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by xcalibur
Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:45 pm
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 310
Replies: 224
Views: 29332

Re: Questions about Garmin 310

Very simple, while driving, hi the +ve sign, it will magnify screenand you can see POIs. Take care though that no traffic in front of you. I do this only when at traffic light junctions when light is red. Else upgrade to Nuvi 600 series... much bigger screen :mrgreen: I tried doing this yesterday b...
by xcalibur
Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:08 pm
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 310
Replies: 224
Views: 29332

Re: Questions about Garmin 310

Yeah that makes sense I guess but it would be good to have an option available to turn it on. I find it useful to be able to see what roads are ahead as there are times the GPS isn't calculating the fastest route available.
by xcalibur
Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 310
Replies: 224
Views: 29332

Re: Questions about Garmin 310

Thanks for the replies but I am still not clear on this. For example, when I open the map on mapsource on my pc, all the road names appear on the screen, e.g. 17/21, 17/22, etc. but when using the GPS itself (with the detail set to "most"), the names of the roads don't appear. Is this a limitation o...
by xcalibur
Mon Aug 13, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Garmin Nuvi / Streetpilot / Zumo
Topic: The Nuvi 310
Replies: 224
Views: 29332

Questions about Garmin 310

Hi, I just recently got my Garmin 310 and it has been a blast to use so far. One thing I am a little confused about is the way the device treats POIs. What constitutes a POI? Are the locations I save as favourites considered a POI? Also, how do I categorise my favourites into food, lodging, etc? Or ...
by xcalibur
Mon Aug 13, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: General GPS Technology Chat
Topic: DGPS - Differential GPS
Replies: 37
Views: 9853

Re: DGPS - Differential GPS

According to Garmin's WAAS site, Differential GPS is slightly less accurate than WAAS: http://www8.garmin.com/aboutGPS/waas.html 100 meters: Accuracy of the original GPS system, which was subject to accuracy degradation under the government-imposed Selective Availability (SA) program. 15 meters: Typ...