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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-16-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
Each program suits a requirement, none are...

Each program suits a requirement, none are perfect except to the creator, lol. I don't need or want every possible imaginable option. I want simplicity and accuracy - both of which CoPilot so far is...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-16-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
My only experience with it is on iphone, so I...

My only experience with it is on iphone, so I can't confirm. According to the CoPilot website, I believe it does.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By scootertrog
Been experimenting with CoPilot Premium ($10), so...

Been experimenting with CoPilot Premium ($10), so far, looks good. I use RouteConverter to create routes on the PC, then copy that (via explorer) into the proper CoPilot directory on the iphone. The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By scootertrog
CoPilot "Premium" does (all offline): -Routes...

CoPilot "Premium" does (all offline):
-Routes via waypoints
-Load/Save Routes
-Create Routes (via waypoints) on either the phone, or on computer (transfer to phone)
-Turn-by-turn voice, either...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-08-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
Got it! :D I didn't have the "use same...

Got it! :D

I didn't have the "use same volume as voice prompt" checked, instead I had "mute during voice prompt" checked. I thought by checking that option, it would turn down the music so I could...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,830
Posted By scootertrog
I'd like to know how much Bell has paid off...

I'd like to know how much Bell has paid off Solfex to not coat anyone else's shields. Does Solfex not comprehend how much business it has left off the table, lol?

I've had my shield for about 2...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By scootertrog
I use Routeconverter to create a route, saving it...

I use Routeconverter to create a route, saving it as a .trp file. The .trp file can then be copied into the iphone. So far, every test route has been dead-nuts on (what I see in Routeconverter is...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By scootertrog
I don't use tracks, just routes. Since my last...

I don't use tracks, just routes. Since my last response, I've been using Routeconverter. Man......... what I've been missing! Routeconverter works so much better for creating routes and it also...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By scootertrog
Been experimenting with CoPilot Premium these...

Been experimenting with CoPilot Premium these last couple of weeks. Using Routeconverter to create routes and copying into the proper iPhone directory. Everything seems to work great with the CoPilot...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
OK - I got pretty much everything to work well,...

OK - I got pretty much everything to work well, except the "turn-by-turn" voice instruction to stream into my Sena SMH-10. Help from CoPilot's forum was very "good luck, it may or may not work", lol....
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 579,465
Posted By scootertrog
The iPhone is paired to the Sena the normal way...

The iPhone is paired to the Sena the normal way as described in the Sena user manual. I get music, intercom and phone calls just fine. The CoPilot app is supposed to mute the music when it's time to...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 579,465
Posted By scootertrog
CoPilot and Sena play together?

Anyone here use the CoPilot GPS app for iphone and Sena integration? I can not get the turn-by-turn voice navigation to come thru the Sena. Been testing CoPilot and it looks like a pretty decent...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-27-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By scootertrog
Screw basecamp and lay your route out with...

Screw basecamp and lay your route out with MapQuest. It exports directly to the Nuvi.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By scootertrog
They are sending me a new battery - so they DO...

They are sending me a new battery - so they DO have some.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-26-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,092
Posted By scootertrog
^ If I could part with the funds - I'd go the...

^ If I could part with the funds - I'd go the Zumo 660 or 665 route as well.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By scootertrog
Got an email back from Sena - they are taking...

Got an email back from Sena - they are taking care of me. :clap
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By scootertrog
well, when put on the charger, it takes a good 6...

well, when put on the charger, it takes a good 6 hours to go from red to blue. And then the charge totally depletes within a couple hours.

I've been told from several Sena vendors (including...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By scootertrog
The specs aren't the real issue, it's also the...

The specs aren't the real issue, it's also the size/shape/form factor as the battery fit's into a recess molded onto the back side of the front shell and then sits on top of the circuit board....
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By scootertrog
Sena SMH-10 Battery Replacement

Anybody here ever replace their battery in the SMH-10? I've called and emailed Sena - can't get a reply. I've removed the battery out of my unit, and can't find one like it, except on Alibaba where...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 579,465
Posted By scootertrog
Last time I tried to use it all day, was 2 weeks...

Last time I tried to use it all day, was 2 weeks ago on a multi-day trip. It rained on/off for 3 days, but did work as normal except it was "static-laden" on the last day. Like you - I try to keep it...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 579,465
Posted By scootertrog
Sorry - I went to Sena's website and did not see...

Sorry - I went to Sena's website and did not see replacement batteries, I'll check again.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 579,465
Posted By scootertrog
Replacement battery needed and CoPilot app

My SMH10 takes about 6 hours to charge, but then loses all charge within 2 days - without being used. I am assuming that the battery is kaput. I purchased the unit in April of 2011. Does anyone know...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,693
Posted By scootertrog
Been doing it this way for years, but on complex...

Been doing it this way for years, but on complex multi-road routes the GPS has a tendency to create a little "tit" road off to the side on occasion. It's OK, as long as you take notice and don't make...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,092
Posted By scootertrog
I don't know enough about these smartphone apps...

I don't know enough about these smartphone apps to make an intelligent argument - I'm a smartphone noob myself. However, I've been using a Garmin Nuvi 1490T for a few years (MapQuest to create and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,092
Posted By scootertrog
I downloaded the CoPilot app for iPhone a few...

I downloaded the CoPilot app for iPhone a few days ago and have been fiddle-farting with it. At this point - my Nuvi 1490T is far easier to use and program routes into. And forget making adjustments...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,014
Posted By scootertrog
How can I obtain a replacement battery for my...

How can I obtain a replacement battery for my SMH10? It was purchased in April 2011 from RocketMoto.

After a few days with off/on again rain, it started to crackle and have a lot of static....
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,798
Posted By scootertrog
I think my battery is shot, anyone know where I...

I think my battery is shot, anyone know where I can get a replacement for the SMH10 battery? I had reported a few days ago about it giving me some issues after being rained on a couple days (on and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-21-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
I purchased the CoPilot Premium app last night,...

I purchased the CoPilot Premium app last night, will put it through it's paces in the next few weeks. I can already see some operational flaws compared to a dedicated Garmin GPS, but the Garmin...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,975
Posted By scootertrog
I purchased the CoPilot Premium app last night,...

I purchased the CoPilot Premium app last night, will put it through it's paces in the next few weeks. I can already see some operational flaws compared to a dedicated Garmin GPS, but the Garmin...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,975
Posted By scootertrog
Thanks guys - appreciate the quick feedback! Now...

Thanks guys - appreciate the quick feedback! Now I just need to decide between Navigon or CoPilot.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,975
Posted By scootertrog
Lots of great info here, thanks everybody! I am a...

Lots of great info here, thanks everybody! I am a little fuzzy about a few things still, but I have 1 particular operational question I have will be a certain make-or-break point on making the switch...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
OK - I stumbled onto the fix for item #2. When...

OK - I stumbled onto the fix for item #2. When traveling South (Arrow was moving north - towards the iphone HOME button), I just tapped the compass symbol and now the arrow travels in the direction I...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,798
Posted By scootertrog
Mine is completely dead now, it won't even power...

Mine is completely dead now, it won't even power up. I think the next course of action should be to do a "hard" reset.

I've been out in hard rains many times, so this was a surprise for me....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-19-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
Well, so far, I have not seen anything that beats...

Well, so far, I have not seen anything that beats my laminated notes that I put in my tank bag window, lol.

Antirich5 - I'm a 675net member as well (Neanderthal). :D
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-19-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By scootertrog
CoPilot for iphone

I know there is a lot of discussion on these various smartphone apps, but I could not track (no pun, lol) down some answers to a few specific issues. Perhaps someone that is experienced with CoPilot...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,798
Posted By scootertrog
I've had mine for a couple years without issue....

I've had mine for a couple years without issue. However, just returned from a trip and was caught out in a couple storms and now have quite a bit of static, and sound jumps from stereo to mono and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,473
Posted By scootertrog
Thanks for the advice. I downloaded the base...

Thanks for the advice. I downloaded the base CoPilot app/program and will give it a couple tests. Just my minimal amount of time perusing through it, it looks promising. For now, I'll try laying out...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,975
Posted By scootertrog
I posted a response in the MotionX thread about...

I posted a response in the MotionX thread about this as well, maybe that is what I need to go with, I don't know. Actually, if it can reliable give me turn by turn instruction through my Sena, I'd...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,473
Posted By scootertrog
Please bear with me on this..... I've spent...

Please bear with me on this.....

I've spent most of the day reading this and other threads about using an iphone for GPS. I had several very annoying experiences this past week while using my...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,975
Posted By scootertrog
Just got back from a week trip in the Deals...

Just got back from a week trip in the Deals Gap/Blood Mtn/Franklin NC region. I had a Garmin Nuvi GPS and was pretty disappointed with it's ability to keep us "on route". Despite all my monumental...
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