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Buying Guide

Choosing your GPSr

  1. Which GPSr model
  2. Garmin GPS vs Standalone BT GPS
  3. Garmin GPS vs PDA Integrated GPS
  4. Garmin GPS vs other GPS brand (Magellan, Lowrance, etc.)
  5. How much is a GPSr?
  6. Where to buy a GPS
  7. Ordering online
  8. Does the BaseMap matter?
  9. Do I need to pay for the GPS service?

GPSr accessories

  1. Alkaline vs Rechargeables
  2. Rechargeables - Which type?
  3. Rechargeables - Which brand?
  4. Rechargeables - Fast chargers vs Slow chargers
  5. Do I need an external antenna?
  6. Where to buy?
  7. GPS Mounts
  8. What other GPS accessories should I consider?

Using your Garmin handheld GPSr

Map Uploading

  1. Using MapSource
  2. Using PatchIMG
  3. Using IMG2GPS
  4. Map uploading via serial cable
  5. Quick and Dirty Guide for the Simple People
  6. Using Gmaptool To Combine Maps
  7. Combining MSM Maps For Idiots - Simplified
  8. How To Combine All *.Img Files n Enter Unlock Codes Made Easy - Rev 2.0


  1. Searching for Addresses
  2. Searching for Intersections
  3. Searching for Points of Interests
  4. Using Select Map


  1. Autorouting - How to get from A to B
  2. Autorouting - How come the routing shows a longer way?
  3. Autorouting - Routing follows a straight line
  4. Autorouting - Routing keeps recalculating
  5. Autorouting - Why does my GPSr sometimes show that I am on the other side of the road?


See also Category:Tracking .

  1. How to track
  2. What Tracks are Useful
  3. Recommended Track Log Settings - Please Read
  4. Saved Log vs Active Log
  5. Jotting down roadnames and POIs
  6. What are POI
  7. Downloading Tracks to your PC
  8. Labelling your tracks and POIs
  9. Submitting your tracks and POIS
  10. Dealing with BH on tracking
  11. If you don't have a tracklog capable GPSr, you can also trace tracks using Google Earth and some free tools.

Other GPSr features

  1. Guidance Text
  2. Proximity Alerts - use them to mark speedtrap zones?
  3. Proximity Alerts - X Series
  4. Downloading speedtrap files from surinder
  5. Downloading Redlight camera and ERP Gantry files from carlover
  6. PC does not recognise your Garmin GPSr
  7. Custom POI Icons
  8. Using maps with custom types
  9. Can I zoom in/out & see other parts of the world on a GPS?
  10. GPSr screen capture / customizing your startup screen
  11. 60/76 CSx Adding new Custom POI with POI Loader without overwriting current one

Using Malsing maps on other devices

Windows PCs and Mapsource

  1. MapSource
  2. Using MapSource
  3. Viewing maps using MapSource
  4. Where to get MapSource viewer
  5. Using routing in MapSource
  6. Adding new maps to Mapsource
  7. Using nRoute
  8. Using nRoute with non-Garmin bluetooth GPS receiver on a laptop
  9. Viewing IMG maps without Garmin software

Linux with Mapsource

  1. Installation in Debian/Ubuntu

Windows Mobile, Palm OS PDAs and Garmin Que

Windows Mobile and PocketPC PDAs

  1. PocketPC Setup Guide to use Malsing maps
  2. All about GPSProxy - with concept diagrams, options and settings descriptions.
  3. Recommended GPSProxy for various PocketPCs - including members working settings.
  4. Step by Step Guide for collecting tracks using GPSProxy and Que - where you can contribute to malsingmaps, with more info in Tracking section.
  5. Wsian's modified GPSProxy versions - for high quality 1sec tracklogs from PPC.
  6. How do I enable the Interface page in Que?
  7. Questions on using Garmin Que including links to must read Garmin Que Manuals
  8. Viewing IMG maps without Garmin software

Palm OS PDAs

  1. PalmOS Setup Guide to use Malsing maps
  2. Step by Step Guide for collecting tracks using Cetus GPS for PalmOS PDA
  3. PalmOS Que Compatibility List

Pocket PC, Desktop PC and MapKing

  1. Using_MapKing with our Malsingmaps and related issues.

Handphones / mobiles

  1. Using Malsing maps on Nokia series 60 phones with SmartComGPS
  2. GPS / Map applications on Nokia series 60 phones
  3. Garmin XT current versions
  4. Garmin XT for Symbian UIQ3
  5. Garmin XT for Symbian S60
  6. Trekbuddy for Java on Sony Ericsson Mobiles and others.

Built-in Car Navigation Device

  1. European Cars
  2. Japanese Cars
  3. Nissan Cars
  4. Kenwood Garmin Compatible GPSr
  5. Other In car GPSr choices

Contributing to MSM Maps

  1. Contributing to Malsingmaps
  2. Malsingmaps error reporting
  3. Contribution for Map Unlocking - Not Applicable

Creating your own maps

See also Category:Mapping .

  1. Creating Your Own GPS Map - The Basics and Mapping Overview
  2. Common Newbie Mapper Questions
  3. Mapping Software and Mapping Toolkit
  4. Building The Map
  5. Mapping with Google Earth
  6. Compiling The Map
  7. Advanced Mapping Matters
  8. Mapcenter/cGPSmapper

GPS Maps Other Than Malaysia and Singapore

  1. Where can I find GPS maps of Areas other than Malaysia and Singapore?
  2. Experiences with bringing and using your GPSr Overseas?


See also Category:Reviews .

Garmin GPSr

Includes Garmin GPSr for handheld/outdoor (such as 60CS and 60CSx), and automotive (such as Nuvi and Streetpilots)

  1. Garmin GPSMAP 60C by nickname47 on 7 May 2005
  2. Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx
  3. Garmin StreetPilot III by StreetPilotIII on 10 July 2006
  4. Garmin StreetPilot C320 by Ivan Ong on 5 Oct 2005
  5. Garmin StreetPilot C340 by Ivan Ong on 19 Oct 2005
  6. Garmin Handhelds vs GPS-enabled PPCs – a Comparison by Logos on 31 Oct 2005
  7. Garmin Nuvi 350 by Y Chung on 24 Mar 2006
  8. Garmin Forerunner 205 by ckutu on 31st Aug 2006 (Merdeka!)

Other GPSr

  1. CarPC with SirfIII GPS mouse and Nroute by RS200Z on 8 Jul 2006
  2. CarPC 2DIN with SirfIII Holux236 and Nroute by Philcuore on 18 Sept 2006
  3. In car GPSr choices

Software and Accessories

  1. Re-radiating Antenna by pc-mobile by alex on 21 Feb 2005
  2. Re-radiating Antenna GART3B by pc-mobile by specat on 13 Apr 2005
  3. ArcPad by shockwave on 17 Jun 2006
  4. NMEA over USB using Garmin Spanner
  5. Navitel Navigator 2 by Antyong 27 Aug 2006
  6. Gilsson External Antenna

Tourist & Interesting POIs

  1. Waterfalls of Malaysia
  2. Nice Beaches of Malaysia
  3. Restaurants of Malaysia



  1. Glossary of common terms used on
  2. Why are there two different stats on number of users online?
  3. Why is the Malsingmaps website time different from my local time?
  4. The html tags you attempted to use are not allowed?
  5. Why are my private messages still in my outbox and not sent?
  6. Forum FAQ describing specifics of our phpBB forum.
  7. How to determine the identification number of each forum posting?


  1. How to use Mediawiki. The decision was made on 25 March 2006 to move our old Guiki wiki FAQ to here as discussed in our "Guiki, Wikka or Mediawiki for our FAQ?" forum thread.


  1. My company would like to use your map for commercial purposes
  2. My company would like to use your map for non-commercial purposes


  1. Does it come with a warranty?
  2. There is a problem with my Garmin GPSr. What should I do?
  3. I need to send my unit back to Garmin for repair. Who should I contact?
  4. Is there a warranty by that the use of its maps will not spoil the GPSr?


  1. Besides road navigation, how else can I use my GPSr?
  2. Geotagging your digital camera images
  3. Links to various GPS Software Archives
  4. Night Market coordinates
  5. Real-time traffic information
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