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Garmin nuvi 610

I have just purchased a Garmin nuvi 610 with pre loaded UK and Ireland maps. How do I upload other maps? Thanks.

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Https://buy.garmin.com/shop/buymaps.do

Garmin offer new maps, the majority in different formats such as online downloads, pre-loaded SD cards, or on DVD.

However, these are pretty costly for all they are worth. For the same price as a map, you could easily buy a brand new device with full EU maps.

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500Mb internL MEMORY ONLY- LOAD MAPS TO SD CARD TILL 4 gB WORKING

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However, for the same price as Garmin charge for their latest map update, you can buy a brand new device (not Garmin though) with wider-ranging & updated maps.

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Also, the 610 has many software bugs. On occasion, the security start-up screen will automatically by-pass and take you straight to the main screen – a serious flaw. Also, the currency converter cannot accept new currency rates, rendering it useless.

Regarding the traffic report system... well, don't bother I say. Unless its major pre-planned roadworks, it never lets you know when there's a jam up ahead. You are better of tuning your car radio to a local station to get traffic reports.

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Hey give this a try
of course some of these maps are not free.
tigergps.com
garmin.com/maps

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