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    Default help loading bluecharts to gpsmap 7600 - 7408

    My plotter is a gps map 7408, software version 9.00

    I've been trying to load the Altantic bluecharts.

    I've installed the charts on my laptop, I have the forums mapsource version. 6.13.7.

    I can see the charts in homeport and mapsource, they seem to be unlocked.

    When I export the selected charts in either mapsource via send to device, or map install, some img files are placed in a garmin folder on the sim, I place this in the plotter and it seems to load the maps without error, however when I zoom in I just see either land (yellow) or the shaded world map.

    Really lost as there are so many different guides and steps and tools, can anyone help me please?

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    Please give us more info about your "Altantic bluecharts".
    Perhaps your modern device simply does not support the old (Traditional) BlueChart.

    Note:
    If you mean the old Traditional BlueChart Atlantic, try to change the 3rd TRE parameter of your obtained IMG from 18 to 23 via GMapTool (or ImgTool).
    Last edited by Cnfhbr; 9th October 2017 at 12:44 PM.

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    Cnfhbr,

    Thanks for the reply. I tried your suggestion, it also has the same effect.

    And Yes, this is for the tradional Atlantic Bluechart.

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    Not sure what my mistake was. I tried this again, and it is working now. Thanks!

 

 

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