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Black and blue

Hi when i am looking at my gps the water is blue but the land is black
ho do i get it back the way it was i have a garmin etrex venture cx

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Setup > Map Setup > Marine (far right icon) > Marine Colours.

If this fixes your problem, please come back and tell us.

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Maybe you've adjusted the contrast too far?

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Compatable marine maps Australia for garmin etrex legend


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Bab


Maybe you've adjusted the contrast too far?

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Garmin etrex gps


Hi,

Most reset would revert the unit back to factory default and therefore may and could erase all user stored settings and configurations.

Having been forewarned, Pressing "up"+"enter" keys while powering up the eTrex will reset the eTrex to factory defaults. So, all pressets and data will be lost.

Additionally, you may be able to do bypass and other tricks using the "Secret Startup Commands for Garmin handhelds".

Tight lines and hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.


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Call Garmin tech support with any questions or to find out about the software patch, 1-800-800-1020

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