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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-18-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By kave
I am not sure what you are trying to prove here?...

I am not sure what you are trying to prove here? Samsung is always the right purchase and it is correct for everyone? What about users who needs, or just like, to use ONE app to manage his or her...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-18-2014, 12:09 AM
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Posted By kave
You cant directly on the Monterra or any other...

You cant directly on the Monterra or any other Garmin unit.
You do it from the computer.
It depends on the maps. On openstreetmap there usually are config files that you can replace with the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 10:58 PM
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Posted By kave
Look at the screenshots here, its an even lower...

Look at the screenshots here, its an even lower res unit but the difference is the same between a Garmin map and one that has its typ file changed:
http://www.livingwithtech.net/garmin-edge-800/
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 09:57 AM
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Posted By kave
One of the main advantages with using a Garmin...

One of the main advantages with using a Garmin product is that I can change the maps so they can be used properly, I can remove contourlines and make roads visible on a white background.
Atleast on...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 02:06 PM
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Views: 161,037
Posted By kave
I am really looking forward to this application: ...

I am really looking forward to this application:
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/hyperlapse/

Look at the before and after video.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 10:33 PM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Welcome as a Monterra user. I am sure that when...

Welcome as a Monterra user. I am sure that when 2014 ends, we will mostly be happy with the monterra.
1. In other modes than Nuvi there is a small arrow on the map page, at the top that you press...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2014, 12:59 PM
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Posted By kave
After a bicycle trip with the Monterra today...

After a bicycle trip with the Monterra today where the map kept rotating when riding at lower speeds I disabled the compass
It can be done i Preferences/Garmin/More/Coarse/Always use compass when...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 11:21 AM
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Views: 161,037
Posted By kave
Yes, its the G force, but I would say it is...

Yes, its the G force, but I would say it is rather pointless. Either the gps track is still not in sync with video, or it reacts too slowly to make any sense. Even the speed from the gps in the Virb...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 01:11 AM
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Posted By kave
Its a pity the Microphone in the Virb is so bad....

Its a pity the Microphone in the Virb is so bad. Or is it mine that is defect?
This is a video I shot during a testdrive of a Porsche 911 Carrera S in Stuttgart.
In the end there is a comparison of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-02-2014, 12:37 AM
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Posted By kave
Same here, haven't seen that before. I just...

Same here, haven't seen that before.

I just did a reset of the device. I will get back with the results.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-30-2014, 03:44 AM
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Posted By kave
I am considering a Hard Reset on my device to see...

I am considering a Hard Reset on my device to see if I can get rid of the constant "Garmin GOA doesn't respond" messages I get all the time.

Is that also going to erase the included Birds Eye...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,539
Posted By kave
Great, looking forward to this.

Great, looking forward to this.
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 12:18 AM
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Posted By kave
Great report Dirk, as always. Is it really 4...

Great report Dirk, as always. Is it really 4 years between posts or is there a database issue?
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,188
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Posted By kave
I was out on a 3 hour bike trip this week, the...

I was out on a 3 hour bike trip this week, the Virb performed great. No hiccups.
Only problem was loosing the Remote two times and GPS data seems missing on some clips.
What amazes me is the...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 161,037
Posted By kave
It has been in the App Store for over a week.

It has been in the App Store for over a week.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 12:13 AM
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Posted By kave
Fantastic, I was riding for 2.5 hours yesterday,...

Fantastic, I was riding for 2.5 hours yesterday, recording 25 clips, taking 15 pictures using my Fenix 2 watch as a remote. NO lockup, no crash etc etc.
The only problem was that the Fenix watch...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 09:44 PM
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Posted By kave
Huh, after my Monterra being off for two weeks I...

Huh, after my Monterra being off for two weeks I just started it up and I saw a new message "Process android.process.acore have been stopped".
Sounds serious :)
Edit: Later investigations found...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 01:20 PM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
New version out now, dont know how to use Express...

New version out now, dont know how to use Express since it cant see the Monterra.


http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=6107

Monterra software version 3.20
as of June 10,...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 12:15 AM
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Posted By kave
Now, I haven't tried my third Virb on the bicycle...

Now, I haven't tried my third Virb on the bicycle yet, but I have tried it extensively in the car using my Fenix2 watch as remote, and it does work all the time now :) (I just whish Garmin sent the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By kave
Dtrbyk: i also get errors about not communicating...

Dtrbyk: i also get errors about not communicating with google servers, on some rides every fifth minute. If ditching the google account fixes this one for all its not a big sacrifice.
Its not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2014, 06:58 AM
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Posted By kave
Is it a good idea to remove all Google accounts...

Is it a good idea to remove all Google accounts etc? Every time I start my device it installs more meaningless apps that I havent chosen.
I will try a complete wipe of the unit and after that no...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2014, 12:31 AM
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Views: 584
Posted By kave
The one and only manufacturer who has support...

The one and only manufacturer who has support from a computer, and where the best experience on the Mac is Garmin. There is no one else.
Use an iPad mini in a LifeProof case?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 01:53 AM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
A bit sad, but I just put my Monterra out for...

A bit sad, but I just put my Monterra out for sale. I realize that some issues that I have with it will probably never be solved.
Since I don't have a motorbike I thought of using it on my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 11:52 PM
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Posted By kave
I agree, but do you think it works fine in the...

I agree, but do you think it works fine in the car?
Due to lack of research I have big problems just typing in an adress in the search box. In Europe I always have to type in Country, City and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 03:08 AM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
I think we need to apply som reason here. I dont...

I think we need to apply som reason here. I dont see anyone thinking the Monterra was great for anything but as a paperweight in the early firmwares.
It was unusable with many defects that made it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-05-2014, 08:18 PM
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Posted By kave
I am installing the update now, its even stating...

I am installing the update now, its even stating its updating Android and its requiring a restart, havent seen that before.

Goa 1.20.00, firmware 2.9.0
Changes made from firmware version 2.60 to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-05-2014, 12:25 AM
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Posted By kave
Interesting. I am going on a car trip in July to...

Interesting. I am going on a car trip in July to Italy and the Alps and I am not sure if I should even bring the Monterra with me or just use the iPhone with the Navigon app.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-20-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Well, what usually happend in the previous...

Well, what usually happend in the previous firmware releases was that the map was reset according to zoomlevel, 3D mode on, nort up etc etc whenever you leave the map and come back, sometimes the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
I dont see what Apple can do specific to the...

I dont see what Apple can do specific to the Monterra?
It works fine with most other Garmin Units, even my wristwatch Fenix can be mounted fine.

It seems Google has a workarround:...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2014, 09:39 AM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
In Garmins indefinitive wisdom they have decided...

In Garmins indefinitive wisdom they have decided that Mac users should not be allowed to tinker with the filesystem.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2014, 09:49 PM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
My device warned that it was almost full. The...

My device warned that it was almost full. The problem is for a customer who hasnt got a file manager installed, when only a few mb of storage is left its impossible to install one.
Again, I have a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2014, 01:13 PM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
DRTBYK: well, as a Unix man I like to have access...

DRTBYK: well, as a Unix man I like to have access to the file system, but I prefer to use a GUI that really reflects what is under it. When the "What is installed and how much storage it takes up"...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Today I was introduced to a new problem with the...

Today I was introduced to a new problem with the Monterra:
After I started it I got a message " device almost full".
I opened up the settings panel which revealed that I had 12MB of storage left....
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 161,037
Posted By kave
Problem with the Virb is that it seems it is not...

Problem with the Virb is that it seems it is not formatting the card, it is just deleting the files.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Same here, seeing the topo map trough the Street...

Same here, seeing the topo map trough the Street map is a cool effect, but it makes it much harder to navigate using it.

To me the latest version of monterra software is worse than the one before....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Why not edit your own typ file? I just changed on...

Why not edit your own typ file? I just changed on the Topo map of sweden and it its night and day. Here are some example files http://resmark.se/gps/hmrtyp.zip

Here are some examples I made with...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Thank you Dan. I must have missed the "Non...

Thank you Dan. I must have missed the "Non routable" map comment.
In my case I have to go to the home screen, using the Back button, after the track is activated before the track shows up with its...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Well, I tried it just now, it seems Track...

Well, I tried it just now, it seems Track navigation is worse than before
Very "small" tracks with few points in them seems to work better now. At least we get a ETA now.

On more detailed tracks...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
Fantastic. Great to see the Monterra team are...

Fantastic. Great to see the Monterra team are working.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-26-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,036
Posted By kave
There is new functionality in the latest public...

There is new functionality in the latest public beta of Basecamp.
You can now chose, per device, to either "Strip Shaping points from routes on transfer to device", and "Simplify Tracks by removing...
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