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Plug in to PC to charge Garmin name comes up on screen then immediately disappears and unit will not turn on

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 260 - how to activate text to speech

Question: How do I change the Voice Language setting on my nuvi 2xx?
--> Answer: All of the Garmin® automotive GPS units that speak street names are also loaded with basic voice prompts (example: Turn Right in 500 feet) as well as Text-to-Speech (TTS) voices that speak street names. If one of the basic types of voice prompts has been selected, the voice prompts will not speak street names. In order to change this setting on the nüvi® 2xx series, follow these steps:

  1. In the Main Menu, touch Tools (Wrench icon).
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Press the Down arrow in the bottom right corner.
  4. Select Language.
  5. The first line on this screen is the Voice language. Touch the Current Voice option for the GPS device listed to change the Voice.
  6. Select a Voice that is labeled TTS. These will speak street names. Options without the TTS label will say the distance until the next turn, but will not include the street name.
  7. Select OK. The Voice has now been changed.
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Posted on May 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Garmin c550 GPS-Won't turn on at all.

push and Hold the power button down while you push reset, keep power button pressed til it boots again. If it does not, and it's in warranty ship it to garmin. If it's out of warranty, have someone open it up and remove the battery for a couple of minutes.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 760

Sounds like you both have a battery problem. I experienced a similar problem when trying to charge via the USB-cable connected to my computer.
Ended up buying an original charger (expensive) and the charging went smooth.
The car charger should in any case work fine, so probably your battery is not very healthy.

Try holding your finger on the battery symbol for about 10 sec. The unit will then switch to a technical page. There you can observe the battery and charging voltage. When I plug in my computer USB-cable, I read around 4,4V and that is not sufficient for charging my battery.
When connected to the original charger, this voltage rises to about 5V which gives a nice charge. When unplugging charger, the unit displays the battery capacity. If the charging voltage is OK, but battery capacity drops quickly after you unplug charger cable, the battery is probably bad. (Of course you have to charge is for some time) I think around 4V battery voltage give 100% capacity. 3,9V gives about 90% capacity.
This will not solve your problem, but can give you an idea about what is wrong.
Good luck.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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SOURCE: My Garmin nuvi 1300 brightness problems

I spoke to Garmin Support about this issue. There are 2 settings for contrast on the nuvi 1300. You need to set the contrast while it is plugged into the vehicle, and also while it is unplugged from the vehicle. The reason for the 2 settings is to save the charge of the battery while it is not plugged into the vehicle or power source.

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

sharcnet
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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi Doesn't turn on

Try resetting the unit. The procedure can be found here:

http://www.sharc.net/discus/messages/6/313.html?1268661443


- Jim

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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Gamin nuvi 1450 wonot start and the gamin express cannot recognize it


Your Nuvi has to boot past the Garmin logo to the main screen before it can be recognized by your PC. Is the unit dead? The Nuvi 14xx series is well known for its problem with the rear USB port coming loose. This will prevent the unit from receiving power from the external charger and will prevent the battery from being charged. If the unit goes into a boot-up loop, displaying the Garmin logo then shuts down, this is often caused by corrupted files, such as a map or bad firmware update. See these two links for more info:

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Nov 01, 2014 | Garmin nuvi GPS

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Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset

Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490


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Does your Garmin Nuvi 1450 Freeze at Loading Maps?
Does it lock up or stop working?

This tip will describe how to perform a hard reset of the device, and how to backup your 'Favorites' in case the hard reset erases them. The next step in fixing your Nuvi when it doesn't start properly is to update its system software using Garmin WebUpdater.

A hard reset (or Clear All User Data) has been known to resolve unit quirks and strange behavior. It's generally recommended to perform it after a firmware update but is not required by any means. However, if you're seeing quirks and strange behavior with your unit after the firmware update, it is a good idea to do a hard reset of the unit.

Backup and Restoration Procedure for Favorites:

The Hard Reset procedure has been known to delete your Favorites, so back them up beforehand.

  1. From the Nuvi drive, copy '/Garmin/GPX/current.gpx' to a backup location on your computer.
  2. After the hard reset, copy your backed up 'current.gpx' from your computer back to the '/Garmin/GPX/' folder on the Nuvi, but be sure to rename it 'temp.gpx'.
  3. On the next power cycle, the Favorites will be read from 'temp.gpx' into the non-user accessible memory area on the Nuvi where they are actually stored.
Perform the Hard Reset:

*Note that this will clear all user selected settings on the unit

  1. Power the unit off.
  2. Remove the battery and wait several minutes.
  3. Install the battery.
  4. Press and hold (and continue to hold) the bottom-right corner of the screen while powering the unit on.
  5. Continue to hold the screen until the "Do you want to erase all user data?" prompt appears.
  6. Press "yes" and the unit will reboot. This resets all your location settings and user preferences.

If possible after the hard reset, let the unit sit outdoors in the open for about 30 minutes or so to let the unit re-acquire the satellite almanac data.


You have now performed a hard reset of your Garmin Nuvi 1450 series GPS unit.

I hope that helps.
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Garmin Nuvi 1450 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset

on May 27, 2010 | GPS

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Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi...


Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate

Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490

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Does your Garmin Nuvi 1450 GPS get stuck or freeze at startup, or when loading maps?

Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device?

Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the system software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
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Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
________________________________________
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset

on May 27, 2010 | GPS

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My garmin nuvi 1450 has the garmin logo and says loader loading but won't boot up


Garmin Support may be able to help recover your device. otherwise ask about their trade in program. comes to about %50 off a new unit. otherwise your unit may be shot.

Jul 24, 2014 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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I have a Garmin nuvi 1450. When I plug the mini USB between the garmin and my laptop the units screen turns on but only goes to a page showing Garmin and a picture showing the device and a USB plugging...


Yes, it is normal. This is the data mode, where you now have access to the unit's internal flash drive. You can update your units map and firmware by registering your unit with Garmin on their website www.garmin.com.

May 11, 2013 | Garmin nuvi GPS

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Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245...


Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset

Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490


9709e7c.jpg

3f21bd4.jpg

Does your Garmin Nuvi 1450 Freeze at Loading Maps?
Does it lock up or stop working?

This tip will describe how to perform a hard reset of the device, and how to backup your 'Favorites' in case the hard reset erases them. The next step in fixing your Nuvi when it doesn't start properly is to update its system software using Garmin WebUpdater.

A hard reset (or Clear All User Data) has been known to resolve unit quirks and strange behavior. It's generally recommended to perform it after a firmware update but is not required by any means. However, if you're seeing quirks and strange behavior with your unit after the firmware update, it is a good idea to do a hard reset of the unit.

Backup and Restoration Procedure for Favorites:

The Hard Reset procedure has been known to delete your Favorites, so back them up beforehand.

  1. From the Nuvi drive, copy '/Garmin/GPX/current.gpx' to a backup location on your computer.
  2. After the hard reset, copy your backed up 'current.gpx' from your computer back to the '/Garmin/GPX/' folder on the Nuvi, but be sure to rename it 'temp.gpx'.
  3. On the next power cycle, the Favorites will be read from 'temp.gpx' into the non-user accessible memory area on the Nuvi where they are actually stored.
Perform the Hard Reset:

*Note that this will clear all user selected settings on the unit

  1. Power the unit off.
  2. Remove the battery and wait several minutes.
  3. Install the battery.
  4. Press and hold (and continue to hold) the bottom-right corner of the screen while powering the unit on.
  5. Continue to hold the screen until the "Do you want to erase all user data?" prompt appears.
  6. Press "yes" and the unit will reboot. This resets all your location settings and user preferences.

If possible after the hard reset, let the unit sit outdoors in the open for about 30 minutes or so to let the unit re-acquire the satellite almanac data.


You have now performed a hard reset of your Garmin Nuvi 1450 series GPS unit.

I hope that helps.
__________________________________________
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset

on May 27, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245...


Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate

Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490

fdbde86.jpg

7347ace.jpg

Does your Garmin Nuvi 1450 GPS get stuck or freeze at startup, or when loading maps?

Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device?

Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the system software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

ce00fb3.jpg

  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
e5cf731.jpg

Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
________________________________________
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1450 Hard Reset

on May 27, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 1450 will not turn on


Hello,

Try performing a soft and or hard reset on the GPS.
The soft reset is done with the unit disconnected from the power cord, press and hold the power button down for at least 10 seconds until the Garmin screen is displayed.

The hard reset is done with the unit disconnected from the power cord and the unit off, press and hold the lower right corner of the screen and press the power button. A prompt will appear asking "Do you really want to erase all user data?". This will erase all favorites that were saved to the unit. Press yes to reset the unit to factory specifications.

Run the Garmin WebUpdater program to install or reinstall the latest software for your device. This will usually fix any issues.

Be sure to download the correct version for PC or Mac.
http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/howtoinstall.jsp

You may also want to contact Garmin Support for assistance.
1-800-800-1020

Dec 25, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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When trying to turn on my Garmin1450, it only comes on to the first Garmin screen. The one that displays just the Garmin LOGO. It will flash after a while, and sometimes goes off.


Hello,

Be sure that the unit is receiving and holding a charge to the battery. The vehicle power cable has a led on the plug end that will light up to indicate power to the cable.
Try doing a reset on the nuvi by pressing and holding the power button on for at least 10 seconds.
You could also try running the Garmin WebUpdater and reload the latest update.
Although the unit may have the latest update, reloading it will often resolve any issues.
Download and Install WebUpdater.

Sep 14, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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I have a Garmin Nuvi 1450 - it will just shut off by itself even when charged and / or plugged in. Please help!


I had the same issue on my 1450 except it just would not power on anymore, even with a full charge. A soft reset will preserve your Home, Favorites, POis, etc. Leave the battery in the unit. Hold down on the lower right of the screen while holding down on the power button. After 20-30 seconds, you should see the Garmin splash screen. Have your PC/laptop ready with USB cable. Get the latest Map update downloaded and installed or just start using the unit again.

Nov 21, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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