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Antenna
H1.) What kind of internal antenna does the Garmin Oregon have?
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H2.) Does the Garmin Oregon support an external antenna?
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Manage Wiki H3.) Does the Garmin Oregon support expandable memory?
Search H4.) What is the largest microSD card supported by the Garmin Oregon? What speed card should I
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Visit GPS Fix H5.) My touch screen is not working well. How do I calibrate it?
H6.) What kind of touch screen does the Garmin Oregon use? Does it require a finger touch or can I
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Home use a stylus or pen cap? Can I use it with gloves on?
Versions H7.) Is there a screen protector available for the Garmin Oregon? Do I need one?
First Impressions Mounts
Colorado vs. Oregon H8.) Is the Garmin Oregon compatible with Garmin Colorado mounts?
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Reviews H9.) Can I use a lanyard with the Garmin Oregon? Garmin Oregon 300
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H1.) What kind of internal antenna does the Garmin Oregon have? Portable GPS System
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According to Garmin the Oregon has neither a traditional patch or quad-helix antenna, the refer to is as a
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"ceramic antenna". Pictures of the internals of the Oregon from the Polish site Garniak show the PCB. In this Garmin Oregon 400T 3-
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wrapping up over the top of the Order by 5pm unit under the Garmin logo and down the length of the back. Mounts And TomTom Made By Ram Memory $19.99 at 10 stores Garmin Oregon 400c Handheld / Trail GPS $416. RAM GPS Mounts Premium Quality. www.com Turn the Oregon off and power it back on again.99 to $599.) Does the Garmin Oregon support an external antenna? Garmin Motorcycle No. http://garminoregon. but not side up or bottom up.95 Free Shipping In May.wikispaces.Garmin Oregon Wiki .com Yes.RAM-Mount.95 to $599. holding the power button down as it initializes.) Does the Garmin Oregon support expandable memory? www. Service. After about 30 seconds you will enter a screen calibration page where you can recalibrate the touch screen. Great Price GPSNOW. H4.) My touch screen is not working well. 2009 H3. When asked the optimal position to carry the unit and have it they recommended either horizontal facing up or vertical.95 to $449.) What is the largest microSD card supported by the Garmin Oregon? What Lifetime Warranty Endorsed by speed card should I buy? Garmin.com H2.lidomounts.RadioShack. H5. Magellan. The Oregon has a microSD card slot available inside the battery compartment underneath the batteries. etc.Great performance is not as good as a quad-helix but better than a patch antenna.99 at 8 stores Garmin Oregon 200 Handheld / Trail GPS $289. Garmin Save Up To $330 + Free Shipping Screen On Select GPS Units at RadioShack.99 at 10 stores Right side white antenna at bottom of green PCB ads from Shopzilla Garmin Oregon Accessories Garmin support described the Oregon antenna as starting just above the screen. Support claims that the Tomorrow! GPSNOW .Hardware Page 2 of 4 Garmin Oregon 400i Handheld / Trail GPS $416.99 to $599.com Garmin officially states that the maximum size supported is 4GB and the card should be a "standard speed card for best performance". How do I calibrate it? www.99 at 7 stores Garmin Oregon 400t Handheld / Trail GPS $419. Users on this wiki have reported success with SanDisk's 8GB microSD card in the Oregon.com/Hardware 5/22/2009 .

See picture below Issues edit Hardware Issues Issues listed in this section are assumed to be hardware related based on feedback from the user community.. --> Mounts H8.) Is the Garmin Oregon compatible with Garmin Colorado mounts? The rail mounting system on the Oregon and Colorado are exactly the same.Garmin Oregon Wiki . LCD Screen Protection for t.. auto and carabiner mounts.95 a screen protector my Oregon has small scratches up and down the middle of the screen.Hardware Page 3 of 4 H6. Invisibleshield (Zagg) makes a protector for Garmin Oregon. Since many users report little or no change in Privacy Information touchscreen sensitivity or brightness I would suggest investing in a screen protector.) Is there a screen protector available for the Garmin Oregon? Do I need one? ShieldZone invisibleSHIEL. As a result all of the Garmin Colorado mounting accessories will work on the Oregon. After several months of frequent use without Zagg New $11. Miscellaneous H9. http://garminoregon. etc. This includes the marine.wikispaces.95 caused by scrolling the screen with dirt on my fingers or gloves. Yes. H7.) Can I use a lanyard with the Garmin Oregon? Yes. the Oregon has a dedicated lanyard attachment. bike. If you experience any of these problems it is recommended that you should contact Garmin technical support. Mostly likely these are Best $11.com/Hardware 5/22/2009 . The Oregon touchscreen works with a stylus. gloves on. pen cap.) What kind of touch screen does the Garmin Oregon use? Does it require a finger touch or can I use a stylus or pen cap? Can I use it with gloves on? The Oregon used a resistive touch screen which means it just requires pressure in order to register a key press.

insert the positive end of the battery first to avoid the hard snap and related stress due to the dimple on the contacts. Battery connector failure: The bent metal contacts on the battery connector can fatigue over time.com/Hardware 5/22/2009 . and the individual feed tabs at the top. There are two types .Garmin Oregon Wiki . Tip . and snap. and I'm waiting for a call back from Garmin support with a fix proposal or RMA number. Help · About · Blog · Terms · Privacy · Support · Upgrade Contributions to http://garminoregon.the connecting bar at the bottom.be careful when inserting and removing batteries .Hardware Page 4 of 4 1. One of the individual connectors on mine failed after 7 months.wikispaces.com are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution No-Derivative-Works 3.0 License. Portions not contributed by visitors are Copyright 2009 Tangient LLC. The bar could be replaced by Garmin sending out a new piece.wikispaces. http://garminoregon. however the individual contacts at the top appear to be glued into the case.