FIRMWARE UPDATE ZUMO 5XX version 3.80 as of 20 dec '07

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by ECM, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    Firmware update 3.80 is out
    Use webupdater to install

    Changes made from version 3.30 to 3.80:

    * Add support for African Time zones.
    * Add support for several new pre-recorded voices.
    * Add support for distances in yards when a British voice is selected (may require updated voice).
    * Added support for MAD Maps scenic routes.
    * Allow the compass page to display 5 digits of elevation.
    * Improved handling of circular routes. Allows entry at alternate point. Will not announce arrival when starting a route. (All routes will be deleted after update, but can be re-imported from GPX files.)
    * Keep the map detail level when go from main map to browse map.
    * When reviewing a gas station after pressing the fuel button from main map, the map will now be centered on selected gas station rather than the vehicle.
    * Change Optimal Reorder so it does not include the final point when reordering.
    * Correct issue where backlight may change if you remain on the backlight adjust page for a period of time.
    * Correct issue where backlight may turn off when location is above polar circle.
    * Correct issue that would sometimes cause highways to be labeled with the incorrect name.
    * Correct issue that would not allow more than a single point to be added to some routes.
    * Correct issues when the same map is loaded in two different regions.
    * Correct issue when searching for cities on basemap.
    * Correct off road transitions in track to route when there is no map coverage.
    * Correct issue playing Audible format 4 books.
    * Correct distance for mixed routes imported from MapSource
    * Correct issue that caused all traffic delays to be 1min when using certain maps.
    * Correct issue that prevented TrafficMaster service from being properly named on the unit.
    * Correct issue that prevented some very large track log activities from being archived correctly.
    * Correct issue where changes to a route would be lost if you press and hold the back button.
    * Correct issue that caused MP3?s to be paused for navigation announcements when navigation was set to off and a pre-recorded voice was selected.
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  2. DirtRiderwjc2000

    DirtRiderwjc2000 Been here awhile

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    Thanks, will download
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  3. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    Caution

    Import all your routes from your Zumo into Mapsource before you do this update. All internal routes will be deleted by the update.
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  4. White Knuckles

    White Knuckles Insufficient memory

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    Nothing for the BMW Zumo, though?
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  5. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    Nope..

    But the REAL zumo now has a new feature:
    Check out "Avoidences" and you will find "Autobahn"

    In Europe this setting is (finaly) working to avoid what we call highways.
    I am very curious what this setting does on American roads.

    Anyone want to find out for us??
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  6. paochow

    paochow Bye bye desert

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    Good to hear:thumb I've been waiting for that fix.
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  7. xlcr

    xlcr Stop being a dick, dick.

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    No big deal because it will save everything to GPX - unless you bother it - when you connect the USB cable before the update. After the updates, the first thing it asks is if you want reload the data. (Manage Data?)
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  8. SCflyer

    SCflyer Long timer

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    Any idea of who to talk to for an update that allows you to see the lat/long for you current position or for other points? If this can be done already...how? Sorry if it's sort of highjack but thanks for all the info!:thumb
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  9. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    Check out www.zumoforums.com for all your off topic questions :rofl

    The answer is: If you tab on your vehicle, the current position (including lat/long) can be saved as a favorite.
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  10. DangerMoney

    DangerMoney Loud Helmets Save Lives

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    It's a left-handed way to do it but for current position Menu->Where To->Coordinates
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  11. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    There is more than the 3.80 update. If you use the webupdater, you will also find that there is Bluetooth firmware update, a GPS firmware update and one for the GTM-xx's.

    Bluetooth updates:

    Changes from version 2.40 to version 3.00:
    Improved Bluetooth support for various phones
    Fixed a Motorola call waiting issue
    Improved phone ring-tone support
    New special pairing mode for some phonebooks


    This is awesome - avoidances now has "Interstates" as a selectable thing to avoid :rayof :wings
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  12. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    Update. I have had it calculate a couple long routes that I have made quite a bit, and it's the closes a GPS has ever come to the way I prefer to go without tweaking :clap
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  13. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    Yep. Nice feature isn't it?

    And this biggest improvement in this update was not even metnioned in the release notes :rofl.
    Silly Garmin folks..
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  14. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    Now they need to add the avoid interstate feature to Mapsource - that would be simple and make life so much easier.
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  15. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    :dunno Try it. Hook it up and fire up the webupdater and see what it says.
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  16. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    I'm sure it works fine, since it is pretty much the same unit.

    ..But then again: So are the BMW / Honda Zumo's..

    If it doesn't work. It doesnt' do the update either. No harm done. And you can roll back as well.
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  17. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    Cool, that explains why there is no mention of the 450 in the updates.
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  18. ECM

    ECM Been here awhile

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    My guess is that the 400 /450 models were short lived. They are allready out of sales in the Netherlands. Most people buy the 500/550 anyway (aperently).
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