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  1. Thread: GPS and Linux

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    copout

    Have to ay oziexplorer is now the only windows program I still run. However I find i tis noticeably more reliable in the car running under wine than under windows, so thats all ok.
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    Sticky: licenses

  3. I found a Garmin II+ on the dashboard worked OK,...

    I found a Garmin II+ on the dashboard worked OK, in most places. Heavy
    trees upset it a bit.

    An external antenna on the bonnet helped a bit, not a big change.
    Not worth the $$ for mine.

    A...
  4. Thread: 7" LCD Screens

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    it might be wroth pointing out there are some...

    it might be wroth pointing out there are some roof mounting in-car lcd's
    currently at a good price at
    http://www.graysonline.com.au/catalogue.asp?SALE_ID=16202&SALE_TYPE=THUMB
  5. Thread: What do you do?

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    I get to design chips. Silcon ones.

    I get to design chips. Silcon ones.
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    Its one line at a unix or cygwin shell eg for...

    Its one line at a unix or cygwin shell
    eg
    for i in *.map ; do mv $i $i.bak ; sed -e "s/\.\././" $i.bak > $i ; done

    (not even one of those loooong lines. :)
    zip your map files and send them to...
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    The jaycar adaptors are prolific chipsets, seem...

    The jaycar adaptors are prolific chipsets, seem to work fine.

    I got several $4.50 adaptors from China via Ebay - they work fine too.
    Thats $10 each inc postage.

    My biggest issue witht he...
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    Some older usb-serial adaptors have a deparate...

    Some older usb-serial adaptors have a deparate need for hardware handshake
    signals. They don't do anything without them.

    To use one without handshake (which is not needed at GPS baud rates)...
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    This all seems a quite a bit more technical than...

    This all seems a quite a bit more technical than is needed here.
    RS232 drivers are tough, can drive lots of wire at 19k2 at least.
    nmea is just 4800 baud. Just parallel all the loads. 5 or 6...
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    a word of warning: Some radio/amps have line in...

    a word of warning:
    Some radio/amps have line in connections that are intended to be used with
    cd changers. (I have one like that in my TLC) That unit connects to a via ITX computer currently, but...
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    a small number of really big maps works for me...

    a small number of really big maps works for me best when they are in
    ozfx2 (or 3) format for ozi. Particularly compared to little maps with whitespace at the edges, because they are not square.
  12. Thread: PDF to ???

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    I use 'convert', but I am running a linux box. ...

    I use 'convert', but I am running a linux box. Its free and works well, part of the
    ImageMagick suite (http://www.imagemagick.org). Can batch lots of things too.

    for those under windows, you...
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    problem converting landsat image to ozfx3

    Hi All

    I bought a 250k Natmap raster premium DVD late last year. It works pretty well
    with oziexplorer once I got the paths right in the map files.
    To speed things up on the mosaic maps on...
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    The mouse is not used that much. We have got the...

    The mouse is not used that much. We have got the control-s control-t down pat now to start up the gps interface and a track, so the mouse is just used to :

    o turn off moving map, drag drag maps...
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    Out of interest, how much of a problem are...

    Out of interest, how much of a problem are fingerprints on the screen? I hate people touching my monitor.

    also I'd be a bit concerned about poking a finger thru the front of the LCD when
    an...
  16. Thread: laptop gps for 4x4

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    > hi, i will be setting up a gps for my laptop...

    > hi, i will be setting up a gps for my laptop soon and ive got a few q's. What exatcly will i need?, already have the laptop. the laptop wont be needed outside the car, so i dont need a handheld...
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    running oziexplorer in a 4wd offroad

    Hi
    in case its useful for others
    I tend to use oziexplorer in a landcruiser. selecting maps, generally driving the program menus using the mouse when bouncing around offroad is a challenge.

    I...
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    Hi I agree that converting to ozf2 or ozf3 is an...

    Hi
    I agree that converting to ozf2 or ozf3 is an excellent idea particularly for older hardware. I've been doing that. Has anyone succeeded in converting the landsat7 image file? I get file-to-big...
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