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Your device memory contains
important system files and folders that
should not be deleted.
Before you can delete files, you must
connect the device to your computer
1. Open the “Garmin” drive or
2. If necessary, open a folder or
3. Select the files.
4. Press the Delete key on your
Disconnecting the USB Cable
1. Complete an action:
• For Windows computers, click
the eject icon
• For Mac computers, drag the
volume icon to the Trash
2. Disconnect the device from your
Attaching the Wrist Strap
1. Place the loop of the wrist strap
through the slot opening at the
bottom of the device.
2. Route the strap through the loop,
and pull it tight.
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Attaching the Carabiner
1. Position the carabiner clip in the
slots on the mounting spine.
2. Slide the clip up until it locks in
Removing the Carabiner Clip
Lift the bottom of the clip and
gently push down on the carabiner
clip until it releases.
Caring for the Device
Avoid chemical cleaners and solvents
that can damage plastic components.
Cleaning the Device
1. Use a cloth dampened with a mild
2. Wipe it dry.
Cleaning the Screen
1. Use a soft, clean, lint-free cloth.
2. If necessary, use water, isopropyl
alcohol, or eyeglass lens cleaner.
3. Apply the liquid to the cloth, and
gently wipe the screen with the
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The screen or buttons do
not respond. How do I
reset the device? 1.
Remove the batteries.
2. Reinstall the batteries.
NOTE: This does not erase any of your data or settings.
I want to reset all the
back to the factory
defaults. From the main menu, select Setup > Reset > Reset All
My device does not
acquire satellite signals. 1.
Take your device out of parking garages and away from tall
buildings and trees.
2. Turn on the device.
3. Remain stationary for several minutes.
The batteries do not last
long. Decrease the backlight settings (page 37).
How do I know my
device is in USB mass
storage mode? On the device, a screen appears showing the Garmin logo and
the USB symbol. On your computer, you should see a new
removable disk drive in My Computer on Windows computers
and a mounted volume on Mac computers.
My device is connected
to the computer, but it
will not go into mass
storage mode. You may have loaded a corrupted file.
Disconnect the device from your computer.
2. Turn off the device.
3. Press and hold the Rocker while you connect the device to
Continue pressing the Rocker for 10 seconds or until the
device goes into mass storage mode.
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I cannot see any new
removable drives in my
list of drives. If you have several network drives mapped on your computer,
Windows may have trouble assigning drive letters to your
Garmin drives. See the Help file for your operating system to
learn how to assign drive letters.
I need replacement parts
or accessories. Go to http://buy.garmin.com, or contact your Garmin dealer.
I want to buy an external
GPS antenna. Go to http://buy.garmin.com, or contact your Garmin dealer.
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accessories 38, 45
microSD card 38
acquiring satellite signals 44
active route 7
alarms marine 28
altimeter calibrating 15
plot type 31
ANT+ accessories 38
area calculation 19
backlight 35, 37
batteries 22, 26, 36 about
maximizing life 36
selecting the type 37
calibrating altimeter 15
carabiner clip 43
caring for the device 43
long-term storage 37
compass calibrating 13
setup options 14
connecting USB cable 41 wireless accessories
creating routes 6
customizing data fields 11
device settings 26–33
data fields 11
data storage 35
deleting files 42
display backlight 35
backlight timeout 27