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exporting to magellan explorist 500

filxtfilxt Global Mapper UserPosts: 2
edited May 2008 in Vector Data
Is it possible to export maps to a magellan explorist 500 and if so what needs to be done? Has anyone had success with it?

Thanks,

Felix

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  • global_mapperglobal_mapper Administrator Posts: 17,238
    edited May 2008
    Felix,

    I am not aware of any software that can generate new maps for a Magellan Explorist. Perhaps someone else here knows if this is possible?

    Thanks,

    Mike
    Global Mapper Support
    support@globalmapper.com
  • BushmanBushman Global Mapper User Posts: 29
    edited May 2008
    Magellan GPS devices has very complicated map format. There are "subfiles", containing different types of data - text descriptors of features, Raima database files with geometry etc.
    So, you can't simply export some vector data to any format and load it to Magellan - you have to build map project, describe zoom levels, object types etc.
    If you need to make maps for Magellan, visit this site GPS tools and look at AddMagMap software and some articles in Explorist section.
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