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GPSr Units / Re: Beta software
« on: May 02, 2011, 07:06:06 AM »
4.49 has been working great for me.  First time I've ever gotten a WAAS lock.
Walking around reported accuracies have improved noticeably as well as true distances to previous noted waypoints dramatically reduced.

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GPSr Units / Re: Beta software
« on: April 29, 2011, 08:05:25 AM »
Looks like Garmin released some new betas yesterday

Will install after work.
Hoping in the "Fixed issues relating to WAAS performance."

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GPSr Units / Re: Beta software
« on: April 28, 2011, 05:33:52 AM »
Been on 4.47 on the 450t for a week now.  Has worked very well, only noticed one bug.  As I was approaching my destination once the distance only flipped between 44 and 45 feet, regardless of direction or distance I walked.  Cleared the problem by pulling/reinstalling the batts.
Looking forward to another beta or the gold release.

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GPSr Units / Re: Beta software
« on: April 24, 2011, 05:24:43 AM »
I've just installed my first beta, the latest Oregon x50.  I was tempted by the 'improved GPS performance' listings in the changelog.  Been only a short time, but I haven't seen any bugs and comparing old and new tracks the GPS does seem to be more accurate.  Nothing major, but nice to see.

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Using The Maps/Garmin Software / Re: "Top US Topos" question
« on: April 22, 2011, 06:47:26 PM »
maps4gps, just wanted to give you a quick thanks.  I've used either of the two maps listed in the op daily for a week now and they are great.  Looking forward to trying others when I travel.

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GPSr Units / Oregon 450t belt clip
« on: April 22, 2011, 11:04:05 AM »
I bought my Oregon 450t as an open-box return.
Is the belt clip supposed to come with a D-ring carabiner?

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Using The Maps/Garmin Software / "Top US Topos" question
« on: April 18, 2011, 04:22:03 PM »
New here and getting a feel for things.
Wondering about the "Top US Topos" column on the custom maps page.
The two states I want most, PA and MD, are not listed.  Does that mean their topos are of less quality?
I checked the description of a few of the listed states and they had a nice summary with pictures comparing to Garmin and another.  PA and MD don't have those comparisons.
Can I assume that they will not be better than the Garmin 100k my device came with?

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