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Internal wiring The previous owner of the unit replaced the connectors on the unit and i think he didn't connect the wires correctly. most wiring diagrams  show the wiring for the external cable  which does not correspond with the wires that are connect to the pc board inside the unit. Can anyone tell me which wires to connect to serial port on pc and to which pins?

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Hi - I have a Garmin GPS 126 in bits on my desk ready for a new cable as the socket in the back has some broken pins.

Also refer to the Garmin GPS to PC Wiring Instructions here on the Garmin site:

The internal 8 pin white connector on to the back of the circuit board is as follows:

1 Red Positive
2 Black Negative
3 Yellow Data Out
4 Green Data In
5 not used
6 not used
7 White Alarm

All the best, Tony at KiwiGPS, New Zealand

Posted on Apr 25, 2009


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