I have two Magellan Roadmate 700's. One is V5 and the other is v3. My Version 5 has some audio problems that is why I purchased the second one. Is there anyway I can copy the harddrive from the V5 onto my computer and then copy the files into the Version 3?
This is not exactly what youare looking for but it will worth to know i guess. My 700 has auido problem. when i turn it on, i donto get any sound output. If you do the followign, configuration/diagnostic/audiotest, i recover the sound, till i touch sound volume bottom. It works fine considering nto everyday i need sound. I suggest you to
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i use to own a 700, i advise you to get the new magellan mastreo 4000 or higher,i did my research and the magellan700 roadmate is no longer being serviced.that is what the magellan website has had showed and someone on here also has said it and they start to have alot of problems.i own now a mastreo 4000 so far so good no problems.your choice
Yes - bin the Magellan - I have a Roadmate 700 and just bought the updates but to get cameras loaded is a major hassle and Mag Support just do not respond... what a waste of money my Magellan has been, cost over £800!
Am now buying a Tomtom 720T with cameras preloaded - it does an auto update each time yu sit the unit in a cradle attached to your PC.
I had a very similar problem downloading the new version for my roadmate 700 as well. I chose to shut system down .I then unplugged everything. I reinstalled the dvd into my computer.I powered up the roadmate700 and hit the enter button and the screen came up to pick user I hit user one. I plugged the USB calble in and started the download again and it worked out for me just fine. I hope this works for you also. Good Luck
The flash card hole is supposed to be empty - all you need should be on the hard disk BUT the first Roadmate 700 I purchased was empty i.e. no software loaded. The second failed due to bad power connection, the third worked but was factory refurbished! what a crass organisation Magellan is!!!
Try fiddling with the power connection that goes into the cradle that the unit sits on. The power connection is ultra sensitive. BUT, if you've only just bought the unit then you are in luck - return it and get your money - back Magellan Support is extremely poor.
I am binning my Roadmate and getting a Tomtom720 Go series with maps and cameras preloaded - it auto updates when it is on its cradle attached to my PC/internet.
Cigarette lighter plug problems are not uncommon, and - hopefully - this is the source of your problem.
Because the green LED on your plug is lit, it would suggest that the FUSE inside is okay. Still, it's worth checking! The plug is easy to open, and the fuse easy to inspect/replace.
IF the fuse is okay, the cord itself or the plug end that attaches to your Roadmate could be damaged. In order to determine this, you would have to check for voltage at the output end. But, you'd need a circuit tester and a wee bit of electronics knowledge to test it.
If you don't have access to a tester, then the easiest test is to simply purchase a NEW cigarette lighter cord. You can get them at most retail discount stores (BestBuy; Circuit City; WalMart; etc.); RadioShack; or directly from Magellan. They're generally less than $10.00!