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Bab 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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ETrex Venture HC Car GPS Receiver: How do reset unit back to factory spec's...


Hi!

From your owner's manual, to reset to factory defaults (Page 34)
http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/eTrexVenture_OwnersManual.pdf

Select the route page options button and press the Thumb Stick in to access the options menu.
Select "Restore Defaults" and then press in on the Thumb Stick to restore factory settings.
Hope this is of some help to you.
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Hi I have a Garmin eTrex Venture and have downloaded maps from Mapsource. When I turn on the GPS and go to the map page, no map appears on the screen.


Did you download the maps via your PC into Mapsource and then transfer them to the Venture? You have to unlock the maps on your PC with the code which is specific to your unit.

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Won't acquire satellites


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Garmin eTrex Vista Cx won't turn on


Call Garmin customer service, they are wonderful. My rubber thing around the outside became loose,and they sent me a new unit, even though it was almost 2 years old.

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I geocache with a friend. I am 40 ft. off east to west. Hers is always right on. Garmin Venture Etrex CX Help !


Depends on the number of satellites each GPS is viewing at the time so if you are holding the device your body will be shielding a number of satellites from the device and this may be different depending which direction you are looking in. The other thing is that 10m/40ft is about the best accuracy you can get from a standard GPS. If you want better accuracy you need a surveying GPS with a Differential GPS receiver
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Geocaching with Garmin Etrex Legend CX


The preloaded maps are VERY generic, mostly major highways. They are not useful for geocaching.

The good news is that you can download free topo maps created by a very generous Canadian soul, Dale Atkin. The maps are free but donations are accepted. He is also working on US topo maps. I've used Ibycus and Garmin topo maps and prefer the Ibycus version.
If this solves your situation, please come back and rate our answer. Thankyou.

Dec 27, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend Cx GPS Receiver

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Black and blue


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

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

Sep 22, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Unlocking a Garmin etrex venture cx


The unit comes with a base map. You will need to purchase City Navigator software if you want more detailed maps which will show all roads. If the box contained a copy of the City Navigator and you threw away the code, you'll have to purchase another unlock code from Garmin.

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Not connected


Have you installed the USB drivers for your GPS to your PC? You can download the drivers from the Garmin website.

Mar 16, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Venture Cx GPS Receiver

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