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I load regions to sd card and meridium platium does not recognize

Does the sd card size matter? Do I format the sd card as fat or fat? 32. I have tried many sd cards from 64 md to 128 md. Is the file type an .img file?

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  • sailaway147 Jan 14, 2009

    that did answer my questions.

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You do not need to screw with an SD card, they are formated to take whatever data you send to them, but in your case check by reading the card to see what is on it BEFORE you put it in the GPS. It may have junk files on it, thus there is no room, unless of course you try to load to much data, THERE IS A LIMIT, suggest you read the GPS manual, and see what the limit of the size of the card is for that GPS, yes there is a limit!

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