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GPS Mapping on Your Computer

Did you ever want to see your Garmin GPS map on your computer ?
In the past , you had to buy a disc-based map product extra, then install it on your PC.

No more !

Now it’s easy. Go to Garmin’s website and download “Basecamp”. It is available for either PC or Mac.
Check it out here .

Connect your GPS and then run Basecamp. You should see a progress bar on the top left as your City Navigator map loads. It will take some time. Once loaded, you can see the same map that is on your GPS, on your computer. You can plan routes and set waypoints right on your computer and then transfer them to the GPS. Or download them from the GPS.

Basecamp can also read certain map chips that are inserted into the GPS. An example would be if you purchased City Navigator Europe on a chip.

Thanks

Tim