MapSend Lite V2,
enables you to view maps preloaded on SD cards on the PC, plan your route before
your journey, replay your track history downloaded from the GPS, plot your
position in real time and view your map in either latitude/longitude or UTM
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MapSend Lite FAQ
(frequently asked questions)
How do I open a map in MapSend Lite ?
If you have previous CD based Magellan mapping products (such as DiscoverAus
Streets and Tracks or Great Desert Tracks) these will be automatically loaded
into MapSend Lite when installed. Then go into (at top of window) GPS
Contents - Map Manager and in Detailed Maps, select the map you wish to view.
If you have an SD card based mapping product (such as DiscoverAus Topo) then
connect your eXplorist GPS and ensure it is in File Transfer - SD Card. Go into
GPS Contents - Map Manager and select Add Map (top left
button). A file explorer window will then appear. Your eXplorist will be a
Removable Disk so select it, then select the Detailed Maps folder and the map
that you wish to open. MapSend Lite will then copy it over to the PC for
viewing. You only need to add each map once as MapSend Lite will retain it. You
can also place your SD card into a card reader and do the same. An SD card
reader is faster loading maps.
I'm getting the message "Map initialization is required". What is the
Make sure the write protect slide switch on the side of the SD card is in
the unlock position. Most of the DiscoverAus Topo cards are shipped with
the slide switch in the lock position.
How do I download my POI (Waypoints) from my eXplorist ?
eXplorist GPS and ensure it is in File Transfer - Internal Memory. Go into GPS
Contents - Waypoints - Load from File - GPS unit or SD Programmer, select the
POI file and your waypoints will display
How do I download my Tracklog from my eXplorist ?
Connect your eXplorist GPS and ensure it is in File Transfer - Internal
Memory. Go into GPS Contents - Tracks - Load from File - GPS unit or SD
Programmer, select the track file and it will display
How do I use MapSend Lite as a moving map ?
Connect your eXplorist GPS, select NMEA Data Comm, V2.1 GSA, NMEA -> USB
Go into GPS Contents - GPS Log - Start
How do I set 3D view ?
View - 3-D
Where can I find more information about MapSend Lite V2 ?
Magellans MapSend Lite manual is here:
Can I use MapSend Lite V2 with DiscoverAus Topo in my Meridian ?
Mapsend Lite will work with your Meridian version of DiscoverAus Topo but you
will require v1.50