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by simonysc
Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Past Gatherings
Topic: Ipoh GG with Senior mapper Bro OngCC 12/02/2010
Replies: 38
Views: 12453

Re: Ipoh GG with Senior mapper Bro OngCC 12/02/2010

For those who drop by and wish to continue their journey by NSE, please come early and enter the highway before 5pm to avoid trafic jams at the entrance. Start early drive slowly and have a safe journey.
by simonysc
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: Past Gatherings
Topic: Ipoh GG with Senior mapper Bro OngCC 12/02/2010
Replies: 38
Views: 12453

Re: Ipoh GG with Senior mapper Bro OngCC 12/02/2010

I'll be there.
by simonysc
Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: Garmin's policy on illegal maps on a GPS
Replies: 30
Views: 5214

Re: Garmin's policy on illegal maps on a GPS

We bought a garmin unit legally from authorised dealer preloaded with legal map of the region and obtained and install a legal free copy third party map such as MFM map. I don't understand which part is illegal.
by simonysc
Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

For the nuvi 4.3" screen. Remember to cut out the slot for the mounting cradle before you glue the shade.
by simonysc
Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

Hi All, I have drew a sample for Nuvi 4.3" and save in pdf format so anybody who's interest can print out (A4 side cardboard) to DIY. O:) P/S My printer run out of toner, so I have not test yet . :mrgreen: Great, bro fancheng. I don't know how to draw with pc. Can I just draw on a piece of pap...
by simonysc
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

The main purpose of the shade is to shield the reflected light from the sun and to protect the gps from direct heat. So it doesn't matter how it's design as long as it serve it's purpose. I'll elaborate a few points of consideration in designing the shade. Please advise if any of the brother or sist...
by simonysc
Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

Notice the usb cable, act as the holder of the shade. The usb cable mount onto the cradle (nuvi 7XX ). The gap between the usb cable and the back of the gps unit is 3mm which fits perfectly. The nuvi 3XX flip-up antenna act as the holder for the shade.
by simonysc
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

gpsnerd wrote:
simonysc wrote:Came out with a second design which looks better to me. The overlapping joint is at the back that wont be notice from the front.



pal take a picture of it from desk level, curious to see whats below the shade


You ask for it. lo and behold there's no magic down under..
by simonysc
Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

Came out with a second design which looks better to me. The overlapping joint is at the back that wont be notice from the front.
by simonysc
Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: General GPS Forum
Topic: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.
Replies: 56
Views: 16216

Re: DIY sunshade for GPS mounted on dashboard or windscreen.

The material can be bought from frame shop where they use it to line the poster/art before framing up. it's imported from USA. Many colours available.

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