[GeoStL] Re: Garmin Oregon 450

  • To: "geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 18:57:35 -0600

Hard to find on the Garmin site, but this is correct. The imagery itself does 
not expire. The subscription is tied to a single GPSr, though. See the section 
entitled "Expiration Date" on the Requirements tab here: 
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=255&pID=98816

On Mar 7, 2013, at 6:49 PM, Tom Wolpert <tom_wolpert@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I believe that BirdsEye is like the corresponding DeLorme product. What you 
> download is yours to keep, whether or not you renew.
> 
> On Mar 7, 2013, at 4:50 PM, Patricia Hutchison 
> <patriciahutchison@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> I just bought the birds-eye view download from Garmin.  Now I have to get 
>> the BaseCamp downloaded and opened to use it!  I understand that this map 
>> I've bought is a subscription for a year.  It was unclear whether I HAVE to 
>> purchase the new one in a year or if I can continue to use what I've 
>> downloaded today and just not go with updates...? 
>> 
>> 
>> Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 13:03:39 -0800
>> From: tom_wolpert@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Garmin Oregon 450
>> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> No perhaps about it.  Sorry, I develop and sell software for a living. Theft 
>> of this kind of stuff (admittedly not this particular product) threatens my 
>> livelihood...
>>  
>> Yeah, I think their prices are high.  My take is that if you don't like the 
>> price, don't buy it.  But don't steal it either :)
>> 
>> From: Michael Rogers <mrogers07@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: "geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thu, March 7, 2013 2:50:20 PM
>> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Garmin Oregon 450
>> 
>> Perhaps. You gotta admit, though, that Garmin overprices their mapping 
>> products, though.
>> 
>> From: Tom Wolpert <tom_wolpert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> Sent: Thursday, March 7, 2013 2:23 PM
>> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Garmin Oregon 450
>> 
>> Safe?  Maybe.  Copyright-infringing? Definitely.  
>> 
>> From: Patricia Hutchison <patriciahutchison@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Thu, March 7, 2013 2:15:26 PM
>> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Garmin Oregon 450
>> 
>> Um...  the site associated with this link looks a little sketchy to me...  
>> safe?
>> 
>> Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 11:53:20 -0800
>> From: mrogers07@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Garmin Oregon 450
>> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> Route-capable street maps from Garmin are way overpriced. I hear there's a 
>> better place to get them...*whistles*
>>  
>> http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/8177225/Garmin_City_Navigator_North_America_NT_2013.40_UNLOCKED
>>   
>> 
>> 

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