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  Topic: TMC Signal
trevf

Replies: 12
Views: 4804

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:40 pm   Subject: TMC Signal
Thanks all for your advice. It looks like I will be going back to my trusty i3.
  Topic: TMC - The last Chance!!!
trevf

Replies: 1
Views: 1305

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:19 pm   Subject: TMC - The last Chance!!!
Hi,

I have had a Garmin i3 for years and have just upgraded to a Nuvi 350T for the traffic part of the system. Unfortunately this does not work particularly reliably.

I have spoken to Halfords ...
  Topic: TMC - Does it work?
trevf

Replies: 4
Views: 3978

PostForum: Traffic Message Channel (TMC)   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:16 pm   Subject: TMC - Does it work?
Hi,

I am an intruder from the Garmin forum so please be kind.

I have had a Garmin i3 for years and have just upgraded to a Nuvi 350T for the traffic part of the system. Unfortunately this does ...
  Topic: TMC Signal
trevf

Replies: 12
Views: 4804

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:24 am   Subject: TMC Signal
Don't you feel in any way ripped off though?

Well, yes and no. I want to pay for a service that works, but recognise the limitations. The fact is it does work, but the problem is the signal strengt ...
  Topic: TMC Signal
trevf

Replies: 12
Views: 4804

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:10 am   Subject: TMC Signal
If that's the case then how can the sell it?!?!?

Think about it like a TV. In a few areas in the country the reception is poor - should they stop people selling TVs? The likes of TomTom and Garmin ...
  Topic: TMC Signal
trevf

Replies: 12
Views: 4804

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:57 am   Subject: TMC Signal
The TMC signal is very weak in the UK. Some people have better experience than others depending on where they are in the country. It's not so much the unit itself as the weak signal that causes the pr ...
  Topic: TMC Signal
trevf

Replies: 12
Views: 4804

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:49 am   Subject: TMC Signal
Hi all again, another TMC issue!!!

I am getting very little and intermittent traffic updates on my Nuvi.

I have my antenna fixed horizontally along my windscreen and get very little signal, have ...
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 6:22 pm   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
If you have the device set to "fastest" and traffic is noted on your route, it will not offer to avoid it if there is no faster route even with the traffic delay. It will offer avoid if there's a 30 m ...
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 4:01 pm   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
Thanks again Paul. I will have a bit more of a play as well.
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 3:32 pm   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
There is nothing in the triangle at all. With the nonroute alert it would be nice to be told if there were any delays on the road at all so that a diversion could be used. Originally i was go ...
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 2:32 pm   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
Thanks to you as well Phil. Just used nuvi for the first time and noticed the following. 1 when using a route i was notified on the m3 of upcoming traffic on m25 but route did not change. I ...
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 10:45 am   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
Thanks for that Paul, makes a lot of sense with the manual, I guess that was missing from my box!!!

Have downloaded the PDF for reference. Many thanks again.

Trev
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri May 30, 2008 11:17 pm   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
Thanks for your replies. How will it make me know about the alternative routes and traffic on my current route. Do I have to go into the Menu and check the traffic (doesn't seem particularly safe)? ...
  Topic: TMC with Nuvi
trevf

Replies: 14
Views: 4829

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed May 28, 2008 6:58 pm   Subject: TMC with Nuvi
Hi all,

I have just got a Nuvi 350 T and have a couple of questions about the traffic routing.

I seem to be one of the few people who gets a traffic signal so that's nopt a problem.

Questions ...
  Topic: Nuvi 350 T Distorted?
trevf

Replies: 5
Views: 2781

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed May 28, 2008 6:53 pm   Subject: Nuvi 350 T Distorted?
I don't like the Emily voice on my 760. I use the Daniel voice as it's more human and less "Distorted" / "Robotic".Worked much better, thanks
 
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