OSM maps

Discussion in 'Garmin GPS' started by IncredibleFax, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. IncredibleFax

    IncredibleFax

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2015
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    0
    I loaded some prepared .img's from OSM in my Nuvey 3490 LMT. They work more or less ok, but there are flaws, such as lagging behind in showing my position on those maps. Sometimes the Garmin even crashes and I have to reboot. What experience does GPS Forums have in this matter?

    IF / FF
     
    IncredibleFax, Dec 27, 2015
    #1
    1. Advertisements

  2. IncredibleFax

    Nuvi-Nebie Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2015
    Messages:
    1,452
    Likes Received:
    121
    Location:
    UK
    OSM maps are considerably more detailed than Garmin's standard maps, so there will be more data to handle, however I can't say I've noticed any 'position lag'. I'm not sure how Garmin handles two maps of the same area being enabled at the same time, but I always disable any other maps so there is only ever one map enable at a time, I've also noticed that when switching back to Garmin maps (from OSM) that some details were not displayed i.e. the Speed Warning icon in the lower left corner of the map screen, this has always been corrected after a full power off
     
    Nuvi-Nebie, Dec 28, 2015
    #2
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.