I have just recently got a new Garmin. My last one was about 8 - 9 years old and never put any POI's on it myself. I want to give it a shot and try to put some on my new 3790llmt. I went to the POI page and downloaded a bunch into my computer. Now I have the task of trying to figure out how - so I am going to read all that I can.
I would like to create a Redlight and Speedcamera file on my PC and use the Garmin POI Loader to transfer the collected data to my nuvi 3790.
There are several sources from where this data is available for download : POI Factory, GPS Data Team, POI Plaza, Trappster, SCDB, Hpatlik and others.
I would like knowabout city parks that have camping areas.
Is it possible to change other file formats to CSV ? AS I wouod like to use the Flying J/Pilot POI in my
If so how ? Let me know at email@example.com
I'm trying to upload the POI Factory red-light cameras file to my Volvo navigation system. Unfortunately, it only reads .idx format files. Does anyone know how to convert the POI factory's .csv format to the .idx format or have any idea of another way to get this to work with the Volvo system.
I am trying to create a csv file with southeast dragstrip
locations. Hope i didnt miss a listing already in process
or already completed.Let me know if this is something that might be desired.
When I load my POI files I choose custom so I can change the distance alerts begin, how can I make these changes permanent. Now everytime I load new/updated files I have to go through each and every one and make the changes all over again via the POI loader.
Hi everyone just watched a video on YouTube on how to create POIs from Google Earth. Very informative and easy to follow…..just what I needed
You will also need kml to cvs converter, Note you will need java to run this program
Hope this helps
I've got a new edition of the Free WiFi files. For the
past two  days ... I've been unable to upload the
The upload session times-out.
I've tried two different computers, both running XP.
Also tried three different browsers (IE, Firefox, Opera)
When I bring up Movie Locations.csv in EPE, for the purposes of doing global proximity alerts, I get a Microsoft Script Error, and EPE aborts.
Anyone else get this? Anyone know how to fix it?
Given a choice for downloading, what are the pro's and con's for each format for POI files?
Is there any reason why CSV POI files aren't also posted as GPX?
I have tried searching but cannot find this. I would like to take a file such as a rest stop file and assign the same 3 mile proximity alerts to all the rest stops in the file. I do not want to have to go through each POI separately. Is there a way to do this? Thanks.
There are tools to generate coordinates from a list of addresses, but what if you are physically at the location and want to capture the coordinates?
Where is the best place for the coordinates? At the front door of the establishement? At the entrance to the parking lot? At the closest point on the nearest main road?
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing AMERICAN sports today. The usapa.org lists where to play on a sloppy excel spreadsheet. Can anyone create a POI from this? Right now I must add these 1 at a time as I'm still too new to create a POI file. I prefer GPX but can convert.
Thanks... this is my first post.
My GPS doesn't show any (proper) POI for Shell Gas stations ( in western BC) ( Standard OIL ( Chevron) does show ) all other stations is just a little black pump .. But never received the Shell POI., I was fortunate enough for someone to guide me here to this site, and I installed the Shell POI .., but today noticed instead of the colorful Yellow shell it is just a 'square red box' ..
Gee, I have been away for a year or more... and things change so fast. The POI Verifier program I used will not work on my Windows 7 (64 bit) machine. I understand that the web site is shut down due to the contributers health problems. Is there any way I can get a copy of POI Verifier that will work on Windows 7?
Hope this isn't off topic....
How can I change the name of a POI file so when I install on Garmin 885-T so I can install nore than one to chose the one I want?
How come I can't see the icon symbols of the different locations I have downloaded...Some only have dots instead of the business's symbol?
A number of aftermarket car head units use iGO (or Primo) navigation software. I just bought an Advent (Audiovox) unit.
1) File Format: X,Y,TYPE,SPEED,DirType,Direction separated by , but saved with txt extension. 3 is the dirtype code of a red light camera. Most RLC files, including the ones in this site, don't have directional information. In those cases the record ends with 3 zeros.
I recently purchased a Garmin 1390LMT from Costco.
I previously had a nuvi760 which I just loved because of what it will do.
I noticed the 1390LMT does not have an output jack so you can you use your car speakers.any solution to this?
Also can POI and redlight/speed camera data and sounds be loaded on to this unit? If so do do you load it to the microsd card?
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