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  Topic: Amplified car aerial splitter
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Replies: 102
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PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 5:25 pm   Subject: Amplified car aerial splitter
When connected to the external aerial the length of the shoe string has no bearing at all, however if you want to use the RDS receiver in a different vehicle without the aerial attached the shoe strin ...
  Topic: how to put music on 760?
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Replies: 16
Views: 5033

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 12:39 pm   Subject: how to put music on 760?
Does the 760 have an output?

There is a headphone / audio out jack above the SD Card slot on the left hand side.

Excellent - I will wire that in when I sort out splicing the TMC wire to the Aeri ...
  Topic: Amplified car aerial splitter
Miles_hot

Replies: 102
Views: 57319

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 10:51 am   Subject: Amplified car aerial splitter
Leave the aerial wire the same length as it is part of a tuned circuit, the length being a critical part of the tuned circuit. Adding a connector to the end won't make too much difference, and adding ...
  Topic: SD Card for Nuvi 760
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Replies: 14
Views: 4716

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 10:44 am   Subject: SD Card for Nuvi 760
Thanks Jerry - saved me some money there Smile
  Topic: how to put music on 760?
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Replies: 16
Views: 5033

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 8:08 am   Subject: how to put music on 760?
Presumably if you have an aux input the quality will be good? Listened to it with headphones today and if it comes out like that it's perfectly good enough for car listening.

Does the 760 have an o ...
  Topic: SD Card for Nuvi 760
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Replies: 14
Views: 4716

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 7:32 am   Subject: SDHC??
Does anyone know if the Garmin units - especially the 7xx and 8xx units are able to support the SD High Capacity disks which go up to 32GB?

Many thanks

Miles
  Topic: Putting a splitter onto a 760 - is it possible
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Replies: 1
Views: 1432

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri May 16, 2008 9:40 pm   Subject: Putting a splitter onto a 760 - is it possible
As my question about the "dead" 360 seems to have stumped everyone it looks like I will be buying a new unit - given that O've just purchased a couple of splitters to improve the traffic reception on ...
  Topic: urgent help! - attempted to update 360 and now dead
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Replies: 0
Views: 974

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri May 16, 2008 3:56 pm   Subject: urgent help! - attempted to update 360 and now dead
I connected the Nuvi 360 to the PC via USB and used the web updater to download the firmwear and some other stuff (pointers, TMC update etc) and all seemed well. Didn't realise that I needed to disco ...
  Topic: Amplified car aerial splitter
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Replies: 102
Views: 57319

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 5:11 pm   Subject: Amplified car aerial splitter
Leave the aerial wire the same length as it is part of a tuned circuit, the length being a critical part of the tuned circuit. Adding a connector to the end won't make too much difference, and adding ...
  Topic: Garmin TrafficMaster and ITIS
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Replies: 4
Views: 3292

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 4:54 pm   Subject: Garmin TrafficMaster and ITIS
It is odd, perhaps Garmin are testing the water to see who's data is better or perhaps iTIS offered them a deal they couldn't refuse!

I guess we'll see in time Smile

Thanks for the replies
  Topic: how does ITIS know if a road has been closed?
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Replies: 3
Views: 3188

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 4:53 pm   Subject: how does ITIS know if a road has been closed?
ah ha - I wonder why people seem to rail at the "fact" that they fail to report some road closures then! Ah well some info is better than none. Now all I need to do is solve the reception issues by ...
  Topic: Amplified car aerial splitter
Miles_hot

Replies: 102
Views: 57319

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 4:44 pm   Subject: Amplified car aerial splitter
If you are going to put a connector on the end of the Garmin wire aerial (which is the best approach IMHO) use a BNC style plug and socket, these type of connectors are far better suited to RF work, y ...
  Topic: how does ITIS know if a road has been closed?
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Replies: 3
Views: 3188

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 4:37 pm   Subject: how does ITIS know if a road has been closed?
Given that ITIS using a floating set of sensors in X fleet operated trucks etc how do they know that a road has been closed once there is no one on it. The scenario in mind:
M4 closes - a large numb ...
  Topic: Garmin TrafficMaster and ITIS
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Replies: 4
Views: 3292

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 3:57 pm   Subject: Garmin TrafficMaster and ITIS
Do you have a nüvi 2x5? The iTIS deal only applied to that product range as reported by me back in March of this year

Ah sorry about that - I missed the range specific bit. Seems odd though - to ...
  Topic: Garmin TrafficMaster and ITIS
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Replies: 4
Views: 3292

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 3:13 pm   Subject: Garmin TrafficMaster and ITIS
Does anyone know what is happening with the provider of TMC data to Garmin units - I noticed that ITIS are now the (or a?) provider of traffic data to Garmin. Given that my 360 came with a lifetime s ...
 
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