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  Topic: Ford Sync3.4 SatNav (built-in)
lillyelse

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PostForum: Other Software   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:26 am   Subject: Ford Sync3.4 SatNav (built-in)
Anyone know whose software is used by Ford for their Sync 3.4 models?
Having just parted with my trusty Picasso for a Transit based Tourneo Connect
I'm not happy with the built in Sat Nav. I'm loath ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:27 am   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD, recently deleted
Probably why Garmin never issued a fully updated user manual explaining the difference between various versions of the 259 and 359 series, including MTP and MASS STORAGE.

As it is, the manual they ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 12:13 am   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD, recently deleted
Quite frankly, I didn't realise that so many 3598 owners were affected by Garmin's sneaky removal of the Europe DEM file. Obviously they sold quite a few of these. So exactly why have they done this? ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:30 pm   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD, recently deleted
Well, lets hope you are right, sussamb.

Trust you will be keeping an eye open on progress?

Please keep me updated?

Thanks.
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:36 pm   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD, recently deleted
Thanks for the explanation sussamb. Like you say it's confusing.

Wonder when we will get Garmin to re-instate the Europe DEM file for 3598 owners and users?

I understand their need to generate ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:08 pm   Subject: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Getting dem files confused

Like it, like it.

"Dem files, dem files are all walking about..." as the song says.
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:05 pm   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD, recently deleted
Precisely.

Confusing isn'it?

On the 3598 device, from the main menu screen, press SETTINGS, Down Arrow twice, DEVICE, ABOUT, Down Arrow once, then touch BASEMAP and you come to "Worldwide Autor ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:27 pm   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD, recently deleted
Sorry to labour the subject sussamb, but exactly WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE bertwem The Europe DEM file recently deleted by Garmin, and the Basemap NR 5.01 DEM file that exists on all Garmin devices?

W ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:12 pm   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD
So, what IS the difference betwen the deleted Europe DEM file and the Basemap DEM file NR 5.01 that's in every Garmin device?
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:59 am   Subject: Mising Europe DEM files from Garmin Nuvi 3598LMTD
Checking maps already installed on the device you come to an entry called;

"Basemap", and this is referenced as;

"Worldwide Autoroute DEM Basemap, NR 5.01" dated 08 / 2011 "courtesy of Nation ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:15 am   Subject: Garmin 3598 LMTD missing Europe DEM file
An update to the discussion.

I have just returned from a trip to Port Eynon in South Wales after re-installing the Europe DEM file in my device and the difference between having NO DEM file is not ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:58 pm   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD
You're right M8TJT. Forgot about the 300Kb limit, although I have sent files over 350Kb in the past without problems. Suppose it depends on your service provider.

Nevertheless, if any 3598 owner wa ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:07 am   Subject: Europe Dem file for Nuvii 3598 LMTD
Once again, thank you to all helpful members. I have now restored the Europe DEM file on my devices from a backup I did in 2015. The file is "gmapdem.img" and is 310,392Kb in size, dated 15 June 2015, ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:34 pm   Subject: Europe DEM file Garmin 3598LMTD
Thank you again ssumb. I've found a device backup that has the file os I'm OK now.

Looks like this particular unit has been exposed to Apple's file system at some stage in the past as I've found a ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
lillyelse

Replies: 87
Views: 27539

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:14 pm   Subject: Europe DEM file Nuvii 3598LMTD
Many, many thanks for all the very helpful advice and coments, particularly to sussamb.

One final question if I may. What is the file name of the DEM file if it isn't already named "gmapdem.img"? I ...
 
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