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Old 02-23-2011, 04:00 PM   #1
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Lowrance to Garmin Waypoint Conversion

Has anyone converted Lowrance (.usr) waypoints to Garmin (.adm)? I want to convert my waypoints to my new Garmin 740S and figured that someone here has already done it.

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Old 02-23-2011, 04:39 PM   #2
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My Lowrance has two options for exporting (usr or gpx). Garmin should accept the GPX format, but I'm not 100% sure.
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The problem is that the Lowrance died after a few months and they won't support it (end of life they said). So, I upgraded to a Garmin 740S and just want to convert the waypoints to .adm but can't find a utility to do that. It's not a problem reading the .usr data, it's a conversion to .adm problem.

BTW, I fixed the Lowrance with a .02 fuse but since it was full of water I'm not going to use it any longer.
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:02 PM   #4
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This should do what you need .... Free and works pretty well.

http://www.easygps.com/
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Tried that one too. It won't even open the Lowrance .usr files. It only recognizes three different file types and none of them include the .usr or .adm files.
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Try to export them to text format (or if you can cut and paste from the opened .usr into text) then import to the format you want..
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I used the below to transfer my stuff.
http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/
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Thanks for all the advice. Turns out to be a multi-step process and I needed two different programs to do it. Anyway, I'll find out tomorrow if it worked.
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did it work and what did you use to get to the ADM file
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I used the below to transfer my stuff.
http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/
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