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  • Rikaline 6010 receiver

    first off. wow. this is such a great unit.

    i havent done any extensive testing on it but so far ive gotten locks with no problems. right now the receiver is sitting on my rear dash underneath the window in my 96 accord. it gets usually 6/8 or 7/10 satellites. it's never been below 3/8 and infact i havent seen it that low since i first installed it about a week ago. today was the first day it was cloudy (slight rain) and guess what.. 6/9 satellites. i am very pleased with this unit. it actually seems to be a little more accurate than the bu-303 was. when i go back out to get some lunch in a half hour ill test to make sure its still getting a good lock. it's still very cloudy out.

    this is the link..
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...e=STRK:MEWN:IT

    i'll let you guys know if i do happen to come across any problems but so far so good.
    rebuilding carpc... kinda..

  • #2
    Keep us informed on how things go with this receiver. Also let us know how it compares to the bu-303 as you test it more. I still have to buy a receiver and I want to look at all the option and see which would be the best for me.
    Installed
    Asus A7N8X-VM - AMD Mobile Athlon 2400
    512 Ram - 60GB HD - Opus 150w
    Lilliput 7" - Rikaline 6010
    [00000000000001100010-] 98% Completed

    Check Out My Install!!!

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    • #3
      well, if you remember from the long island meet, my gps wasnt working. somehow the bu-303 broke or something i guess...or the driver was bad. either way, they use the same driver so i just installed the one that came with the rikaline. i could probably plug in the bu-303 and see if it works and if not chuck it, otherwise ill do some testing.
      rebuilding carpc... kinda..

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      • #4
        I just bought this GPS too. It's been in my truck for 4 days. At first I wan't getting too good of lock but it was because of the position. I get a lock almost instantly coming out of hibernation. This GPS also has WAAS. I bought mine direct from a seller who was selling on eBay. He sold it to me for $59.95 shipped. His email address is:

        info(AT)immusyscorp.com

        The only problem I have (and I believe it is a software / hibernation problem) is that upon coming out of hibernation Routis says it can't communicate w/ my gps. I simply go up and select the com port and it instantly communicates with it again.
        Current Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro

        Second Vehicle: Sold it :( 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab

        First Vehicle: 2003 Ford Ranger

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        • #5
          i have no problems coming out of hibernation with this unit. yesterday i had iguidance take me to taco bell. the iguidance POIs are about 200 feet off from where the building really is, but otherwise its ok.
          anyways, i turned the computer on and started driving instantly and noticed i didnt have a lock. (the sky was cloudy gray). so i stopped the car for 15 seconds and then got 4/10 satellites. it was about 4 miles to taco bell and the whole time i had 5-7/10. then i got to the parking lot, stopped, and got 8/10. no clear view of the sky at all.

          same thing this morning, a little rain and 5/10 satellites no problem.

          im very happy with this unit. i'll plug the bu-303 back in later today maybe and see what happens.
          rebuilding carpc... kinda..

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          • #6
            fantomas, were you ever able to compare the two receiver? if so, which one have you had better success with?
            Installed
            Asus A7N8X-VM - AMD Mobile Athlon 2400
            512 Ram - 60GB HD - Opus 150w
            Lilliput 7" - Rikaline 6010
            [00000000000001100010-] 98% Completed

            Check Out My Install!!!

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            • #7
              I do not have any experience with the 303 but I bought the 6010 about 3 weeks ago and I have to admit that I am pretty impressed. It locks in less than a second and I have not lost signal with it at all since installing it. Even when my XM Radio may have lost signal the 6010 continues to work.

              I did nothing special when installing, stuck it on the roof of my truck, ran the wire through my brakelight then into the computer, that was it!

              Troy
              Done!

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              • #8
                nah, the bu-303 died somehow. my results are not very scientific therefor. i would have to believe that the rikaline 6010 is sufficient enough simply on the fact that it sits under my back window and gets a lock in the time it takes to come out of hibernation. plus it gets a lock in rainy/highly cloudy weather. hope that helps somewhat.
                rebuilding carpc... kinda..

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                • #9
                  Doesn't the Rikaline uses XTRAC? I heard it's great in the city canyon, but would experience major lag out in the wide open sky.

                  I really want to want for the XTRAC2 version as I heard it fixes that problem. Any info on that?

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                  • #10
                    I have a Rayming T-200 and I also recently bought a Rikaline 6010 from ebay. I bought it mostly because it's water proof. I have noticed that it performs as well as the Rayming unit. I'm extremely impressed with the performance of both units. The 6010 I bought came with a ps2 connector and a USB adapter cable.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by jeremyp111
                      I have a Rayming T-200 and I also recently bought a Rikaline 6010 from ebay. I bought it mostly because it's water proof. I have noticed that it performs as well as the Rayming unit. I'm extremely impressed with the performance of both units. The 6010 I bought came with a ps2 connector and a USB adapter cable.
                      are you using it mostly in the city and wooded areas? You know, areas where a normal gps wouldn't be able to lock onto a good signal. From my understanding the XTRAC had a major lag problem with perfect sky and XTRAC2 supposed to fixed that. I really wanted to buy the Rikaline, but afraid of this issue... Rikaline didn't seem to release a XTRAC2 version of a GPS mouse. They released one for BT and CF.

                      How much did you pay for your Rikaline?

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                      • #12
                        I use my Rikaline in mostly city areas.. I have absolutely no problems with this GPS. It locks fast and I usually never have less then 4 sats.

                        Read my post above to get it for $60 if that dude still has them.
                        Current Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro

                        Second Vehicle: Sold it :( 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab

                        First Vehicle: 2003 Ford Ranger

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                        • #13
                          Nevermind what I said about xtrac. I just check on the auction and it is the original version, and not the x5 version. my posts does not apply to this version.

                          sorry guys.

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                          • #14
                            I just got my Rikaline 6010 yesturday and it works like a champ with iGuideance... Havn't tried it with any other software. Took about 5 seconds to lock onto 9 satellites once I fired up iGuideance. The updates were fast and seems to be very accurate.

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                            • #15
                              I've had the 6010 for a few weeks now. It is behind my instrument cluster inside my dash. It locks on in about 2 seconds and hasn't cut out at all for me. It's a great unit so far.

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