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  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

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PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:51 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
UPDATE.
Took the car to the dealers this afternoon, together with my laptop & 4 SD cards, 3 with my POI's and one music to test the cables (just in case).
There seemed to be two problems, one wa ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:48 am   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
'Cos they are the ones who fitted the Kenwood, took them over 2 hours to do so. They then removed it when I advised them that as they had fitted it in the center column and so I was unable to access t ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Thanks guy's.
Just received the new SD card extension cable, tested it and no problem, waggled it, shook it, worked fine on a music SD Card.

Now to make the appointment with the dealer.
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:45 am   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
It is good to know that at some point I will be able to have more than one Custom POI listing. I will worry about that when I ever get this to work Exclamation I will format my cards in FAT32 and hope that i ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:47 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
I then made a 3rd card, formatted to FAT
File structure
Garmin\POI\poi.gpi
You might just try FAT32 and Garmin\POI\poi.gpi, to complete the testing options.

Dales.
Thanks, I did that one later, ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:31 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
I was following the ReadMe.txt from M's zip file. In which he has provided a very good Excel spreadsheet that does all the work for me. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

Part of the ReadMe says:
2. Writes o ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:28 am   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Gentlemen.
We, but mostly you, have gone far further than could be expected, for which I thank you both.
When I get the new cable and have made an appointment with the dealer I will take a range of ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:00 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Can you define the above 'doesn't work' please.

On your device, try "Where To" ~ "Custom POIs". Do the bowling clubs show there? (Menu options might be a little different.

1. What are you expec ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:24 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
I have formatted one card as FAT
File structure
Garmin\POI\Bowls Clubs.gpi

I have formatted another card as FAT32
Same File structure
Garmin\POI\Bowls Clubs.gpi

I got an email from Kenwood v ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Hi Kremmen.
I reckon I have pushed every button there is, explored every option.
The SD card shows the .gpi file is on it, but the Garmin just cannot see it. (Reminds me of a Spec Savers TV ad') Per ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:51 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Well that seems pretty positive that you should be able to load them then.

I have emailed the dealer principle about this problem, I have had problems with them before, where they have lied and tri ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:36 am   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Yes I do.

In the manual on page 42 titled Appendix it states:

You can manually load custom points of interest (POI) databases, available from various companies on the internet.......

Later i ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:47 am   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.

No response from the Garmin whatsoever, the map was on screen showing my location heading N speed 0. Sad Tried a few times in case of a dodgy connection in the SD socket.

Looks like removal of ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:00 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.

Trapper:
At no point in this trial have I seen the option to
'Install new custom POI onto your device'

It's a radio button that is normally selected above 'Remove all previously installed cust ...
  Topic: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
trapper

Replies: 83
Views: 12010

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:59 pm   Subject: Coverting multiple POI's from .vcf to .csv or .gpx.
Err, no, I had not seen that guide.
Bit confused (So what's new?)
The guide shows;

B. Installing Pocket GPS Safety Camera Database - SD Card Models

Connect your card reader to the PC and i ...
 
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