Garmin 5208

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Garmin 5208

Postby Carolina » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:07 pm

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I have just updated my 5208 with Oct 2009 software. I know you can now make a route from where the boat is currently located to a new destination, including turns etc. Before this update you had to go to the destination first and back into the location of the boat adding turns. Is there a written step by step guide to accomplish this? I have tried Garmin but with little luck.
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Re: Garmin 5208

Postby capn chuck » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:32 pm

I am not aware of written a step by step and sometimes that is the problem with an update. Have you tried through Garmin site only or have you contacted tech support. My advise would be to persist with tech support until you get someone familiar with the update and make your own quick reference card. Chuck
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Re: Garmin 5208

Postby capn chuck » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:40 pm

Carolina, There is quite a discussion here, http://tinyurl.com/yjbu9xc , that might be helpful. Chuck
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Re: Garmin 5208

Postby Carolina » Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:30 am

Chuck

Thanks for the quick response! Talked to Garmin first but I may have to try again and take your suggestion and make my own step by step. Also, the Hull Truth was a great new addition to my favorite list and I'm sure to be using this site again. Thanks
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