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Garmin chart plotter not booting up.

I will check on the battery to see if that may be the issue. I will report back my findings. Thanks.

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Hi again,

Appreciate the update. Incidentally, most batteries for this purpose are Lithium 3 volts, coin size. Often, battery removal also performs a reset if not replaced immediately.

Though my money is really on the firmware.

Cheers.

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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