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I have the I-Finder H20c and no matter what I do it will not locate satellites........

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Hi there,

Well first of all you can try to reset your GPS, first of all you can try soft reset as follows -

1. Turn unit OFF
2. Press and hold the PAGES key
3. Press and hold the PWR key
4. Release both buttons when the USA map appears

If further you have the same problem then you can try a hard reset as follows -

1. Turn unit OFF
2. Press and hold the ZIN&ZOUT Keys at the same time
3. Press and hold the PWR key
4. A tone will sound
5. When tone is sounding, release buttons and immediately press and hold the FIND key.
6. While pressing FIND, a higher tone will sound
7. The unit will reset. Turn unit OFF and back ON.

(Note: you lost the previous settings and data after formating the GPS)
Please post comments if further you have the same problem.

Good Luck!!

Thanks

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

  • Jeffery Vogel
    Jeffery Vogel Jul 07, 2010

    After reformatting I attempted to find the satellites either in simple or advanced.
    It failed in both modes.
    With the receiver pointing north it only showed 3 satellites overhead (no over-head obstacles). The bar graph shows 11 with only 3 working and the first graph showed nothing on the bottom.



  • Mukesh Kumar Jul 08, 2010

    Ok, then further you can try to upgrade the firmware of your GPS. there is no firmware available on the Internet, you need to take it to repair center to update the firmware.

    Thanks

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