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I cannot get a satellite signal on my roadmate 1200

I haven't used it in a while. It will not give current position - acts like mapquest- will give you directions but won't track your position.

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SOURCE: Where can I download free maps for my Magelllan RoadMate 1200?

go here //downloadanystuff.org/ put your download query and search

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SOURCE: Magellan Roadmate 1200 won't lock onto any

check that your battery is fully charged use an AC charger if you have one.
Check Baud rate and port are set in accordance with manual


Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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Magellan Roadmate 1412 won't track satellites


It might mean that the signal is disrupted. Might be a software glitch. Try going outside, get a clear view of the sky. Then reboot/reset the unit. Hold the switch to the reset position or off position for 10 seconds, it will shut off. then switch it back on. It should reacquire a signal within 2-5 minutes, then it will fix on your position. If that doesn't work, try updating your software. Call Magellan Tech Support for instructions.

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Need an update for magellan roadmate 1200


Magellan® RoadMate® 1200 Software Update Version 1.50/3.12 - Release Notes This update applies to Magellan RoadMate 1200. It includes the following features, fixes, and improvements:

Improvements:
  • Point of interest (POI) Search Improvements reduce POI search times
  • Map Draw Improvements improve zooming, panning, and time to display the map

The software update version corresponds to your current software version:

  • If you have software version 1.46 or 1.48, your software will be updated to v1.50.
  • If you have software version 3.10, your software will be updated to v3.12.
You can locate your software version by following these steps:

  1. Start at the Main Menu.
  2. Press the arrow on the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Select "User Options"
  4. Select "System Settings"
  5. Select "Next"
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Magellan Roadmate 1200 won't lock onto any satellites. Satellite tracking is zero. Worked two days perfectly, day three, nothing. Brisco


check that your battery is fully charged use an AC charger if you have one.
Check Baud rate and port are set in accordance with manual


Jul 26, 2009 | Magellan Roadmate 1200 Car GPS Receiver

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I have a Tom Tom GPS and all of a sudden it says searching for satellite signal but never picks one up. Any suggestions?


To pinpoint your location, you need to get signals from at least 4 satellites. If you receive signals from less than 4 satellites or the signals are not strong enough, the Driving View stays grey and one of the following messages is shown in the bottom right corner of the Driving View:
  • Waiting for a valid GPS signal…
  • The GPS signal was lost … sec ago
Note: In previous versions of the TomTom application the message may vary.

If you see any of these messages, try the following:

Finding a GPS signal
In the following cases it can take up to 5 minutes to find your current position:
  • You use your TomTom device for the first time.
  • You haven't used your TomTom device for a longer time.
  • Your TomTom device has been relocated without using it (e.g. after travelling by plane or train).
If it takes longer than 5 minutes, make sure that you are in an open place without tall buildings or trees around you.
Once your TomTom device has located your current position, the Driving View is shown in full colour and shows your position on the map.
Tip: Most TomTom devices can use QuickGPSfix™ to locate your current position faster.

Clear View
Your TomTom device must be outdoors to locate your current position.
Try repositioning your device in your car; ideally, try to position it at the lowest possible point directly on the windscreen.
Some vehicles have a heat reflective shield embedded in the windscreen, which may prevent your device from locating your current position. If this is the case in your vehicle, use the TomTom External Antenna Kit (available as an accessory).
Tip: As a reference, place your device outside your parked car to see if it can find your current position.

Make sure battery is fully charged before use

Reset your device

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replace the or recharge the battery to capacity and see if that helps usually low battery, incorrecty baud rate or port out cause no satellite connection, unless you are under a thick concrete or tin roof. take it outside and show it some sky and see if that help

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Try to use a wall adapter and charge it for 4 hrs before you plug it in the car because it is much better if you use a wall adapter it gives more power.

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Where can I download free maps for my Magelllan RoadMate 1200?


go here //downloadanystuff.org/ put your download query and search

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I got a Roadmate 760 from my employer to use. It won't pick up my current location and is not working right. Help!

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FYI ....My Roadmate 760 would not aquire a signal, I went to diagnostic screen and found it was detecting/tracking 0/0 satellites. Held the plugged in unit out the window and within 10 seconds was tracking 7 satellites! Turned out my 1999 Olds Silhouette Van has a anti-glare filter inside the factory windshield that blocks GPS signals.My wifes 2001 Chevy Impala also has same type filter. Check your windshield, filter is visible inside glass to within about three inches of edges of glass. Worth a look.

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get a new unit like any magellan mastreo series or roadmate 800 ,i had a 700 they start having alot of problems after i did my research on here.

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