5 Technical Design: Some of the differences that I was impressed with were with the details. If you are really into GPS you will be very interested in the technical specs below, but I am not going to go into that amount of detail.
It is important to note that simply speaking, all you need is three satellites to find your location. It has also nsvibe great with both iNav and TomTom. The chipset used, navibf life, availability to attach an external antenna, etc. If you drive a motorcycle you don’t even have a dashboard to set your GPS unit on, so are forced to put it in a pocket somewhere on the bike.
They do include both a wall charger and a car charger. This page was last edited on 10 Januaryat In narrow streets with high buildings the signal might “drift” moving north west while in reality you only move west.
In other languages Add links. The device must “lay flat on the floor” for good signals. Standing still for a few seconds helps the device to get you back in position.
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Of course this voids your warranty. It also navibd a nice rubber coating to help protect it while using it and while having it packed when traveling. My last two GPS units were pretty banged up from being lugged around in my luggage. I travel around a lot, so I have a unique opportunity to track how many satellites it locks onto from Hawaii, to California, to Seattle, Jackson, WY.
In my line of work I am on the road a lot. There are a couple stats that are used to help judge how good a GPS unit is. It was really easy and simple to pair it to my PPC You can attach an external antenna and then put the Navibe GB anywhere you want to put it with no concern that it can see sky. The Navibe GB can lock onto up to 20 satellites.
Navigation menu Personal tools English Create account Log in. Gls more it locks onto, the more anvibe your exact location will be and the more accurate its sensitivity is when tracking your movement.