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Has never had maps updated. Can I get any or do I just have to buy a new GPS?

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You will need to purchase map updates from the magellan website to be able to update your map magellangps.com

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SOURCE: My Magellan 1200 car GPS says "The USB has been

The USB connection to the GPS serves 2 purposes. It charges the battery and interfaces with the computer to update and or get new maps.
There are separate chargers so you do not have to hook it up to the pc.
There are also car chargers for extended service in the car.
The indication of updating may be needed but you won't know unless you select it.
I updated my Magellan 1412 recently, I downloaded a file, and when I connected the GPS to the pc, I was instructed to run the program I downloaded.

good luck and don't forget to vote!!!

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Yes, you're right, you can simply get a new TomTom GPS and get the latest map(s) for it. Consider getting a TomTom with lifetime maps ....and you won't have to pay for any map updates.

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Garmin-n%FCvi-2200-3.5-Inch-Portable-GPS-Navigator----Brand-New%2C-Free-Shipping%21/110814035515?_trksid=p1468660.m2000037
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That could be an update for maps or software..... software updates are free... new maps are from 50 to 60 dollars..... but do a software update first...if your maps are more that 2 years old i would buy new map

with the unit Off...... connect your gps to your computer using the usb cable..(usb cable is the same connection most cameras use to connect to computers)

your computer will detect new hardware (usb) minimise pop up box

next

go to www.mygarmin.com register your gps (free) it too will detect your gps model and let you update Firmware and Maps

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From experience, this makes your GPS crash a lot and make sure you back up your SD card before you even attempt this.

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DOWNLOADING UPDATED MAPS


See the following options to update maps on your TomTom:

Latest Map Guarantee
Get one free map update if a new map version is released within 30 days of buying a new device.
Start driving with the latest map - guaranteed!

See What is the latest map guarantee.

Map Share™
Get daily map changes from the TomTom community.
In between map releases, you can make corrections to your map – such as road closures, and points of interest – through Map Share™ technology.

See What is TomTom Map Share.

Map Update Service™
TomTom regularly releases brand new maps that incorporate the latest changes to the road network.

With our Map Update Service you get every new release of your map over a 12-month period, from the equivalent of just €9.95 per quarter. That’s four new maps a year.

See the TomTom Map Update Service.

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