[Geowanking] forget the trackstick, meet the lassen logger
mark at nodalpoints.org
Mon Mar 27 05:39:39 PST 2006
I just took delivery of one, well the 'kit' they sell
which includes the gps unit, SD card and a battery holder (4 x AA
batteries). All this for $139 which is still cheaper than the
So far the unit is ok. I have had some problems getting it to log in
KML rather than just NMEA but that does not bother me as I would
rather have the NMEA data and convert it to KML / other format myself.
Only problems are:
1. it takes a bit to get going, but then I have only just started
using it, so once an almanac is stored it should be quicker.
2. I need to make a case of some description.
3. It would be cool to get it to log some other data alongside the
I just did a workshop with Christian Nold, http://www.emotionmap.net/
over in Greenwich and it would be cool to be able to add other
sensors to the datalogger and capture that data with the gps stamp (I
am thinking maybe polution sensors or the Galvanic Skin Response that
I will try and write something about it over at friendlycrowds.com as
this really is a bit of kit that a research project / design project
On 26 Mar 2006, at 22:23, joshua wrote:
> I am very tempted to get one of these. Note that the GPS unit
> itself is not included.
> Julian Bleecker wrote:
>> The Trackstick is overpriced, for some reason. I haven't played
>> with one, but it's more evocative of dennis's $49 (only it's $39)
>> tracing/tracking device:
>> Julian Bleecker, Ph.D.
>> julian at techkwondo.com
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