Magellan GPS

Discussion in 'General Fitness' started by Michael Thompson, Nov 27, 2005.

  1. I have bought a Magellan GPS while I was in Australia, and it worked fine
    for a while in the UK. I know that GPS units are global, but this is just
    weird.

    The problem is that the GPS would power cycle on and off while looking for
    satallites. Now it refuses to power on. Any one got any experiance of
    Magellan GPS units know what the problem may be? I am waiting for Magellan
    tech support but wonderd if anyone may know.....

    Many Thanks


    Michael..
     
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  2. Michael Thompson <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    > The problem is that the GPS would power cycle on and off while looking for
    > satallites. Now it refuses to power on. Any one got any experiance of
    > Magellan GPS units know what the problem may be? I am waiting for Magellan
    > tech support but wonderd if anyone may know.....
    >


    First, try removing the memory card (if it has one).

    Some versions of the firmware are pretty flakey, and the newest version
    isn't necessarily the most reliable. This sort of behaviour has been seen
    before and might be reduced if you can get it to do a full memory clear.

    There are instructions for doing this in the Yahoo group
    (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Magellan_Meridian) - tech support there
    is much better than Magellan's.

    -adrian
     
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