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RoadMate 700 update?

Seems like my 700 needs updating. New roads and highways send me in circles looking for replaced or non existant turns.I have version 4.32. installed by Thales . Any ideas? Thanks

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Re: RoadMate 700 update?

Latest version I think is 5.x Are you willing to part with it, I may be able to use it for parts

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if you are looking for map updates I have not been successful in transferring data from one unit to another. That requires their "process" experimentation on bypassing their updates on a older roadmate 700 series caused alot of pain.

If you need a firmware update that is available at their website

If you have a unit more than 3 years old don't waste money on updates the new roadmate 1430 or 1470 run about $150 and the 1 touch navigation is much better than the older software. There have also been MAJOR improvements in the GPS receiver and sensitivity is far superior to those units built even just two years ago.

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if you have the Europe version, go HERE

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the road maps for this model are on An SD Card.
If you don,t have the SD Card with the maps on, your roadmate won,t find them.
You can also contact:- Magellan for mapping updates.

I believe they do not supply the roadmaps with this item, which @ $1. 200 is a bit of a rip-off however good and accurate they are.

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Up date

Yes - Firmware 6 (5.37) and 'new' maps.. BUT I have had a heck of a time trying to get all the relevant info from magellan - TERRIBLE SUPPORT.

I am now buying a TOTOM GO 720T for less than £300 vs more than £800 that I paid for the Roadmate. The TOMTOM has maps and cameras preloaded and does auto update from a cradle linked to PC.

Bin the Magellan, you won't regert it.

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The flash card hole is supposed to be empty - all you need should be on the hard disk BUT the first Roadmate 700 I purchased was empty i.e. no software loaded. The second failed due to bad power connection, the third worked but was factory refurbished! what a crass organisation Magellan is!!!

Try fiddling with the power connection that goes into the cradle that the unit sits on. The power connection is ultra sensitive. BUT, if you've only just bought the unit then you are in luck - return it and get your money - back Magellan Support is extremely poor.

I am binning my Roadmate and getting a Tomtom720 Go series with maps and cameras preloaded - it auto updates when it is on its cradle attached to my PC/internet.

Bin the Magella - 4 years of problems!!!!

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