March 24, 2008

Garmin Colorado Software Update - Upgrade Now

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If you haven't already, you should consider upgrading your Garmin Colorado handheld. The last updates (2/18) gets you some nice updates that are listed below for the 400t version. The big thing that I have seen is the added Geocache support, including putting the Geocache image on the map. Should have been on there in the first place (it's on the eTrex), but I lije the responsiveness to the customer feedback.

How to Upgrade: You can use the Garmin Webupdater (for Win or Mac), which checks for updates and downloads the right one for your unit once it's plugged into the computer, or you can go directly to the unit update page and download the file yourself.

From the Garmin Site version 2.4 updates:

  • Improved acquisition time in certain circumstances.
  • Improved power on time.
  • Improved backlight support.
  • Improved support for NiMH batteries.
  • Improved Wherigo player.
  • Added ability to show and review geocaches on the map.
  • Added ability to log geocaches as found.
  • Increased maximum geocache count to 2000.
  • Added support for BlueChart currents.
  • Added ability to view extended information for custom POI's.
  • Added ability for turn preview beep to reset the backlight timeout.
  • Corrected map to display road labels.
  • Corrected map to display small towns.
  • Corrected map to not change orientation when beginning pan mode.
  • Corrected metric nautical setting to display appropriate map scale
  • Support for Colorado Field Notes, at geocaching.com.

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    Posted by Scott Martin at March 24, 2008 7:49 AM
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