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Delete info how do i erase previous map locations on magellan roadmate 300?

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Re: delete info

You can not erase a destination off the hard drive of your gps. When each one of the users gets full it will auto delite the oldest one.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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SD Card for magellan 300,Can I use any card on it? I've just got it as a gift without the card. Is there any website where to buy it?

The Magellan Roadmate 300 and 300R both require preloaded map data to be supplied from an SD card. You can't just pop any card into the slot and get it working. It requires a card of 2GB or less loaded with Magellan mapping software. Magellan provides nationwide maps and regional maps. The 300R was a regional unit while the 300 included a national basemap.

If you have a model 300, you can still use the highway basemap to get routing from city to city but you will not have detailed address routing at the residential street level unless you insert an SD card with Magellan software. If you have a 300R model, the unit will be useless without the Magellan software on an SD card.

Magellan doesn't seem to offer much software support for this unit any more and the maps are difficult to find.

Dec 04, 2009 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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Can you download an update for a magellan roadmate 1430?

Yes you can: Enter your info here
English Manual:
Magellan® RoadMate® 1430 Software Update Version 3.12:
2009 Spring Map Update:
As for connecting it to the computer, you'll need the usb cable that came with it. Then you'll want to do this:
Follow these steps to connect your Magellan RoadMate to your PC.
  1. Turn ON your Magellan RoadMate.
  2. Touch "Map" to display the map screen.
  3. Connect your GPS to your PC using the USB cable.

Oct 19, 2009 | GPS Devices

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My son reinitilized my roadmate 300 how do I recover lost info

sadly, you cant. once it is reset it wipes your saved info.

Aug 15, 2009 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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Map probem

my map on my gps road mate 300 is ereased by my son and now when i try to find or to travel it says no map . Is there any means to reinstal the map? thank you

Aug 13, 2008 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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in order to fix the problem im recomending for you to get the real website for the product you have and go get the info you might needed bout your problem.. it will help a lot.

Apr 27, 2008 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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Roadmate 300

P/N for the full coverage map SD card is 600369. That's what I have and it works no problems.

Mar 19, 2008 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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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.

Jan 06, 2008 | Magellan RoadMate 700 GPS Receiver

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Help me please

I had the same problem caused by reformatting the internal memory and this is what I did which worked for me:

Make sure you remove any SD memory cards before trying this fix.

First: find the base maps (NA_BSMAP.mgi and NA_BSMAP.nlt)maps which are located in your computer in the Magellan Roadmate Manager (C:\ProgramFiles\Magellan\Magellan RoadMate Manager NA\Map\Basemaps)

Second: Connect your Roadmate with the USB cable to your computer.

Third: Plug in USB and power up your GPS. Cut and paste the two files mentioned above to your GPS (Devices with Removable Storage (example E:/). They are approximately 25 MB in size and will take a few minutes to copy.

Fourth: Unplug the USB cable and shut power off to the GPS.

Fifth: Power up the GPS and it should find the "base maps".

Good luck!!

Dec 26, 2007 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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Magellan Roadmate 360 reset

Called Magellan tech support, According to them you can't delete previous addresses, the unit will just override old destinations as you put in new ones.

Dec 01, 2007 | Magellan RoadMate 360 GPS Receiver

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No maps found!!

Hi - I have the same model GPS but I've been unable to locate a copy of the CDs and I'd love to get a copy of them - would that be possible? My email address is

As far as re-installing he maps, here's what I've found. I think this might help:
Locate the files that are loaded on the computer.Magellan Roadmate Manager example: C:\Program Files\Magellan\Magellan RoadMate Manager NA\Map\Basemaps
Copy all files. Make sure your Roadmate is connected and click on Example E:/Removable Disk and paste them with other files. It takes a few seconds to 1 minute to transfer the 25.5 mb file so don't unplug it until it is finished.

Sep 29, 2007 | Magellan RoadMate 300 GPS Receiver

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