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Old 12-09-2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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Noob with Garmin 76CX. Have a few ?

I am very new to the whole GPS thing. A few months back, I picked up a NIB Garmin 76CX. I have played with it a bit and was able to load a track to it. The track worked fine, but there are no roads listed.

I am guessing this is "Basemap". I would like to add something like City Navigator, so I can use this GPS to to more than follow tracks. Will I need the CN software pre-loaded on a MircoSD card, or do I need to buy the CD/DVD version? If either will work, pros and cons?

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Old 12-09-2012, 06:37 PM   #2
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Get it on DVD, that way you can load it onto your computer. Buy another uSD chip and load the new map on that via Mapsource or MapInstall.
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^^^^Will do. Thanks for the help!

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I am very new to the whole GPS thing. A few months back, I picked up a NIB Garmin 76CX. I have played with it a bit and was able to load a track to it. The track worked fine, but there are no roads listed.

I am guessing this is "Basemap". I would like to add something like City Navigator, so I can use this GPS to to more than follow tracks. Will I need the CN software pre-loaded on a MircoSD card, or do I need to buy the CD/DVD version? If either will work, pros and cons?

-Joe
You can also get some free Open Street Maps for that gps.
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You can also get some free Open Street Maps for that gps.
Great to know! Thank-you very much.

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