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Wannabe Geek


Topic # 229091 7-Feb-2018 14:42
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Hey , ive just purchased a jap import with a clarion nx501 in it , ive changed the language  to english , now i want to install NZ maps ,i contacted clarion and they said its going to cost $A 300 to buy a sd card ??

 

Anyone know how to update the firmware and install NZ maps (for free :)

 

 

 

Thanks

 

Nick


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1953420 8-Feb-2018 07:45
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Hi Nick,

 

 

 

Our NZOpenGPS maps are the only free NZ routable maps that I am aware of, apart from OpenStreetMap. We only have access to map compilers for Garmin and Android devices, so these are the only ones our maps work on. It's an almost identical story for OSM.

 

This question gets asked on our forums occasionally and as far as I am aware nobody has ever successfully installed our maps on a proprietary car nav.

 

I suggest you buy a cheap Garmin navigator and mount that in front of the inbuilt nav (unless the screen is used for other things). You then have the choice of using Garmin's maps with lots of features or ours, which are more up-to-date.

 

Kind regards,

 

Peter.

 

Mapper, NZOpenGPS.




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  Reply # 1953576 8-Feb-2018 12:07
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Hi thanks for reply , i can just use my phone for gps , its just i wanted to use the in car one if possible ,and i really dont want to spend $A300 ;) , ill have a play and see if i can do anything with the OS (there are some downloads available)  and try to find a download for the maps .


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  Reply # 1953959 8-Feb-2018 22:35
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Do you know what OS it's running? Not a flavour of Linux by any chance?


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