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GH-615M F.A.Q.'s
« on: April 01, 2011, 05:23:31 pm »

GH-615 GPS FAQ

1.) Q: Is this device WAAS/ EGNOS enabled?
1.) A: Yes, the device is WAAS/ EGNOS enabled product sold by USGlobalSat, Inc and its Authorized Dealers .

2.) Q: What datum is used?
2.) A: WGS 84

3.) Q: Is this device weather-proof?
3.) A: Yes… It adheres to IPX-7 standards. 

4.) Q: What's the GPS’ refresh rate?
4.) A: GGA(1sec), GSA(5sec), GSV(5sec), RMC(1sec),VTG(1sec)

5.) Q: How many satellites are needed for 3-D positioning?
5.) A: A minimum of 4 satellites (3 for 2-D no altitude)

6.) Q: Can I reconfigure GH-615B or GH-615M?
6.) A: Yes. All custom configurations can be executed directly from the unit.

7.) Q: Can I reconfigure GH-615B or GH-615M Baud-Rate? If so, what program?
7.) A: Not applicable for this device.

8.) Q: Can I reconfigure GH-615B or GH-615 NMEA data?
8.) A: Not applicable for this device.

9.) Q: What platforms does the GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility support?
9.) A: Microsoft’s Windows 2000, ME, XP and Vista.

10.) Q: Does the unit export data?
10.) A: Yes. This can be accomplished via the included GH-615B or GH-615M PC utility.  This unit is programmed to shut off automatically after 10 minutes if not communicating with another Bluetooth device.

11.) Q: What track records are imported?
11.) A: Waypoints and track-points are imported to the included GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility.

12.) Q: What is the maximum number of waypoints saved on GH-615B or GH-615M unit?

12.) A: 100 waypoints.

13.) Q: What is the maximum number of track-points saved on GH-615B or GH-615M unit?
13.) A: 60000 track-points.

14.) Q: What track records are graphed?
14.) A: Speed and altitude. (Heart Rate- Only on GH-615M) are graphed from the included GH-615B or GH-615M PC utility.

15.) Q: Can I see my track records in a geographical format?
15.) A:  If you have downloaded the waypoints to your GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility. You may simply export your data to Google Earth to view them. In addition to the former, you can view your waypoints in Google Maps.

16.) Q: Can I update my GH615B firmware to a GH-615M?
16.) A: No. Due to different chipsets utilized on GH-615M. 

17.) Q: Can I purchase the heart rate monitor separately?
17.) A: No. GH-615M and Heart Rate Monitor are only sold together. 

18.) Q: Are you going to offer firmware updates?
18.) A: Yes. However, firmware upgrade can be conducted directly from the GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility.

19.) Q: What measurement units are supported?
19.) A: Statute or metric.

20.) Q: Does the unit include a backlight?
20.) A: Yes, with various backlight settings ranging from 15 seconds to 2 minutes.

21.) Q: Can you adjust the screen contrast?
21.) A: Yes, you may adjust the screen’s contrast.

22.) Q: What are the supported languages on the GH-615B/ GH-615M?
22.) A: The supported languages include: English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.

23.) Q: Can you set record point interval?
23.) A: Yes. Note… the maximum rate is one-second per record point. Creating the most accurate record keeping. 

24.) Q: What is the default set record point interval?
24.) A: One-second record point intervals.

25.) Q: Can I enable/ disable the GPS feature at any time?
25.) A: Yes.

26.) Q: Does GH-615B/ GH-615M incorporate a GPS real-time status?
26.) A: Yes. The GH-615B/ GH-615M include a GPSInfo utility to view the watch’s GPS current state.

27.) Q: Can I use the GPS feature for real-time location tracking?
27.) A: Yes. Mirror and configure communication port (ie.Com x, Baud Rate 57600bps) settings to your third party GPS navigation software. (Windows XP HINT: See Device Manager under Ports-> PL-2303 USB-to-Serial -> Settings)

28.) Q: Can I delete a route or all stored routes?
28.) A: Yes.

29.) Q: What is the display type?
29.) A: Black and white LCD.

30.) Q: What is the GH-615B/ GH-615M  battery life expectancy?
30.) A: GH615B- 25 hours when GPS “OFF” and Backlight “OFF”.
         GH615B- 25 hours when GPS “ON” and Backlight “OFF”.
         GH615B- 11 hours when GPS “ON” and Backlight “OFF”.

        GH615M- 25 hours when GPS “OFF”, Backlight “OFF” and HR Monitor “OFF”.
        GH615M- 25 hours when GPS “OFF”, Backlight “OFF” and HR Monitor “ON”.
        GH615M- 11 hours when GPS “ON”, Backlight “OFF” and HR Monitor “OFF”.
        GH615M- 11 hours when GPS “ON”, Backlight “ON” and HR Monitor “OFF”.
        GH615M- 11 hours when GPS “ON”, Backlight “ON” and HR Monitor “ON”.

31.) Q: What is the GH-615B/ GH-615M GPS chipset utilized?
31.) A: SiRF Star III 20 Channel with an accuracy of 10meters, 2D RMS, to 5meters,2DRMS,WAAS/EGNOS enabled.
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Re: GH-615M F.A.Q.'s
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2011, 10:50:00 am »

GH-615 GPS FAQ

1.) Q: Is this device WAAS/ EGNOS enabled?
1.) A: Yes, the device is WAAS/ EGNOS enabled product sold by USGlobalSat, Inc and its Authorized Dealers .

2.) Q: What datum is used?
2.) A: WGS 84

3.) Q: Is this device weather-proof?
3.) A: Yes… It adheres to IPX-7 standards. 

4.) Q: What's the GPS’ refresh rate?
4.) A: GGA(1sec), GSA(5sec), GSV(5sec), RMC(1sec),VTG(1sec)

5.) Q: How many satellites are needed for 3-D positioning?
5.) A: A minimum of 4 satellites (3 for 2-D no altitude)

6.) Q: Can I reconfigure GH-615B or GH-615M?
6.) A: Yes. All custom configurations can be executed directly from the unit.

7.) Q: Can I reconfigure GH-615B or GH-615M Baud-Rate? If so, what program?
7.) A: Not applicable for this device.

8.) Q: Can I reconfigure GH-615B or GH-615 NMEA data?
8.) A: Not applicable for this device.

9.) Q: What platforms does the GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility support?
9.) A: Microsoft’s Windows 2000, ME, XP and Vista.

10.) Q: Does the unit export data?
10.) A: Yes. This can be accomplished via the included GH-615B or GH-615M PC utility.  This unit is programmed to shut off automatically after 10 minutes if not communicating with another Bluetooth device.

11.) Q: What track records are imported?
11.) A: Waypoints and track-points are imported to the included GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility.

12.) Q: What is the maximum number of waypoints saved on GH-615B or GH-615M unit?

12.) A: 100 waypoints.

13.) Q: What is the maximum number of track-points saved on GH-615B or GH-615M unit?
13.) A: 60000 track-points.

14.) Q: What track records are graphed?
14.) A: Speed and altitude. (Heart Rate- Only on GH-615M) are graphed from the included GH-615B or GH-615M PC utility.

15.) Q: Can I see my track records in a geographical format?
15.) A:  If you have downloaded the waypoints to your GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility. You may simply export your data to Google Earth to view them. In addition to the former, you can view your waypoints in Google Maps.

16.) Q: Can I update my GH615B firmware to a GH-615M?
16.) A: No. Due to different chipsets utilized on GH-615M. 

17.) Q: Can I purchase the heart rate monitor separately?
17.) A: No. GH-615M and Heart Rate Monitor are only sold together. 

18.) Q: Are you going to offer firmware updates?
18.) A: Yes. However, firmware upgrade can be conducted directly from the GH-615B/ GH-615M PC utility.

19.) Q: What measurement units are supported?
19.) A: Statute or metric.

20.) Q: Does the unit include a backlight?
20.) A: Yes, with various backlight settings ranging from 15 seconds to 2 minutes.

21.) Q: Can you adjust the screen contrast?
21.) A: Yes, you may adjust the screen’s contrast.

22.) Q: What are the supported languages on the GH-615B/ GH-615M?
22.) A: The supported languages include: English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.

23.) Q: Can you set record point interval?
23.) A: Yes. Note… the maximum rate is one-second per record point. Creating the most accurate record keeping. 

24.) Q: What is the default set record point interval?
24.) A: One-second record point intervals.

25.) Q: Can I enable/ disable the GPS feature at any time?
25.) A: Yes.

26.) Q: Does GH-615B/ GH-615M incorporate a GPS real-time status?
26.) A: Yes. The GH-615B/ GH-615M include a GPSInfo utility to view the watch’s GPS current state.

27.) Q: Can I use the GPS feature for real-time location tracking?
27.) A: Yes. Mirror and configure communication port (ie.Com x, Baud Rate 57600bps) settings to your third party GPS navigation software. (Windows XP HINT: See Device Manager under Ports-> PL-2303 USB-to-Serial -> Settings)

28.) Q: Can I delete a route or all stored routes?
28.) A: Yes.

29.) Q: What is the display type?
29.) A: Black and white LCD.

30.) Q: What is the GH-615B/ GH-615M  battery life expectancy?
30.) A: GH615B- 25 hours when GPS “OFF” and Backlight “OFF”.
         GH615B- 25 hours when GPS “ON” and Backlight “OFF”.
         GH615B- 11 hours when GPS “ON” and Backlight “OFF”.

        GH615M- 25 hours when GPS “OFF”, Backlight “OFF” and HR Monitor “OFF”.
        GH615M- 25 hours when GPS “OFF”, Backlight “OFF” and HR Monitor “ON”.
        GH615M- 11 hours when GPS “ON”, Backlight “OFF” and HR Monitor “OFF”.
        GH615M- 11 hours when GPS “ON”, Backlight “ON” and HR Monitor “OFF”.
        GH615M- 11 hours when GPS “ON”, Backlight “ON” and HR Monitor “ON”.

31.) Q: What is the GH-615B/ GH-615M GPS chipset utilized?
31.) A: SiRF Star III 20 Channel with an accuracy of 10meters, 2D RMS, to 5meters,2DRMS,WAAS/EGNOS enabled.

Dear customer,

Highly appreciated with your detail introduction of FAQ. :D  It makes much clear for usage.
Just one correction on item 10:
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10.) Q: Does the unit export data?
10.) A: Yes. This can be accomplished via the included GH-615B or GH-615M PC utility.  This unit is programmed to shut off automatically after 10 minutes if not communicating with another Bluetooth device.


Shoud be:
10.) Q: Does the unit export data?
10.) A: Yes. This can be accomplished via the included GH-615B or GH-615M PC utility. 

Sincerely,

Geoffrey
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Re: GH-615M F.A.Q.'s
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2011, 11:19:31 am »

Quote from: TWG_4

Dear customer,

Hi Geoffrey,

He's not a customer, that's the guy/webmaster who made the new usglobalsat website.
In the product page he refer to the forum to have more info, that's the reason why he post the faq here.

Thx emadrid and nice face lift by the way!
« Last Edit: April 02, 2011, 11:26:20 am by canadien »
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Re: GH-615M F.A.Q.'s
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2011, 11:27:29 am »

Quote from: TWG_4

Dear customer,

He's not a customer, that's the guy/webmaster who made the new usglobalsat website.
In the product page he refer to the forum to have more info, that's the reason why he post the faq here.

Thx emadrid and nice face lift by the way!

Hi Canadien,

I recognized wrong at glance. Thanks for reminder. ;)


Sincerely,

Geoffrey
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