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Adding more POI's and Activating TTS

How do I do this ?? Also I heard that the Garmin 350 can detect laser speed trapping devices ? Is this possible ??

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Go to Garmin website and download/install POI Loader. Select a voice with TTS (Text to speech such as Jill)

No the 350 can not detect laser speed traps.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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Does the speed camera detection mode work


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what it does do is store a list of places where they are and can warn you in advance of that location.

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