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by bahathir
Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Lounge
Topic: Newbie Guide Part 3
Replies: 1078
Views: 110367

Re: keep gps device in the car safe?

I use this ... cheap, fit nicely, extra cushioning, seem to be waterproof, a bit bulky but still can be carried in trouser's pocket or in bag. http://www.malsingmaps.com/forums/download/file.php?id=36891 http://www.malsingmaps.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=4949&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=30 I will not l...
by bahathir
Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: General GPS Technology Chat
Topic: Can GPSr lock on satellites while in aeroplane in flight?
Replies: 35
Views: 8930

Re: Can GPSr lock on satellites while in aeroplane in flight?

I swithced on my GPS and my laptop or sometime my hanphone (in flight mode) on Air Asia, No one bothered at all :). And I am still alife right now :) By the way, GPSr is a PASSIVE reciever, or in plain English, it is just a RADIO with tuned to GPS satellite's frequencies. Unless you are switch on GP...
by bahathir
Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:52 pm
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 755T
Replies: 89
Views: 16112

Re: The Nuvi 755T

Congratulation... ianazlan, and welcome to the 7x5 club :) Yes, 7x5 cannot shows certain customized POI icons, and quite plain during navigation. But, this is my first GPS, I have not much problem with it. If I have a chance/ :$gone: I might grab this one :) Or just wait for Garmin release it's firm...
by bahathir
Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: GPSMap 620 & 640
Replies: 4
Views: 2383

Re: GPSMap 620 & 640

Yes. I falled in love to it :) Pros : Waterproof, XM satellite ready, big screen 5.3" (800x480), 9 hours battery life, NMEA output. Cons : Quite heavy, almost half a kilogram and not in market yet. (Quarter 2009) and ... :$gone: :$gone: :$gone: (GPSMAPS 620 : Preorder, Around RM2900 (inclusive deliv...
by bahathir
Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: Newbie Lounge
Topic: Which Garmin NUVI Model malsingmaps member carry?
Replies: 5
Views: 1605

Re: Which Garmin NUVI Model malsingmaps member carry?

Agreed with bro bartmp8 . Why you need to follow others. Buy the one you like and suit your needs, within your budget. Do some research around the Internet and this forum, and hopefully you might found something. Example, I need a faster refresh rate, good satellite reception, track logging and unde...
by bahathir
Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: General GPS Technology Chat
Topic: Post a photo of you using a GPS!
Replies: 108
Views: 24605

Re: Post a photo of you using a GPS!

Ooops!!.. forgot to mentioned that, the picture is just for "FUN" only. Yes, no winshield on my bike.I just thought of doing it last night. BTW, the suction mount is very strong, I tried to pull it off, and the cradle dislocated from it's suction mount's socket. I plan to take a ride around my 'Tama...
by bahathir
Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: General GPS Technology Chat
Topic: Post a photo of you using a GPS!
Replies: 108
Views: 24605

Re: Post a photo of you using a GPS!

How about this :)...
Mounted to tachometer's using the standard windshield suction mount.

TQ.
by bahathir
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 755T
Replies: 89
Views: 16112

Re: The Nuvi 755T

I'm still deciding whether to get the 255W or 755T. My questions: 1) Does the 255W has the predictive speed in tunnels? Means it estimate your car location in the tunnel. Read my previous message 2) Is the refresh rate between the two models the same? or is the 755T faster 3) Does the 755T redraw t...
by bahathir
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:51 pm
Forum: Newbie Lounge
Topic: Combining MSM and MFM
Replies: 29
Views: 7949

Re: What happen if I combined MSM map with MFM map ?

In my case, I combined MFM Peninsular+SG with MSM Borneo map. I prefered MFM because of it looks beautiful in my nuvi 755T:). And best of all is the latest MFM is FREE !!!. I also have included Malaysia's topography map in separate gmapsupp.img in SD. This map is convenient when traveling through ve...
by bahathir
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 250W
Replies: 95
Views: 13652

Re: No signal?

try updates your nuvi using garmin webupdater time to time.