As from time to time there are questions about maps for different world regions I would like to start topic about getting them legally.
There are two links to places where you can get legal, free maps for Garmin GPS. They are routable, so can be used to drive when on vacations. Coverage can differ sometimes, as often there are non commercial projects created by users.
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Recently updated to 2016.10. Lost the Jvc file. Is it possible to reload 2015.10 on my Nuvi 2557? And if so how ?
The question is, when will it be released
Best Buy is selling brand new Nuvi 3597's on their eBay store for $260 with free shipping.
With refurbs going for $240, this is the best price I've seen for a new unit in quite some time.
Seeing my wife and I are going on vacation next month I decided to Map and Software update my older Nuvi 1300WT GPS.
I'm now running CN North America NT 2015.10 map... and v.6.30 software. I'm running my new map off of a 8GB SanDisk Micro SD.
While I was at it, I deleted all of the extra voices other than English Australian Karen and English American Jill.
As posted above, what were the last Garmin Automobile navigators that still had an option to use an external GPS antenna?
Hi guys there,
I lost my memory card contenu data for Road(map) of my nuvi 710 garmin gps, is there any one with an idea how to get the data to allow my garmin to work. because when i switch on it goes well and by the time you press address it says "NO DATA AVAILABLE"
I need you help guys.
Portland Or. maps are out of sinc now after my last new update.
I usually come into Portland on 84 and then i run down to
Los Angeles on 5 South. After the last update now my 760 tells
me to run back on 84 to 15. anyone having similar problems.
I downloaded large JCV file in (4) parts from post on this forum...how do I go about assembling these 4 zipped files into (1) useable file I can load to my 1490LMT ?
Alright, about to take a chance on Live Traffic as most have reported good and improved traffic info. Just wondering if anyone has seen it go on sale and when.
Once I see the POI file available on this web site how to do download it to my Garmin NUVI2589? All that seems to be available is a .csv spreadsheet file for Garmin users. Please help this newby. Ian
Has anyone here installed Basecamp and used it successfully on a Linus OS? ...or other software provided by Garmin and what has been your experience? Inquiring minds need to know. I'm thinking of pitching Windows 10 and switching to Linux.
Saw this on Kim Komandos web site.
Just update the GE 220.127.116.11 as today.
No problem with it. Win 7 64x
I know that I have asked this question before but I do not remember/cannot find the answer.
I have had to reinstall Basecamp and I have the map littered with "Airport" icons. Please, how do I turn them off??
Seems remotely possible to use BT connection to feed Waze traffic info to Nuvi ... though I realize bluetooth is pairwise and I'd really prefer to keep my phone paired with my car for hand-free conversation. But maybe a second/passenger phone?
I updated my Garmin Nuvi 500 today. It said that the memory only had room for a portion of the US, so I selected states nearest me. When I check the device, it shows that I have an optional 4 GB microSD card installed, but none of it was used. I would like to use the 4 GB microSD card and install all of the lower 49 states. How do I do that so it uses the optional memory card?
I recently replaced the original radio in my car with a Kenwood 992, in part because I wanted to have Garmin nav while removing the dashboard/windshield/etc mounting. My 2450 with lifetime maps found a new home in my wife's car.
So far, it has met my needs, but now we are planning a two-week, mostly sight-seeing, trip which will not be a daily Point A to Point B routing.
I am just wondering how many people here use the Text To Speech functionality on their Garmin Nuvi 3597 or other navigator or devices. I spend some time with my wife's cousin recently and he is a big fan of using text to speech on his Android phone. I really had not been all that impressed in the past with Text To Speech, but it appears as if it has improved significantly since I last used it.
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