Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

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Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

Post by 368 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:29 am

Hi Karoo Forum,

I am contemplating about buying a Karoo and do have some questions the official documents does not answer:

1. Does the Karoo is able to display predefined Waypoints or GPS Koordinates (like shelters, climbs etc.), that are embedded in the track? Garmin is able to do this, Wahoo apparently not.

2. Is it possibly to transfer .gpx files directly to the unit over cable, WiFi or Bluetooth form PC or Smartphone without using the Dashboad? Such a feature could be important to do track upates at remote places without internet connection

3. Could somebody give me the measurements of the Karoo behind (!) the socket? I am wondering if it will fit my existings Garmin mounts and need to know the space between socket and handlebar.

Thanks a lot in advance!

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Re: Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

Post by Steve » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:08 am

1. Sorry, I don't know, but I suspect not.

2. No. I agree that this would be a very useful feature, also for if you find the Dashboard is down just at a critical moment you need to download a route before you go out.

3. Can you clarify exactly which dimensions you mean, please?

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Re: Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

Post by 368 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:13 pm

Steve wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:08 am


3. Can you clarify exactly which dimensions you mean, please?
Thanks for your aswers Steve!

Sorry I am no native speaker. I was talking about the space between the mounting socket and the bottom end of the unit (Please see sketch below). This measurement is important to me, because it would allow to see if the unit fits the mounts I already own.
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Re: Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

Post by Steve » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:48 pm

Ok, that measurement is approx 40mm on Karoo.

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Re: Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

Post by the5krunner » Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:58 pm

regarding your first point, i think the latest firmware from the last few days allows that with embedded POIs from a route created on RWGPS.

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Re: Waypoints/direct .gpx transfer/measurements

Post by 368 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:43 am

Cool, sounds good! Thank you guys!

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