South East Asia - Monster map set

Discussion in 'GPS Use, Tracks & Maps Discussion' started by LivinLOS, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. LivinLOS

    LivinLOS Ol'Timer

    Not sure if these kind of links are wanted this on your forum but delete if not..

    SEA Mapset

    Thailand v8.1 (most recent)

    Malaysia (Peninsula and Eastern Malaya)
    Indo (Not complete, Borneo, Bali, Sumatra, Java incl Jakarta)
    Hong Kong and Macao ... iders7.rar

    I am not having 100% success at routing on some of them but the Thai / Laos and Cambodia ones seem fine. I assume those are the highest priority for 99% of posters here.

    Its packaged as one unlocked almost 200MB gmapsupp.img file.. Simply upload to the unit, I cant get it into mapsource using the conversion tools so far.
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  3. alrikki

    alrikki Ol'Timer

    thanks,I'll try it
    as far as indonesia goes, I downloaded a free map (last years version) from
    it works well, routable,and not hard to find on the site
  4. alrikki

    alrikki Ol'Timer

    seems to be a problem with the south of vientiane
  5. alrikki

    alrikki Ol'Timer

    actually the whole border region on the Laos side had no detail, but when I switch off the north/east thai maps, it all shows up
    thanks again
  6. BPeters

    BPeters New Member

    Apart from Vietnam being a bit patchy it works quite well for me, cheers
  7. HTWoodson

    HTWoodson Ol'Timer

    Sorry for the dumb question. I'm not used to loading maps into my Garmin without using Mapsource. I tried to drag and drop the gmapsupp file directly onto my micro SD card (I have an adapter to plug it into my computer) but no new maps show up on my 60csx. How do I upload this and get it to work?
  8. mauris

    mauris Ol'Timer

    Try to create "Garmin" folder first and then copy the .img file into this folder. :)
  9. HTWoodson

    HTWoodson Ol'Timer

    That did it. Thanks!
  10. KingMarty45

    KingMarty45 Member

  11. Auke

    Auke Ol'Timer

    I know these maps but they are a work in progress. They are a cooperative effort by a group of people called Asia GPS. You can download the map from here: ... 4#post1434

    Vietnam seems to be quite OK but Cambodia, Laos and Thailand are not yet well developed. The main roads are on the map but a lot of the minor roads are missing while there are also not that many points of interests (fuel, hotels, restaurants, etc.) which probably are the things you would be looking for.
  12. KingMarty45

    KingMarty45 Member

    Ok thanks,

    do you have a recommendation for the Loas/Cambodia/Thailand?

    I already have the GT Rider maps for Loas and Northern Thailand, so just something that tells me I am on the right road would almost be sufficient.

  13. alrikki

    alrikki Ol'Timer

    I like the sliders maps for cambodia/laos
    althought they showed some different tracks to other maps, and the newer roads in eg near battambang were not shown, it was the best I have seen so far
  14. KingMarty45

    KingMarty45 Member

    I think I might take a punt on these RCMaps and see what happens.

    I will be sure to post my experiences.

    Know I just need to figure out how it all works... should be fun.
  15. Auke

    Auke Ol'Timer

    Where can I find this map? - always eager to see what is "on the market" with regard to GPS maps for Cambodia

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