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Offline jj le roux

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GPS on the LC
« on: April 24, 2014, 06:14:35 pm »
What GPS system are you guys using on your LC's? I've got a Montana 650 and not sure if I should just stick to it or get the Zumo version that already have the mount on the bike. Won't you post some pics of your system if you using something else other then. Would love to see how you have mounted it.
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2014, 07:08:16 pm »
The Montana is nice, as long as the wheel that will be useless does not bother you.

I use the BMW Navigator V - the new one, there is no Zumo model which links with it yet, I know the Nav IV was a 660 dressed up in BMW clothing.

Anyway - i like the Nav V - as it links up with the canbus of the bike.

You can read more about it here -

http://globeriders.com/article_pages/article07_gps/article07_nav5.shtml




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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014, 10:27:54 am »
The BMW Navigator IV and V integrates with the controls on the bike, the Zumo 660 will work in the cradle, it will have power, but you wont be able to use the features on the unit via the control wheel on the handlebar. BMW has additional software built in.  :thumleft:
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014, 07:16:41 pm »
I use the IV, would love to upgrade to the V if I can get a buyer for mine :peepwall:
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014, 07:34:34 pm »
Have V as well. Awesome piece of equipment
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2014, 09:36:54 pm »
My Nav V is on back order from Centurion BMW.  ;D
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2014, 10:22:18 pm »
I use the IV, would love to upgrade to the V if I can get a buyer for mine :peepwall:

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2014, 07:50:42 pm »
Would you guys say the V is worth it to double up as a car gps too? Instead of buying two cheaper ones. I would however like the V on my LC
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2014, 08:00:44 pm »
Would you guys say the V is worth it to double up as a car gps too? Instead of buying two cheaper ones. I would however like the V on my LC

It does everything that the cheaper GPS can do, so it will do well in the car as on the bike. If that's your excuse, go for it. Is it worth R10k? Probably because you can, yes. The functionality is not that impressive. I would buy it but first need to sell the IV.
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2014, 08:37:10 pm »
My Nav V is on back order from Centurion BMW.  ;D

If you want one sooner try Donford, very helpful guys...
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2014, 09:37:07 pm »
My Nav V is on back order from Centurion BMW.  ;D

If you want one sooner try Donford, very helpful guys...

Received mine today, seems to be improved from the Nav IV, nice screen and more features.  :thumleft:
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2014, 07:25:25 am »
What are the main differences between the nav IV and the Nav V?
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2014, 01:14:53 pm »
Main difference is the added functionality with the interface between bike  software and GPS
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2014, 01:17:53 pm »
Main difference is the added functionality with the interface between bike  software and GPS

Thanks. Was there no interface between bike and GPS version IV?
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2014, 03:29:09 pm »
Yes they both integrate with the bike, the V the screen is just bigger and brighter, and with Smartphone Link you can connect your smartphone to the unit and send routes, traffic reports and speed camera warnings from your phone to the unit.
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2014, 03:35:21 pm »
The V also display all the sensor data from the bike on the GPS
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2014, 04:23:12 pm »
Has anyone actually tried the camera warnings, and does it work?
 

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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2014, 05:29:08 pm »
Has anyone actually tried the camera warnings, and does it work?

For the traffic and the Camera warnings you need to pay subscription of R 239.00 each.  >:(
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2014, 05:30:08 pm »
The V also display all the sensor data from the bike on the GPS

Where on the menu do I find this?, haven't looked for it yet?
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Re: GPS on the LC
« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2014, 07:13:35 pm »
The V also display all the sensor data from the bike on the GPS

Where on the menu do I find this?, haven't looked for it yet?

Find the picture of the motorcycle.