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How can I update the maps in this device? - Initial GM-481 GPS Receiver

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  • yadayada
    yadayada Jul 10, 2010

    if there are map updates u must purchase them fron the manufacturers web site, average cost is about $75 USD.

  • tlsegg Jul 10, 2010

    I have tried to contact their website with no luck. Don't know where to go next.

  • yadayada
    yadayada Jul 10, 2010

    sorry we are not the maker and only they can help u, I suggest u buy a Garmin or Tomtom, they have excellent customer support and regular map updates.

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There are no updates for the Initial products. This is normal with companies who are not in the business of making GPS but felt they needed to try. I suggest staying away from companies like Initial, Sony, JVC, Cobra and so on it you want a quality GPS.

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

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Where do i get updated maps


ONline, most often software can be loaded on a computer and then synced with the gps. Sometimes you have t pay for upgrades.
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May 25, 2016 | GPS

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Update maps manually


PDF]Updating Maps on Your Garmin Device

www8.garmin.com/.../Garmin_Map_Update_Guide.pdf

Garmin Ltd.See the owner's manual for your device for more information. ... You can download free map updates and purchased map updates from your myGarmin account.

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Jan 05, 2016 | Garmin GPS

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Need to know how i update the maps card for it


The latest version of Garmin Express provides the ability to install a map update directly to an SD card.
The SD card installation option will only appear when updating a compatible device that does not have sufficient internal memory for the largest allowable map region. When using the SD card installation option, critical files are loaded to the SD card so it must remain in the device after the update to ensure full functionality. For the largest size SD card a device can use, refer to: What is the largest size Secure Digital (SD) card that an automotive device can accept?
The SD card support during the map update will only function with up-to-date software. It may be necessary to update the device's software with Garmin Express prior to updating the maps. These devices do not support the SD card option:
  • Nissan 700
  • nuvi 295
  • nuvi 300 series
  • nuvi 500 series
  • nuvi 600 series
  • nuvi 800 series
  • nuvi 805 series
  • nuvi 5000
  • StreetPilot series
  • zumo 450
  • zumo 550
  • zumo 665
For devices that do not support using the SD card with the map update application, any maps that do not fit in the internal memory can be installed to the SD card manually, using these instructions:

Try the link.it may help.Under support.
Garmin United States Home

Nov 09, 2015 | GPS

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No problem. just trying to download updates. 1 year


Garmin periodically releases updated maps for its GPSdevices. The my Garmin website offers convenient access for managing yourGarmin devices and finding the map updates you need. Garmin offers threeoptions for map updates: free download, single-purchase download or lifetimesubscription. Regardless of which option you choose, the process to downloadmap updates to your Garmin is the same.TOOLSAND INTRUCTION NEEDED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM1 Connect your Garmin GPS to your computer. Locate theUSB ports on your computer and on your GPS. The GPS ports are typically on theback of the device and may be hidden by a protective cover or rubber cap. Plugone end of the USB cable into your computer and plug the other end of the USBcable into your GPS. Power on the GPS.2 Sign in to my Garmin(see Resources) with your username and password. If you do not have an account,click the Create New Account link to register your Garmin devices.3 Click the my Maps tab to display a list of yourregistered devices and their associated maps. Click the Map Downloads link todisplay a list of available map updates for your devices. Select PC Download orMac Download link.4 If you are alerted to run the Garmin CommunicatorPlug in, click Run. When the Plug in has detected your GPS and is ready todownload the map update, click the Launch Download Manager button.5 At the Save As prompt to save the map update, notethe location or select a new location to save the file. Click the Save button.6 When the Map Update file has finished downloading,click the Launch button.7 At the "Welcome to the Garmin Map Update"screen, click Next.8 After the Map Update USB Driver Check finishes, clickNext.9 Follow any instructions on the Map Update SuccessfulInstallation screen. Click Next.10 At the Software Data and License Agreement screen,select the checkbox to accept the agreement. Click Next.11 After the update installation finishes, click Finishto exit the program.12 Disconnect your GPS from your computer.Thanks.

Sep 18, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Cant download update for maps


Welcome to Fixya.

Different manufacturers have different ways of updating their GPS devices. Assuming you own a Garmin GPS device, regardless of its model, here is how to update:

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  • To update your Garmin device, go to this linkhttps://my.garmin.com/maps/chooseDeviceType.htm?
  • Select your device type.
  • It will request to install the Gamin Communicator Plug-in.
  • Make sure that you connect your Garmin device to the computer before proceeding to install.
  • After the installation, it will automatically download for an updated map.

Note: Sometimes, there are no available updated maps.

To confirm if there are available maps, contact Garmin:
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

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Jul 12, 2011 | GPS

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How to update Kenwood DNX 5120 maps


Behind your device has a micro usb drive. Connect your device with your computer and use the MapSource softaware to update the maps.

Jul 27, 2009 | Kenwood DNX5120 GPS Receiver

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Trying n to up date my tomtom for more maps in the usa


This is from tomtom.com
Hope this helps looks like you haveto pay for map updates after 30 days, but I am not positive.


Application updates
We recommend always having the latest version of the TomTom application installed on your navigation device. This ensures you can use the latest features and improvements available for your device.

To check if a new version is available, connect your device to TomTom HOME and then click Update my device. For more details see www.tomtom.com/6133.
Latest Map Guarantee
Get one free map update if a new map version is released within 30 days of buying a new device.
Start driving with the latest map - guaranteed!
See What is the latest map guarantee.
Map Share™
Get daily map changes from the TomTom community.
In between map releases, you can make corrections to your map – such as road closures, and points of interest – through Map Share™ technology.
See What is TomTom Map Share.
Map Update Service™
TomTom regularly releases brand new maps that incorporate the latest changes to the road network.
With our Map Update Service you get every new release of your map over a 12-month period, from the equivalent of just €9.95 per quarter. That’s four new maps a year.
See the TomTom Map Update Service.
Single map
If you only want to update your map once you can buy a single map.
Buy a single map.

May 12, 2009 | Tomtom Go Plus GPS Receiver

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DOWNLOADING UPDATED MAPS


See the following options to update maps on your TomTom:

Latest Map Guarantee
Get one free map update if a new map version is released within 30 days of buying a new device.
Start driving with the latest map - guaranteed!

See What is the latest map guarantee.

Map Share™
Get daily map changes from the TomTom community.
In between map releases, you can make corrections to your map – such as road closures, and points of interest – through Map Share™ technology.

See What is TomTom Map Share.

Map Update Service™
TomTom regularly releases brand new maps that incorporate the latest changes to the road network.

With our Map Update Service you get every new release of your map over a 12-month period, from the equivalent of just €9.95 per quarter. That’s four new maps a year.

See the TomTom Map Update Service.

Mar 08, 2009 | Tomtom Go Plus GPS Receiver

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Map update


As you given no other information regarding the model no. and serial no. of your device, I would give you a link to update your maps. Go to the below mentioned link and enter your device's serial no. and then it will tell you about the latest updates for your device.

To download the latest map updates, please go to:

Garmin Map Updates

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Nov 14, 2008 | Garmin GPS

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GARMIN 510 2009 MAPS


I'm quite sure you need to purchase the 2009 City Navigator SD card to update the maps. That what I did last year to get the 2008 City Navigator maps. You will need to leave the SD card in the unit to use the new maps though..

I haven't been able to determine whether it's possible to update the actual install map on the device. I'm guessing it's possible but would require a computer and an map update to write directly to the device. If I find steps to update the installed maps, I will post them here.

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