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I just purchased a colorado 400c for marine use. If I already have gps coordinates, how do I enter them into the unit to start my trip and get to my desired location?

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If you are asking to put latitude and longitude information into the C330, no, the unit is not designed to accept that type of information.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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Are you sure you're using the exact same format on GoogleEarth and your GPS?

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.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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SOURCE: 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.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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Mark a waypoint, and then edit the waypoint's co-ordinates. You can also create a waypoint in Mapsource and then transfer the waypoint(s).

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Just take the last 2 pairs of numbers and divide them by 6.
Example if it is 37 38 it would then be 623.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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