How to get a localized firmware? Isn't with this fireware I will be able to view JCV for sg & my? By installing this fireware means all my EU maps will be gone unless I do a backup right?
Need to be sure cos I don't have any knowledge about technical detail of a GPS.
Thanks in advance.
silverbeauty wrote:Firmware n Maps are two things. U can backup maps in your set and re-instate as when u like on your unit. Due to copyright legalities, Maps are normally locked to your device ID
As you had contacted Garmin and they responded that your set does not have this feature. Believe this is a commercial decision to discriminate sets from different zones in world.
I still have my Nuvi 3790 SG/MY and used it this past April & May 2013 while I was in Singapore. I used only for a day though due to the plastic fatigue breakdown of the holder on the mount.
Fortunately, as always, I travel with two GPS and managed to rely on my TomTom GO 950 Live model, which proved excellent during my vacation stay.
Regarding your wish to have JCV desires, it can only be achieved if you install or better still, just get an SD card (Legal purchase) of SG/MY and you're off to enjoy its performance. From thereon, you have the option if deemed necessary, based on how frequent you return to the region, to purchase the Lifetime Maps as well, perhaps after 2 good years to compliment & support the SD card.
I am soon going to purchase the SD card for Europe too and do likewise as I suggested to you with the Lifetime Maps.... and maybe not... we'll see coz I would by then have own the 3790 for almost 5 years I think and currently, I'm looking at the 7" Nuvi screen 2B honest... to serve both my two cars and when I go real slow.... like 6 - 20 kph on my scooter cruising about the countrysides. Btw, I do enjoy for a change occasionally, riding pretty slow like a bicycle's pace... its interesting and allows motion while relaxing with crawling speed!!!
A much larger screen at 7" would be a blast to glimpse at and pretty cool on a scooter too...hehehhh