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I am having an issue with my 68T. Driving at highway sped geocaching icons are not showing on the map. There is no problem when the speed is below 75KPH/45MPH. Is this a setting problem or is it a software issue

Thanks in advance

Norm

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I don't know the answer, but I didn't have trouble thinking of a workaround....

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I don't have a Montana, so I don't know the answer either. But if the Montana uses the same "auto zoom" feature that the nuvi does when navigating in automotive mode, that is probably what the cause is. When the speed increases, the device automatically zooms out to show a larger area and that reduces the detail shown on the screen.  In some nuvi models you can turn the auto-zoom feature off, so you might go through the Montana settings to see if something similar exists.

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13 minutes ago, alandb said:

I don't have a Montana, [...]

I do, and I can confirm that the Montanas uses the Auto Zoom feature in any profile. But most valuable is to set up the Zoom Level settings to an appropriate value (e.g. 1.2 mi for user waypoints or geocaches). The waypoint's visibility is dependent from the currently chosen zoom level.
On the Garmin: Setup > Map > Advanced Setup > Zoom Levels

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