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Why does my Garmin Alpha not connect to its TT10 collar after successful pairing.

I have downloaded updates to the hardware - both GPS and TT10 collar from the Garmin web updater. The Garmin Alpha GPS is working normally - as a compass but it will not receive signal from the collar. I have tried re-pairing the collar to the GPS and the GPS says "successful" but it will not transmit/receive information from the collar. It seems as if the antenna has failed but there is no outward sign of damage or disconnected cable. I have tried running the battery down and recharging. The battery is nor old and accepts the charge and the light flashes normally.

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So what happens when you connect it to the PC?
Make sure no sd cards are installed while you do this.
download and install web updater, run it it gets to a screen where it looks for the gps, plug the usb cable into the GPS (no USB hubs please!!!) Make sure it detects the GPS before you continue. Select the updates you need (don't install all the languages !!) after this is done the program will report the downloads are on the garmin, unplug the unit and it will reboot and whilst rebooting it will install the updates....so don't touch it until it reboots again and displays the regular screen....and make sure the batery is fully charged before you do this...!

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi Firmaware Update Complete, Unable to catch satellite signal

my garmin nuvi200 keeps on searches for satellite,but it couldnt able to pick up signal. A question mark over a map is always im seeing througout

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I left the Garmin in passive mode and had just the phone do a search for new bluetooth devices and it worked fine. So my advice is , if the Garmin instructions don't work, try this method.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Garmin zumo 550 map update problem

  1. Make a backup of your Zumo by copying all the file to your computer.
  2. Using your PC and MapSource select all the maps then send them to a SD memory card need 2Gig or bigger card.
  3. Try to rename this file to gmapprom.img and replace the same named file in your zumo. (I haven't tried this personally, so if it fails, just replace this with your backup and all will be as it was.)
  4. If this fails, you can use the SD memory card in your zumo and it will use this map instead, but it will take longer to boot your zumo.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: garmin nuvi 255w trying to register and update

The problem was following the Garmin instructions too closely. What I found via a GPS forum was that some USB cables can be finicky and trying different USB cables may solve the problem. In my case I found I had to turn the nuvi 255W on normally during registration; then connect the USB cable to device and PC. Then the registration and download worked.
The documentation is not clear on this.

Found I had the latest map; but did upgrade my firmware from 5.90 to 6.10.

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How to Update a Garmin Nuvi GPS


Below are steps to successfully update your Garmin Nuvi GPS;

Plug one end of the USB cable into your GPS and the other end into your desktop or laptop computer. The GPS device will load the appropriate driver automatically, and a message on your GPS tells you that it is connected to your computer via USB.

Open your Internet browser of choice and type in the following web address: "http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27"

Download the appropriate version of the software for your computer (Windows or Apple) and Install the Web-Updater by following the wizard (accept defaults).

Click "Start," "Programs," "Garmin" and " Web-Updater" to update your firmware and your maps. Periodically check and make sure your software is current.

Good luck.

on Oct 24, 2010 | GPS

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My tt10 collar gets installed when i use add a dog but after that it will not comunicate with my handheld devise please advice i have changed batterys and antenna but still no luck


Please reference the manual...http://www.manualslib.com/products/Garmin-Tt-10-3084259.html

Dog ID may need to be changed.

1
Select Dog List.
2
Select a dog.
3
Select Show Info.
4
Select
> Change ID.
5
Select an available ID

Feb 12, 2015 | Pets - Others

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No problem. just trying to download updates. 1 year


Garmin periodically releases updated maps for its GPSdevices. The my Garmin website offers convenient access for managing yourGarmin devices and finding the map updates you need. Garmin offers threeoptions for map updates: free download, single-purchase download or lifetimesubscription. Regardless of which option you choose, the process to downloadmap updates to your Garmin is the same.TOOLSAND INTRUCTION NEEDED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM1 Connect your Garmin GPS to your computer. Locate theUSB ports on your computer and on your GPS. The GPS ports are typically on theback of the device and may be hidden by a protective cover or rubber cap. Plugone end of the USB cable into your computer and plug the other end of the USBcable into your GPS. Power on the GPS.2 Sign in to my Garmin(see Resources) with your username and password. If you do not have an account,click the Create New Account link to register your Garmin devices.3 Click the my Maps tab to display a list of yourregistered devices and their associated maps. Click the Map Downloads link todisplay a list of available map updates for your devices. Select PC Download orMac Download link.4 If you are alerted to run the Garmin CommunicatorPlug in, click Run. When the Plug in has detected your GPS and is ready todownload the map update, click the Launch Download Manager button.5 At the Save As prompt to save the map update, notethe location or select a new location to save the file. Click the Save button.6 When the Map Update file has finished downloading,click the Launch button.7 At the "Welcome to the Garmin Map Update"screen, click Next.8 After the Map Update USB Driver Check finishes, clickNext.9 Follow any instructions on the Map Update SuccessfulInstallation screen. Click Next.10 At the Software Data and License Agreement screen,select the checkbox to accept the agreement. Click Next.11 After the update installation finishes, click Finishto exit the program.12 Disconnect your GPS from your computer.Thanks.

Sep 18, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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My garmin dc 40 red light stays on solid?


update your collar..mine was doing the same.As soon as I updated it ,it worked fine

Aug 08, 2011 | Garmin DC 40 GPS Dog Tracking Collar

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Hello! i bought 4 collar dc40 for astro 220. one of them have a problem: the light is red and fix: what happend?


UPDATE THE COLLAR,ONE OF MY COLLARS WAS DOING THE SAME. AS SOON AS I UPDATED IT ,IT WORKED FINE

Dec 07, 2010 | Garmin DC 40 GPS Dog Tracking Collar

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PLEASE talk me through as to how to update my Garmin 200W series...


Hello,

Below are steps to successfully update your Garmin Nuvi GPS;

Plug one end of the USB cable into your GPS and the other end into your desktop or laptop computer. The GPS device will load the appropriate driver automatically, and a message on your GPS tells you that it is connected to your computer via USB.

Open your Internet browser of choice and type in the following web address: "http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27"

Download the appropriate version of the software for your computer (Windows or Apple) and Install the Web-Updater by following the wizard (accept defaults).

Click "Start," "All Programs," "Garmin" and " Web-Updater" to update your firmware and your maps. Periodically check and make sure your software is current.

Good luck.

Oct 24, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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Just got nuvi 765T garmin and tried the hands free last night, but I cannot hear the people calling me through my garmin


try a software up grade fro www.garmin.com as 7 series has some soft ware updates , some phones as a pain as software is not fully comapatable, a software fix from your phone supplier may help, email garmin if your phone is compatable

Dec 26, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 765T GPS Receiver

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Downloaded and installed Bluetooth firmware update - Won't Pair


I recommend rerunning the webupdate software available below, which was updated March 30, 2010. Run through the update steps again.

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin 265WT WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.
After successful webupdating, a hard reset is often helpful at this time, too.

I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 265WT Manuals here.

Sep 09, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 265 Car GPS Receiver

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I purchased the Garmin nuvi 250 GPS system last year but I'm unable to successfully download the USB and other data to update the equipment can you help me please?


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First you have to set up an account at Garmin using the serial number on your GPS. Once you do that you can download firmware update for free.
After installing WebUpdater once from the Garmin website, perform all future software updates from your computer. Simply connect your compatible Garmin device to your computer, then run WebUpdater from your computer's "Start Menu" by selecting "Start", "Programs", "Garmin", and finally "WebUpdater"
REMEMBER: It takes hours to do a complete a map update.
Unless you bought the Lifetime maps you may have to pay for current maps.

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Does this help? Let us know. Thanks.

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