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Old 21st February 2010, 01:01   #46
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You understood the process all right. Just follow instructions given in miopocket 3.0
After you install miopocket on SD card, hard boot the mio c320, then pop out the car, and pop it back in with device still on. It will install the miopocket.
Every time you have a hard reset, you have to pop out SD card and pop it back in.
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Old 27th February 2010, 01:34   #47
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Need some help with this...
I installed Miopocket, and all apps are visible, and I try to use Noni, GPS is not readable.
I try all the settings which they mentioned, but that doesnt work.
I tried using utilities which came with Miopocket, and found that GPS port is COM2, and tried using that, but doesnt work. GPS is not yet being detected.
I am out of clues, please help me with this. I even downloaded cemonitor as mentioned on Noni site, and that doesnt proceed to next screen.
Not sure what to do now..

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 27th February 2010, 06:26   #48
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check all the different baud rates. One combo will work!
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Old 27th February 2010, 08:31   #49
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check all the different baud rates. One combo will work!
Thanks tsk. The only combination where the GPS time was progressing is COM2, 57600 but, even after long time Lat, long positions are not being shown. Every thing shows as 00000.
I am clueless here. I am not sure if the basic GPS hardware is functioning or not. Any idea how to verify that?

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I opened GPS utilities in mio pocket, and ran gps port scan, and it shows same port number. I also ran sirftech utility and selected option of find port and baud rate and it showed same option. I will re-install noni and try...
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This may sound silly, but the fix is...
I went to my terrace, and it shows lat, long position and altitude. So, I can assume that GPS is fine, and Noni would show my maps
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Old 28th February 2010, 01:57   #52
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I am very happy with oziexplorer and google maps, so nothing else needed!
Is your set-up having turn by turn navigation or it is only map view with GPS?
Is it possible to install in a Windows Mobile 6.0 pda?
If not, which software can be used in similar way along with Win Mobile?
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I got my Mio C310X alive again (it refused to boot up for some reason! Removed and reconnected the battery, did a hard reboot, and it started). I used the hacks to unlock it using the SD card method. Now I need to put Indian maps on this. None of the links posted earlier in the forum work. Any idea where I can find MMI stuff? Currently I am trying to use Navit with OpenStreepMap. No luck so far getting Navit to work. It connects to the GPS but is giving some error. OziExplorer seems too complicated. NoniGPS works but I am unable to add background maps to it (the online software does not work for me). PocketGPS is crashing! BeelineGPS works but again I am not able to get the background maps in place. Any help would be appreciated.
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Try osmtracker. It should work. You can download it from

OSMtracker - OpenStreetMap Wiki
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@tsk: Does your Mio support MGMaps? I am looking for a dedicated GPS PND that support MGMaps so that I can use google/yahoo maps on it. All I want are highways and off-beat roads in India that are accurately mapped. Yahoo maps has done a darn good job of that so I am looking at a PND that supports it.

I am in USA for a short time and I am looking to pick up a decent GPS that supports this while I am here.

Any pointers?

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prajwalkashyap: I am using Navit with OpenStreetMaps and it works really well. The issue I reported with Navit was not an issue at all. I just had to be patient enough for it to latch on to the satellites. So as long as you can get Navit to work on the device, you can use OpenStreetMaps. They are decent enough for Pune (don't know about other cities) and the best thing is you can edit them yourself. Navit also supports navigation if you need that. I mostly like to use GPS only as a substitute for a map. Never liked the navigation even in the US.
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Actually you can use a software like nonimapview to download yahoo/google map tiles, and then use the same in noni program.
If you search the gpspassion forums, or ask a question there for a program which can understand map files downloaded with noni. you will get a lot of answers.
As for me I use OSM/Google maps with oziexplorer, but its 40$, not free.
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I need to research more on this. Problem is that I had never used a dedicated GPS before. Only now I have my hands on a Garmin 205 and been driving for a week or so here in USA. I'll be here for 2 months more and I want to take help from you guys to pick up a good GPS which I can use once I am back in India.

Mobile XT, Destinator 8, NoniGPS, I-Go, Satguide, etc are all new words/names for me and I am not sure how much of a chance I will get to try out all these before I get back. So I am looking to get a GPS which can balance features vis-a-vis basic navigation.

I have toured a lot with yahoo maps loaded on my Nokia N70 paired with a Bluetooth GPS receiver and was very happy with it. Till I found that I need to keep rotating the entire phone according to the map direction, and that I often had to keep pulling it out of my pocket which was seriously irritating. A GPS PND with auto-map rotation mounted on my handle bar is all I am looking at. I have found that Google maps is very good inside cities, Yahoo maps is very good for remote roads/paths and I am looking to load either one of these on the PND.

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@tsk: Does your Mio support MGMaps? I am looking for a dedicated GPS PND that support MGMaps so that I can use google/yahoo maps on it. All I want are highways and off-beat roads in India that are accurately mapped. Yahoo maps has done a darn good job of that so I am looking at a PND that supports it.

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Check "RoadPilot" from MMI, MapMyIndia maps are exactly same as yahoo maps, because "CE Info Systems" provide maps for both yahoo and mapmyindia. MapMyIndia have some dedicated gps devices and mobile softwares which uses these maps.
MapmyIndia.com Online maps, GPS Navigation, Driving Directions, Local Search

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Check "RoadPilot" from MMI, MapMyIndia maps are exactly same as yahoo maps, because "CE Info Systems" provide maps for both yahoo and mapmyindia. MapMyIndia have some dedicated gps devices and mobile softwares which uses these maps.
MapmyIndia.com Online maps, GPS Navigation, Driving Directions, Local Search
MMI device that you suggested retails at almost 8K. I don't have that kind of budget. While I am here in USA, I want to pick up something for reasonable, and then load up the maps that I want.

For that price, I will go with tsk's suggestion and pick up a Mio which I can get for less than $100 and Oziexplorer for a total of about $150. The think I want to know is if it can load up google/yahoo offline maps or not. If it does, then my quest ends.

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