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Locating Satellites on Garmin C330. Even though I have updated the unit software from the web.

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I am sending my unit for repair to Garmin, as it was under warranty.

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Can't find satellites


Hi,

Update the device at the Garmin Web-updater

http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/

This can resolve transient GPS problems.

Failing that update the firmware.

http://www8.garmin.com/support/agree.jsp?id=995

Regards
Richard.

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Hi,
use the web-updater at garmin
or update the firmware at garmin,
turn WAAS on

turn GPS signal off
go outside after the update
turn GPS signal back on ( takes upto 15 mins to locate satelites )

should be good

Regards
Richard.

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I was having a problem with my streetpilot about 2 years old - it was not locating satellites quickly. I had to trick it by telling it that the date was wrong when I got the q's for that.

I recently purchased and downloaded the map updates and that solved the problem. The unit locates the satellites in seconds. If you are not having a problem you do not need to purchase the mapupdates but if you are this should fix your problem as it did mine.

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Your battery is dead, which is causing the problem with "slow to receive satellites". Normally when you turn off the unit it will remember the last location and time, then the next time you start the unit it already has the time and current location to acquire satellites, but with a dead battery it has to start from scratch. Check the screen and see if it says "Locating Satellites" or "Acquiring Satellites". Locating satellites will take longer. Replace the battery and your problems should go away.

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Purchase an external antenna from Best Buy or on line from Garmin.

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Take the unit outside and turn it on. Then select View Maps, at the top of the screen it will say either "Locating satellites" or "Acquiring Satellites". Once the garmin has locked onto the overhead satellites, then it will say "Ready to Navigate".

Locating Satellites take longer than Acquiring Satellites.

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Are you outside with a clear view of the sky? It should find satellites once the unit is turned on. Does it say "Looking for satellites" or "Acquiring satellites"?

If it is "looking for satellites" then it means that the unit have lost all data (time, date, location). If it is "acquiring satellites" then it have date and time, but not location.

Looking for satellites require a longer setup time (could be as much as 15 minutes). Acquiring satellites is much faster (not more than 2 minutes).

Date and time is updated from satellites once the unit gets a satellite lock.

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Try and replace the antenna

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