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  Topic: Packard Bell GPS400 Views
Commsman

Replies: 8
Views: 3978

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:12 pm   Subject: Getting TomTom to work
Our messages crossed - glad you are getting things sorted bit by bit.
The link to run TomTom should probably be something like:
\SDMMC\Program files\Navigator\TomTom Navigator.exe
That assumes you ...
  Topic: getting new buttons
Commsman

Replies: 0
Views: 1250

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:04 pm   Subject: getting new buttons
I assume you have soft rebootedt the device after changing the schema.ini file? Soft reboot using the paperclip in the hole method, not the sliding on/off switch which will of course cause a hard rese ...
  Topic: Packard Bell GPS400 Views
Commsman

Replies: 8
Views: 3978

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:40 pm   Subject: Getting a new button on your shell
Hi
Looks like you are well on the way to success - I assume you have grabbed copies of the button graphics from my site? Forgive me if this is obvious, but right click on button graphic on my website ...
  Topic: Packard Bell GPS400 Views
Commsman

Replies: 8
Views: 3978

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:37 pm   Subject: Unlocking and TomTom
Hi
It is pretty easy to unlock. Simply connect using the usual Active Sync method (it behaves like a normal PocketPC / WinCE device in this respect), copy the unloick utility file over to the PB. It ...
  Topic: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Commsman

Replies: 55
Views: 124399

PostForum: Destinator   Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 11:43 pm   Subject: Grundig Destinator
OK - it works on the PC and the uploaded Destinator DG works on the GPS400 - but refuses to recognise the Sirf Star III chips - says no GPS device etc.
It allows you to upload POIs but these are in t ...
  Topic: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Commsman

Replies: 55
Views: 124399

PostForum: Destinator   Posted: Wed May 24, 2006 2:19 pm   Subject: Destinator Console 5.5
There is a console v5.5 on this site
http://www.grundig-automotive.de/index.php?id=53&L=3%20

Good find. It installs OK on my PC - not plucked up the courage to install to the unit yet (as I k ...
  Topic: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Commsman

Replies: 55
Views: 124399

PostForum: Destinator   Posted: Tue May 23, 2006 8:10 pm   Subject: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Good stuff Paul80 - your workarounds for the old console / new firmware are good and until we can all get our hands on a Console for firmware 5.5 it looks like we lucky people with the latest firmware ...
  Topic: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Commsman

Replies: 55
Views: 124399

PostForum: Destinator   Posted: Tue May 23, 2006 10:02 am   Subject: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Hi
when I tried to convert the files in the console it came up with language not installed or something along those lines, must admit to guessing abit as I am at work at the mo.
Cheers
You have to ...
  Topic: Question about antennaes / heat reflective windscreens
Commsman

Replies: 10
Views: 3626

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 4:17 pm   Subject: Dash on a Picasso
Down by the dash is still OK, no need to have it up high. Smile
I think you said you have a Xsara - but remember on a Picasso there is a central console for the speedo etc. You would have to mount it a ...
  Topic: Packard Bell GPS400 Views
Commsman

Replies: 8
Views: 3978

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 11:47 am   Subject: Buy one now on eBay
These have excellent hardware (SirfIII chipset) and mine came with the latest version of Destinator in firmware.
If you are a bit geeky like me, you can also unlock them to install TomTom and loads o ...
  Topic: packard Bell GPS400 Original files
Commsman

Replies: 3
Views: 1507

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 11:43 am   Subject: Return to original state - advice
You simply need to hard reset the device. This will re-install the firmware based version of Destinator that came with the machine when you bought it instead of the version you installed from the Dest ...
  Topic: Question about antennaes / heat reflective windscreens
Commsman

Replies: 10
Views: 3626

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 8:30 am   Subject: Scrotes are always a problem
Mine has the SirfIII chipset as well and so yes - the GPS lock is great and it would probably work fine if mounted near the mirror, but then the power lead has to either have an even longer routing al ...
  Topic: Question about antennaes / heat reflective windscreens
Commsman

Replies: 10
Views: 3626

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 12:09 am   Subject: Question about antennaes / heat reflective windscreens
Hope the power cable will reach across
Yes - well, it is true that the power cable is mightily stretched in the side window position, but a lot of my journeys are less than 2-3 hours so a fully charg ...
  Topic: Question about antennaes / heat reflective windscreens
Commsman

Replies: 10
Views: 3626

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Wed May 10, 2006 11:37 pm   Subject: Picasso screens and GPS reception
I have a Pic and yes - if you place the receiver anywhere near the centre of the screen - hardly any reception. I have however, been using GPS devices perfectly happily without additional antennae - y ...
  Topic: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Commsman

Replies: 55
Views: 124399

PostForum: Destinator   Posted: Wed May 10, 2006 8:50 pm   Subject: Destinator ND and Speed cameras
Ah so you have the all new v5.5, my instructions where written for v5.1.
Dead right! - the CD has version 5.1.118
So somebody has flashed new firmware onto my unit with the new version - which I mus ...
 
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