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Nissan Factory Gps

 

Just got a new 2011 Nissan with a built in GPS, Nissan brand? Any Idea who makes this, can I add POI's, it does have an SD card with the data base, still keep the garmin 265WT, you can operate it while moving, and it doesn't drown out the music.

I am also getting Nissan

I am also getting Nissan Altima 2010 with navigation system package. I believe it comes with Bose navigation system with Navteq maps. But I don't know yet if we can install custom POI files. It is a hard disk based system. Maps will be installed on the local hard disk. This information is based on Nissan Altima Technology package.

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Iphone 6 Plus, Google Nexus 5, Nuvi 3597LMTHD,765T,1490LMT

2011 Nissan Rogue factory GPS

Dont buy a factory installed GPS if you want a good usefull GPS. We have had ours for about a month now and I want to kick myself for spending that much on such a usless item. It has the SD card slot for the maps and is impossible to add POI's even doing everything the manual says. Maps are very old and dealer as well as update company listed in manual says I have the latest. I have several Garmin units so I have to keep one in my brand new loaded Nissan Rogue because the Garmin has lifetime map updates and is acurate with all the new roads everywhere we have been. The built in GPS is NOT accurate at all and makes me want to rip it and purchase one from e-bay that is SOOOO much better. You cant even play a dvd or change you destination while driving with the factory unit. Stay away from these if you value your sanity!!!

Thats why I like the factory mount in my 2010 Frontier

It will take any 7XX Garmin. I rewired it with the cig power cord so it now has a 765T and gets traffic and Bluetooth. Its a flip up tray on the dash so it not a temptation for GPS theives.

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Cain versus Unable 2012

new maxima

The only thing i can figure out is NO you cant add poi files, The updating of the system is by the dealer only and cost is around 200 usd,so i am keeping my nuvi and ti already has the lifetime update, so i am good to go.

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Jerry...Jacksonville,Fl Nüvi1450,Nuvi650,Nuvi 2495 and Mapsource.

2011 Sentra with GPS

I recently got the 2011 Sentra with GPS. So far, I am pleased. I had concerns that it would not have the functionality in my NVUI 265. For the most part, it does.

It will take personal POI files. On the down side, it took a while for me to understand that the system has limited functionality while moving. This can be annoying.

I Would NEVER Buy A Factory Installed GPS!

Considering all the negative responses I've heard about factory installed GPS's.. I would NEVER buy a factory installed!

For the amount of money $$$$ it costs, you're better off buying the best Garmin makes with life time map updates. It'll cost you a lot less and.. it's interchangeable to any vehicle you want.

Nuvi1300WTGPS

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I'm not really lost.... just temporarily misplaced!

Fortunately, dealer could

Fortunately, dealer could not find Altima 2010 last November for us. So I got the car without navigation and bought Garmin 1490LMT for this car. It works great.

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Iphone 6 Plus, Google Nexus 5, Nuvi 3597LMTHD,765T,1490LMT

Same set-up..

windwalker wrote:

It will take any 7XX Garmin. I rewired it with the cig power cord so it now has a 765T and gets traffic and Bluetooth. Its a flip up tray on the dash so it not a temptation for GPS theives.

as my XC-70 Volvo...I like it, great Garmin/Volvo idea.

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"Backward, turn backward, oh time in your flight, make me a child again, just for tonight."

2013 Factory Altima GPS is A-O-K!

I have the factory GPS in my 2013 Altima. After reading up on it, I found it had just 8MB of memory to store My POIs. I didn't think it was going to end well for me - but I continued. I loaded all 29 Pocket Queries from Geocaching.com into GSAK (like usual for my old 760 & 60CSx) but grabbed a new (to me) macro called CSVexport.gsk version 1.0. It took about 5 *seconds* to run!

My 146MB of .GPX files (unzipped Pocket Queries) were reduced to about 800Kb of CSV data. Wow! Ok, now I wasn't expecting the logs, etc. but this macro provided the GeoCode Name, GeoCode, Difficulty & Terrain. Pretty slick! I later modified the script to append the "Last Found" date to the data.

The output of the script is a CSV file with the following fields: Long, Lat, Name. The Long & Lat are simple enough - but the "Name" field is the free text portion where the script concatenates the rest of the data. Like I said, it picks up the "GeoCode Name", "GeoCode", "Difficulty" & "Terrain" values right "out of the box" - I only changed the order of the data and added the "Last Found" date in the "Name" field. I saved the file as "Geocaches.x.x.x.csv" (where x.x.x represent month, day, year). You can add multiple .csv files on the thumbdrive - Redlightx.x.x.csv - speedtrap.x.x.x.csv come to mind for likely files.

Place the file on a thumb drive to:

Z:\MyPOIs

to display on the map or, if you want to be alerted when approaching them, place them into:

Z:\MyPOIs\MyPOIwarning

If, you want to display them AND be alerted, put them in BOTH directories. Plug the thumbdrive into the USB port in the car and wait for the prompt asking if you want to transfer. Select yes and wait a little longer than you'd expect for such a small file - but it will be done.

My 320GB USB powered HD don't work, probably due to the file system type on the drive. A 128MB SD card slipped into a card reader however, did! Later, when I found my 16GB thumb drive I found it was able to be read, too (I wouldn't recommend trying to transfer via SD slot in the GPS as from what I understand it is only for maps).

Now, when I want to GO to a particular geocache, I select Destination, My POIs, Geocaches.x.x.x from the screen in the car and it presents the closest geocaches first. Scroll 'til you find the one you want - or drive closer to it first and scroll a shorter list.

The Geocaches are displayed on screen as a camera. Why a camera was chosen I don't know. Can we change it? Who knows. This was just to let me know when I was near a geocache, provide some basic info to help he decide if I should stop and power up my 60CSx and begin the hunt or not.

P.S. This script provides all the child waypoints too!

I agree with you.

Considering all the negative responses I've heard about factory installed GPS's.. I would NEVER buy a factory installed!

For the amount of money $$$$ it costs, you're better off buying the best Garmin makes with life time map updates. It'll cost you a lot less and.. it's interchangeable to any vehicle you want.

Nuvi1300WTGPS

A relative of mine as one on his SUV does not even say street names, and it took him 20 minutes trying to enter the informations on his Gps by turning and pushing the knob,,what a joke lol.

Nissan with built in GPS

I have 2- Nissan's with built in and will not purchase another new vehicle with built in do to extremely limited access while moving and expensive upgrades. I carry a Garmin 3760 with lifetime upgrades.

2014 Rogue .vs 2011

just got the 2014 rogue. beautiful car.
the problem with the NAV (I had in both) is not whether to get it or not, but does it come bundled into a package that has other options you REALLY want?

I wanted the wrap around cameras and lane divergence so I had to take the NAV. I will still travel with my NUVI 2555.

I did get it to read my custom POI's now I am trying to figure out how to get an alert for a RLC.

a note of interest...this car would not recognize my 16 GB flash drive formatted FAT32. it did recognize my 4 GB formatted FAT.

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Nuvi 2555, Edge 705

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