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    GPS suggestions

    Anyone have recommendations on GPS systems? I was looking at towerhobbies and found a data recorder that Eagle Tree Systems has:

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXGEK1&P=7

    it does take a GPS module input but the total is about $200 (module and data recorder combined) : /

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    walmart has cheap gps systems you can use to track speed and whatnot, if thats what your after. i actually use my blackberry storm phone to record max speed.
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    Hmm, I guess I should have asked the person who posted a pic earlier, but now I don't remember if it was in this forum hehe. It gave information like run time, max speed, average speed, distance traveled, I think it gave latitude and longitude information as well - I got the idea it was mounted to the vehicle. Anyway, yeah I'll try out wal mart. I saw some $60 on ebay too but they don't give all the stuff I listed.

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    if the gps unit can "track" or create a "track log" then it'll record avg speed, max speed, distance gone. latitude and longitude is pretty much a given on a gps unit.
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    if you want run time, max speed, average speed, distance traveled. garmin forerunner 101 is for you I have one
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    I also use my blackberry. The program is called GPS'ed lite and it is free. It gives track points max speed average speed map etc. It works with a bunch of other phones also. pretty much any smart phone or iphone.
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    actually the one i use is blackstar, i think its more efficient then gpsed lite plus blackstar also supports geocaching, another one of my hobbies I also forgot to mention traek that venom makes a speed module that monitors all the basic functions you just listed, avg speed, max speed, time, and distance, and i think it's only like 40 bucks.
    Last edited by hexitnow; 01-29-2010 at 03:57 PM.
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    Is blackstar free?
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    Wow, thanks for all the responses guys. This has all been added to information that I didn't know

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    Quote Originally Posted by gientsosage
    Is blackstar free?
    yeah it is. really good application too.
    Piercings can and will get caught in antenna tubes

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    coll thanks, will download.
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    Is this the one you are thinking about?

    http://

    That a picture of the screen from a Garmin 205 GPS. Got it on sale when I was in Florida. Somewhere around $70.

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    i use the garmin geko 101.... its a real old gps but but it does max speed so its great. and its waterproof. 40 bucks is what i got mine for. link to ebay.

    i love it because its small and light, and straps to my lipo
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    +1 on the garmin forerunner 101
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