FAQ > LT-Q6000

Notice! Will my GPS device stop working regarding the issue of GPS Week Number Rollover?
A. Please click here to read the detail about Qstarz statement about the GPS Week Number Rollover (WNRO) issue. Check your model and follow instruction to do next step.
Q1 Important Notice on product use and battery charging.
A1 When the battery voltage is low, the performance of the device may be affected. Please note that remained battery power should not be below 30%, and it’s recommended to fully charge battery before use. No power, low power or over-charged power is bad for the battery, and it will damage the battery life in the long run. The best way is to keep the battery power between 30% and 90%, and well charging and discharging to maintain battery health.
Q2 Why product battery life is shortened?
A2 Rechargeable Li-Ion/Polymer batteries have a limited lifecycle and will gradually degrade their chargeability. Battery capacity loss (aging) is irreversible. The battery is consumables and may self-reduce power slowly when not in use or in storage. Please check your device’s battery status regularly.
Q3 How can I set the clock time (Time Zone)?
A3 Please go to Setting and select your time zone, you may refer on the link below to find your local time zone:
http://www.qstarz.com/download/World Time Zone Table -ss.pdf
Q4 What’s Daylight Saving? Should I turn it On or OFF?
A4 Daylight Saving Time (or summer time as it is called in many countries) is a way of getting more light out of the day by advancing clocks by one hour during the summer, if your country doesn’t use Daylight saving time, you won’t need to turn it on.
Q5 Is it possible to change Session Name?
A5 Session Name is created automatically by device base on YYMMDDXX format, and it could not be renamed.
Q6 How can I select Track Name in Circuit mode?
A6 Please select Lap with Splits in Session Type, then you can load an existing Track or create a new track.
Q7 When I cross the Start/Finish and Splits line, the device doesn’t show the lap/splits time?
A7 1. Make sure to driving slowly (at least 25 mph) and pressbutton when you are on the spot that you want to mark as Start/Finish line.
2. Make sure Beacon width isn’t too narrow comparing with the track width.

Q8 What’s the difference between Load User Track and Load Shared Track in Circuit Race mode?>
A8 Load User Track: Load the track you have created in LT-Q6000.
Load Share Track: Load the track you have uploaded through QRacing software.

Q9 How can I rename the file in Shared track?
A9 Turn off your LT-Q6000 and connect to your computer. In BEACON/SHARED folder, rename the BIN file and it will also sync and update to LT-Q6000.
(Note: Max 8 characters is allowed for BIN file)

Q10 What’s the difference between G-sensor (3s) and Timer (3s) about Start Trigger?
A10 Timer (3s): Count down for 3 seconds and start timing.
G-sensor (3s): Count down for 3 seconds and start timing after G-sensor detect a movement.

Q11 What’s the difference between 10Hz/5Hz/1Hz?
A11 10Hz means log 10 times per second, thus the log data will be more precise than 5Hz/1Hz.

Q12 What is G-sensor Threshold in the Setting? And what’s the significance of 0.1~0.5?>
A12 When you select Start Trigger to G-sensor, you can adjust G-sensor’s sensitivity in Setting by G-sensor Threshold 0.1~0.5. The bigger G-sensor Threshold value, the lower sensitivity is. (0.1 means high sensitivity, 0.5 means low sensitivity)

Q13 My LT-Q6000 could not get the GPS signal, what’s the problem?
A13 1. Your device must be used outdoors, in an open area without tall buildings or trees too close to where you are.
2. Your device must have a clear view of the sky.
3. Please try to use cold start your LT-Q6000 in Application mode and search again for the GPS satellite.

Q14 How can I delete my log data?
A14 You can delete log data from device History/Menu/Delete.
Q15 Will the Speedometer log my data? What is the Clear function of Speedometer?
A15 Using Speedometer won’t log any data. The Clear buttons in Speedometer is for clear and update your trip’s Max speed only.
Q16 What’s the function of POI in GPS logger?
A16 You can press POI (Point of Interest) to store a check point or favorite location, and the device will mark the POI on your track.
Q17 Will I lose my data when I press Factory Reset in the Setting?
A17 No, Factory Reset will only reset all the setting to factory default; it won't delete any log data.
Q18 How can I extend LT-Q6000’s battery life?>
A18 You can set the Brightness to “Low” in Setting to increase the battery life.
Q19 Why my memory status is always showing 0%?
A19 LT-Q6000 is built-in 2GB flash memory, so if the used memory is less than 20MB the memory status will show 0%.
Q20 How can I upgrade the device firmware?
A20 Please follow the steps below to upgrade firmware:
Step1. Turn OFF the device and connected to the USB port of the computer. LT-Q6000 will enter into USB ACCESS MODE automatically.
Step2. Extract the downloaded firmware file Q6000.qst under the root directory of the LT-Q6000 memory card.
Step3. Unplug the USB cable.
Step4. Press and hold the OK button first then the POWER button and hold these two buttons until the “CHECK FILE” screen prompt and will start updating the firmware. Once the firmware update process is completed, the unit will restart automatically.
Step5. Check the unit’s current version at Setting Mode >> About

Q21 Why am I getting the Google Maps API error message pop up and cannot use the map function, what can I do?
A21 Please download and update to the latest version of the software from our website to solve this problem.
Q22 Why I am unable to change the display language in Setting screen?
A22 Please check the firmware version first in Setting>About, only 1.00.08 version or later support to change the display language.
Q23 My firmware version is 1.00.08 or later, but I still cannot change the display language?
A23 Please check the firmware version first in Setting>About.
Turn off the device and connect with USB cable to check whether the firmware file is stored in Q6000’s memory.
If not, please download the same firmware version from our web site, extract the file and copy it to the root directory of Q6000’s memory.