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  Topic: Friday Humour - Best Fail Pics
Johnny_D

Replies: 32
Views: 13839

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 9:16 pm   Subject: Friday Humour - Best Fail Pics
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m273/Johnny_w_D/epic.jpg

Laughing
  Topic: Zero Tolerance Speed Cameras?
Johnny_D

Replies: 3
Views: 3231

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 1:58 pm   Subject: Zero Tolerance Speed Cameras?
Laughing

Excellent Photo.

But many a truth said in jest?

JD
  Topic: Off topic - Jodrell Bank Closure
Johnny_D

Replies: 8
Views: 4789

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 1:46 pm   Subject: Off topic - Jodrell Bank Closure
Signed.

Thanks for bring this to one's attention.

JD
  Topic: Poor quality FM transmitter on TomTom 520
Johnny_D

Replies: 17
Views: 7763

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:31 pm   Subject: Poor quality FM transmitter on TomTom 520
reefman - Try this

In the contacts folder create a file called 'contacts.txt'

Each line for a new contact in the following format :-

"PERSONS NAMES", "0123456790", "DEFAULT"

Save as a plan ...
  Topic: Do you have your navigator in your car all the time
Johnny_D

Replies: 28
Views: 7053

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:34 pm   Subject: Do you have your navigator in your car all the time
I tend to use mine all the time if i'm going more than a few miles.

TTG serves as my MP3 Player and Handsfree. It's also usefull for the cameras.

And on at least 3 occasions over the years i've ...
  Topic: At the next junction please blindly follow your Sat Nav....
Johnny_D

Replies: 17
Views: 8865

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 9:32 am   Subject: At the next junction please blindly follow your Sat Nav....
I can see a pattern appearing here. It's not that the sat navs are unsuitable for the roads but that Welsh roads are unsuitable for satnavs. Laughing

Are there any roads in Wales with tarmac, better ...
  Topic: At the next junction please blindly follow your Sat Nav....
Johnny_D

Replies: 17
Views: 8865

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:26 am   Subject: At the next junction please blindly follow your Sat Nav....
Would it come to the point where these devices are banned?

Just think of the alternative, equally stupid idea of those people driving along with maps on their steering wheels, struggling to work ou ...
  Topic: At the next junction please blindly follow your Sat Nav....
Johnny_D

Replies: 17
Views: 8865

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:54 am   Subject: At the next junction please blindly follow your Sat Nav....
Jesus not another one.

This reminds me of what happened when Mobile Operators launched 'pay as you go' Releasing Cell Phones on the masses.

Prior to such universal availability mobile phones wer ...
  Topic: Poor quality FM transmitter on TomTom 520
Johnny_D

Replies: 17
Views: 7763

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:40 am   Subject: Poor quality FM transmitter on TomTom 520
I think it might also have a bearing on things where the radio antenna is [As suggest by the OP]

I've just changed from a Ford Focus [Arial located central front of roof just before windscreen] to ...
  Topic: TTG520 after repair.
Johnny_D

Replies: 12
Views: 4390

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:34 am   Subject: TTG520 after repair.
Sorry Andy for the confusion!

Yes, your right thus far!

March 08 - Purchased 520 Updated Map to 715
April - Went Faulty returned due to it unable to boot

Returned as same unit. Serial number ...
  Topic: TTG520 after repair.
Johnny_D

Replies: 12
Views: 4390

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 8:07 pm   Subject: TTG520 after repair.
Oh armholes to it Sad

I'll have to collar TomTom again tomorrow. The .PNA files says 705... The Unit says 705... TomTom Home has convinced it's self it's 715 and no new update is due.

And I've de ...
  Topic: TTG520 after repair.
Johnny_D

Replies: 12
Views: 4390

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:11 pm   Subject: TTG520 after repair.
Is there anyway to look in the file system to see what version one has?Open the .pna File, in the Map Folder, with Notepad. That will tell you the Map Version.

Thanks Oldboy.

.PNA shows 705. Bu ...
  Topic: TTG520 after repair.
Johnny_D

Replies: 12
Views: 4390

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:14 pm   Subject: TTG520 after repair.
Get someone to tell you what Windows reports the size of one of the main map files? (such as "cline.dat").

I can't tell you myself as I've only got W+C Europe.

So are you saying that if you tap ...
  Topic: TTG520 after repair.
Johnny_D

Replies: 12
Views: 4390

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 5:57 pm   Subject: TTG520 after repair.
Lots more "3D" buildings in London on v715 than on v710 (covers Putney on v715). Can't remember if there were any at all on v705.

Thanks Interesting....

Just done a quick route from putney to an ...
  Topic: TTG520 after repair.
Johnny_D

Replies: 12
Views: 4390

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 5:35 pm   Subject: TTG520 after repair.
My TTG520 died suddenly with some hardware internal memory issue.

TomTom duly had it returned and fixed it. OK Smile

However Now the unit thinks that I'm on v705 map
TomTomHome [V2.2 & V2.3] B ...
 
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