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  Topic: Standalone or add-in TMC receiver
philip4242

Replies: 1
Views: 6148

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 1:02 pm   Subject: Re: Standalone or add-in TMC receiver
I am looking for a TMC receiver ...
Okay, so it's not Bluetooth, but if you want to 'play' with a USB TMC receiver, look at Ebay seller 'janeh2100' who is selling the Magellan USB RDS-TMC receiver + ...
  Topic: Mini-USB Cable with all 5 Pins Wired ?
philip4242

Replies: 3
Views: 6979

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:29 pm   Subject: Mini-USB Cable with all 5 Pins Wired ?
You could make a cable up yourself using the correct plug from Maplin.

It may well say '5-pin mini USB plug' in the description (which it IS), but only 4 of the pins have solder pads, and the 5th p ...
  Topic: Mini-USB Cable with all 5 Pins Wired ?
philip4242

Replies: 3
Views: 6979

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:20 pm   Subject: Mini-USB Cable with all 5 Pins Wired ?
I have a MIO P550 PDA and a Garmin TMC receiver with a Mini-USB plug.

The 2 units communicate OK using the original cables, and the receiver works well.

However, I want to incorporate the TMC re ...
  Topic: New Camera Category needed
philip4242

Replies: 4
Views: 3252

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 3:22 am   Subject: New Camera Category needed
Anyone driving through a crossing occupied by a lollipop lady or abuses them for doing thier job deserves all the punishment coming to them. It's not really possible to behave like that by 'accident' ...
  Topic: entering a lat/long tomtom removes the minus
philip4242

Replies: 7
Views: 3567

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:09 am   Subject: Re: entering a lat/long tomtom removes the minus
All

Just tried entering a lat/long into tomtom 6.030 it defaults to East on the long if you don't enter anything but then ignores the minus.

So for example, I'm trying to get to :-

Lat: 51.23 ...
  Topic: assessing maps on microSD
philip4242

Replies: 10
Views: 2953

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 9:26 pm   Subject: assessing maps on microSD
The PDA you are using is right on the bottom limit in terms of processor power (300MHz) ...
- Mike

Well, to paraphrase George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - I think some processor speeds are more equal ...
  Topic: MIO 168 charge/sync connection...again!
philip4242

Replies: 8
Views: 3409

PostForum: Navigon Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:36 pm   Subject: MIO 168 charge/sync connection...again!
Just a thought, Boluwd ...

Have you checked that the battery switch on the rear of the Mio 168 is in the 'ON' position ?

Otherwise, the battery probably won't charge, and the PDA will definitely ...
  Topic: tom tom one congestion zone extension
philip4242

Replies: 14
Views: 9026

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:31 am   Subject: tom tom one congestion zone extension
While Tim's POI data will obviously be very useful for those who regularly drive around that area, it won't be as much help to those of us who are only occasional visitors to the area, or who are on r ...
  Topic: COMPLETELY resetting Tom Tom Go
philip4242

Replies: 4
Views: 1959

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2007 12:17 am   Subject: COMPLETELY resetting Tom Tom Go
Just a couple of ideas, Janice.

Now that you've factory reset the GO, it'll probably take at least 20 minutes of being in a good reception area to re-acquire all the satellites, before it shows you ...
  Topic: Increasing Volume In Tom Tom 6
philip4242

Replies: 3
Views: 2172

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:59 pm   Subject: Increasing Volume In Tom Tom 6
You mean something like this ?

http://www.aximsite.com/boards/showthread.php?t=140969

which was referenced by this thread

http://www.pocketgpsworld.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewto ...
  Topic: mio168 screen anyone ?
philip4242

Replies: 3
Views: 1647

PostForum: Navigon Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 12:22 am   Subject: mio168 screen anyone ?
When I had a similar problem with my old Toshiba PDA (take my advice and don't go wireless 'war-walking' in the rain !), I left it propped up in the airing cupboard for several days, after taking out ...
  Topic: Look familiar ?
philip4242

Replies: 1
Views: 1397

PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:47 pm   Subject: Look familiar ?
'Satellite Navigation System Speed Camera Database

This is a database that holds the information on 9211 Cameras in the UK

There are

3555 Gatso,

4200 Mobiles,

62 Temporary,

153 Specs ...
  Topic: Medion MDPPC250 Car charger question
philip4242

Replies: 4
Views: 2348

PostForum: Navigon Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2006 9:59 pm   Subject: Medion MDPPC250 Car charger question
'... the green light is there to tell you that its receiving power from ciggy lighter.if it is flashing then there may be an intermittent fault'

While it might possibly be that the OP's power adapt ...
  Topic: GPS fix on cruising Aircraft ?
philip4242

Replies: 14
Views: 5986

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 11:36 pm   Subject: We've arrived !
Well, we are now in sunny - No ! - Make that SNOWY Toronto, after a quite interesting journey.

Once we were at cruising speed en route from Manchester to Paris (CDG) airport, I put the GPS near the ...
  Topic: GPS fix on cruising Aircraft ?
philip4242

Replies: 14
Views: 5986

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2006 9:58 pm   Subject: GPS fix on cruising Aircraft ?
Well, we fly tomorrow, so here's what I WILL and WON'T be doing:-

I WILL be keeping my GPS turned OFF during take-off and landing.

I WILL be asking permission from the cabin staff before I turn ...
 
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