Newbie Guide to looking for Garmin Maps other than MSM

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Re: US map for nuvi205w

#591 Post by bartmp8 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:05 pm

nuviuser wrote: Thank you Sir ! I was not intending to 'hack'
But what is OSM vs MSM ?
Sorry, I was not accusing you. I usually "remind" new Members before they go down the wrong path.
Anyway, OSM or Open Source Map is similar in principle to MSM. Its where the public submit tracks
to an Admin to compile a map of a certain area. Whereas MSM is location specific, OSM have maps
all over the world. Not too sure about POIs.

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Re: US map for nuvi205w

#592 Post by SilverBeauty » Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:55 pm

Bro nuviuser, good GPS map for Garmin is hard to come by due to Garmin map being very good. If you cannot find a map that covers the region you are visiting, you have several alternative choices :

1. Buy the map

2. Rent a car with built in GPS or one with optional windscreen mount GPS

3. Borrow a friends GPS that has pre-loaded GPS :mrgreen:

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Free North America map for Nuvi 1460

#593 Post by fongwee » Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:02 pm

Anyone has any free sources for N. America maps to download? Will be travelling to LA and will probably drive.

Thanks

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Re: Free North America map for Nuvi 1460

#594 Post by SilverBeauty » Fri Mar 11, 2011 6:45 am

fongwee wrote:Anyone has any free sources for N. America maps to download? Will be travelling to LA and will probably drive.

Thanks

:welcome: Bro fongwee :welcome: to MSM

In future please use our search feature before asking. This is a common question being asked many times :tq:

Try this link which is one of many http://www.malsingmaps.com/forums/viewt ... 17#p186417

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Taiwan Map Available?

#595 Post by tcs83 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:13 am

I'm trying to search for Taiwan Map (english version) but couldn't find it. Anyone has the map and can share out?

Thanks

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Re: Taiwan Map Available?

#596 Post by Redstorm » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:54 am

tcs83 wrote:I'm trying to search for Taiwan Map (english version) but couldn't find it. Anyone has the map and can share out?

Thanks
Please note original Garmin maps of any country cannot be shared with others. Even if you managed to copy it, you will not be able to use it as it is protected with unlock codes either in the internal memory or SD card. You may wish to google for an open source map.
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Re: Taiwan Map Available?

#597 Post by SilverBeauty » Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:16 am

tcs83 wrote:I'm trying to search for Taiwan Map (english version) but couldn't find it. Anyone has the map and can share out?

Thanks

A long long time ago, I use Garmin Taiwan NT 8.01 map which was in Pin-Yin. IMHO the map is fine but the translation from traditional Chinese to pin-yin was a challenge to interpret. Very difficult and most of time cannot find or wrong interpret :ko:

You can access the on-line version here for route pre-plainning purposes http://translate.googleusercontent.com/ ... nvpiqNe-KQ

Chinese version map available from Garmin Taiwan website http://translate.google.com.sg/translat ... rmd%3Divns

or their resellers in Mal-Sin.
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Re: Taiwan Map Available?

#598 Post by vash_h » Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:11 am

or u can do what i did.. buy a garmin at taiwan. its cheaper there as well..

comes pre-loaded with taiwan's map.. and u can put MSM inside as well..

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Need Help ASAP..Newbie Garminasus A50

#599 Post by khairil_ramd » Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:07 pm

Hai,

im newbie and have new garminasus A50. i look intrested for use TOPO Map at mygarminfone.. i dont know how to do it all everything .. i need help from u all ASAP..and i need a detaile guide how to do it ... :( HEELLPPP guysss

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Re: Need Help ASAP..Newbie Garminasus A50

#600 Post by bartmp8 » Sat Apr 23, 2011 2:17 pm

khairil_ramd wrote:Hai,

im newbie and have new garminasus A50. i look intrested for use TOPO Map at mygarminfone.. i dont know how to do it all everything .. i need help from u all ASAP..and i need a detaile guide how to do it ... :( HEELLPPP guysss
Abang Khairil,

Anda nak cari Peta Topo? Cuba sini ---> http://www.malsingmaps.com/forums/viewt ... 68#p103368
dan juga sila kunjung laman web Masmap (Sifu Noah). Sorry, tak tau nak macam guna lah.

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