595 Travel Edition Maps on the computer

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Re: 595 Travel Edition Maps on the computer

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sussamb wrote: 17 Oct 2018 08:20 You can use TE versions with BaseCamp, but only with the device plugged in. The other alternative is to copy the maps to a SD card or memory stick and use that instead. Map files need to be placed in a folder named Garmin on the card/stick.
Perhaps a stupid question from someone who has had a number of years experience with Garmin.
But how do you actually copy the map-set (and make it work) to a USB drive?

Edit: I would like to plan for a trip to the States, as well as having a similar Europe map available.

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Re: 595 Travel Edition Maps on the computer

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No such thing as a stupid question ;)

Copy the map file, will end in .img, to a folder named Garmin either on a card or stick.
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Re: 595 Travel Edition Maps on the computer

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sussamb wrote: 20 Oct 2018 17:16 No such thing as a stupid question ;)

Copy the map file, will end in .img, to a folder named Garmin either on a card or stick.
Hi Sussamb

Thanks very much for the info. I hoped it might be that easy, but usually things are not as easy as it appears! :D

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