I have a Garmin Nuvi 50. It has free updates. The memory is full. My google-fu needs help, all that I could find was information about deleting extra voices. That's not enough.
It seems to me that the proper step would be to delete the old maps and then upload the new maps but I don't find anything that describes that. Please help.
posted by notned
on Mar 3, 2014 -
GPX Visualization on Google Maps
: I have 300+ GPX files of bike rides that I'd like to be able to link to somehow over a Google Maps
base layer, visually approximating this
. This is related to my previous AskMe
about cycling every road in a town; I need to visualize what roads I have/haven't ridden, and link that progress to a blog. Would like it to be as low-weight as possible; the 300 (uncompressed) GPX files amount to 100+mb currently (route+track+waypoints) and is only getting larger -- vanilla GMaps doesn't play nice with that many files. Much more information inside... [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj
on Dec 2, 2013 -
We have been thinking of buying a GPS for our car; but been having a surprisingly difficult time making up our mind (at this point primarily between the Garmin nuvi 50LM GPS navigator and the pricier Garmin nüvi 1450LMT 5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator). Would love to have your recommendations/suggestions if you have used either one of them (or a similar product). [more inside]
posted by justlooking
on Dec 2, 2012 -
Garmin Forerunner 305 Filter - So the wrist strap on my Garmin that i use for MB and running just broke. If i put it in a pocket of my CamelBak, will it still get a signal? Just as accurate?
posted by flipmiester99
on Aug 7, 2012 -
Snail trails on Garmin Nuvi 255W. When out and about this device is now making pale blue 'snail trails' on the map tracking the car from A to B.
It is working as it should otherwise.
Does this mean that the device is on its way out? I checked some forums but could find any mention of this bizarre behavior.
posted by lungtaworld
on Aug 6, 2012 -
I just gave my dad a Garmin etrex legend hcx for his birthday. I have a mac, he uses Ubuntu. Could anyone help me help him get the maps that he needs to make his new tool as useful as possible for him? [more inside]
posted by SpicyMustard
on Sep 18, 2011 -
Can you recommend a device that measures pace, distance and (I guess) GPS for use while running? I'm most interested in tracking my pace and distance. And, if affordable, saving whatever routes I've run and uploading them to my computer. [more inside]
posted by Rudy Gerner
on Apr 13, 2010 -
GPS fans: I have a Garmin nuvi 1300T bought 12/2009 with USA maps. It's been worth the cost already, but now I need maps of France. Should I add European maps to the US Garmin, or buy a new one in Europe?
posted by PaperDragon
on Feb 6, 2010 -
My boss wants me to research GPS units for him to use since he'll be traveling a lot more in the near future. Any recommendations? I really don't know what I should be looking for in a good GPS unit. [more inside]
posted by chiababe
on Jul 14, 2009 -
Can I buy Microsd card for my Gamin 400T for a sandisk or any other microsd card maker? I'm after an inexpensive 4GB card. Any recommendations are appreciated. Thanks...Orlin
posted by orlin
on Jun 28, 2009 -
Without going ahead and junking my existing Polar system for a Garmin 305 or 405, is there any relatively small GPS unit I could clip onto my mp3 player armband to add the functionality I'd like (uploading routes to a Sportracks, motionbased, trainingpeaks like service...with the added benefit that I'd have something to take on a hike or go geocaching? [more inside]
posted by teg4rvn
on Jun 15, 2009 -
My Garmin Nuvi (350) won't navigate when I attach it to my car's charger, which is a bummer for obvious reasons. It turns on, but the screen shows an image of it being attached to a PC, and it only goes back to navigation mode if I unplug it. [more inside]
posted by Bakuun
on Feb 1, 2009 -
It is possible to transfer waypoint data from an old Garmin GPS II Plus model to a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.5? [more inside]
posted by jcdill
on Jan 28, 2009 -
Can anyone give me a reason not to get a Garmin nüvi 350 just because it has been discontinued by Garmin? [more inside]
posted by Amby72
on Dec 1, 2008 -
Alternatives to MotionBased and Garmin Connect for tracking running workouts with a Garmin Forerunner 305? [more inside]
posted by letitrain
on Aug 22, 2008 -
As a late birthday gift my father wants to get me a GPS for my truck. He asked if I wanted a TomTom or a Garmin, but I'm not familiar with either one. I looked online a bit but found all the models and crap confusing, so I seek advice here. [more inside]
posted by PossumCupCake
on Jul 24, 2008 -
Is there any good, preferably free, OS X software for the Garmin Forerunner? [more inside]
posted by jedro
on Aug 26, 2007 -
I just purchased a Garmin 370. It came with two Mapsource unlock codes. My question is how do I use these codes? The device did not come with any media containing the PC version of their mapsource software. Are these only good after I purchase additional mapping software from them ?
posted by flyby22
on Jul 30, 2007 -
I’m training for a marathon and I’m looking for a training tool to keep track of my progress and to keep me motivated. Should I go with GPS, accelerometer pods or something else? [more inside]
posted by racingjs
on Apr 26, 2007 -
I have a Garmin GPS unit, I would very much like to get some maps on it. [more inside]
posted by quin
on Dec 26, 2006 -
I just bought a Garmin Forerunner 205
. I love it, it's neat, wow, awesome. But I use an Apple and the software isn't compatible. Can someone walk me through how I can get my PowerBook to recognize the unit (and download the data) when I plug it in via USB and if there are any programs I can use that are similar to the "Training Center" software included?
posted by tumbleweedjack
on Dec 22, 2006 -
I am about to start running in a more serious capacity, which is to say to train for races. I love gadgets, so I am drawn to both of these for various reasons. Which is better, Nike + iPod or the Garmin Forerunner 201? [more inside]
posted by bDiddy
on Sep 17, 2006 -