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Old 08-18-2012, 08:38 AM   #4666
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I have a 16 gig uSD card in all my units, and when I last used MapInstall to update maps, it put everything on the card.

For those who care, there's a "Lifetime Map Update" available today.

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I care. Thanks!

I've been riding the Trans Lab Hwy all week (until I crashed yesterday) and had the "no routeable maps" thing. Luckily the Trans Lab is the only road up here so no problems finding our way. But now I have to go back and find the posts with the solution. It's ok... I have plenty of time while I'm in the hospital. Haha!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:52 AM   #4667
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I care. Thanks!

I've been riding the Trans Lab Hwy all week (until I crashed yesterday) and had the "no routeable maps" thing. Luckily the Trans Lab is the only road up here so no problems finding our way. But now I have to go back and find the posts with the solution. It's ok... I have plenty of time while I'm in the hospital. Haha!!
Sorry to hear that! From your post, it's clear you didn't hurt your 'funny bone'! Hope you heal up fast.
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"The motorcycle, being poorly designed for both flight and marine operation, sustained significant external and internal damage," police noted.
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:49 AM   #4668
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Sorry to hear that! From your post, it's clear you didn't hurt your 'funny bone'! Hope you heal up fast.
Trying to keep upbeat. I'm hoping to get released soon so I can continue the trip in a rental car. But I think they're going to have to mod my collar bone (broken into 3 pieces) before I go. I've been messing around on the interwebs trying to find a rental car and they don't seem to exist in the Middle O' Nowhere. Time to call AAA travel and let them figure it out for me.

My friends are trying to figure out how to get my bike off the Trans Lab and back to civilization so I can get it home. Some wonderful creative ideas coming out of that! Haha!!

BTW, the bike is fine. Only broke the windsheild. (DRZ400S) Gotta love that!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:49 AM   #4669
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The orientation is on auto. Mine would do that also until I locked the orientation to where I wanted it. Mine sits almost flat on my bars though which I'm assuming is why it was rotating.

I haven't had any issues with mine other than the spinning thing and one other situation where it kept changing the view from track up to north up and back again while driving down the road. I zoomed it in 2 clicks and it stopped doing that
Funny, I have a brad new Montana, and mounted it to the rugged mount. I oriented the rugged mount upside down 1) to keep the power at the top which will keep it cleaner/drier and 2) so I could mount it close to my windscreen and still have easy access to the lock screw on the mount. This worked beautifully...until I rode it. The orientation kept spinning, round and round. I rotated the unit and mount 180, and the spinning stopped. I tried to lock the orientation upside down but it will not do that? When I choose landscape the orientation flips 180 degrees... Does anyone know of a way to lock the screen upside down? That and the guidance text does not show when routing (its enabled to "when navigating"...).
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Old 08-18-2012, 11:01 AM   #4670
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Funny, I have a brad new Montana, and mounted it to the rugged mount. I oriented the rugged mount upside down 1) to keep the power at the top which will keep it cleaner/drier and 2) so I could mount it close to my windscreen and still have easy access to the lock screw on the mount. This worked beautifully...until I rode it. The orientation kept spinning, round and round. I rotated the unit and mount 180, and the spinning stopped. I tried to lock the orientation upside down but it will not do that? When I choose landscape the orientation flips 180 degrees... Does anyone know of a way to lock the screen upside down? That and the guidance text does not show when routing (its enabled to "when navigating"...).

That's one thing you can't do is lock the screen upside down, as you noticed.
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Old 08-18-2012, 11:10 AM   #4671
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I care. Thanks!

I've been riding the Trans Lab Hwy all week (until I crashed yesterday) and had the "no routeable maps" thing. Luckily the Trans Lab is the only road up here so no problems finding our way. But now I have to go back and find the posts with the solution. It's ok... I have plenty of time while I'm in the hospital. Haha!!
Happy to hear you are ok - well, except for that collar bone part.

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Old 08-18-2012, 12:01 PM   #4672
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That's one thing you can't do is lock the screen upside down, as you noticed.
Bugger...oh well, thanks for that.
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Old 08-18-2012, 12:24 PM   #4673
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So far so good

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I have a 16 gig uSD card in all my units, and when I last used MapInstall to update maps, it put everything on the card.
I just put a 16GB card in the Montana, and MapInstall is installing both CN NA and TopoCanada to the card, and removing the previous CN NA install from the unit!

I'm impressed with the unit so far, in the car it routes just like my nuvi 750, including via points, the display is about the same size, the battery charge hasn't hardly budged, the usb car cig lighter power cable works fine with it, and I've successfully loaded a bunch of tracks given to me for adv use.

The only down side so far is now my wife wants my nuvi...
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Old 08-18-2012, 02:04 PM   #4674
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The only down side so far is now my wife wants my nuvi...
Look on the bright side - she isn't coveting your new Montana.

Yet.
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:37 PM   #4675
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Look on the bright side - she isn't coveting your new Montana.

Yet.
Good point!

So, MapInstall lied to me. I know you find it hard to believe....

It appears the maps were all installed to the memory card without issue. However the CNNA is still on the unit, as well is on the card, and shows up twice in the maps listing. I should be able to delete the one on the unit with Windows Explorer, right?
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:47 PM   #4676
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Got to play with one at an REI store. I liked the fact that it picked up lots of signal even inside the store. I was surprised how sluggish the interface is however. The menus come up fast but scrolling around the map seemed as slow if not slower than my GPSMap. Anyone who owns one find this to be true or maybe something was broken on the demo unit?
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:42 PM   #4677
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I should be able to delete the one on the unit with Windows Explorer, right?
Explorer works just fine for removing older maps. Make sure you empty the Recycle Bin, or the Trash if you do so with the Finder on a Mac, though, so you get the space back. Otherwise it'll just stay in the Recycle Bin or the Trash.
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:12 PM   #4678
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Anyone who owns one find this to be true or maybe something was broken on the demo unit?
Just guessing, of course, but perhaps the unit was zoomed way out, and on a high detail level. Not really useful choices, in the real world.
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:43 PM   #4679
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I was surprised how sluggish the interface is however. The menus come up fast but scrolling around the map seemed as slow if not slower than my GPSMap.
I've been scrolling around a bunch of maps today looking at detail, the CNNA, the Topo Canada, the OSM Canada (and I'm well south of the Great White North), zooming in and out, and it's been redrawing the maps quite fast.
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Old 08-18-2012, 06:08 PM   #4680
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I have searched and searched ... anyone have pics of how you ran the Rugged Mount wiring through the dash of a 990 in a clean way?

Sorry for being a pour search artist.


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I just tucked it under the rubber seal for the headlight (with enough slack to turn the mount 180 deg.). You can't tell at all.

Pic's here ---> http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...postcount=6361
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