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    Default eTrex Legend® HCx file system

    Hi Merry Map makers

    Can anyone tell me the file structure type of this handheld gps uses, is it Garmin or .System ??

    As I want to build a SD card for extra maps ready for the arrival of the eTrex Legend® HCx.

    My understanding is Max of 2 maps for Garmin as Garmin / gmapsupp.img and gmapsup1.img and many maps for .System as Map / xxx.img

    I know I am just a big kid who can't wait to plug it in and play!

    Kind regards and Thanks

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    I'm afraid the eTrex does not have the ability to see multiple GMAPSUPP.IMG files.You need to compile all the map tiles into single mapset in a single .IMG file.
    Legend HCx can support 8GB sd and maps greater than 2 GB since software version 3.00. As long as sd is formatted in FAT32 it restricts individual file sizes to less than 4GB.
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    I have one and i use MapSource select the part of the map I want from a lot of maps and trasfert to the SD Card in unit and select in the unit with part I want to use and it work well .
    Last edited by alamel; 12th February 2013 at 01:46.

 

 

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