Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Mar 2002
    Findlay, OH

    Help me pick a GPS

    I have a Rino110. It's my 1st one to try out.
    I have found it will only accept 10 characters for a waypoint location name and I need more. It also eats batteries. 3 new alkaline batteries will only last for 24hrs even in battery saver mode.
    It looses cantact with satelites between large buildings and around some cellphone / radio transmission towers.

    It is a nice small GPS for Hiking or road trips on unfamiliar countryside roads.

    I would like to have details I can put in about each waypoint. Another nessessity will be a serial or USB interface with a laptop map program with city and county roads for all of the state of Ohio. A program is available for the Rino but I will not be investing any more money in this product. Might even return it.

    I see many different units are out there and would like to hear your personal views about any GPS devices you have had experience with.
    Built 03-2002
    KT7266 Pro2 RU ver2.0 with KT266A chipset bios 3.3
    Plastic Pins Hold Heat Sink to the KT266A Chip
    CPU XP 2000+
    OS Win 98SE
    ThermalRight-AX7, 120mm to 80mm fan adapter, 120mm Sunon KD1212PMB3 Fan 2400-RPM 84CFM 35DBA
    Antec SX1040 Case with 2 Factory fans in back blowing out, and PP-412X Power Supply
    Corsair CMX512-2700C2 XMS2700 RAM
    Vantec 18" Round Silver Braid Ultra ATA 133 Cables
    Sunon KD1208PTB4 fan for HD cage blowing in
    Raid 0: Two ST340016A
    IDE: Storage ST340016A, ASUS 52X CDROM, Plextor 12/10/32 CDRW,ASUS 16x DVD
    Albatron GF4 Ti4600 (replaced GF3-TI500), ViewSonic E95 19" Monitor
    Linksys LNE100TX NIC, SMC7004ABR Router
    Toshiba PCX2600 Cable Modem on Road Runner
    SB Live Platinum 5.1
    Actiontec V.92 Modem
    Green 1/2 inch scrubbing pad for air filter in the front

  2. #2
    Aug 2001

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts