Garmin Edge 800 - Open Street Maps

j-sworks

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Hey,

Has anyone used Open Street Maps with the 800 or 705? In Japan or elsewhere?
What was your experience?

Thanks
 
Nov 2, 2010
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Tatsuno
#2
I've used them from here

http://openmtbmap.org/download/

on an 800 in Japan, Germany, UK, .... all over.

Coverage is fantastic in Europe, near-perfect in Germany, but a bit patchy in Japan still. Placenames and fonts can be an issue too.

It's always fun to fill in the gaps yourself if necessary though, something you can't do with the official maps or google/yahoo images.
 

j-sworks

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Cool, thanks.

Did/do you use Mac or windows to do this? I think either is fine, but for Mac you need a .exe file runner