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  Topic: Garmin Quest - still relevant?
ST4S

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 11:29 pm   Subject: Barcelona/Calafell
I took a flyer on the Calafell bit as I don't know the exact location of the rally, but taking in Barcelona too, from Ijmuiden to Barcelona/Calafell, selecting 'maps around the route' in CN V9 is 26 m ...
  Topic: Garmin Quest - still relevant?
ST4S

Replies: 12
Views: 6535

PostForum: Motorcycle GPS Users   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 2:35 pm   Subject: Still relevant...
I haven't tried a newer unit, but the Q1 still works for me. It's never let me down yet. I haven't been all over Europe, but I do various bits of France 2 or 3 times a year with no prob's. If you know ...
  Topic: MAX SPEED .......faulty?
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Replies: 4
Views: 2454

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 10:23 pm   Subject: This is the reason the cops can't use your own GPS info
It's an uncalibrated speed measuring device..

Highest reading I got was on a 57 mile stretch in Wales..
Q1
Max: 956 MPH
Average: 866 MPH
Overall: 381 MPH

I've got the fastest Ducati in the ...
  Topic: Quest 1 Giving incorrect directions
ST4S

Replies: 3
Views: 1851

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:09 pm   Subject: Quest 1 Giving incorrect directions
Check my recent post here..

http://www.pocketgpsworld.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=45203

I'm another couple of days in since then and there's definitely a better signal r ...
  Topic: Is Quest 1 still in production ?
ST4S

Replies: 1
Views: 1374

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:37 pm   Subject: Discontinued
On the Garmin website it's in the 'discontinued' list.

ST4S
  Topic: External Antenna for 9.99 (Maplins)
ST4S

Replies: 7
Views: 2904

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:19 pm   Subject: External Antenna for 9.99 (Maplins)
I couldn't really say that I've had problems with signal loss on my Q1 but it has been an ocassional issue, especially near trees or near high buildings.

Anyway, I wouldn't have bothered paying out ...
  Topic: Any advance on 956 MPH?
ST4S

Replies: 7
Views: 2574

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 12:49 am   Subject: Any advance on 956 MPH?
I think we all know that you can get the ocassional incorrect speed reading caused by a 'spike' when the sat signal gets lost then picked up again, but my most recent spurious reading is my best yet.. ...
  Topic: Route databases?
ST4S

Replies: 2
Views: 1367

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2006 7:59 pm   Subject: Waypoints
Stephanie,

Read the PM I sent you. Not exactly what you want, but interesting just the same.

ST4S
  Topic: Quest 2
ST4S

Replies: 1
Views: 1131

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:57 pm   Subject: CN 8
I've had a quick browse at CN 8 in Mapsource .. Spain looks ok to me.. hundreds of towns/villages on there. Lots of roads. Unfortunately I don't have a paper map to compare to..

Looking at it, I' ...
  Topic: City Select or Navigator
ST4S

Replies: 31
Views: 10866

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2006 9:21 pm   Subject: City Select or Navigator
It wasn't so much that the CD was marked upgrade, it was a specific upgrade for a 2620 only, not suitable for Quest (I tried it).

I decided to phone them instead of e-mailing... It must be better ...
  Topic: City Select or Navigator
ST4S

Replies: 31
Views: 10866

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 9:07 pm   Subject: City Select or Navigator
CN 8 arrived today.. (see previous post in this thread about me registering products)

Guess what.. it's an upgrade disc for existing an CN installation, marked as being 'for use with Steet pilot on ...
  Topic: City Select or Navigator
ST4S

Replies: 31
Views: 10866

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 1:03 am   Subject: City Select or Navigator
Unless I'm missing something, CS Europe has disappeared from the Garmin map updates site..

http://www.garmin.com/unlock/update.jsp

So it looks like it's CN 8 or nothing (not that I'd complain!). ...
  Topic: City Select or Navigator
ST4S

Replies: 31
Views: 10866

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:27 pm   Subject: slightly off topic, but.....
There's an interesting thread (excuse the pun) developing here. It's based on a bit of an assumption on my part, but Garmin certainly seem to be a bit reticent about telling exactly what the position ...
  Topic: Spurious Highest Recorded Speed
ST4S

Replies: 4
Views: 2189

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2006 1:07 pm   Subject: Spurious Highest Recorded Speed
Thanks both. It was just curiosity, but nice to know why.
I know GPS units do some funny things sometimes, my friend's Medion recently suggested that he "drive straight ahead for 3,232 miles" Laughing Out Loud.
  Topic: Spurious Highest Recorded Speed
ST4S

Replies: 4
Views: 2189

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2006 10:05 pm   Subject: Spurious Highest Recorded Speed
Quest1.

On the trip computer dashboard my highest recorded speed sometimes shows spurious readings. Anyone got a clue how or why?

For example, the other day it was showing 220MPH !!!

Now, my ...
 
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