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in car nav/sat

Postby yousoheshark » Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:38 pm

hello guys, can recommend me which nav/sat headunit can use our mfm maps because my current headunit in the car does not have nav.

say if i buy a kenwood sat/nav unit from uk or germany, possible to upload our south east asian map into the unit? i very noob at these things

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby silverbeauty » Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:12 pm

yousoheshark wrote:hello guys, can recommend me which nav/sat headunit can use our mfm maps because my current headunit in the car does not have nav.

say if i buy a kenwood sat/nav unit from uk or germany, possible to upload our south east asian map into the unit? i very noob at these things



As long as head-unit uses Garmin Navigational Software, our maps can be used.
You need to look at the specs or ask seller. Also check with manufacturer

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby yousoheshark » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:08 pm

hi sir,

i am looking at these two products

from usa,
http://www.kenwood.com/ce/dnn1/na/en/index.html

from uk n europe
http://www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk/pr ... NN9230DAB/

from singapore
http://sg.kenwood.com/Car_Entertainment ... /DNX7330BT

so can i upload the mfm or msm map on the first two link? so far the manufacturers have given me straight no, and very long explaination about warranty and legal issues.

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby silverbeauty » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:11 pm

yousoheshark wrote:hi sir,

i am looking at these two products

from usa,
http://www.kenwood.com/ce/dnn1/na/en/index.html

from uk n europe
http://www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk/pr ... NN9230DAB/

from singapore
http://sg.kenwood.com/Car_Entertainment ... /DNX7330BT

so can i upload the mfm or msm map on the first two link? so far the manufacturers have given me straight no, and very long explaination about warranty and legal issues.



For Kenwood set sold in Sg with Garmin Navigational software, maps are stored in SD card.
Keep the original and do not touch its contents.
Buy another card and store map file gmapsupp.img in /garmin subfolder.
Anything go wrong, just use back original SD card.

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby yousoheshark » Thu Sep 12, 2013 5:31 pm

silverbeauty wrote:
yousoheshark wrote:hi sir,

i am looking at these two products

from usa,
http://www.kenwood.com/ce/dnn1/na/en/index.html

from uk n europe
http://www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk/pr ... NN9230DAB/

from singapore
http://sg.kenwood.com/Car_Entertainment ... /DNX7330BT

so can i upload the mfm or msm map on the first two link? so far the manufacturers have given me straight no, and very long explaination about warranty and legal issues.



For Kenwood set sold in Sg with Garmin Navigational software, maps are stored in SD card.
Keep the original and do not touch its contents.
Buy another card and store map file gmapsupp.img in /garmin subfolder.
Anything go wrong, just use back original SD card.


sir, can u see the link for uk set. the map is not store on sd card. i download the manual it also no mention of sd. so is it i really can use it the same way u say

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby silverbeauty » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:37 am

yousoheshark wrote:
silverbeauty wrote:
yousoheshark wrote:hi sir,

i am looking at these two products

from usa,
http://www.kenwood.com/ce/dnn1/na/en/index.html

from uk n europe
http://www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk/pr ... NN9230DAB/

from singapore
http://sg.kenwood.com/Car_Entertainment ... /DNX7330BT

so can i upload the mfm or msm map on the first two link? so far the manufacturers have given me straight no, and very long explaination about warranty and legal issues.



For Kenwood set sold in Sg with Garmin Navigational software, maps are stored in SD card.
Keep the original and do not touch its contents.
Buy another card and store map file gmapsupp.img in /garmin subfolder.
Anything go wrong, just use back original SD card.


sir, can u see the link for uk set. the map is not store on sd card. i download the manual it also no mention of sd. so is it i really can use it the same way u say



Please read my post again.

I did mention " For Kenwood set sold in Sg " and the specs does say " SD Card Slot (for Map Update Only) " :-'

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby yousoheshark » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:04 am

maybe i change the way i ask the question, any idea what garmin format is the map downloaded from mfm? that way i can check with kenwood if the file format can be uploaded.

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby silverbeauty » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:59 pm

yousoheshark wrote:maybe i change the way i ask the question, any idea what garmin format is the map downloaded from mfm? that way i can check with kenwood if the file format can be uploaded.


MfM releases a few map formats ie.. Garmin - Galactio - Papago - iGo Primo - Mio Explore More

The map format that works on a particular Kenwood set model depends on which GPS OS ( Operating system ) is used

For example if Kenwood decides to use Garmin navigational software, then it will only work with Garmin format map

Manufactures could use one or more third party format GPS navigational software in different models.

You have to do your homework and find out which / what GPS Navigational software is preloaded into a particular model Kenwood set.

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby zerko » Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:21 pm

Anybody can help me...
My Volvo S60 has built in Navigation. The map is from Navteq and seems out of date.
Is there anyway I can use any of the maps for Malaysia here ? (other than through Volvo which is out of date and very expensive).
Or anyone who provides this updating service.
Thanks.

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Re: in car nav/sat

Postby silverbeauty » Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:04 pm

zerko wrote:Anybody can help me...
My Volvo S60 has built in Navigation. The map is from Navteq and seems out of date.
Is there anyway I can use any of the maps for Malaysia here ? (other than through Volvo which is out of date and very expensive).
Or anyone who provides this updating service.
Thanks.


The problem with built in GPS is that you are at mercy of the car manufacturer who supplied you the navigational system.
Suggest you buy a off the shelf GPS unit like Garmin. It is not expensive and you can use our free maps here :mrgreen:


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