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42LM

Postby gpsnerd » Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:31 am

1. this device can run on mfm150427 map data?
its detected, but i search any prominent landmark like shopping centres, there's no results.
no issues with garmin msm/mfm though.

2. btw, its garmin mfm as updated as mfm150427?

3. also how can i import favourites to this device? i import them to the gpx folder, but it doesn't show.
favourites can only be deleted one by one? unlike older models that we can delete a few at one go?
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Re: 42LM

Postby amamat » Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:15 pm

There is a little discussion on this here

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Re: 42LM

Postby moeyhc » Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:16 pm

Rename the current.gpx to temp.gpx reboot the system and it will ask to import your favorites.
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Re: 42LM

Postby gpsnerd » Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:47 am

amamat wrote:There is a little discussion on this here


seems theres no definate solution to my question 1

any solutions to >> 2. btw, its garmin mfm as updated as mfm150427?
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Re: 42LM

Postby moeyhc » Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:36 pm

Garmin NT MfM map is about 2 months behind the current release.
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Re: 42LM

Postby gpsnerd » Fri May 01, 2015 9:50 am

moeyhc wrote:Rename the current.gpx to temp.gpx reboot the system and it will ask to import your favorites.



i changed it in the system. but it didn't prompt me to import.
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Re: 42LM

Postby gpsnerd » Fri May 01, 2015 9:51 am

moeyhc wrote:Garmin NT MfM map is about 2 months behind the current release.



thanks for that confirmation.
i guess cGPS maps are still the latest, every fortnightly updated :peace: :peace: :peace:
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Re: 42LM

Postby moeyhc » Fri May 01, 2015 5:23 pm

gpsnerd wrote:
moeyhc wrote:Rename the current.gpx to temp.gpx reboot the system and it will ask to import your favorites.



i changed it in the system. but it didn't prompt me to import.


I think it should be in the SD card GPX or POI folder.
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Re: 42LM

Postby jchoong » Sun May 03, 2015 11:42 am

I have a 40LM, not a 42LM but they should be similar.

Can't put any GPS files into the SD card; its only used for your personal songs, etc. The GPX folder is in the internal storage of the 42LM.

I can't remember how I transferred my favourites from my old Nuvi to the 40LM; I thought it was just a straight copy of the "current.gpx" from the old Nuvi to the 40LM. If this doesn't work then try the following procedure which worked when I did a favourites transfer onto my friends 55LM recently.

It is simply taking the current.gpx file from your old Nuvi, rename it to Temp.gpx, and transferring this to the new 42LM.
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Re: 42LM

Postby moeyhc » Sun May 03, 2015 1:13 pm

I did it using Mapsource.

Open the currrent.gpx in Mapsource and edit if necessary. Then transfer to GPS.

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