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If you need to replace the battery in
the device, use an SBP-23 lithium-
ion battery. For more information on
purchasing a replacement battery, go to
Mounting on Your
The permanent mounting adhesive is
extremely difficult to remove after it is
A mounting disk is included in some
device packages. Use the mounting
disk to mount your device to the
dashboard and comply with certain
state and local regulations.
1. Clean and dry the dashboard where
you are placing the disk.
2. Remove the backing from the
adhesive on the bottom of the disk.
3. Place the disk on the dashboard. 4.
Remove the clear plastic cover
from the top of the disk.
5. Place the suction cup mount on top
of the disk.
6. Flip the lever down (toward the
Removing the Device,
Cradle, and Mount
Removing the device from the
1. Press up on the tab on the top of the
2. Tilt the device forward.
Removing the Cradle from the
1. Turn the cradle to the right or left.
2. Apply pressure until the socket on
the cradle releases the ball on the
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Removing the Suction Cup
Mount from the Windshield
1. Flip the lever on the suction cup
mount toward you.
2. Pull the tab on the suction cup
Resetting the Device
Do not use a sharp object to remove the
battery. A sharp object may puncture
the battery which may present a risk
of fire, chemical burn, electrolyte leak,
If the device stops functioning, you
may need to reset the device.
1. Turn off the device, and then turn
on the device.
2. If necessary, remove and replace
the battery ( page 112).
The device should restart and operate
Caring for Your Device
• Avoid dropping your device and
operating it in high-shock and high-
• Do not expose the device to water.
Contact with water can cause this
device to malfunction.
• Do not store the device where
prolonged exposure to extreme
temperatures can occur, because it
can cause permanent damage.
• Never use a hard or sharp object to
operate the touchscreen, or damage
• To help avoid theft, remove the
device and mount from sight when
not in use.
• Remove the residue on the
windshield left by the suction cup.
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Physical size (W × H × D):
2.28 × 4.33 × 0.54 in.
(58 × 110 × 13.8 mm)
Weight: 4.61 oz. (130.6 g)
Display: 3.2 in. diagonal, 320 × 480 pixels; HVGA display with white
backlight and touchscreen
Case: IP51 (Not waterproof)
operating temperature range: from 5°F to 104°F
(from -15°C to 40°C)
Storing temperature Range: from -4°F to 158°F
(from -20°C to 70°C)
Battery charging temperature range: from 32°F to 140°F
(from 0°C to 60°C)
Power connector: Micro-USB for power and computer Battery type: User-replaceable
1500 mAh lithium-ion battery
Battery life : 9–11 hours talk time,
530–660 hours standby time,
depending on usage and settings
Charge time: Approximately 3 hours
Power input: AC input using micro- USB connector and AC charger,
or DC input using vehicle power
Usage: 3 W max.
GPS receiver : High-sensitivity
Warm: <1 sec.
Cold: <38 sec.
Factory Reset: <45 sec.
*Average acquisition times for a
stationary receiver with a clear
view of the sky.
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Frequency band: 3G Bands
I and VIII; 2G (GSM)
other connectivity : Bluetooth
2.0+EDR; 802.11 b/g (Wi-Fi);
Platform : Android
Camera: 5.0 MP camera
Audio out: 3.5 mm
Computer interface : Plug-and-play
USB mass storage
Data storage: Internal memory and optional removable microSD
card. Data stored indefinitely.
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The device is not
signals.From the Home screen, touch > Settings > Security and
Location. Select the Use GPS Satellites check box.
Ensure that the GPS has enough time to initialize. When the GPS is
turned on for the first time, it may take a few minutes to initialize.
The device will not
turn on. Charge the battery (page 3 and page 4).
Replace the battery (page 112).
The device will not
charge. Replace the fuse in the vehicle power cable.
As a safety precaution in high-temperature environments, the
device will suspend charging and use battery power.
If the device is mounted in a vehicle, remove the device from the
mount and place it out of direct sunlight.
I cannot place a phone
call. The call function may have been suspended because of low battery
power. In low-battery situations, you might be prompted to turn off
the call functions. You can still navigate in these situations.
From the Home screen, touch
> Settings > Wireless Manager.
Clear the Airplane Mode check box.
Do not delete
necessary files. In mass storage mode, do not delete or format the original
directories, such as Garmin and Documents. Do not delete files for
which you do not know the purpose.