Garmin Colorado 300

, posted: 26-Feb-2008 09:01

My 1st blog update since last year.
I am just awaiting the arrival of the Courier.
I am expecting a New Garmin Colorado 300 GPS unit.

This is to upgrade from my Garmin 60c unit which ive had now for 3 + years.
This unit is a major upgrade.
Sirf 3 chip, wireless ability to transfer waypoints and Geocache information.
I am a hardened Geocacher and this is the main reason why I use GPS equipment.

Up till now Ive used Brett C maps but this time ill be using the NZ Open Source GPS maps project

These are excellent as they are free and autorouting.

There has been some concern expressed by =geocachers about the functionality lost in this unit compared to previouis series -60/70 csx.

Ill be reporting back in a few weeks on a review

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Chris Hattan
New Zealand

I am a Psychiatric Nurse Manager in a Mental Health Unit in Hamilton NZ.
I have always been interested in Electronic wizardry and products.

At home we have a  wireless network, desktop,  Into Digital Photography 
JVC GZ-HD40a HD capable Video cam, 120 gb HDD. Panasonic Lumix FZ 47 Still camera

In relation to this I like Digital Video editing. My other main interest is Geocaching and use a Garmin Colorado 300.
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Other stuff:
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Uniden UBCT8 Radio Scanner
Sony 2001D Shortwave receiver
GME TX3400 PRS TranceiverUniden UHO75 5 W PRS Portable Tranceiver
HP AIO 20 Inch Windows 8 desktop
Acer M3201 Desktop
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  • RAM: 4GB (2 x 2GB 800MHz)
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  • Optical: DVD SuperMulti SATA
  • Graphics: Integrated ATi Radeon HD3450 (256MB Discrete) layered on the AMD RS780 with 256MB shared
  • Card Reader: Multi-Card Reader
  • TV Tuner: Single MCE Digital TV Tuner + remote
  • Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium

Canon MP 600 Printer + Canon MG 5350 Wireless Printer

Sony DVD recorder with 250 Gb HDD

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