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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby zuree » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:48 pm

muhd_izzaaz wrote:dear bros, its been a while since i updated my map. which file am i supposed to download? the rar or the exe.. also is there any kind soul out there in singapore who's kind enough to give a face 2 face tutorial? or is there a group meetup? thanks in advanve



welcome bro,

you can start your self learning here viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1443
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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby silverbeauty » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:06 pm

muhd_izzaaz wrote:dear bros, its been a while since i updated my map. which file am i supposed to download? the rar or the exe.. also is there any kind soul out there in singapore who's kind enough to give a face 2 face tutorial? or is there a group meetup? thanks in advanve



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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby dvpro » Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:15 pm

muhd_izzaaz wrote:dear bros, its been a while since i updated my map. which file am i supposed to download? the rar or the exe..

If you are able to download the EXE, then go ahead. Otherwise download the RAR and extract the EXE out.

muhd_izzaaz wrote:also is there any kind soul out there in singapore who's kind enough to give a face 2 face tutorial? or is there a group meetup? thanks in advanve

In the meantime, read this: MFM-Garmin Installation Step by Step Guide FYI, if you need to just install map for device, you do not need to install Mapsource, and just follow the steps until "Creating MFM-Garmin map using MFM Garmin Map Generator".
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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby kazauser » Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:00 pm

i've used 285wt, 255w and 295w. garmin 255w is the best. 285wt is integrated with bluetooth but i've not used it at all, useless function. 295w with 3mp camera, wifi and mp3 but the screen is 3.55" and no poi icon during driving mode.

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby alharis299 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:07 pm

kazauser wrote:i've used 285wt, 255w and 295w. garmin 255w is the best. 285wt is integrated with bluetooth but i've not used it at all, useless function. 295w with 3mp camera, wifi and mp3 but the screen is 3.55" and no poi icon during driving mode.


Yes, you're right bro

Nuvi 255W is still the best . :champ:

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby lowcs1 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:29 pm

hi, i am new. juz get my Asus A50, can i used the maps from here?

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby gpsnerd » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:39 pm

lowcs1 wrote:hi, i am new. juz get my Asus A50, can i used the maps from here?



if its garmin, why not?
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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby lowcs1 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:49 pm

gpsnerd wrote:
lowcs1 wrote:hi, i am new. juz get my Asus A50, can i used the maps from here?



if its garmin, why not?


ya. i using garmin original. but my garmin dun have colourful bank, petrol kioks...etc logo.

thanks for reply.

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby SZaid » Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:31 pm

Hi, bought Nuvi 1350 few months back. Register the unit with Garmin website and can download car icons and voices.
Also installed Mapsource on my PC and download latest map. Have not updated maps to my Garmin unit yet as have not bought SD card. Read that its not recommended to touch the map in internal memory as can hang.
Anyway as 1350 comes with junction view and MFM map does not support JCV, I'll be using it for routing on PC.

Now trying to relearn everything again as was not active for a long time. As for 1350, quite satisfied with it. Better than using map on phone or PDA. And much better than some other branded and non-branded GPS in terms of user interface and touch screen.

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby Inggo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:15 am

got Nuvi 295W, buy form someone this week.
actually i'ts came from US and got US map default..

still in testing, running with latest Januari MFM Garmin map.
wifi signal is good but browser is not quite fast, but Ok lah.
camera geotag is running.. want to catch some POI this week to get exercise.. :-)
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