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Hey guys, I'm new to this. I just got a Nuvi 750 and I want to load the POI
red light camera, speed camera files with audio/proximity alerts for my state.
I have downloaded Garmin's POI loader, I just need to know which files I need to download and do I need to set up folders on my Nuvi.
Do you guys offer directions for dummies? Your site seems like its really cool and I want to join and get the POI's. I just want to make sure I do this right the first time.


GPS: Garmin Nuvi 760

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Here is some info that I have posted else were in the forum.

1) I used the poi loader to put the POI onto the unit from my hard drive (free Garmin software)
2) Download the POI files on the line < XML - GPX Exchange format> line not the <Garmin POI CSV> line (I had no luck with the CSV ones at all, only one file would load even though I had 4 or 5 files to load)
3) If you find errors in the files like I did, use editor to adjust locations
4) You can download the pictures from the web site to add to the Garmin as well. Just put it in the folder. Make sure it have exactly the same file name before the dot.
5) Same as 4) but with sound (.mp3) for the warning i.e. red light camera ahead.
6) When I up load them with POI loader I use manual not auto and add the distance you want. I use 175 meters for red lights 150 for school zones 600 for rest areas.
7) Have fun with it if you don't like the distances you enter just re run POI loader clear the GPS and reload

Have only ever seen the bmps for the proximity alert come up on the screen when I am driving and the proximity alert goes off or just before it goes off.

The name before the dot (on the bmp or MP3) has to be exactly the same as the name for the alerts for it to work when you upload.

I have only had success when I have used manual while uploading (I have found that most of the files don't have proximity distances in them) and only by using the .gpx files not the Garmin files.

Here is a list of distances I use on my Garmin Nuvi 760:
Low Bridges 225
Mobile speed camera 250
Red Light Camera 175
School Zones 200
Speed Camera 150

(these distance suggestions updated to my most recent distance sugestions)

I have played around with these distances a fair bit to get the best distance form the alert to alert me properly but not so far away that it can get confusing what lights have the camera on them or get false alerts from the next street over etc.

I hope this helps

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