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Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by Rudeboy78, Jan 17, 2020.
It will come...
I emailed regarding a status update and Carpe ended up sending a second one fedex as their post office couldn't tell them what happened. I should have the 2nd one by Wednesday.
If the first one shows up eventually I agreed to forward it on to someone in the US who hasn't gotten theirs yet. I'll let you know when I get something.
I asked about the status and was told that I have to wait and that it wasn't his problem any more since he dropped it off at the post. What the heck?
Seem to have a crash bug. Created a round trip track with Furkot. When I go to invert the track it's causing the app to crash. I submitted a crash report mentioning inverting the track causing it.
Also, I've noticed now with round trip tracks that I've created with Kurviger and Furkot that the distance count down doesn't seem to work. Yet, if I do a point A to B one way trip track it does work.
I wonder how much is Furkot. I was having a crash issue with round-trip GPX using Furkot with Kurviger turned on. When I turned Kurviger off, I stopped having crash issues in DMD
In my case this is using a GPX produced by Furkot. So, could be related, but don't know.
Could you please send me the GPX file to email@example.com ?
Inverting track is working with my files so i need to check why it is not on that specific file.
Left on Sunday for a 2-day 750ish mile ride across a few states.
I switched from DMD maps to OsmAnd for a bit for some turn-by-turn nav, and noticed that if I don't have DMD map displayed on screen, the distance to next waypoint on master device does not get updated. I would like to see the "trip log" update even if the map is not at the forefront on the slave device (sometimes I need to switch to turn-by-turn on those long stretches of boring road, so I don't keep looking down at the map). On that note, have you looked at what OsmAnd is using for turn-by-turn nav?
I do love the combination of the master/slave setup, and hope it gets the attention it deserves, because this truly is an ultimate setup. I have been considering running a different "master" device as a permanently mounted device on my dash, just so I can keep my phone put away (don't want to damage the camera). Speaking of that, would it be possible to use one device as the hotspot, but allow 2 other devices to be master/slave?
My solution for the longer sections is to just drop a waypoint at major intersections/exits. Then you'll get a distance to the next waypoint that might be "L off the boring road".
Sigh, unfortunately I deleted the track I made and of course now Furkot doesn't export tracks without payment. Gah. If I should run into this again in the future I will hang onto it and e-mail it over to you.
Furkot is worth the money if you do any trip planning throughout the year
My controller (the second one they sent, the first is still MIA) arrived today and I'm already enjoying the user friendlyness of it. One question though, what are the instructions on how to flash the controller to the newest firmware? I have the updater app on my computer but the formatting is making it so I can't read the instructions of what buttons to press and hold and when, and I can't resize the window to better display it.
@Mountainman13 I downloaded and got the firmware loader running on my laptop. Connected the controller to my lap top and then there is a sequence of bottom pushes to do. Is this what you can't read?
Yep, the window is compressed on the sides and cuts off all the instructions. I ended up being able to get it to update by guessing the sequence but the window needs to be adjustable for different screens.
For future reference, when doing Firmware updates:
Make sure you are connected via USB cable
Then Check that you have the latest firmware version, if not, follow the instructions provided and wait till it has completed the process:
Got to try out the Roadbook navigation part of DMD today. Trip meter was dead on, heading was perfect, controller worked beautifully to allow me to scroll, change mileage when needed, and still see the directions. Love it!
I just finished 1925 miles this week.
Used DMD maps and track follow/record for almost 1000 miles of that. Just enough detail in the maps, but some better topo/terrain would be nice.
The app was dead on, worked beautifully.
Tip: until John can get turn by turn nav working, you can turn OsmAnd on in the background, enable the turn by turn (have it follow your GPX track) and switch back to DMD. Easier to read than OsmAnd and you still get turn by turn directions which are pretty decent.
Still have the speedometer widget bug. On one device it opens media player. On another device it doesn't do anything.
Saving recorded tracks has been giving me trouble. When I tried to save the recording it have me a "filename exists" and dumped me back to the map screen with no way to save the new track. User error or bug?
Have you tried Kurviger for the turn by turn?
I have pro. I've played with it a little, but I need to sit down and learn the app. It keeps trying to change my GPX track