DeLorme Earthmate and Solus Pro 1.5
really get the most out of Solus Pro, start up your Internet
connection. Now click on START | DeLorme | Solus MapMaker |
Solus MapMaker Register. You will need to register SolusPro
before you can use it. It only takes a minute. Next, go to the
same place and click on Solus MapMaker Connect. This will open
up your web browser and take you to the DeLorme Solus MapMaker
main page. You will find a link WIZARDS. Clicking
on it begins the map-making process.
your start and finish points for your trip...
then see a confimation of your trip.
you will see the actual trip itinerary with step distances.
also see your route on a map.
you are given your download choices and you can save your work.
of the beauty of all this, is that you can download maps anywhere
that you can plug in your Palm and do a HotSync, as long as you
have an Internet connection. There are still two more steps to
go through before using your maps. First, you must run the SolusPro
Converter... Start | DeLorme | Solus Pro 1.5 | Solus Pro 1.5 Converter.
This step is a bit ambiguous, as nothing really seems to happen.
In reality, though, what has happened, is that Solus Pro has converted
the files from the website into files usable by the Palm unit.
second step is to do open up your Palm desktop software and tell
it to install the files. Click on INSTALL. You then have
to find the files. They are somewhat hidden. They can be found
under C:\DeLorme Mobile Maps | Palm Computing . Tell the Palm
software to load the .pdb files. Once they are selected, you can
do another Hot Sync.
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