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1
Yet another eTrex Summit
As I documented at length earlier, I bought a Garmin eTrex Summit in October of last year, and had no end of problems with it powering itself off for no apparent reason. Garmin replaced it (twice) and the third unit was OK-ish but still tended to turn ...
26-May-2005
05:28:37
2
One problem solved, another remains
Well, my third eTrex arrived today, a nice new one and so far it seems fine - despite the abysmal weather I took a stroll to try it out. I'm still puzzling over exactly where the Bleaklow fence line goes between Shining Clough and Woodhead, so I parked ...
22-Oct-2004
11:38:50
3
Garmin Customer Support - the saga continues
Yesterday the nice chap at GPS4Less phoned me up to let me know that Garmin were going to send me a brand new, tested unit and it would be arriving by courier today. Seemingly the fact that I'd mailed a link to my previous post to both the CEO and ...
20-Oct-2004
04:50:05
4
eTrex Summit less than the acme
Well, my brand-new eTrex Summit is having to be replaced - it has an unfortunate tendency to turn itself off for no apparent reason, even with a fresh set of batteries. There's no low battery warning, it just switches off. It did this at least ten ...
18-Oct-2004
01:44:33
5
A new toy - Garmin eTrex Summit
My latest toy arrived yesterday - a Garmin eTrex Summit GPS. I already have a Garmin 12XL, and although it's an excellent GPS it is a little bulky, and it eats batteries four at a time. As my birthday is coming up, I decided to treat myself to a newer ...
14-Oct-2004
11:33:17