[Loadstone] what is the widest map thatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?

Jeff Kenyon jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com
Wed Jul 7 23:17:21 BST 2010


I have the N-82 and how did you manage to get such a large file?  Did you go 
to the geocoder, and just leave everything blank but the state?  How swell 
does the zip folder work with this?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 6:14 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map 
thatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?


>I don't think I would go that big! The responce may be sluggish. I tried
> loading the whole state of MO to see how big it would be.
> It ended up being 36 or so meg in size. The responce was not very good. 
> The
> processing time to load the database took about 2 days. Granted this was 
> on
> a old 6682 and would be faster on a newer phone. I loaded the database on 
> a
> n73 after I built it. Like I said the responce wasn't very good! It took 3
> or so seconds just to tell me what street was in front of me. Again this
> would be better on newer phones. However this may give you some things 
> that
> you may see by trying it. I didn't even want to try a search to see what
> happend.
>
> Signed: Stephen Giggar
> Skype: dr-phone.
>
> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 3:30 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map 
> thatsomeonehasputonLoadstone
> with regard to areas?
>
>
>> Well, I'm hoping to get it to put an entire state or two in there.  I'm 
>> in
>> NY, and I just like to be prepared, and am use to large maps with Trekker
>> and with Access.
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 9:11 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that
>> someonehasputonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>
>>
>>> This will depend on the area you live in. In this case, it is a 50 mile
>>> Radius. I have another that is 45 mile Radius.
>>>
>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>
>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 7:54 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone
>>> hasputonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>
>>>
>>>> How far of an area is it?  I don't know if I posted this earlier, but
>>>> for
>>>> me
>>>> the Wayfinder Access POIs reappeared after being gone, and it is 
>>>> working
>>>> at
>>>> least in my area, but of course won't be updated.  I'm actually using a
>>>> combination of both Wayfinder and Loadstone, but want to get the 
>>>> largest
>>>> map
>>>> possible for Loadstone, in case I do end up going out of my way for one
>>>> reason or another.
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 7:00 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone has
>>>> putonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>I use LoadStone with a 6MB map database. The responce is very good to 
>>>>>me
>>>>>as
>>>>> far as telling me what streets are around me when moving.
>>>>>
>>>>> The number of points in it? I have no idea. But I would guess over
>>>>> 100,000?
>>>>> But that is just a guess on my part.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 5:03 PM
>>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone has put
>>>>> onLoadstone
>>>>> with regard to areas?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi folks, I am just wondering, but in terms of points of interest and
>>>>> maps,
>>>>> what is the largest that has been put onto  a phone with Loadstone?  I
>>>>> am
>>>>> adding new stuff all the time, and am just wondering what others have
>>>>> done
>>>>> as far as getting a very large map into the program?
>>>>>
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