setBasemap() not working on webmap with string or object value

Discussion created by aaronkilbey on Jul 11, 2013
Latest reply on Jun 16, 2017 by stevenfabijanski

You can see in console both map objects reflect the change of basemap in _basemap and _layers has the new layer, but neither the string value 'topo' or an object of type esri/utils/Basemap work as a param to setBasemap() to successfully swap it out. what am i missing here?