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7200 won't hold full North America upgrades. Can memory be increased?

Upgrading maps gets a message not enough memory for full set. Must download smaller set. Can memory be increased? ALSO - Use marine charts in 7200. Can I add a larger memory card than 2 gig? Thanks Fred seafred@rogers.com

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    jlang644 Jan 02, 2013

    Many thanks for the suggestions. Looks like I'll be OK as long as I'm not driving off the mainland. Appreciate the help. Happy New Year to all. Fred

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SOURCE: Putting maps on sd memory card

(Untried)
For C330 owners that want to have both Canada and US 2008 map update on their GPS this is what you have to do.

Must have:
1 - Street pilot C330

2 - 512mb SD card
3 - SD card reader of some form (some cameras will suffice)
4 - Garmin 2008 Map Update North America

What to DO:

1 - connect the GPS to the computer
2 - Insert the Map update disk
3 - Install the Lower 48 states, United States
(Reason - the C330 has around 1000mb of memory and the "US 48 states" map uses around 900mb" while Canada uses 400mb...which is why you will need that 512mb SD card later)

4 - Once the GPS is updated with the US map. Browse the Map update disk contents. This can be done with going to "My Computer" right click on your CD/DVD drive and click on "Explore"

5 - Open the folder called "img"

6 - Copy the file called "gmappromU.img" file is around 430mb. (This is the map file for Canada)

7 - Insert your SD card into your card reader and connect it to your computer. A window should pop up. If not you should see it on your "My Computer"

8 - Once you have navigated your way into the SD card directory. Create a folder on the SD card named "garmin" (no caps)

9 - Go into your newly created "garmin" folder right click and paste the "gmappromU.img" file. (This may take upto 20 to 30 mins)

10 - Once the process is complete, Rename the "gmappromU.img" file to --> "gmapsupp.img" (watch for spelling, no caps at all)

11 - Remove the SD card, Turn off your GPS, Insert SD card into GPS.

12 - Turn on GPS, let it load, and there you have it, the FULL North America Map.

When you are searching a state or province (depending where you are located) it will give you an option which map to use, Canada/Alaska or the lower 48 US states. Select your map and you are set to Go.

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Maps don't show after downloading upgrade.

sounds like you might not have the new map set selected

settings -> map -> map info (make sure the NT 2009 map is checked)

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Not enough space for maps?

The garmin does not have any space on it for maps,any additional maps are stored on a memory
card. I don't see where garmin says the size limit of the card but in most cases unless it says
SDHC memory card,then the max is a 2g sd card, I think the models 500 and over can use over a 2g card.,

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Nuvi 205w won't read upgraded map

You HAVE to go through software support as this is an issue with the map. They told me it is because the map KEY is wrong, it is only for the united states, but the map is ALL of north america. The wait time is incredibly long, I have been waiting for over an hour, such bad service

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Garmin Nuvi 200 and recently purchased

Solution: Throw the damn thing away! Obviously everyone has the same issues. They need to recall them. They are ****!

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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