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Old 09-22-2012, 12:22 AM
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Default GPS night mode

I have the Garmin GPS in my truck and while on a long trip in the dark I realized the screen never went into night mode. I looked all over the settings and there is no option for setting it to night mode where the screen is black and not so bright. Should I have this option? I checked the help menu on the radio and it told me how but I just do not have it.
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:30 AM
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Yes, you can adjust the setting, i have an 11 outdoorsman too and it took me a little fooling around to figure it out. Honestly, i cant remember how i did it at the moment but it was in a place i didnt expect. Kepp hunting, ill take a look tomorrow and follow up on this for you. I think its in the general radio settings, not the GPS itself
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:42 AM
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I checked everywhere.
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would your cab light adjustment dim the screen?
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Use the dimmer wheel...there are two indents on the wheel. one to turn the dome light totally on and the other that will dim the screen for the mygig
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:29 PM
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i couldn't think of the words "dimmer wheel".
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yep, the dimmer wheel does it. i found this the other night when cutting my inside light back off, i accidently went 1 click to far and my nav screen suddenly went to a black background. i had wondered why it was so bright!
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The dimmer wheel was all the way to the right. I turned it to the left and it clicked but have not checked the Mac screen since. It was set to auto in the settings once I finally found it though. I will check and see when I can.
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What everyone else is saying. You are 1 click to the right to far. turn it slowly to the left till you feel a click and you are all set to go
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Okay. It's working now. I don't know why the dome lights weren't always on because now when I turn it all the way right all the lights turn on. I'm confused but night mode now works like it should.
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