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Explorist 210 no base map

Unit shows no base map message at start up

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  • Yendor311 Apr 11, 2009

    I visited the Magellan web site and downloaded an update for my eXplorist, corrupted my base map and now my unit states: "Unit Currently Contains No Map!" "Initiating Map Upload".
    How do I regain my base map?


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I solved this problem by gonig to the secret menu by holding the nav + power. I entered the value # 95 in the menu. This will let you format the memory area in the unit then I down loaded the latest firmware update from magellan.com and installed it on the
unit.I had already made a copy of the files on the unit in my hard drive so i copied the files back to my unit so that i did not loose anything important like poi's and geocaches etc...

PS when I did the firmware up date the base map must have been restored.

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Go to: http://www.magellangps.com/support/product.asp?prodid=1114

Or, if this doesn´t work, go to www.magellangps.com, click on "support", click on "legacy products" (left) and click on "eXplorist 210 Europe" (do NOT click on "eXplorist 210 North America")

On this page click under Updates/Upgrades on "version 2.57", and follow the instructions.

After you have installed the firmware you will have the basemap and some new windows on the GPS. Good luck and enjoy!

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Did you get your basemap situation figured out??

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No base map message


heres the basemap
http://rhamphorinkx.newmail.ru/maps/na_lb112%20(ex_400-500-600_na).rar

Copy attached "BASEMAP.MGI" to eXplorist, in "Background maps" folder.

These downloads are in rar compressed format if you need a free decompressor one can be downloaded from www.rarlabs.com

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The maps are missing from the device, do you have the original maps that came with the gps? attempt to reinstall the maps into the gps.

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try updating the firmware from the magellan website that fixed mine.

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Go to: http://www.magellangps.com/support/product.asp?prodid=1114

Or, if this doesn´t work, go to www.magellangps.com, click on "support", click on "legacy products" (left) and click on "eXplorist 210 Europe" (do NOT click on "eXplorist 210 North America")

On this page click under Updates/Upgrades on "version 2.57", and follow the instructions.

After you have installed the firmware you will have the basemap and some new windows on the GPS. Good luck and enjoy!

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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

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Go to: http://www.magellangps.com/support/product.asp?prodid=1114

Or, if this doesn´t work, go to www.magellangps.com, click on "support", click on "legacy products" (left) and click on "eXplorist 210 Europe" (do NOT click on "eXplorist 210 North America")

On this page click under Updates/Upgrades on "version 2.57", and follow the instructions. You will have to register your GPS; register under a european country and it will work out fine.

After you have installed the firmware you will have the basemap and some new windows on the GPS. Good luck and enjoy!

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To get the base map and to get your unit functioning again:
Install the firmware again:

Go to: http://www.magellangps.com/support/product.asp?prodid=1114

Or, if this doesn´t work, go to www.magellangps.com, click on"support", click on "legacy products" (left) and click on "eXplorist210 Europe" (do NOT click on "eXplorist 210 North America")

On this page click under Updates/Upgrades on "version 2.57", and follow the instructions. You will have to register your GPS, register it under a European country.

After you have installed the firmware you will have the basemap and some new windows on the GPS. Good luck and enjoy!

May 07, 2008 | Magellan eXplorist 210 GPS Receiver

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Install the firmware again:

Go to: http://www.magellangps.com/support/product.asp?prodid=1114

Or, if this doesn´t work, go to www.magellangps.com, click on "support", click on "legacy products" (left) and click on "eXplorist 210 Europe" (do NOT click on "eXplorist 210 North America")

On this page click under Updates/Upgrades on "version 2.57", and follow the instructions. You will have to register your GPS, register it under a European country.

After you have installed the firmware you will have the basemap and some new windows on the GPS. Good luck and enjoy!

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