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Garmin 296 TOPO question

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I have purchased a Garmin 296 with Topo Canada v4 on a 512mb data card.

However I can't seem to get any Topo maps to work outside of Alberta -  (north of Calgary up to Yellowknife is the area Topo maps work)

Going into the map information tab I can select - 50k Topo Canada v4, 50k west, 50k SE.

 It looks like they are all on the card , Is there something I am missing? 

have tried to deselect Alberta and others to see if west will load up

does the 512mb card not have the storage ability? 

any help much appreciated 

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When I loaded TOPO onto the 512 years ago there was only enough room for about a province worth of maps, maybe 1.5 provinces. Not sure if that is a pre-loaded chip, but I used the CDs and had to select the area I wanted without "overfilling" the card.

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The cards probably full.  You'll need a USB 2 computer. The 296 is not backwards compatible with USB 3.  Download the garmin map installer and check the card. If you have the .img file for topo canada you can select the areas to upload.  

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Why in the world would you still fool around with this !       ?

Please, get  a mini or standatd ipad , dowload  what ever platform fit you the best ( loved the Garmin)and you got yourself for very cheap the best aid ever to get around very safe.

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