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I purchased a 300WE in UK 3 years ago. I plan a trip to Europe including UK and would like to enquire as to the cost and process to update the maps on my GPS

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Head over to the Harman Kardon support website
Under All Products, click the little down arrow to display all available products from Harman Kardon.
From this list select GPS-300NA. It will then take you to the updates, support and downloads page for this model of GPS.

Posted on Apr 02, 2011

  • Jean-Pierre Damstra
    Jean-Pierre Damstra Apr 02, 2011

    If that hyperlink doesn't work properly or you can't find what you're loking for then you can go direct here.



    1) Click Support.

    2) Then click Product Updates on the left.

    3) Once it has displayed the product updates tab, click onn the GPS-300WE_230_EMEA_Upgrade.zip (27.867 MB) to download the update.

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