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Extension cabling for Garmin GPS

Garmin GXM 30 antennae comes with extension that is rather long. What is the solution if I only need one 18" long? This would be the cable that connects from the one on the GXM 3o to the cradle.

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Hmmm, it uses mini usb cable, 1.8 mtrs, thats about 6 foot...
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I need an antenna for a garmin 660


Here is a link to amazon were you can get a new antenna for around 15 the Garmin does sell stock antennas but they are 30 with a 1-2 order processing time so this would be quicker.

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Cant get xm weather on garmin 740s


To receive XM weather or audio, the GPSMAP 740s requires a GXM 40 Smart Antenna with XM subscription.

The GXM 40 Smart Antenna (010-00730-00) is used to receive weather and audio service from XM satellite radio. For details on XM services please visit our XM webpage.

Once a GXM 40 Smart Antenna has been connected to the GPSMAP 640, the device can display the subscription information for the antenna.

From the Home Page in Boating mode:

  1. Select Configure
  2. Select System
  3. Select System Information
  4. Choose Weather Subscription

From the Home Page in Driving mode:

  1. Select Tools
  2. Select XM Services
  3. Select XM Radio
  4. Set the channel selector to channel 0
  5. Select Radio ID

The subscription information will now be displayed on the screen.

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Bought a 987c si hd. i have a 917c on the front. I bought a inter link for them. when it is hooked up like the diagraphm says, that is 1) plug the puck into the gps port on the interlink. 2) run power...


If you have put power to the gps antenna then there is going to be a problem with your gps antenna. The Humminbird gps antenna gets it power from the unit. If you have done this you will need to contact our customer service group to get it resolved. There number is 800-633-1468.

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Golflogix gps-8 wont connect to my mac and register


make sure its plugged into the mac itself and not a hub, or an extension on the keyboard. Also, make sure the cable is pushed ALL the way down on the back of the gps, it can be tricky. even when its tight, it might not be all the way down.

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Garmin Nuvi 765will not lock on to satellite.


Download & install the Garmin Web Updater for your computer from their page at:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27

Connect your nuvi to your computer with the USB cable and allow the computer recognize it.

Run the Web Updater program and follow the prompts to update the GPS. When completed, remove the GPS.

The first time that you connect the GPS to the traffic receiver, the GPS will update the software in it. It may take a minute or two to complete. If you have any problems, you can contact Garmin Customer Support at the numbers below:

North America - Consumer Products (for all Garmin products except Apollo aircraft)
Monday - Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM, Friday 8 AM - 5 PM Central Time (closed holidays)
US: 913-397-8200
US Toll Free: 1-800-800-1020
Canada: 1-866-429-9296
E-mail Product Support

Europe - Consumer Products (for all Garmin products except Apollo Databases)
Austria For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 17:00 PM (GMT/UTC +2)
Phone: 43 (0) 3133 3181 0
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Belgium For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Friday: 9:00 AM – 15:00 PM (GMT/UTC +2)
Phone: 00 32 2672 5254
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Denmark For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 17:00 PM Central European Time (GMT/UTC +1)
Phone: 00 45 4810 5050
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Finland For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 16:00 PM (GMT/UTC +3)
Phone: 00 358 19 311 001
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France For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 18:00 PM Central European Time (GMT/UTC +1)
Friday: 9:00 AM – 17:00 PM Central European Time (GMT/UTC +1)
Phone: 00 33 1 5517 81 89
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Germany For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 17:00 PM Central European Time (UTC/GMT +1)
Phone: 00 49 898 58364 880
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Italy For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 13:00 PM / 14:00 PM – 17:30 PM (GMT/UTC +2)
Friday: 9:00 AM – 13:00 PM / 14:00 PM – 16:30 PM (GMT/UTC +2)
Phone: 00 39 02 3669 9699
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Portugal For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Friday: 09:00 AM – 12:30 PM / 14:00 PM – 18:00 PM (GMT/UTC or GMT/UTC +1 depending on city)
Phone: 00 35 1214 447 460
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Spain For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 13:30 p.m / 14:30 PM - 18:00 PM Central European Time (GMT/UTC +1)
Phone: 00 34 934 972 373
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Sweden For all Garmin products except Aviation.
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 17:00 PM (GMT/UTC +2)
Phone: 00 46 7744 52020
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United Kingdom For all of United Kingdom users and customers in unlisted countries in Europe, Africa and Middle East
Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 17:30 PM Western European Time (GMT/UTC)
Phone: 00 44 808 238 0000
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How do download music to a garmin


The music must be in a MP3 format with an .mp3 extension on each file. You need a USB cable to connect your Nuvi to your PC. Once you have the files on your PC, just copy and paste them onto your Nuvi directory in the MP3 folder.

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Locks up after a few seconds/have to kill power to reset


This may help. Mine has the GPS antenna build into the bracket at the back. I removed the bracket and the unit did not go into the error screen and the sounder worked fine. The GPS would not locate but it has not antenna attached so DOH!! I have orderd a new antenna with the BNC connector and will post if that fixes the problem. At this point I'm guessing its a blow GPS antenna.

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Sirius Antenna


There are several ways to tackle this problem, most of which would involve getting to the back of the radio, but before you do, make sure you have an "antenna extension cable". Then plug in the 'extension cable to the radio/sirius unit' leaving the other end to 'hang out' where you can then get access to the 'extension' cable. Then you can plug in the existing antenna when you're not using the camper or plug in new antenna that gets clear view of the satellite. Depending on your location and general direction of travel you may be able to use a 'home unit ' antenna on your dash as I do and it works very well. In my truck I often use a home antenna also, although I also have the large unit that bolts to the (tractor) truck mirror assembly.

The other solution is to find a CB repair place (often at truck stops) that is familiar with repairing, satelite antenna wire and pucks. Have them split the wire and place a male and female plug to accomodate the extisting antenna and the new antenna. This service will cost you about $30-50.00 They should find the parts needed at a satellite radio store that sells marine/business/home antennae systems. The parts are not all that common - or the CB fellow may connect male/female connectors that are unique to your truck situation - then any connectors will work but only on that truck of yours. -- Frank

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Pioneer Navigation System


You will need a gps antenna, 30 pins data cable and an antenna extension to do basic installation set. For more precise set up you will also need reverse and speed signal sensor wires(pink and purple).

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XM radio sounds like crap!!!


if the xm and gps antennas are close together this will happen. u will have to move one to the front and the other to the back of the vehicle.

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