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Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by huggybear, Feb 3, 2009.
Is there a way to load Garmin tracks to My Magellan Meridan?
Don't know anything about Magellan but chances are probable that GPSBabel will convert from Garmin to your GPS' native format.
Edit: I sorted assumed this unit was capable of loading tracks. If not, then no possible way.
A friend had one and I don't think it will accept tracks. It never worked long enough for him to even record tracks.
Thanks Guy's I have had this for about six-seven yrs and it has been thru lots of crashes in the woods and still works fine,I also have a ZUMO for the street bikes but I don't think it will hold up to the abuse the Magellan will ,the Zumo is easy to load tracks in ,I was hoping the Magellan would too,if not I will just buy another ZUMO as the prices are coming down
Very long thread on Zumo & tracks:
Does your Zumo really show tracks or do you convert them to Routes before you can use them?
The Meridian is a great GPS. I had a couple of them through the years and they are tanks. The Meridian set the standard in satellite reception, too.
It's getting a bit long in the tooth, and I rarely played with any tracks when I owned mine, so I don't recall its capabilities, but as mentioned above, GPSBabel (or Google GPSVisualizer) will convert your Garmin tracks to something the Magellan can understand.
I'm pretty sure you can load and save tracks on the SD card in the Meridian. It's a feature Garmin didn't have until several years later.