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Mac Osx user and Gps.

Postby endura » Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:23 am

For Mac users there is a huge disadvantage when it comes to using mfm maps and garmin gps.
Recently I found a work around method which might or might not have been discussed here.
To able to read mfm maps and able to load data from/to gps device here is what you need:

1. Base camp for mac
2. Communicator plugin for mac ... sp?id=3739
3. Memory card with Mfm maps loaded.
4. Memory card reader.

Download and install item 1 & 2 into your mac.
Launch base camp.
Connect the momory card reader with mfm maps from memory card to your mac.
Wolah. Base camp will read mfm maps from memory card.

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Re: Mac Osx user and Gps.

Postby sykong » Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:54 am

Isn't the downloaded map file a .exe file?

You will still need a windows machine... would be nice if the .img can be provided directly

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