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  • Well, I'm pretty late to this thread/party, but the SD card on my 2699 sticks out exactly as shown in your pictures. Fortunately it has never been a problem for me and I have never accidentally popped it out. Makes me have second thoughts about th…
  • Wonder if it was just named after the neighboring town of Lenexa, KS? I've been to the HQ in Olathe, but don't know if there are any Garmin facilities in Lenexa, but one is darn close.
  • Did the SP 2620 or thereabouts have a hand held remote control as well? One of my old SPs did and I liked it, especially when running it on the GoldWing. Came in handy in the cars as well.
  • Thanks for the additional info. Actually since my brother is almost a technophobe I have been instructing his wife and did show her how just typing the first few letters of a town would most likely bring up the correct one in the suggestions list s…
  • Thanks. I don't think his 2597 has the same menu choices as your 3598. My 2699 does so I see what you are referring to with the ALT key on the keyboard. The 2597 has an ALT key sometimes, but it cannot cycle through different pre-checked/ select…
  • @DriveCountry - Do you have a dezlCam? As I see the current software version is v3.10 as of January 5, 2016. Could you have tried to install the wrong software? As I posted earlier nuviCam is v 2.90. I have looked at the AU site and I see …
  • First - I am using Windows Version 10.0.10240 Build 10240, System Type x64-based PC and have never had a problem using Garmin Express to do updates on a variety of gps units. 5 minutes ago I updated the system firmware on my Nuvi 2699 with no prob…
  • @Serg - Thanks. Your shifting streets explanation makes sense. My "new" avoid worked well today. So, a word to the wise, check your road avoids before you hit the road after each new map update. :-O
  • I just updated to 2017.10 on my 2699LMTHD and at first I thought Gamin broke or at least changed how a map route responds to previously saved Custom Avoidance roads. I have a custom avoid road section thru Philadelphia that I have been using succes…
  • Back to charging the 855 for a moment. I don't really use my 855 anymore, but do try to remember to keep the battery charged once or twice a year. After I do a full charge I put a small piece of paper across the battery contacts before I put it bac…
  • An easy way to check if junction view pictures are available is to have an active route (as t923347 mentioned) - then access turn-by-turn directions by tapping on the information bar at the top of the screen. This action brings up the list of turns…
  • Yousefman should get it. He resurrected it. Too bad a 5 year old problem still exists, but then so does the solution for the most part. I'd venture to say we've all encountered these anomalies from time to time.
  • Thanks Tim, say! is my old buddy Spyder63 still around? Hey, mmsstar - isn't it nice we're both still vertical? Isn't retirement great? I'm still using my Garmins, my latest is a Nuvi 2699LMTHD, but I also now have my first built-in auto GPS that…
  • It seems the recent updates for "nuvi 2x5W (GCD File) software version 7.70 as of July 29, 2015" DOES NOT APPLY to the nuvi 295W since it is of such a different origin. - old nuvifone. Guess we are stuck at v7.46.
  • @Rick - that's what I was alluding to in reference to willyboy's earlier post. :)>-
  • My 2699 doesn't have a magnetic mount. ???
  • I've been operating my Nuvi 2699 in Australia locale mode and while I have the check box available for Auto Zoom I do not have the Speed Alert check box. I switched to UK locale and the Speed Alert check box appeared. I personally don't want the s…
  • Thanks Comcast! :(( I'm hoping the Installation time will re-evaluate IF I start the download .
  • @sussamb - no, not directed at your comment. I haven't purchased a new Garmin in years and Trip Planner is new to me. Just threw the process out there for others. Delete it if you feel it is misplaced or misguided.
  • When using Trip Planner to add shaping points - To create a route with shaping points on the device: Touch Apps Touch Trip Planner Touch New Trip Touch Select Start Location to add a beginning waypoint The Start Location …
  • I have the nuvi 2699LMTHD and the process outlined by t923347 in the above thread is exactly how it works on my unit. Possibly one or two more data/info fields available such as GPS Accuracy for one. At the bottom of the screen you have one addit…
  • Update: with reference to my earlier post regarding shaping points. It appears I can add shaping points to a route via Trip Planner. Just can't do it the Dezl way. Live and learn.
  • My Nuvi 2699 LMTHD was recently updated to firmware v 6.30 and I have this screen which shows a reference to route shaping, but I cannot actually add any shaping points to an established route. Perhaps, as alluded to earlier, a feature to be added …
  • Coupon code should be Sale10. FWIW
  • Costco Sale: 11/3/14. This is from the November 2014 Costco Coupon Book. Costco has the Garmin Nuvi 2699 LMT-HD 6″ Portable Auto GPS with HD Traffic Receiver on sale for $219.99 (after manufacturer’s instant rebate), now through November 23, 2014. T…
  • When setting up Calculation Mode what will "Less Fuel" mode do? Definition on screen says "Selects fuel-efficient roads" Would that keep a route off surface streets and attempt to avoid stops therefore travel mainly on major roads or highways? J…
  • I just bought a Nuvi 2699 LMTHD on Oct. 23rd and it updated the "software" to v5.30 using Garmin Express. I didn't pay enough attention but I believe it was back at v4.3 out of the box. ???? Firmware is listed as v3.05.10.
  • Actually, I have been. Although I have seriously been thinking about getting a new Garmin. Return to the fold, so to speak. Bought a new car with Nav system and it seems to suffice for my life at the moment, but it certainly is no Garmin or even …
  • Hey Tim - there are several of us out here still using our Moto's, but I think you would be highly justified into rolling us into "Other" category. It was a fun run!
  • Did you solve your problem?
  • If cleaning did not help you may want to consider a Garmin dashboard friction mount. It will work with the Motonav. The ball is the same size. Check on Amazon.com for availability and prices.
  • Here is a wiring diagram provided by Doppleganger - This will work as I have repaired one of my damaged power cords with the replacement cord Moondog151 has detailed above. Many thanks to Moondog151 for finding this solution since Motorola no…
  • FWIW - Bing VoiceSearch still works. Different number/service. I never use it. Can get gas prices though, etc.
  • Finally got around to giving MotoExtras/Google Search a shot and nothing happening here either. It's like the circuit for the phone number doesn't even exist. I dialed the number direct from my phone and I get dead silence - no ring, nada, but af…
  • If the guy or girl in the little box says "You are over the speed limit" and you heed the warning and as a result do not get an expensive speeding ticket then mission accomplished so why worry if gps or car reading is off by +\- a couple mph? :? …
  • Just got an email from Garmin regarding nüMaps Lifetime. Cost would be $69.00. Temperatures are high so Garmin is lowering the price on nüMaps Lifetime. It’s a great value — purchase once and get updates for the useful life of your device. New …
  • Garmin probably did that just for you, Boyd! :D
  • I think you already have it Camel You probably have never seen it because you have to get up really early and stay up really late! And be in the right place at the right time. :D :D You know, like winning on a slot machine. :shock:
  • See if this page helps with the pinouts: http://www.pfranc.com/projects/g45contr/asmbly2.gif May not be what you need. It's been a long time!
  • Now you're cookin', Camel!! Good for you. You can never have enough TN765s. :roll: All I got for Pops Day was a foot long chili dog at Sonic and a ride in my El Camino. 8)
  • Ours shipped today with a final price to me of $19.59US shipped. Can't beat that, but only maybe 5 left. Now we just have to figure out how to make them work! :shock: :shock:
  • Did you check Sears.com for another TN765? One of our local stores is showing 5 still in stock for $80. Or online with free shipping. If you want to get another 765 mount this deal at http://www.expansys-usa.com/motorola-ta120-navigation-pro…
  • Wow! Congrats. I'm jealous. I'm sure you will enjoy it. Have you found the BMW Luxury forums at www.bmwlt.com? Good info.
  • @ The Camel - My wife was just stuck in Atlanta airport for 4 hours when she finally got airborne she waved to you as they flew over your house about 12:30 am. Did you wave back? :roll:
  • New info just keeps coming out... The maps depicted on the above IOS 6 maps turns out are Microsoft Bing maps. Also included in Apple's mapping initiative is OpenStreetMap and at least 15 other mapping data providers (AND, DigitalGlobe, Interma…
  • I OS 6 maps preview site. http://www.apple.com/ios/ios6/maps/
  • You bought it? After looking at the copyright on the SP III screen it appears the owner did keep up with some firmware updates since it shows 2001-2004. It will have a BMW dealer database in it. I see current updates for the current BMW Garmin s…
  • i'd like to mount the 765 but i dont' trust vibration and water. so ain't a gonna do it. What vibration? It's a Beemer! :roll: And they don't have Zip-Lock baggies in GA? From what I am seeing the Garmin model on the KL 1200 LT looks to be a…
  • Go for it! A friend just did 6,961 mi. on a new K1600gtl out to CA and up to Seattle and not a hitch and never wore him out. Very comfortable. Has a Garmin gps built in, not sure which model though. I spied in on his ride via the iPhone app ca…