Trip Meters in GPS's

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Trip Meters in GPS's

Post by OMY130 » 23 September 05 10:11 pm

Question to all. Looking to do something for a while now & need a question answered.<p>Do all forms of GPS have a trip meter?? Specific examples would be great.:wink:<p>... Geoff ...

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Post by ian-and-penny » 24 September 05 12:01 am

Can't speak for "all types" but my Magellan yellow does. I think the gold and platinum ones do too.

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Post by zactyl » 24 September 05 12:18 am

The Garmin Etrex has a Trip Odometer.

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Post by riblit » 24 September 05 12:49 am

as does the eMap and vista models

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Post by edmil » 24 September 05 7:29 am

The garmin GPSmap60CS does and lots more. It has an overall odometer
a trip odometer along with trip time: moving, stopped, & total. Have used the features and found things like ETA to destination to be pretty accurate. :)

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Post by swampgecko » 24 September 05 8:03 am

The trip meter, ETA, average speed and a few other functions are pretty well standard across the board, even my steam driven garmin 12 has them.

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Post by Postman Pat » 24 September 05 7:08 pm

My Garmin 76 and 76CS Both have trip meters plus overall meters all of which can be reset

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Re: Trip Meters in GPS's

Post by EcoTeam » 24 September 05 8:35 pm

OMY130 wrote:Question to all. Looking to do something for a while now & need a question answered.<p>Do all forms of GPS have a trip meter?? Specific examples would be great.:wink:<p>... Geoff ...
All of them should, the Garmins and Magellans all do, even the very early models.

From the manual (p55) http://www.garmin.com/manuals/Foretrex1 ... Manual.pdf

the Foretrex 101 has features like:
Baring, Course, elevation, final destination, final distance, final ETA, final ETE, heading, Max speed, moving average, moving time, next destination, next distance, next ETA, next ETE, odometer, off course, overland speed, speed, stop time, to course, total time, trip odometer, turn, vertical speed, velocity made good.

Any combination of these parameters can be displayed on any one of 4 trip computer screens, with 1 through 4 parameters displayed at any one time. You can also display lat/long, UTM, sunrise, sunset on the trip computer screen too.

EcoDave :)

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