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Old 17 Jul 2012
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I guess this really all comes down to a review of the camera function for me. If it is just a mobile phone quality camera, then it definitely is not worth paying an extra 70 quid for. If it is a compact camera quality camera, then I would go for it.
It's a 5 megapixel with autofocus; automatic geo-tagging function. The big advantage of the camera is the fact that it's always with you, and completely waterproof, unlike smartphone cameras. It will never replace a good DSLR with various lens and filters of course.
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I'm using basecamp on mac. When I see the various maps that are on my mem card, listed on the left hand side, under 'my garmin devices'

the list of maps, they are all called OSM World Routable , despite the fact I have renamed each IMG after its relevant country. Which means because I can't calculate routes over border crossings, it makes trying to select the next map very difficult. Any tips?
A bit late, but if you're still wondering how to name your maps properly, try Javawa Device Manager.

It has a lot of tricks; highly recommended.
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When using the Garmin Bluechart G2 Vision charts on my Montanna is there a way to disable the photo overlay (satellite imagery) !
On the instructions it states

"High Resolution Satellite Imagery
You can overlay high-resolution satellite
images on the land, sea, or both portions of the
Navigation Chart.
Satellite imagery options:
When you enable the photo overlay on
your unit, you can customize how the
satellite imagery appears on the map:
• Off—standard chart information is
shown.
• Land Only—standard chart
information is shown on water with
photos overlaying the land.
• On—photos overlay both the water
and the land at a specified opacity.
The higher you set the percentage,
the more the satellite photos"

However on the Montana it seems there is no option to disable the satellite imagery so on certain areas this is all I can view however much I zoom in


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Does, "Setup" > "System" > "GPS" then select "Normal" from Normal - WAAS/EGNOS/Demo Mode, not work?

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Are these .jnx files?
Whatever the filename, you could just rename the file extension... assuming you know what they are.

Do they appear in the list of maps so you could "deactivate" them?

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Are these .jnx files?
Whatever the filename, you could just rename the file extension... assuming you know what they are.

Do they appear in the list of maps so you could "deactivate" them?

John
No the bluechart is just one img file the satelite imagery is not a seperate file
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I sought clarification from Garmin that the accessory with the power and audio lead (Garmin stock no: 010-11654-01) will fit in the mount that is supplied with the Moto Bundle. I was informed the power and audio cables (allowing the unit to be hard wired into the 'bike's system) are part of the package supplied in the Moto Plus bundle; is this correct? From what I can see on their website and online description it does not appear to be the case.

Anyone care to inform me if everything is supplied with the bundle enabling me to hard wire the Montana into the 'bike or do I require the additional accessory?

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All depends how/where you want to mount your Montana
The bundle usualy refers to a Ram mount + the rugged AMPS mount ( part #010-11654-01) which has the power and audio feed cables + a map
so yes- a bundle will give you all the bits you need.
OR
you can buy the Montana of your choice
add a rugged AMPS mount and make your own mount fitting-
or buy some RAM parts
and if you want to protect your Montana from vibration damage, buy the Touratech bespoke mount for it video here

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Bertrand, thank you for your (very swift) reply.
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To transfer maps from a Garmin disc to a mini SD card, is this achieved by the card being inserted into the slot within the Montana, or via a USB card reader prior to placing within the unit?
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Touratech bespoke mount for it video here
That thing looks enormous! Seems like overkill to me. The AMPS mount works good.
Plus, I always use my Montana in "portrait". Seems better to see what's ahead than at the sides. impo...

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To transfer maps from a Garmin disc to a mini SD card, is this achieved by the card being inserted into the slot within the Montana, or via a USB card reader prior to placing within the unit?
Hi,

you can do this in basecamp, when you have the map installed on your PC und the SD-Card in the unit (it may take a while).

You can also create an image which you can load on the sd-card plugged into an card reader.

I do not own a Garmin map on CD and I cannot tell you if there is already an usable image on it.

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Thanks, Martin.
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