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GPS Just updated my Magellan RM 760 and it won't power up? Any suggestions? Rod

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    Unit will turn on for brief periods when plugged in but will shut down when moved or turned. Bought new power cable, but that didn't solve the problem.

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Could be the usual bad connection of power cable into the cradle - this was a major problem at launch due to poor quality control and it seems that this problem has reapperaed with recent units.

I am now so fed up with Magellan that I am binning my Roadmate 700 despite having just bought maps and firmware update. Getting a Tomtom Go series that does auto updates each time you sit it in its cradle linked to PC/intenet.

Magellan you are RUBBISH!!!

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Check the pins on the cradle. I've noticed that sometimes, my pins will become misaligned (they become bent, or unevenly spaced). Also, make sure the unit is snapping completely on the clip. Sometimes, the clip doesn't "bounce back" after the unit is released, and a subsequent attempt to attach the unit to the cradle results in a faulty connection.

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