Show me your non-dedicated GPS, what software you use, and how you mount it!

Discussion in 'GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me' started by mikesova, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. mikesova

    mikesova Michigander

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    I've read articles saying that the dedicated GPS is going the way of the dinosaur. What do you think? and what do you use?:D
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  2. River Pilot

    River Pilot "Razor Six"

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    Good morning mikesova,

    Regarding dedicated GPS, you might find this information helpful.

    Regarding maps, whether City Navigator or TOPO, this information should prove useful.

    Good luck,

    River Pilot
    Cheyenne, WY. U.S.A.
    Web: www.riverspilot.com
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  3. mikesova

    mikesova Michigander

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    I guess I meant for people to show their devices that aren't a GPS first, but that GPS is just one function, i.e. smartphones, tablets, PDA's, mp3 players, etc...
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  4. MarlonXR

    MarlonXR Slow Corners

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    I use my Samsung S3, to record I use my Locus Pro (the openstreetmaps does it for me, in many ways) and where no roads are tracked, I love recording and mapping them to openstreetmap. Secondly, with downloadable vector maps for OSM, I can also see train tracks, electrical overhead line maps and and

    To make the S3 work very well, and very accurate, I need to keep it somewhere like a top pocket or on top in a back pack where viobration is minimal but exposure to the gps/glonass stuff is good enough. Battery life is a few hours, good enough for my stuff, before I charge via usb again at night.

    Hope this helps. (Although, I would probably not recommend it, wish I had a dedicated thing...)
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  5. syzygy9

    syzygy9 Been here awhile

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