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Featured Article: Garmin BaseCamp - what is it?

Garmin BaseCamp is the free route planning software from Garmin. If this short video we give you a quick overview on this piece of software. To keep up to date with all the top tech and team news sign up to our weekly newsletter Just sign up to our mailing list on the left hand side of page....

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Garmin BaseCamp - what is it?

Garmin GPS Device Data Field Options

Garmin GPS Device Data Field Options Please find below a selection of Data Field options that are available for your Trip computer / Compass Screen / Map Page Data Boxes. N.B Depending on the model of your GPS Device you may not have all these choices availa...

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What are the best batteries for a Garmin GPS?

Batteries, Chargers and Power Saving for a Garmin GPS Why has this become such a hot topic? The reason is the change of use from a basic GPS with no maps to the use of GPS with digital maps that scroll when you are in motion and the tendency to leave the map ...

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SatMap - Calibrate your Altimeter

The SatMap Active12 GPS has a built-in Barometric Altimeter, this is more accurate than using a GPS signal only for elevation data.The default setting in your GPS is for elevation data from the maps. Each map is supplied with a "height data set" that provides ...

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How to put on and take off a Garmin Carabiner, belt clip on and a Garmin Oregon and eTrex GPS

A number of you have been having problems taking the carabiner on and off a Garmin GPS. Once you know it is easy so I have created a small YouTube film of how to put on and take off a carabiner, belt clip of cycle mount for a Garmin eTrex and Oregon GPS. T...

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An introduction to Geocaching

Getting InvolvedThe leading Geocaching website is Geocaching.com and once you have registered you can download cache details direct to your GPS (this is called paperless geocaching). Downloaded caches will be found in the GPS Geocaching manager; you will then ...

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Downloading GeoCaches to a Garmin GPS

How to download GeoCaches to your Garmin GPS and then find them on unit so you can go GeoCaching. One of the most popular websites to use for Geocaching is http://www.geocaching.com/ You need to first register on this site as a Basic Member. 1. To be able t...

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How to create - Garmin Adventures

Turn your favourite walks into Adventures and share them on the Internet.  If you are a confident walker; spare a thought for other folk who aren’t so sure where the best walks are by sharing your walking experiences on the internet. Route sharing with G...

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Training support - FAQ's, Forums and Ask a Question

If you have bought a GPS from GPS Training we give you unlimited support so you get 100% out of your GPS unit. The best way to access this is by visiting our Training Support portal or e-mail techsupport@gpstraining.co.uk Training Support Portal Here you wi...

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Using a Mac Computer with Parallels Desktop for users who prefer Quo mapping with your Garmin GPS

Some of you like me have a Mac computer, and can perform Route/Track planning using software such as Garmin BaseCamp® which you can run quite well with your existing Garmin GPS unit. However, compared to BaseCamp, I have a preference for Mapyx’s® Quo&r...

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