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I don't know what model of GPS you have but if you can set your "home" location with the GPS after it has acquired a satellite lock, the coordinates should be displayed automatically for you.

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Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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Can gps coordinates be used with TomTom go live 750


If you mean, can you enter latitude and longitude coordinates on your GO 750 LIVE GPS device .... yes.

First you'll want to set your unit to accept coordinates. From the main menu, tap Change Preference, then select "Set Units" and select a Latitude and Longitude format in the "Coordinate display" screen, and then tap Done.

To navigate to a location using latitude and longitude coordinates, follow the steps below:
  1. From the Main menu, tap Navigate to...
  2. Tap Latitude Longitude.
  3. Enter the coordinates and tap OK.

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How to put in coordinates


Hello,

Coordinates can be entered by marking the waypoint and editing it.
From the map screen, press the joystick down for 2 seconds to mark the waypoint. Toggle up to the coordinates and press the joystick to enter the edit mode. Make the changes to the coordinates to the new coordinates and toggle to OK, press the joystick to enter the coordinates.

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How do i insert a coordinate to find a spesific fishing spot


Hello,

The Garmin nuvi's were designed as automotive navigators and not really designed to be used as marine or outdoor GPS units with the exception of the nuvi 550 which is an all around GPS.
The Garmin handhelds are recommended for marine and off road recreational use but it is possible to navigate if you know the coordinates of your fishing spot.
To enter coordinates: Touch Where to? > Coordinates and touch a box to enter a coordinate.
You can also refer to the manual for more information. nüvi® 215

Sep 22, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 215 GPS Receiver

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How to find a position from GPS coordinates?


If you know the proper geographic coordinates of your destination, You can easily navigate around your destination using the longitude and latitude coordinates or other coordinate formats.
  1. Touch WHERE TO on the screen,
  2. Touch COORDINATES from the list,
  3. Touch FORMAT to change type of coordinates. Because different maps and charts use different position formats, the nuvi allows you to select the correct coordinate format for the type of map you are using,
  4. Enter the coordinates and touch DONE.
That is how you find a position using the coordinates, but you have to be very familiar with coordinates to be able to use it.
Complements of the season to you over there.

Dec 25, 2010 | Garmin GPS

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How do i get coordinates in Latitude@ longitude


To find a place using coordinates:

1) On the Menu page, touch Where To.....Coordinates.

2) Touch Format to set the coordinates format

3) Touch each box to change the information.

4) Enter the coordinates for your destination, and touch Next.

5) Touch Go

Nov 17, 2010 | GPS

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Entering coordinates


When you press on your Where to? graphic a menu will come up that will give you a number of choices including
Address, Go Home, Points Of Interest, and 3 others. There should be an arrow point down in the lower right corner of the screen. When you press that the screen will scroll down a page and you should then see the Coordinates Globe. Press this and the screen should change to the Enter Coordinates screen. This will allow you to enter two sets of coordinates for your destination.

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How do I use coordinates? I entered map coordinates and it took us to the wrong place.


Some Tomtoms can use latitude and longitude coordinates. They refer, of course, to points on the map.
To use coordinates on some tomtoms you tap the Browse Map option. A general Map of the route is displayed. The screen has three buttons at the bottom
  1. Options
  2. Find
  3. an icon for the point on the map.
  4. Done
Tap the Options button: The Map detail Preferences appears, offering the choice to put a check mark in POI, Favorites, images. At the bottom of screen you have 3 buttons : POI, Advanced, Done.

Tap Advanced: In thsi screen you can put a checl mar on Names, Markers, and Coordinates.
Put a Check mark on Coordinates and press Done, Then Done again until you exit all those options.

Now your tomtom is configured to display coordinates. Be aware that GPS technology was created for military purposes and its civilian uses cannot be expected to offer pin point accuracy. It took an act of the US president to allow its use for civilian localization.

When you plan a route you can use longitude and latitude. Here is the icon you should like for.

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Dec 30, 2009 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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How do i insert a negative (-) deg co-ordinate into my nuvi 200


Positive Lat Lon coordinates are for the eastern and northern hemispheres respectively. If you have a negative coordinate, they indicate a location in the western or southern hemisphere.

To enter a Latitude coordinate of, for example, -31 degrees, you would enter 31 degrees, but specify S (for South) rather than N (for North)

Negative Lon coordinates would use W (for West) instead of E (for East)

Jan 08, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Converting GPS coordinated to google earth coordinates


GoogleEarth: save the waypoints in a KML file (NOT KMZ) to your computer, naming it appropriately.
Go to http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/ and convert the KML file to a GPX file, using their converter. They will present you with a file to download. Download it and send those waypoints to your unit and you'll be set to go.

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