[gps-talkusers] Re: Question about BN GPS

Hey Mike,

I was wondering what is the actual size on all the maps excluding Guam and
Puerto Rico?  I am just curious.
Thanks,
Tiffany
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael May" <MikeMay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 2:41 PM
Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Question about BN GPS


> The whole U.S. will not fit on a so-called 5 GB microdrive. It turns out
> that the maps are bigger and the 5 GB drives are more like 4.8 GB or some
> such number.
>
> There is a list of states arranged by region in the ReadMe file. You can
> comfortably get about 5 or 6 out of 7 of the segments on the 5 GB drive.
>
> Also, note that a full compliment of 12 maps or even 8 or 9 maps, will
slow
> down access times and possibly cause some lock-ups.
>
> Be aware too that Look Around mode looks for intersections in addition to
> POIs. This too will slow things down. If you aren't using Look-Around,
turn
> it off with Chord M.
>
> Mike
>
>
> At 01:31 PM 7/13/2004, you wrote:
> >Hi Peggy,
> >
> >When you copied the maps over to your micro drive did you get them all on
or
> >do you have only parts of the US on the micro drive?  I know they are
bigger
> >than before and was wondering if they would all fit.
> >Thanks,
> >Tiffany
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Peggy Kern" <kernsac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 1:07 PM
> >Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Question about BN GPS
> >
> >
> > > Yeah, it is cool.  I just wish I'd known how much bigger they were
before
> >I started copying, and I would have done it right the first time.  (grin)
> > >
> > > Peggy
> > >
> > >
>
>
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