Just received some of the long awaited small wireless GPS loggers from motion-gps.com. Having distributed them to some of the local WA speedsters from the Pinnaroos GPS Team Challenge it will be good to see how they perform over coming months.
First impressions are favourable with very simple operation and easy to use web interface provided by the developer. Quick summary:
- Fully sealed unit that can be worn on arm (arm band provided)
- Single LED (to show battery level, On/Off, Wireless mode)
- Single button (3 sec press for on/off, 2 quick presses to activate wireless mode)
- Fast wireless charging unit provided
- Battery life up to 7 hours
After a session, downloading the data is very straightforward. Turn on the logger and activate wireless mode (2 quick button presses). The logger will show up in wireless networks on your laptop/workstation. Connect and then open a web browser where you enter an IP address that launches the web interface to download your session and check battery levels etc.
Interested in hearing any feedback/comments from those who have the new loggers (e.g. actual battery life, accuracy compared to other units on the market).
Initial review from Pacey "Just wanted to say how impressed I am with the Motion Logger. I haven’t had a chance to take it out sailing yet but did some test logs to check out the workflow, and everything worked perfectly. The user interface is simple once you remember a few key press sequences and the wifi connection and web interface worked flawlessly. A very cool device."