Join Date: May 2005
Location: Clane, Co Kildare, Ireland
Street Pilot III - Upgrade Maps and Firmware??
I have a street pilot III and the European Maps. My firmware and maps are at least two verions behind the versions posted on Garmins site. I can download the firmware and I can buy an updated map set (for 70 USD).
My question to you guys is, would you do this? I do not want to end up with a more sophisticated firmware, but slower performance, the SPIII is already slow enough. Similiarly, the updated maps might contain more detail, which could slow down re calculates even more.
Finally, I am heading to Russia on the bike from Ireland in eight days, I sort of know the answer but just in case, would you dream of performing these updates before you head off on a three and a half week trip?
Aside from the performance of the SPIII, I am quite happy with it. But the performance is dreadful.
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