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(vds) Pack Pioneer Lecteur DVD/GPS/MP3/Audio tous type de fichiers en un seul Produit by
Bonjour, Pack : Lecteur DVD + GPS + Audio tous type de fichiers en un seul Produit / Pioneer neuf jamais ouvert, 3 cartons comprenant :
June 5th 05 01:43 PM
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June 26th 05 10:22 PM
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GPS map CD help etc! by
Hi... I am a GPS newbie (i've never so much as used one heh) and am trying to help my dad (who is too) He just got a car with one installed. It just says SEAT Dynamic Navigation System on the panel.. It was bought in Spain and only has the tele atlas spain/portugal 2003 DX CD. He wants the UK maps and also France. I'd like to know which software is compatible and also if there is a source for...
October 23rd 05 08:25 PM
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Tomtom Review? by
Hiya, Wanted to buy a tomtom one with the version 6 software on it but they said they had ran out.... Offered me a tomtom go 300 for 30 pounds more...am i being ripped off ? is the tomtom one better than the tomtom go 300 ? or vice versa... Many thanks,
January 6th 07 08:58 PM
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'another' Streetpilot i3 question. Antenna related by
Easy one this. Will yours work without the external antenna. Mine will find nothing/nada/Nish no reception, without the external antenna. Even stood on a hill with no obstruction. The Maplin man told me it has no internal antenna so wont work unless you plug one in. Designed for cars is this model. sold me an little magnetic external antenna for 10, now i3 is brilliant. So is this the same...
March 7th 06 12:45 PM
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February 10th 06 08:49 AM
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TomTom Go XL start up problems by 'Nel'
Updated the application software to 7.162 on my brother's TomTom XL. Since then, it will not switch on - unless it is: a) Connected to the power, or b) The SD card is removed completely or removed then re-inserted I have the battery saving preferences set to 'never turn of' & 'switch off when external power is lost' is disabled. The start up preference is also set to 'continue where I left...
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February 12th 08 12:25 PM
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Good TomTom Customer Service by 'Nel'[_2_]
I've heard a lot over the last few years about appalling service from TomTom, so I thought I'd pass this on to balance things up. Bought a TomTom Go 730 at the begining of this month for what I felt was a very reasonable price of 150. It was the last one in the store, and as is often the case with the last one, it had been opened previously. Everything was there and it didn't appear to...
October 20th 09 06:29 PM
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Anyone seen this fault?? (TomTom Go 730) by 'Nel'[_2_]
On my down to Northampton the other day, I'd only got as far as the A19 flyover at Teesside when my TomTom started going loopy. It kept going to the 'Get Help' menu, despite me frantically hitting the 'back' button to get back to the map. At first I thought it might have been overheating as the sun was low and shining directly onto the unit. So I took it off the mount and lay it on the...
September 6th 10 02:07 PM
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TomTom 5 & Orange m5000 by .
Hi I currently use tomtom 5 on an MDA compact with a fortuna clip on bluetooth GPS. all runs fine & dandy and has done all along. My brother in law has got himself an Orange m5000 and wants me to sort out the GPS side of the device. I intend to use a fortuna slim (due to the replaceable battery, mainly) and tomtom 5 does anyone have any adverse information regarding this combo
February 21st 06 06:24 PM
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wi-fi POI for the UK ? by .
would be nice, anyone know of one ? tia
November 17th 05 07:36 PM
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TomTom5 & WM5 & Fortuna Slim GPS problems by .
m5000 running wm5 - tomtom 5.21 & fortuna slim. tomtom installs ok, can't select com port for tomtom and fortuna to talk to each other and it's doing my head in ! I've tried selecting all and every ports, I've tried adding ports in bluetooth connections and they still wont talk to each other. the most I can get out of tomtom & fortuna is a slight flicker of the blue LED for 2 seconds then...
February 25th 06 02:38 PM
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GPS via USP ? (& Review of 40 BT GPS Unit) by .
I bought one of these http://snipurl.com/wrz1 for 40 (34 + Vat next day delivery - not off ebay) and I'm happy enough with it. it's smaller than my fortuna clipon and much lighter. it works. in the blurb that came with it I am advised that "the wireless bluetooth and wired connection could be established individually or simultaneously. please note that the wired communication accessory (USB...
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September 23rd 06 09:55 PM
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Motorcycle GPS for off-road as well as on road. by .
Tony wrote: Hi, I am looking for a unit which can take me from home to my destination, (usually bike rallies), then help me find my tent again in a dark field after a few pints. Is there a system which can do this, or do they all report the position as being on the nearest road? Thanks,
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March 5th 06 03:36 AM
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May 6th 07 07:07 PM
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tomtom5 medion problems by [email protected]
The Same issue I was facing and used the winfast navigator as a workaround. Now the Issue once you disconnect the GPS it reverts back to orignal setting so every time I want to use TomTom I have to run the winfast first and make the required changes kill the winfast and then use the TomTom. its a bit of pain if you are stoping at number of places and turning off your car. Any permanent fix to...
December 16th 05 06:55 PM
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Installing Route66 Mobile 7on Nokia N73 by 6
"Guig" wrote in message ... Is it just me or is the Route66 installer really bad? Can anyone give me a decent step by step guide to this. Try http://www.66.com/support/index.php?cid=UK
October 9th 06 05:31 PM
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tom tom 5.2 road block question by >{daZza}
I have a medion/mitac mio 168 using tom tom 5.2 Is there any way of making a road permanently blocked? There is a road i go past on a regular basis that is gated and locked and has been for several years, problem is tom tom doesnt know this so any route i plan near this road it always tries to send me down it! I know i can manually hit the "road block" option but i just wondered if i...
December 9th 05 01:44 PM
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Mitac 268+ by >{daZza}
Got one of these for my dad as he wanted a simple to use dedicated unit and for the money it seems to work well and indeed locks and loads a lot quicker than my medion/mitac 168, problem is it only does 5 digit post code look up :-( can this be upgraded to 7 digit? if not is it possible to load TomTom onto these units. Oh the software it runs at the mo i believe is MioMap v2 CE CIA --
November 11th 05 09:04 AM
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tomtom5 medion problems by >{daZza}
I have a Medion 95000 (a mitac mio 168 clone) with tomtom5 (5.1 update) all seems to work fine except i get no signal strength on the main display. I do have a signal as it directs me fine but the signal bars at the bottom right of the tomtom5 screen show no signal! Any ideas why this may be and is there a fix? Reason being is ai have a chance to borrow a small externall aerial for it and want to...
October 12th 05 09:00 AM
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