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Old 13th October 2009, 14:39   #226
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Gawd! Almost a month since I ordered. Not received yet . Inquired with my local post office - nothing received yet. They suggested I contact Foreign Post office in Ahmedabad. Can't find the phone numbers for them.
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you have company too

Well mine is shipped on 27/9, i have just checked up with FPO Bangalore. its not arrived yet. They said wait for a day or two as normally it arrives here after 10 days.
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Hi,

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They suggested I contact Foreign Post office in Ahmedabad. Can't find the phone numbers for them.
The following is from the online directory of Ahmedabad. Hope this helps!

22868108 INDIAN POST & TELE DEPTT, O/O FOREIGN POST OFFICE, NEAR-CIRCUIT HOUSE, SHAHIBAUGH, - 380003

22866308 I P & T DEPT SUB FOREIGN POST OFFICE NEW P S D BLDG GIRDHARNAGAR - 380004

22885712 SUPERITENDENT OF CUSTOM FPO 1ST FLOOR POSTAL STORE DEPOT BLDG FOREIGN POST OFFICE CUSTOM OFFICE SHAHIBAUG - 380004
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Old 13th October 2009, 20:46   #229
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you have company too

Well mine is shipped on 27/9, i have just checked up with FPO Bangalore. its not arrived yet. They said wait for a day or two as normally it arrives here after 10 days.
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Gawd! Almost a month since I ordered. Not received yet . Inquired with my local post office - nothing received yet. They suggested I contact Foreign Post office in Ahmedabad. Can't find the phone numbers for them.
I guess you guys should wait for some more time, An item from Ebay HK was shipped on 16th september and was in my post box 3 days back (It was a very small package though), I believe the delay is due to the number of hoildays that were in September.
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Old 14th October 2009, 19:07   #230
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status on my account summary on DX says:

"Processing - Contact us for the latest updates"

what does that mean? any idea anyone?
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status on my account summary on DX says:

"Processing - Contact us for the latest updates"

what does that mean? any idea anyone?
Means - that what you want is not with DX. They want you to contact them - so that you can buy something else...
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Guys, me going to US for a short trip.
Any recommendations for a GPS PND that i can pick up from there that will work here in India?

EDIT: Just now saw the SatNav vs MMI thread. Maybe i should post there as well? But NetFreak seems to be the in house expert on this , so will just wait for his response!

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Means - that what you want is not with DX. They want you to contact them - so that you can buy something else...
The status went through "waiting for supplier" -> received -> packaging.

anyone else faced a similar issue?
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Buy A Mio unit (C320 or Moov 300 etc.,) unlock it and run any software you want (Garmin/Satguide/MMI etc.,)
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Buy A Mio unit (C320 or Moov 300 etc.,) unlock it and run any software you want (Garmin/Satguide/MMI etc.,)
Sounds simple enough! Except that am not too sure about the "unlock it" part! Where do i get the key???
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Google is your friend.
However you can visit gpspassion.com forums, and look up the "MioNAV" section.
Miopocket 3.0 is the unlock for Mio's and works with some other manufacturers also

Unlocking the device means putting some files on SD card, and powering up the device with SD card in, and then popping out SD card, and then popping it back in with device on.
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Google is your friend.
However you can visit gpspassion.com forums, and look up the "MioNAV" section.
Miopocket 3.0 is the unlock for Mio's and works with some other manufacturers also

Unlocking the device means putting some files on SD card, and powering up the device with SD card in, and then popping out SD card, and then popping it back in with device on.
That sounds simple enough!
I see Mio C320 being sold for 140 USDs at buy.com.
Garmin, Magellan and TomTom are the more commonly available ones.
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Garmin a no-nonsense GPS unit. Does GPS extremely well. I would suggest that you pick up Garmin unit and add SatGuide maps.

Garmin would have best performance in terms of GPS fix. Many times it would pick up signal in seconds.

Downside is, you can not run ANY other package in unit. But you don't really need to.

Mio OTOH would give you a "hackable" unit. It runs Windows so you can pretty much any package on it. Thats a big plus.

Both cost the same.
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That sounds simple enough!
I see Mio C320 being sold for 140 USDs at buy.com.
Garmin, Magellan and TomTom are the more commonly available ones.
If you look hard enough you can get moov 300 cheaper. Since you will use your own software, the less capable Moov 300s software should not be an issue.
So go ahead, get the Cheapest Mio 4.3" you can get.

Ps: Radioshack has some swell deals going on
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Old 15th October 2009, 17:57   #240
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In the thread on "Huge Fake Car Wax/Polish" there was a link posted for buying certain costly imported wax which incidentally shows Garmin PNDs available at seemingly very reasonable cost. But how to know reliability of such rather unknown online dealers?
Shop in the US from India @ 20North - Collinite+wax : Blended
Link to the thread (post no.141)
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...t-india-2.html (Huge Fake Car Polish/Wax market in India)
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