NuVi GPS Car Navigator,
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by Joe Mehaffey
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Using the FIND feature
Options on the first screen, Pick WHERE
TO? Then you see have available THREE
Note the signal strength indicator in the
upper of options to select
left. This is
the only GPS locked indication.
Pick one of the options by "touching" the icon for your
First, we will pick ADDRESS.
Then pick the default state or pick
Then you can either spell the city or put in your
address and let the GPS search for the address
over the entire state selected.
Then enter street NUMBER and press DONE. Enter
the name of the street. Leave off North or
other direction and any St., Rd., Ln, etc.
Then pick the street name from
Then pick exact address from offered list.
If no street if offered, check spelling, or city selected may be wrong.
Pick GO, or Show Map, or Save as
generates route map and audio instructions.
The above is the basic sequence for address input and using the NuVi to
route to an address.
This is the Trip Computer page. Access by
pressing Speed/Arrival button, lower left.
Now we take a look at the guidance directions operating in POP UP
mode. Note: To
Enable the POP UP MODE, press the Turn In button, lower right of screen.
Three typical turn presentations by the POP UP
mode. White arrow (N) points to North Direction.
Below are typical turn presentations
when NOT in POP UP mode.
Below is how you use some of the many FIND features of the NuVi
First we select Find FOOD.
First I picked AMERICAN from the list. Then I picked
Old Town Restaurant.
Then you pick GO and routing
begins. If you are ROUTING, the
Where To page
looks like this. Go to it (MENU or Back)
to STOP routing or generate a Detour.
From the WhereTo page select
From the WhereTo page select Travel Kit.
From WhereTo select My Locations then press Recent Selections for last
20 destinations saved.
WhereTo>Lodging gives nearest Hotels/Motels. If you Spell a
Hotel Name and there are none near.
When you just MUST have a specific restaurant and you want to know the
All of the following group are under ATTRACTIONS or ENTERTAINMENT
WhereTo>Attractions>Amusement and Theme Parks Nearby
Find Nearby Museums
Find Bars/Clubs, Casinos, Theaters
Nearby Golf Club Listings.
The following are other general services listings.
WhereTo> Nearby Cities
NuVi's MP3, Audio Book, Foreign Phrasebook and other Features
Audio Book Selection
Convert Language Words and Phrases (sample)
MP3 Audio Player
Select MP3 by category as desired.
Select individual song or Play in sequence
Select Genre from list for auto sort.
We note here that the NuVi is a complex device. BUT.. Controls
are well organized and
you can do the straight GPS Car Navigator function very easily.
Then you can learn all
of the fancy audio and music features as you need them.
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