Archive for June, 2010

 Garmin DC40 Raffle $5 Each

BigGameHoundsmen.com holds a raffle Twice each year to help pay for server costs.  It’s a Great chance to win a New DC40 system. Grand Prize is a Garmin astro Combo with DC40 collar,  Second and third Place winners each recieve a DC40. Limited entry, 5 dollars per ticket.    Only 400 Tickets are sold.  Three Winning tickets. More [...]



 Garmin DC40 (more information)

I’m getting allot of questions about the DC30 compared to the DC40. Currently my recomendation is if you were holding off for a DC40.. Let’s hold off for at least another week until the dust settles and I can start to get some Solid information on actual dealer costs and availibility and I can ask [...]



 Garmin Astro DC40 Vs. DC30

DC40 VS.  DC30 It’s gettin time to consider the the Garmin Astro DC40. There are some nice features in the DC40,  Some that I personally recomended to Garmin.    (Not that I think they actually listened to me)  But I did personally Recomend a 4 digit Pin lock so collars could not be changed unless they owner [...]



 Garmin Astro DC40 update

NEW 2010 DC-40 COLLAR DESIGN The new rugged Astro DC 40 collar / transmitter is a complete stand alone unit. The DC 40 is an improved designed based of the popular DC 30 collar. The DC 40 is a self contained transmitter. It incorporates the GPS antenna / receiver, battery and electronics into one unit. [...]



 Garmin DC40 Press release

Garmin introduces the DC 40 collar 6/11/2010  7:38:40 AM Ted Gartner Garmin International Inc. Phone | 913/397-8200 E-Mail | media.relations@garmin.com Garmin® Unleashes Next-Generation Astro® GPS Dog Tracking Collar OLATHE, Kan./June 11, 2010 /Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the DC™ 40 [...]



 Garmin Astro DC40 owners manual

Well, I’m looking at a Draft Copy of the Garmin Astro DC40 Owners manual, And frankly I’m alittle dissapointed. I know many of you including my self have offered advice as to what we want and need in these systems for Hunting with dogs. I’m hoping that Garmin is holding back with information on this, [...]



 Garmin Astro 220 Map Issues

I get several calls about maps not showing the detail they expect. Somethings you should check with your maps. Make sure your getting the latest maps.  Older maps are not as updated. There are 100K maps and for allot of the western states there are 24K maps Lastly you’ll want to make sure the map [...]



 Garmin Astro 220 w/ DC40

Garmin Astro Combo with DC40. Information on the Garmin Astro Combo’s with DC40′s updated soon with availible dates and information. We have now recieved the Garmin Astro 220 with DC40 combo’s. Unfortunately we are dissapointed with the Performance of the DC40 collars and are not recomending them at this time. Please check out our reviews [...]



 New DC40 rumors (Release date)

Updated: Garmin Astro Combo with DC 40. Garmin Astro Combo’s with DC40 is on the map.    There is No Sign of the DC40′s by them self, however I am sure they will be availible a few months after the release date. (this is a guess) Here is what I do know. Official Release Date : [...]



 Reseting the Garmin Astro D30 Collar

  At times you may experience Problems with a Garmin Astro DC30 Collar.  I’ve heard And experienced reports of the following problems with Garmin DC 30 Collars Will not Charge Will Not sync with the Garmin Astro 220 (While Other DC30 Collars sync Just fine) Before trying to do a Hard Reset for the Garmin [...]