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Indrid Cold

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Re: accuracy of trip odometer
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2010, 05:59:14 AM »
The latest eTrex units had this issue when they came out but it was fixed with an update.

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Re: accuracy of trip odometer
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2010, 03:07:46 PM »
I'll have to see if there's an update and try again but this is pretty much a deal breaker for me and I'll just go back to my 60csx.

Definitely check your firmware version: http://garmindakota.wikispaces.com/Versions

Software 3.11

    * Added brightness adjustments for BirdsEye imagery.
    * Improved WAAS performance.
    * Improved speed, trip odometer, and stopped/moving time data fields while in low velocity.
    * Fixed issue with map POI's showing twice for a single point.
    * Fixed elevation profiles to always use the most detailed DEM data loaded.
    * Fixed future plot with tracks that have no elevations in them.
    * Fixed issue with calculator % function.

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Re: accuracy of trip odometer
« Reply #17 on: July 17, 2010, 09:45:35 AM »
I'm not sure, but the odometers on all the different units I've owned never seem very accurate to me...

haha same here

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Re: accuracy of trip odometer
« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2010, 01:39:54 PM »
yea, just updated to the latest beta and took a hike around the lake here; it definitely improved it said 1.62 while the garmin forerunner said 1.69 so pretty close.
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