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Re: Garmin Dakota

#11 Post by dvpro » Thu May 27, 2010 6:43 pm

Dakota (WebUpdater) software version 3.10 (as of May 21, 2010)

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download ... sp?id=4527

Change History
Changes made from version 3.00 to 3.10:
  • Fixed issue with editing waypoints.
Changes made from version 2.90 to 3.00:
  • Fixed top keyboard row.
  • Fixed external power lost message.
  • Fixed shutdown while saving a track.
  • Fixed update message when using certain marine map cards.
Changes made from version 2.80 to 2.90:
  • Added BirdsEye control to Profiles.
  • Fixed issue changing marine map modes.
  • Fixed map display problems.
  • Fixed crash while saving a track.
Changes made from version 2.70 to 2.80:
  • Added support for Garmin BirdsEye.
  • Added mmHg pressure units.
  • Added support for Riyadh time zone.
  • Added ability to change active track color.
  • Added option to calibrate screen under Setup->Display.
  • Added custom waypoint symbol and geocache symbol support.
  • Corrected issue with GPS acquisition on certain units.
Changes made from version 2.60 to 2.70:
  • Fixed issue with units getting stuck in demo mode.
  • Fixed color issues with GB Discoverer and Custom Maps.
  • Fixed issue where portions of GB Discoverer Maps would disappear.
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Re: Garmin Dakota

#12 Post by dvpro » Sat May 29, 2010 11:39 am

Dakota software version 3.11 Beta (as of May 28, 2010)

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download ... sp?id=4751

Notes:
Although this software is believed to be reliable, it has not yet been released for production and should be used at your own risk.

Change History
Changes made from version 3.10 to 3.11:
  • Added brightness adjustments for BirdsEye imagery.
  • Improved WAAS performance.
  • Improved speed, trip odometer, and stopped/moving time data fields while in low velocity.
  • Fixed issue with map POI's showing twice for a single point.
  • Fixed elevation profiles to always use the most detailed DEM data loaded.
  • Fixed future plot with tracks that have no elevations in them.
  • Fixed issue with calculator % function.
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Re: Garmin Dakota

#13 Post by dvpro » Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:03 pm

Dakota software version 3.12 Beta (as of June 4, 2010)

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download ... sp?id=4751

Notes:
Although this software is believed to be reliable, it has not yet been released for production and should be used at your own risk.

Change History
Changes made from version 3.11 to 3.12:
  • Added Geocache filtering. Select Setup > Geocaches to add custom filters.
  • Improved keyboard responsiveness.
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Re: Garmin Dakota

#14 Post by dvpro » Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:48 am

Dakota software version 3.14 Beta released (as of August 11, 2010): http://www8.garmin.com/support/download ... sp?id=4751

Notes:
Although this software is believed to be reliable, it has not yet been released for production and should be used at your own risk.

Change History
Changes made from version 3.12 to 3.14:
  • Added multicaching support.
  • Added ability to move waypoints using the map.
  • Added display color to track gpx files.
  • Added periodic track archiving (See http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates ... iving.html for more information).
  • Added Automatic Shaded Relief option.
  • Added ability to set user declination direction.
  • Added import indicator for gpx files.
  • Added track review page improvements.
  • Improved accuracy of trip odometer.
  • Fixed occasional shutdowns.
  • Fixed issue with Oblique Mercator User grid.
  • Problems with the software may be reported to OregonBeta@garmin.com
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Re: Garmin Dakota

#15 Post by bernGPS » Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:02 am

I wonder how many Dakota Users are there?

Are you one DV?

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Re: Garmin Dakota

#16 Post by dvpro » Fri Aug 13, 2010 1:04 pm

bernGPS wrote:Are you one DV?
Yes, I am sir.

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Dakota software version 3.15 Beta released (as of August 12, 2010): http://www8.garmin.com/support/download ... sp?id=4751

Notes:
Although this software is believed to be reliable, it has not yet been released for production and should be used at your own risk.

Change History
Changes made from version 3.14 to 3.15:
  • Fixed issue from 3.14 with Garmin BirdsEye and Garmin Custom Maps
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Re: Garmin Dakota

#17 Post by dvpro » Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:47 am

Dakota (WebUpdater) software version 3.30 released: http://www8.garmin.com/support/download ... sp?id=4527

Change History
Changes made from version 3.10 to 3.30:
  • Added ability to move waypoints using the map
  • Added ability to set user declination direction
  • Added Automatic Shaded Relief option
  • Added brightness adjustments for BirdsEye imagery
  • Added display color to track gpx files
  • Added Geocache filtering. Select Setup > Geocaches to add custom filters
  • Added import indicator for gpx files
  • Added multicaching support
  • Added periodic track archiving
  • Added track review page improvements
  • Improved keyboard responsiveness
  • Improved WAAS performance
  • Fixed elevation profiles to always use the most detailed DEM data loaded
  • Fixed future plot with tracks that have no elevations in them
  • Fixed issue with calculator % function
  • Fixed issue with map POI's showing twice for a single point
  • Fixed issue with Oblique Mercator User grid
  • Fixed issue with stuck route button.
  • Fixed occasional shutdowns
  • Fixed shutdown on About Page
  • Fixed spot sounding display on certain maps
  • Updated map review of tracks and routes. The distance shown is now the distance along the route or track.
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Is Dakota 20 reliable?

#18 Post by mcfleong » Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:18 pm

I am thinking of getting a Dakota 20 for my cycling needs which is mainly downloading routes from Mapmyride to follow. However, I had read quite a number of negative reports about the unit, mainly total blackout for new unit. Should I go ahead with it or would you suggest any unit that would suit my need. I would prefer to buy a unit costing no more than the Dakota 20.

Many thanks

mcfleong

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Re: Is Dakota 20 reliable?

#19 Post by bartmp8 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:13 pm

mcfleong wrote:I am thinking of getting a Dakota 20 for my cycling needs which is mainly downloading routes from Mapmyride to follow. However, I had read quite a number of negative reports about the unit, mainly total blackout for new unit. Should I go ahead with it or would you suggest any unit that would suit my need. I would prefer to buy a unit costing no more than the Dakota 20.

Many thanks

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Sorry Bro, no idea. This is not one of the more common Garmin Handheld used in MSM. You can google
and read for yourself. I found one:
http://www.gpsfix.net/gamin-dakota-20-f ... pressions/

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Re: Is Dakota 20 reliable?

#20 Post by dvpro » Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:23 am

mcfleong wrote:I am thinking of getting a Dakota 20 for my cycling needs which is mainly downloading routes from Mapmyride to follow. However, I had read quite a number of negative reports about the unit, mainly total blackout for new unit. Should I go ahead with it or would you suggest any unit that would suit my need. I would prefer to buy a unit costing no more than the Dakota 20.

Many thanks

mcfleong
Been using a Dakota 20 for 5 months now, and so far so good. :thumbsup:
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