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bert.casagrande

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Nuvi 300 cannot type any adress
« on: March 07, 2011, 11:23:54 AM »
Hello,

In may 2011 we go to make a roundtrip in Florida by car. We live in the Netherlands. So I download the Florida map.
I installed the Florida map created by -Oz- and true MapSource upload to my Nuvi 300.
No problem so far.
With assistance of this link http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/tutorials/how-to-change-which-map-is-displayed-on-a-garmin-gps/ [nofollow] I only make map Florida active.

The first question is to give a state. Any input I do there is nothing to find ???. So I can cannot give state or address. There is not a good response from the Nuvi 300.

If I zoom to a street or anything else it is possible to see city’s, streets etc.

How do I  setup the Nuvi to plan my trip?

Maybe no good English but I hope you understand me.

Thanks.

Bert
Deventer
Netherlands
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Boyd

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Re: Nuvi 300 cannot type any adress
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2011, 11:32:52 AM »
Your English is fine! But the map you downloaded will not permit address search or route calculation. If you need routing (directions for how to travel to an address that you enter), you will need to purchase Garmin's City Navigator North America maps: https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=253&pID=1456

You could also look at the CityXplorer map of Miami, which is not expensive but only covers a small area: https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=276&pID=37094

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Re: Nuvi 300 cannot type any adress
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2011, 12:39:28 PM »
While the Garmin maps are probably the highest quality you will find, OpenStreetMap project  routable maps available for free here:

http://garmin.na1400.info/routable.php

These are made by volunteers, so the coverage may be spottier than the Garmin maps.

As you will see, this site is run by one of your fellow Netherlanders.

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Re: Nuvi 300 cannot type any adress
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2011, 06:45:19 PM »
Will the OSM maps allow address search? I didn't think they supported it.

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Re: Nuvi 300 cannot type any adress
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2011, 10:20:45 PM »
Looks like they don't have it worked out yet, or the old, stable compiler the website is using doesn't support it.

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Re: Nuvi 300 cannot type any adress
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2011, 03:15:50 AM »
Thanks for your answers. I will search the Internet for (free) maps.

Bert
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