2 60CSX questions

Discussion in 'Garmin' started by Moonraker, May 22, 2011.

  1. Moonraker

    Moonraker Guest

    I often go away for a couple of days walking, load a walk for each day
    into the 6CSX before leaving home. The problem is the GPS seems to mix
    up the walks, particularly it gives successive waypoints peculiar
    numbers, even though the 2 Memory Map created routes have the waypoints
    numbered from 1 to X in numerical order. Is there any way to avoid this?

    Secondly while walking the display covers too large an area for comfort,
    making fairly close waypoints difficult to see. I do of course use the
    "IN" button to address this, but after a short time it reverts to the
    extended display, is there any way to keep the display as is required?
    --
    Residing on low ground in North Staffordshire
     
    Moonraker, May 22, 2011
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  2. Moonraker

    Topaz305rk Guest

    "Moonraker" <> wrote in message
    news:iranmc$e50$...
    >I often go away for a couple of days walking, load a walk for each day into
    >the 6CSX before leaving home. The problem is the GPS seems to mix up the
    >walks, particularly it gives successive waypoints peculiar numbers, even
    >though the 2 Memory Map created routes have the waypoints numbered from 1
    >to X in numerical order. Is there any way to avoid this?
    >
    > Secondly while walking the display covers too large an area for comfort,
    > making fairly close waypoints difficult to see. I do of course use the
    > "IN" button to address this, but after a short time it reverts to the
    > extended display, is there any way to keep the display as is required?
    > --
    > Residing on low ground in North Staffordshire


    I have a 76CSx but I think the setup is the same.
    For the second problem, I think you can fix that with a change in the
    following:
    Go to SETUP
    Go to MAP
    Go to MAP SETUP - GENERAL
    Second Item down - Auto Zoom - OFF

    When you reach a way point the unit automatically reverts to showing the
    whole route if Auto Zoom is on.
    If Auto Zoom is off you can pick your desired Zoom Level while on your map
    and it will stay at that setting until you change it.

    Not sure about the first problem however.
    Maybe marking the maps with Map 1 using way points 1 through 20, then Map 2
    using way points 21 through 40, etc. might work.
    Just a thought, have not tried setting up routes this way.

    Topaz305RK
     
    Topaz305rk, May 22, 2011
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  3. Moonraker

    jkneese Guest

    This may be too much trouble, but you can set up your walk as a "Route"
    using MapSource on your computer, then transfer it to the 60CSx. Each
    waypoint will be seen as a "VIA" on the route.

    "Moonraker" <> wrote in message
    news:iranmc$e50$...
    > I often go away for a couple of days walking, load a walk for each day
    > into the 6CSX before leaving home. The problem is the GPS seems to mix up
    > the walks, particularly it gives successive waypoints peculiar numbers,
    > even though the 2 Memory Map created routes have the waypoints numbered
    > from 1 to X in numerical order. Is there any way to avoid this?
    >
    > Secondly while walking the display covers too large an area for comfort,
    > making fairly close waypoints difficult to see. I do of course use the
    > "IN" button to address this, but after a short time it reverts to the
    > extended display, is there any way to keep the display as is required?
    > --
    > Residing on low ground in North Staffordshire
     
    jkneese, May 22, 2011
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  4. Moonraker

    Moonraker Guest

    On 22/05/2011 20:10, jkneese wrote:
    > This may be too much trouble, but you can set up your walk as a "Route"
    > using MapSource on your computer, then transfer it to the 60CSx. Each
    > waypoint will be seen as a "VIA" on the route.
    >
    > "Moonraker" <> wrote in message
    > news:iranmc$e50$...
    >> I often go away for a couple of days walking, load a walk for each day
    >> into the 6CSX before leaving home. The problem is the GPS seems to mix
    >> up the walks, particularly it gives successive waypoints peculiar
    >> numbers, even though the 2 Memory Map created routes have the
    >> waypoints numbered from 1 to X in numerical order. Is there any way to
    >> avoid this?
    >>
    >> Secondly while walking the display covers too large an area for
    >> comfort, making fairly close waypoints difficult to see. I do of
    >> course use the "IN" button to address this, but after a short time it
    >> reverts to the extended display, is there any way to keep the display
    >> as is required?
    >> --
    >> Residing on low ground in North Staffordshire

    >

    Thanks for your replies, Topaz's suggestion seems to work, though I have
    not tried it yet in the field. As for yours jkneese as MapSource does
    not show footpaths I have no idea how I would do that.

    --
    Residing on low ground in North Staffordshire
     
    Moonraker, May 23, 2011
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