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Is the Garmin 60CSx still good?

Is the Garmin 60CSx still good?

It is a design that has been refined over a number of years and is the definitive outdoor GPS in the Garmin lineup. The 60CSx is nearing the end of production, but at the time of writing is still available. The new GPSMAP 62s is the successor, but the 60CSx is still a good option.

How do I update maps on my Garmin 60CSx?

Connect your GPS to your computer using a GARMIN PC Interface cable to an open USB port. Turn the GPS on. If your computer asks for a driver, please see the software and installation instructions that came with your device, or download and install the USB driver from Garmin’s website at

How do I use Garmin MapSource?

To load maps to your Garmin device using the MapSource program:

  1. Attach your Garmin device to the computer with a data transfer USB cable.
  2. Start MapSource.
  3. Click the Tools menu.
  4. Click the Map option in the Tools menu.
  5. Click the map regions you wish to install.
  6. Click the Transfer menu.

How do I update my Garmin Nuvi 60?

Updating Maps and Software with Garmin Express

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. Select an option:
  3. Open the downloaded file, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  4. Start Garmin Express.
  5. Connect your Garmin® device to your computer using a USB cable.
  6. Click Add a Device.

Can you update Garmin maps for free?

Click the myMaps tab. The currently installed maps and the available updates are listed next to each of your registered devices. NoTe: If “Free Update Available” appears next to a device, that device is eligible for a free map update. You can download the free update from myGarmin.

What is better BaseCamp vs MapSource?

BaseCamp is available to download free of charge, and has most of the features of MapSource. Though it works somewhat differently, eg all waypoints/tracks are added to a single database, not separate files. BaseCamp lacks a few features present in MapSource, eg connecting to a GPS device with a serial connection.

Do Garmin topo maps show trails?

Do Garmin TOPO maps show hiking trails? Garmin TOPO maps feature topographic detail with terrain contours, searchable points of interest and turn-by-turn directions on roads and trails. Popular trails are typically shown, but not every trail has been mapped.

What is the latest Garmin software version?

Current Version of Garmin Express for Windows: v7. 13.1 as of May 20th, 2022. . The latest version of Garmin Express can also be downloaded and installed from the Garmin Express page.

Are Garmin lifetime maps free?

Garmin Drive 60 6″ GPSps Navigator (with Free Lifetime Maps for the US) –

How often should you update Garmin maps?

3 times per year
Maps for most devices are updated up to 3 times per year. The Garmin Express program will check your device and let you know if your maps are current or if a new version is available.