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    DAC sound card

    Well I've tried several DACs, they were all plug n play, they just worked (Linux Mint). I went down the USB DAC path and now wouldn't be without one. I bought one to get better sound and more volume, some were powered of the USB connection (the most convenient) and others had their own power...
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    GPS...TomTom, Garmin or Navman..or...?

    Re proprietry Garmin map updates. Garmin does not support linux with its Basecamp or Mapsource software. I think I did try it using Wine but not successfully. If U use one of the above map sources it doesn't matter. If U really need a propriety Garmin map update U will have to use a Windoze...
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    GPS...TomTom, Garmin or Navman..or...?

    Re Garmin maps (.img files) 1. This is my preferred source (click link) These maps are based on "OpenStreetMap" data. As you can see the coverage is amazing. 2. My second choice (click link) These maps are based on "OpenMapChest" data. 3. Yet another source for Garmin maps. 4. If you live in NZ...
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    GPS...TomTom, Garmin or Navman..or...?

    Goodmorning Here's some of my observations for GPS application in a car, of course everyones preference is different. Yes phone GPS in a car do work great however it can be hard on the phone battery unless of course you have the phone plugged into the car aux socket. My phone heats up alot...
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