Question about Magellan eXplorist 210 GPS Receiver
first off how long have you owned the unit and how long have you been having this problem? You may just want to reload the map. Once I have more information I can assist you further.
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
Hello, and thank you for using Fixya.. This is a common issue, which can be resolved by a three step process. You will need to download the latest WIndows drivers for the device. Then you will need update it to the lastes firmware ( version 1.89) and then load the newest map pack into the device. If you go to this link, http://www.magellangps.com/support/ And then click on the right where you see the drop down menu for "my magellan is" choose explorist, then choose the model family, either 210 europe or north america.. Then it will show you all the downloads for the device, the windows driver, the firmware update, and the map software. You will need to download and install all three in that order..
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Dead 210 GPS
Hi do you still have the software that came with the gps as it sounds like their is corrupt data on the gps.
You will need to reinstall all software and load up all the maps that you need.
Let me know how you get on ok
Posted on Dec 10, 2007
first Perform a hardware reset to return the minor settings of the GPS to the original condition. Press the small "Reset" button on the side of the unit for several seconds until it powers off and powers back on.
If that doesn't solve the problem, then it means you will have to perform a firmware upgrade to put the GPS back in order.
Download and install the Content Manager software available for free from the Magellan support website. Connect your GPS to your computer with a USB cable, and the software will automatically search for firmware updates for your GPS.
Once this is done your Magellan eXplorist 210 GPS Receiver should be back to normal.
Posted on Jan 12, 2011
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