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  Topic: Talex alternative: Inforad K5?
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:37 pm   Subject: Talex alternative: Inforad K5?
A lot of people have been disappointed at not being able to use thePGPSW database on the Talex machine.

The user interfaces on Inforad's K1 &K2 have not been universally appreciated. Now the I ...
  Topic: Inforad version of PGPSW Data not as up to date?
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:32 am   Subject: Inforad version of PGPSW Data not as up to date?
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For me I find I can't use my K1 because the alerts are too irritating. The beep is too loud and the all clear takes too long to be triggered.

Gave mine away for exactly the same reason. Plu ...
  Topic: Sat. Nav. to run PGPSW speed camera database.
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PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 1:22 pm   Subject: Sat. Nav. to run PGPSW speed camera database.
Thanks for the comments. Its looks like I'll have to stick with the Garmin/Talex for the time being.

I had tried the Inforad K1 with the PGPSW database but didn't get on with it. I couldn't stand i ...
  Topic: Sat. Nav. to run PGPSW speed camera database.
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PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:01 pm   Subject: Sat. Nav. to run PGPSW speed camera database.
I am looking to replace my Garmin 250W and Talex Lite with a single unit which will combine the virtues of both.

Essential features:
- will run the PGPSW speed camera database
- has directional w ...
  Topic: Talex Lite in heavy rain
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:03 pm   Subject: Talex Lite in heavy rain
I've just completed a long journey in heavy rain and found my Talex Lite lost satellite contact quite frequently and, as a consequence, completely missed a number of fixed cameras.

As a comparison, ...
  Topic: Inforad - able to install PGW speed cameras?
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 4:15 pm   Subject: Re: Inforad - able to install PGW speed cameras?
Hi All,

I am looking at getting an Inforad speed camera detector for my motorbike.

Does anyone know if it is able to accept the database from here?

Cheers!

SRIt can now! Have a look [url= ...
  Topic: Detector with PGPSW database
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:10 pm   Subject: Inforad K1
I emailed Inforad to double check their use of the PGPSW database and this was their reply:

We do use pgps but we use our own database as well,

You need to update every 3 to 4 weeks as there ar ...
  Topic: New roads, map updates and speed cameras.
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PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:34 pm   Subject: New roads, map updates and speed cameras.
Open the CSV file in excel (or Notepad)

Paul,

Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.

I use Ash 10's Camera Manager with Garmin's POI Loader. All I see are .gpx files in my upload folder ...
  Topic: New roads, map updates and speed cameras.
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PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:29 pm   Subject: New roads, map updates and speed cameras.
The main problem is that as Nuvi are road going devices they "snap to" the nearest road.
My Nuvi 250W doesn't seem to snap to the nearest known road but, in 'View Map' mode, shows present location. ...
  Topic: New roads, map updates and speed cameras.
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PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:39 am   Subject: New roads, map updates and speed cameras.
I have a Nuvi 250W with 2008 mapping and the PGPSW Speed Camera Datadase installed.

My Nuvi won't know or show roads which have opened recently and will plot routes as if they didn't exist. Given ...
  Topic: Talex - Are they getting better again?
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:39 pm   Subject: Talex - Are they getting better again?
On 11th January we completed a round trip from the north east of Scotland to Leeds.

Before setting off I updated my Talex Lite with the latest Talex database and my Garmin sat nav with the new Pock ...
  Topic: Talex lite
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PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:29 am   Subject: Talex lite
Unfortunately it won't work. There's a long thread on the subject - you might like to look [url=http://www.pocketgpsworld.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=65288]here and see the wo ...
  Topic: Garmin Nuvi and GPS Camera Database
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PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:25 pm   Subject: Re: Garmin Nuvi and GPS Camera Database

Also, I was very impressed that Garmin camera database knows what direction fixed cameras are pointing in. does your database do this.

while we have the data for the majority of our cameras, gar ...
  Topic: Mobile Seen Again - possible glitch.
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PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:48 am   Subject: Mobile Seen Again - possible glitch.
You should use the Auto-fill first and then change the selection in Change.
That sounds like a glitch then. I guess most people fill forms in left to right and wouldn't expect to return to a previous ...
  Topic: Mobile Seen Again - possible glitch.
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PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:28 am   Subject: Mobile Seen Again - possible glitch.
I have just submitted an update for Mobile 30073.

I selected 'Mobile Seen Again' from the drop down box, entered the Camera ID and clicked 'Auto-fill Current Values'. This caused the action to cha ...
 
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