Hello Lance, I might try that after the hiking season is over here in Idaho which is almost never. This item may or may not be in original packaging. Tim – January 31st, The Topo USA 8. It may have be an OK product if it came out ten years ago, but relative to what is on the market today Garmin this product is a joke. I can now use it but it has lots of problems and short comings. Overall it just seemed like the PN could have used a faster processor to process the data.
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Returning was the only way to solve all the problems with the unit. Second, Delorme’s new PN is now available, and might be worth a good, long look. I keep mine plugged into a USB power supply both on and in the vehicles and in the home. Russ – October 21st, Whitney – January 29th, Darn if I remember how. The DeLorme PN support forum http: The PN is about as bad as they come. But I have not had much luck.
DeLorme Earthmate GPS PN-20
There may still be others out there that have a problem. My experience is noted in comment from a couple years ago. I got my unit for Christmas pn–20 couple of years ago and spent a lot of time playing with it and was really wanting to like it. Since bodies of water are mostly flat then there is no data to show topographically.
DeLorme Earthmate PN-20 Handheld
I think they released the PN before it was properly tested and working well. August 16, updated Aug 28, You can also charge that battery from the USB cable attached to your computer. The PN clearly will never do that. deloorme
The Delorme PN and Topo 7. I own various Garmin and Magellan hand held units; I use them for hiking and Search and Rescue purposes.
SD cards that work in the PN can be hard to find. I bought… February 9, Np-20 Seidel guest Rating: Rex reviewer rep.
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Only direct routes and road routes are delormw supported on the PN so the trail route I created for my snowshoe trip was converted into a direct route. This item may or may not be in original packaging.
If your path is not straight, and you veer off the route, you will need to re-create the route. With my Garmin, you set a waypoint, say at the beginning of the hike, and then when you want to turn around you select “go to waypoint” and it automatically updates the direction to the eelorme and the distance. I wish I knew more about the file types and their applications.
The unit is built very well and I am very pleased at the quality for the price. I sunk my PN for about ten minutes then opened the battery case and found no evidence of any water getting in.
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DeLorme Earthmate GPS PN GPS Review
It fell off my bike when I was riding it… The screen cracked! Ratings and Reviews Write a review. The manual was not with the product – but I have been able to access one online.