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  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:33 am   Subject: DS 61
Cheers, found it, all working as expected Smile
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:32 pm   Subject: DS 61
Cheers all, sussed it in the end, was getting confused and using the sound files in the database I downloaded, thats the way I interpreted it.

Now to see if it works on the GPS ;)
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:08 pm   Subject: DS 61
I must be stupid, which database do I download to get the correct sound files? Just going around in circles here, I am sure when its all setup it makes sense, but its been a few years since I messed w ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: DS 61
My CSV Converter has a utility to find all the stuff Garmin leaves behind and allows you locate and get rid of it.

With the map updates it can be many Gb if not kept under control:

https://www.p ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:56 pm   Subject: DS 61
Hmmm ... every Garmin I've had has always connected without an issue, guess you were just (un) lucky Very Happy

The last three have been a mare, so it was probably all the legacy stuff I had installed ...
  Topic: DS 61 Map updating issue
MarkF

Replies: 2
Views: 1119

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:50 pm   Subject: DS 61 Map updating issue
Ah that might explain it then, probably comes with just UK&I, yes I have North and south as seperate maps plus foursquare and parkopedia.

Thanks Smile
  Topic: DS 61 Map updating issue
MarkF

Replies: 2
Views: 1119

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:02 am   Subject: DS 61 Map updating issue
Moving on from my previous connection issue which is solved, i tried to reinstall the map on the device due to a previous update error where the device disconnected prior to finishing.

Almost there ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:30 am   Subject: DS 61
Thanks for the tips, slept on it and this morning loaded up my trusty USB device viewer https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/usb_devices_view.html

It showed the Garmin coming up us an unknown device and r ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:45 pm   Subject: DS 61
It always starts up with the end User licence agreement screen too?
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:41 pm   Subject: DS 61
Fully charged just changed to never switch off USB it finally connected, hit update and then promptly disconnects

https://i.postimg.cc/PrvnCy0W/Capture.jpg
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:46 pm   Subject: DS 61
Got it today, its a bit big, but then thats my choice, however the thing is a nightmare to update, it connects to the computer then disconnects, never shows up in basemap. Tried updating the maps via ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:24 am   Subject: DS 61
Thank you all, thanks Dale, sounds like it will work, I got the database on the in car system, its a right faff and you cannot alter warning distance so its about 3 seconds, not much use really. I use ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:25 pm   Subject: DS 61
So DS61 LMT-D gives me large screen, live traffic via ? and lifetime maps?The LMT bit stands for Lifetime Maps and Traffic. The -D indicates that it is Digital traffic from DAB

What's the question ...
  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:19 pm   Subject: DS 61
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Garmin-010-01681-13-DriveSmart-61LMT-D-Lifetime/dp/B01N399J70/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Garmin+DS61+LMT-D&qid=1561054704&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmr0

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  Topic: DS 61
MarkF

Replies: 32
Views: 4989

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:12 pm   Subject: DS 61
Looking at buying a new satnav, the Zumo 550 I bought in 2011 is getting on a bit and getting rid of the bike, so just need one for the car. I need to plan routes as towing, this is looking good, but ...
 
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