[OSM-talk] Wanted: 64 Garmin data cables

Chris Hill chillly809 at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Jan 18 13:13:43 GMT 2009


I made a similar cable to power my Garmin in the car.  I wouldn't give one to anyone else as a reliable cable - I keep having to fix it where the cable joins through the plastic.

 cheers, Chris



----- Original Message ----
> From: Hugh Barnes <list.osm at hughbris.com>
> To: 80n <80n80n at gmail.com>
> Cc: osm <talk at openstreetmap.org>
> Sent: Sunday, 18 January, 2009 12:29:06
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Wanted: 64 Garmin data cables
> 
> On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 11:30:48 +0000
> 80n <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Some of you may have noticed that while we have had a donation of 68
> > GPS units and assorted cables, it only included 4 Garmin data cables.
> > 
> > For some purposes, such as mapping parties, one data cable can be
> > shared between several GPS units.  But for maximum geographical
> > distribution we really need a data cable for each GPS unit.  So I'm
> > putting out an appeal for anyone who has a spare or unused Garmin
> > data cable to donate it to the Foundation.
> > 
> 
> I noticed this DIY cable mentioned in user CeBe's diary a little while
> back:
> 
> http://www.jens-seiler.de/etrex/datacable.html
> 
> At a pinch, it might get you out of trouble. Or we could make them for
> ourselves and send through our official cables ?
> 
> Further, maybe Tristan da Cunha could use a unit if they're not all
> spoken for:
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/%C3%86var%20Arnfj%C3%B6r%C3%B0%20Bjarmason/diary/4525
> 
> Cheers
> 
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