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So, without further ado let’s get on with today’s podcast ……
In today’s podcast we are going to look and chat over the following –
1. Garmin Express, is this the way forward?
2. We have an ‘in the field’ look at the Garmin TOPO PRO mapping, the 1:25k mapping from Garmin that has off road routable data in National Parks.
3. Andy’s top tips – both SatMap and Garmin
4. The big debate – Walking with your GPS set up as Track up or North up?
5. Free access to our GPS Training online resource – for 1 month only
1. Garmin Express, what is it and what can you do with it –
It enables you to manage your GPS device from your desktop (both PC and Mac) and many things can now be done now with Garmin Express.
• You can
– Register all units
– Update unit software in units, rather than Web updater of doing this through Garmin BaseCamp
– Update Topo Active maps (Touch 20, 30, 25, 35, 750t)
– Oregon 7xx – connect it to your wifi
– Manage Connect IQ apps on your Oregon 7xx series
2. Putting the Garmin TOPO PRO 1:25k through their paces.
3. Andy’s top tips
• Garmin – Sellotape over map card
• SatMap – Like computer check for updates – Update active 20 using Wifi – Added new search feature as primary screen – data set Mountains and Hills – video in Online resource latest update showing new feature Latest sw v3.11.671
Active 12 SatSync – Help Latest sw v3.0.10994
4. The big debate – Walking with your GPS as North up or Track up
Before we jump into this debate we need to clarify what the difference is.
– What is the difference?
– Can we change this setting on both Garmin and SatMap GPS units?
– Are there any battery save benefits from one or the other?
5. Free access to our online resource – for one month only
Jon leads and brings in Andy
– What is the online resource?
If you go to GPSTraining.co.uk > online resource (top menu) > you will be on the online resource.
New video down at bottom of that page that shows you around the online resource.
Created by Andy this week!
– Normally £25.00 year of free for 1 year if you but a GPS from ourselves at GPS Training
– We have a special offer for February 2018 only, it will stop at the end of the month
– To take this offer up just e-mail us – firstname.lastname@example.org – and in the subject line put – free access to online resource – Feb offer
– We very much hope you like what you see and choose to sign up for a year, if you choose not to sign up I would be interested to know why not? Just drop us an e-mail
6. To finish off podcast number 6
– Many thanks for listening and let us know anything you would like to be covered in the Podcast
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Many thanks for Andy joining me on this, the 6th episode of our GPS Training podcast.