Sorry, I don't have an Adventurer so I don't know the defaults, but I believe 10 seconds and maybe 10 metres are typical. Personally, for walking, I use larger figures to keep file sizes smaller, perhaps 30 seconds.
The gps engine will at best only calculate a position once each second and there may be some further processing delay within the MM software (before the red circle moves). Are you seeing a delay of longer than a few seconds? Then, it will only draw a line from the last logged trackpoint after the minimum update interval has elapsed.
I understand how it works now the higher the update number basically the longer straight line you get from the distance you have travel
in the set amount of time. So now that I have lowered it 2 second when travelling on my bike it follows the route exactly but in the car when travelling faster it seems to cut corners off slightly.
not sure how these settings got changed because had it almost a year and not had this problem before. But hopefully all is ok now
Ps I did read a thread that someone wanted to be able to disable the automatic track recording well the answer to that is to put a really high number in the update box and no track will be left behind.
thanks for your help Andy