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Best batteries? Hello, 1.  Ever since I bought my Etrex Legends, I have had trouble with Ni0Cads in them - they only show as half charged (even when new they did this) and last for very little time.  What are the best batteries to get ( want rechargeables)? 2.  From the start my Etrex would not find satellite when i was inside my house.  My friends' do - mine does not!  Is there a way to boost the antenna's reception? 3.  Were is the best Mac site for integrating my Etrex with my Intel based -Mac on the Mac side?  I can use the mapping software I bought from Garmin on my XP-side of the machine - but I prefer the stability of the Mac side.  What would be the best program to use/get for the Mac? Thanks for your help,Lee

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    lbrewer42 Jan 17, 2009

     I will have to try the fast charge batteries -- already had set the battery indicator to NiCad when using them.


    Will look into the Mac website.


    Thanks!

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1. Try fast recharging NiMH batteries. They will recharge in 15 minutes or so. There is also an option in the system menu to select which type of battery you are using - this will cause the battery indicator to provide a more accurate indication of remaining life.

2. Not really.

3. Garmin has a mac support page at http://www8.garmin.com/macosx/

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