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    Hi I'm new here. So I'm sorry if this is daft question!

    I've finally fumbled around and manged to create my first few maps in kmz format.
    I was wondering is there some way I could have several maps on my Oregon 450 and select which one I require at a time and disable the ones I don't want to use?
    The problem I have is that the gps comes up with a warning about to many map tiles when I turn it on?

    Thank you in advance for any replies.

    MudSlug

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    Hi,

    If you have several .kmz installed on your GPS, the whole will be displayed (you can't disable any).
    Oregon is limited up to 100 tiles (.jpeg) for .kmz : you should have more in your device, that's why you get this warning.

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    Thank you sergio2 for your reply.

    I see, I've been using my memory-map map and exporting the image as a bmp file.
    Then I used a MAPC2MAPC to create my kmz file.
    Looking at my kmz on GoogleEarth and counting the tiles, they were as you said over a 100.

    Just played around and worked out that as long as the bmp has an Easting of about 20km and a Northings of about 6-7km, I get just under a 100 tiles!

    Just got to find a program now where I can make an img file from a bmp file?
    Would this give me a greater area coverage?
    Also would I loose some map quality if I could create a img file compared to the limited tile size of kmz file?

    Thanks for any thoughts on these questions

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    Use JNX format for this purpose.
    Love your wife? Buy yourself a GPS for answering to her favorite question: "Dear, where are you?".

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    Giomen is absolutely right. JNX format maps are much more versatile.

 

 

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