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Old 23-03-2012, 21:51   #1
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GPS Map Receiver

I have alway just navigated with a handheld gps but now am considering a GPS stationary map reciever. Any input on a reasonably priced, functional unit that has world map charts installed from the factory would be appreciated.
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Re: GPS map receiver

AFAIK, charts aren't installed in a GPS receiver from the factory. You have to add a memory chip to the receiver. The purpose is to enable updating the charts by changing the chip.

Indeed, you can purchase a bundle including a receiver and a chip with charts covering a very wide area. I did it, I have all of Europe in a handheld receiver, for a rasonable price. But who could afford legally buying charts covering the *whole world*?

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