FreeBSD and Sat Navs
stacey at vickiandstacey.com
Fri Nov 24 18:40:47 GMT 2006
On Fri, 24 Nov 2006, Dave Gallagher wrote:
> I've decided I need (want!!) a Sat. Nav.
> I'll not go into all the gory details of why the sudden decision other than to
> moan about "Clear" road atlases only being "clear" because they left out all
> the small villages which doesn't make them much use when it's a small village
> one is trying to find.
> Anyway, I've got no idea what sat nav systems are available or why they might
> need to be attached to a PC at times or if there's any benefit to it being
> attachable to a PC.
> So, instead of going off and finding dozens if not hundreds of different deals
> I thought I'd start by asking if anyone here uses one and if it's worth
> looking for one which can be updated/adjusted/fiddled with or whatever via
Well.., there *is* a port that interacts with the Garmin models - see:
Hope this helps.
> I assume they can all work perfectly fine standalone without ever coming
> within spitting distance of a PC, but many seem to have USB connectors,
> bluetooth, memory cards etc so would like to make sure I don't end up with a
> pig in a poke.
> Money *is* an object in this case. :-)
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