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    Default Compatible GPS units

    I want to buy a second hand GPS unit for use with t4a mapset. Can anyone tell me if there is a comprehensive list of compatible units that I could refer to before committing. If not, can anyone suggest a mid range unit that has been tried and tested. Many thanks
    Peter

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    Hi Peter,

    T4A maps is Garmin compatible maps only. If you would like to purchase a new GPS, please see below:

    Your GPS should have the following, to be compatible with our maps:

    Garmin map capable
    Must be able to receive maps (a SD card slot is not a requirement)
    Must be able to take automotive maps.

    Our maps doesn’t work with the Street Pilot series and Etrex 10.

    I cannot recommend one, but the Nuvi series are more for city navigators and the Montana series are more off road tracking devices. It depends on what functions you want on the GPS unit.

    Mandy
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    Mandy, do you have any plans to expand the units that T4A will work on? For example I know that T4A now works on Caska units.

    Surely there is a huge market to put T4A onto the standard Toyota/Land Rover etc Satnav units? I for one would be at the front on the queue to get T4A onto my Satnav without having to buy an expensive aftermarket Satnav or have a second GPS mounted in the car.

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    Hi 4x4Dude,

    We are still working on the development for T4A to work on other in-car units. As you said, T4A is currently only working on the CASKA in-car units. Hopefully soon there will soon be more units that T4A will be compatible with.

    Mandy
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    Thanks for that info Mandy, it's good to hear that it should happen at some stage. I'm sure it will be worth you while if you do launch T4A on other in-car units. You can put my name down!

    I was looking at a new Jeep Grand Cherokee at the dealers in Gaborone and noticed that the built-in maps don't have any coverage of Botswana at all. Nothing like paying P650 000 for a brand new luxury 4x4 to explore the wilds of Botswana and then having to buy a cheap GPS to stick to the window so that you can navigate.

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    Hi again Mandy

    Forgive my ignorance if this is a silly question but I have been looking at other after-market units to fit in my Land Cruiser. One I am looking at now (not Caska) uses Navteq maps. I understand that Garmin GPS's also use Navteq maps which incorporate some T4A data, although not the full version. Does this mean that the unit will also support the complete version of T4A or will I only be able to get the T4A info that comes already built into the Navteq maps?

    For anyone interested the link to the T4A announcement about using Navteq is:
    http://tracks4africa.co.za/partners/...ss/Garmin_T4A/

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    hi

    Does tracks4africa work on a kenwood garmin in car nav system?

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    Hi Wilnix,

    The iGo SD Cards only works on the 2011 & later models, Kenwood in car navigation systems.

    Mandy
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    My son is looking at getting a nuvi 52LM. Is this device compatible with T4A?
    Thanks.
    Steve
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    Hi Steve,

    The Garmin Nuvi 52LM is compatible with our maps.

    Mandy
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    Thanks Mandy. So he goes and gets the 2390
    Steve
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