Advice 1: How to connect your device to your computer

The most accurate to date devices, allowing you to navigate the terrain became GPSNavigators. They take the signals from the satellites and thanks to the built-in ones special program enable to determine their whereabouts.
How to connect your device to your computer
Instruction
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To connect your device to the computer with a USB cable, you must insert one end of the cable into the connector on the Navigator (usually a miniUSB connector).
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Then switch on the device.
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The computer usually detects the new device automatically. If not, you need to install the software, sold usually bundled with the Navigator.
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After the definition of Navigator by the computer you can copy files from one device to another.
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Upon completion, disconnect the cable.
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Hold down the start button , turn off and then turn on the GPS.
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The above steps describe connecting to a computer navigation similar to the line of Treelogic. Somewhat more complicated is the case with the popular, but somewhat outdated GARMIN will have to work a soldering iron. Connecting a GPS device to the COM port of the computer 9-pin (very very old computers, 25-pin) connector-dad . To connect your device to your computer, use a three-wire cable: one wire to transmit data, the second–, the third wire is ground .
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Clean house to be soldering wires and contacts.
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Solder the wire transfer data (data out) to pin 2 devyatidyuymovogo COM-connector (or pin 3 25-pin).
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Solder wire receive data (data in) to pin 3 devyatidyuymovogo COM-connector (or pin 2 on 25-pin).
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The third wire (shield, ground ) is soldered to pin 5 devyatidyuymovogo COM-connector (or pin 7 on 25-pin).
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Connect the wired cable to the COM port of the computer (the connector-"mom ).
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Then switch on the device.
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After the data exchange, disconnect the GPS, and then disconnect the cable.
Note
Because GPS devices have different designs, and methods of computer connection are somewhat different. Used as wireless connection – bluetooth, IrDA and DATA cable. Wireless connection usually has no complications, and the software part of the connection is practically the same.

Advice 2: How to connect the wires in the computer

For people who are just beginning communication with the PC, its network connection will be a real mystery. Many wires will definitely confuse the person when you try to turn on the computer.
PC connection
You will need
  • Computer, a set of wires.
Instruction
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At the initial stage you have to decompose separately the wires that are attached to the computer and examine the rear panel of the system unit. In principle, the connection of devices to the system unit there is nothing complicated to determine the right connector for the particular wire will not be easy.
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To attach the monitor to the system unit, you need to find the wire on each end which will be mounted the same plug. One end of the wire connects to the corresponding connector on the monitor, the other to the same output on the system unit.
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Speaker system, keyboard and mouse to connect is also quite easy. If you notice, the individual plug has its own specific color, each of which will correspond to the colors of the connectors on the system unit.
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After the sound system and other devices will be connected, is to connect a computer to the network. The set of cables must be two of the same cord (one side is equipped with a plug for the socket, the other plug for connection to the device). These wires are used to connect the system unit and monitor to the network. First connect the cords to the devices, only then can insert them into the socket. Connecting the subwoofer also does not cause any complications device included in the network standard plug and the speaker connections are schematically displayed on his back.

Advice 3: How to download free Navigator

Motorists used to driving on the roads, guided by means of a special device, which is called Navigator. But teamwork requires a special card.
How to download free Navigator
You will need
  • - access to the Internet.
Instruction
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Keep in mind, at the moment, many navigation systems are based on the software Navitel, respectively, for him and need to find the card. But if your Navigator works at another program, will review and write down its name. Such data can be found in the Navigator, or instruments to it.
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Type in search engine name, which was written in the program Navigator. Go to the official website of the software vendor. Click "Download", as it is in this menu section you can download various files. If necessary, you can download and software in addition to necessary for you cards.
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Please note, cards are generally divided into cities and regions. You will need to choose from the menu the desired card and then press the button "Download". It should be noted that their preservation can last more than one hour, especially if you have nevesomosti Internet connection.
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After completed download, you will need to connect the Navigator to the computer using a special cable that was supposed to be in the box along with the navigation system. And don't forget: first, the cord must be connected to the Navigator, and then to a personal computer.
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Go after connecting the navigation system for PC in file Manager of the device. You can use this built-in "Conductor" on the computer. Find there a folder called maps, it should contain the downloaded maps that are only available to the navigation system. Copy all downloaded files to this folder.
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Next, remove the device and check out how it works Navigator with new maps. If necessary, you can make adjustments and do the sorting by region or alphabetically, but then it will all depend on your desire. If the navigation device is operating in normal mode, then download additional files it is not required.

Advice 4: How to upload free map Navigator

Many drivers travel the roads, guided by means of special devices, called navigators. For their normal operation needs a special card.
How to upload free map Navigator
Instruction
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Where can you get such maps? At this point in time in many navigation systems is software Navitel. So, for him, you need to look for cards. If you have Navigator installed another program, will review and write down its name. Can be viewed in the browser or in a document that is attached to the device.
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Go to the official website of the software vendor. It is enough in the search engine to type the name, which is written in the program. Let's say you have the program Navitel. Go to the official website. Next, click on the button "Download". Use this option to download the various files. Available download software ( usually the updates or new programs) and maps for any region.
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As a rule, all the cards are divided into cities and regions. Choose the desired card and click on the button "Download". The download may take several hours, especially if you have low speed Internet connection. Once the download is complete, you need to connect your device to a personal computer using a special cable. He was supposed to be provided along with the Navigator in the box. Also do not forget that the first cord is connected to the navigation device, and then to a personal computer.
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Go to file Manager of your device. For this you can use the built-in "Explorer" on a personal computer. There find the folder called maps. It contains all the cards that are available for use in Pathfinder. Copy in this folder all files which are uploaded on the website. Remove the device and try the operation Navigator with new maps.

Advice 5: How to connect the Navigator to the laptop

The GPS navigation system suggests several ways to use it. Automotive and portable navigation work offline. If you want to navigate using the laptop, connect the external GPS receiver.
How to connect the Navigator to the laptop
Instruction
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The receiver can connect using USB or Bluetooth port. In the first case you just insert the cable into the appropriate connector, and the computer detects the device. If it does not, you may need to install the drivers for this model of receiver. You can find them on the manufacturer's website or install the ones that came in the package Navigator.
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To connect the device via the wireless port, start the operation of the receiver. Then turn on the Bluetooth on the laptop by pressing the key combination specified in the instructions to the computer (usually a combination key with Fn). To find a Navigator control panel go to the folder "Bluetooth Devices", click on the "Add" button. In the list that appears, select your device and start the configuration wizard.
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To transfer data from receiver to computer, you need a separate virtual port. His number you can find the manuals Navigator or to determine using special program. On the software CD for the Navigator, find the application called GPS Information. In the window that opens click on the Scan COM ports – so you start scanning the available COM ports. Copy the found number.
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Install on a laptop navigation program. Choice depends on in what conditions and for what purposes you will use the equipment. Some programs are based on scanned maps, they are very detailed and precise – perfect for Hiking. E cards less, "weigh", and therefore not slow down the performance of the Navigator. They are convenient for use on the roads. On these maps you can plot a route based on traffic information. In the settings of the selected program, enter the number found for the virtual port.
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While scanning COM ports you can inspect the Navigator. Click on the Start GPS in the bottom window, you should see the numbers – Navigator starts the connection with the satellites and determining your location. To continue the navigation settings, disable running check.

Advice 6: How to register Navigator

Most car owners use navigation, greatly facilitates the orientation in large cities and outside of them. In order to use all functions of your Navigator, you must register the device and card.
How to register Navigator
Instruction
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First, register your device. Define internal number of Navigator, by connecting the device to the computer and turn it on. Then run MapSource. Select the menu item "Utilities" and then "Get unit ID ...". In the field "Unit ID" number of the Pathfinder will be detected automatically.
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Click on the link "Register a new GPS Navigator. Select the model of your Navigator, enter his extension number and press Add. The information page will indicate you have added the Navigator. You have successfully registered your device.
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The most popular is the digital navigation map "Russia" in the format Navitel (.nm2) showing street names, house numbers and other important information. This package of navigation maps can be used only at registered navigation program Navitel Navigator.
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To provide only one key, which can be used for one PDA, Navigator or Communicator. This code is required to unlock map data disc for loading cards.
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To register the program in automatic mode, connect your device to the Internet and start the Navitel Navigator. In the opened registration window, click "Automatic registration". Click in the field enter license key. Included will be a digital keyboard. Enter key on the copy of the program. In the lower right corner, click the green check mark, confirming entering.
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Fill out the registration card. To do this, connect your device to the Internet and start the Navitel Navigator. Select "Activate card". Enter the license key to the map, then click "OK".
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Select the region of Russia, maps of which you want to activate, click "OK". The program, open the "Menu", then "Open Atlas". The folder with the index cards. The map loaded successfully in your browser.
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Depending on the vendor registration process may vary. And the version of Navitel Navigator is only available in the kit.

Advice 7: How to download maps into the GPS

In various GPS navigators that have different programs that only work with certain cards. Also, in Pathfinder there is a base set of these cards, but sometimes the right cards is not available or simply obsolete. In this case, you need to download new maps. For this you can buy the license cards or download them online.
How to download maps into the GPS
Instruction
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Installation of official maps on the GPS.
With the installation of the official cards should not have any problems. Detailed description of the procedure is presented on the official pages of developers: Garmin, Navitel and AVTOSPUTNIK.
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Install unofficial maps Garmin.
To get started, download Garmin maps based on OpenStreetMap. You can install them using the program MapSource. The program can be downloaded on the official website Garmin.com.
Connect your device to your computer.
Download the maps, save them in separate folders. Next, run each card Install. In the computer's registry will do necessary info.
Now run MapSource.
In the program menu, click: "tools > Manage map products." In the upper left corner will appear the list of available maps (1). Select one of the cards in this menu. Use the button (4) click on the map (3) and it will appear in the window (2). Do this with other cards.
To send maps to your device, press the button (5). The selected card will be transferred to Navigator Garmin.
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Install unofficial maps Navitel.
To get started, download Navitel maps based on OpenStreetMap.
Connect your device to your computer.
Open the Navigator using the computer, create a separate folder for maps, name it UserMaps. The rest of the folders do not touch.
In this create a folder under the card you want to add to the Navigator, such as Region.
Save the necessary map files to the folder Region.
The program Navitel Navigator, select the menu item "Open Atlas". Next, click on the icon of a folder – create a new Atlas.
In the window that appears, locate the folder Region, select "Create Atlas".
After loading the map, click the checkmark.
Can now use a new card by selecting the appropriate Atlas.
Note
Installing Navigator on informal cards, you do so at your own risk.
Useful advice
Before installing the card, make a backup copy of the data from the Navigator.
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