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60CS When walking unit becomes disoriented and does not know which direction it is headed, in a moving vehicle unit works great, any suggestions?

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Your electronic compass is probably turned on, and if so, either it is not calibrated or you are not holding the GPS unit level.

Try turning off the electronic compass by holding the PAGE button in for a couple seconds. With the electronic compass turned off, the GPS will instead show direction of travel using the current track, which is probably what you are expecting.

Cheers!

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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