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by vanorak
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Garmin Zumo 660/665
Topic: Splash screen for idiots...!
Replies: 0
Views: 768
Wales

Splash screen for idiots...!

For anyone, such as my good self*, who has set off with their lock still attached

*Last year, in France, outside a cafe in Limoges, with full touring kit....much to the amusement of the cafe au lait crowd :lol:



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by vanorak
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Headsets, Audio & Earplugs
Topic: Headphone amplifiers....?
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Wales

Re: Headphone amplifiers....?

Sounds like you've got the sounds thing covered! I'm looking at a small portable dac to plug in line between the intercom and the headphones. Can pick one up for about £30...I'm not expecting hi fi but a wee boost never goes amiss... 8-)
by vanorak
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Headsets, Audio & Earplugs
Topic: Headphone amplifiers....?
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Wales

Headphone amplifiers....?

Hi....I've never been that impressed with the various helmet speakers I've tried; sound quality is adequate at best. I normally wear auritech (filtered) earplugs to reduce wind noise, so I guess any speakers are going to have to work hard to sound half decent. Using in-ear phones (Sennheisers) with ...
by vanorak
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Garmin Zumo 660/665
Topic: 660 newb could use some advice...
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Wales

Re: 660 newb could use some advice...

Hi....Thanks for the replies. the seller said he will load UK & ROI into the internal memory, and save the full europe CN map onto the SD card. that way, I can use the unit for general nav in the UK (with some tunes loaded onto another SD) and insert the Europe map when I'm abroad. good to know maps...
by vanorak
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Garmin Zumo 660/665
Topic: 660 newb could use some advice...
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Wales

660 newb could use some advice...

hi, I'm thinking to buy a used 660LM, The seller seems to be genuine. It's updated with the latest maps (CN Europe NT 2020.20). These are stored both internally and on an 8gb SD card, with a small percentage of memory left in each. I like to listen to music when I'm travelling, so the seller suggest...
by vanorak
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Newbies
Topic: is it just me....?
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Wales

Re: is it just me....?

Sounds like a fun experience, dusty! :lol: I doused my old tomtom Go in that liquiproof stuff (some kind of 'nano tech' polymer coating, and it worked like a champ rain or shine. The problem with satnavs, and tech in general, is that we become progressively more reliant on it, so when it fails we fe...