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Post by Pockets » Sun May 05, 2019 9:51 pm

Hi, new member with a very old satnav, I’ve just purchased (used) 550 which I believe is a very old model. Up to now it appears to be ok, its fitted to by bike, but I would like to connect it to my PC but apparently I need a 12 digit number which I haven’t got. Is there a way round his, i ask the previous owner but he said he never used it and had never heard of it.
Well thats it for now but look out there will be many many questions to follow.

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Post by Stu » Sun May 05, 2019 10:01 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum I can't help with the question but I'm sure someone will be along soon to advise you :)

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Post by pidjones » Mon May 06, 2019 2:42 am

Call Garmin or check their website.

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Post by carolinarider09 » Mon May 06, 2019 3:02 am

I have a 550 as well and I simply connect it to the PC and it connects as a usb type drive (well its connected via the USB port). I have never experienced the issue you have. As suggested, a call to Garmin might be in order.

Question: When you connect it does the PC recognize it as a "drive" connected?

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Post by tojjer » Mon May 06, 2019 8:58 pm

Welcome bud

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Post by Sleuth » Thu May 09, 2019 4:41 pm

Welcome to the forum
GPS: Garmin Zumo 595 & BMW Navigator IV
Maps: Europe NTU 2019.20 & Europe NT 2019.20
Software: Basecamp (4.7.0) & Mapsource (6.16.3)
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Motorcycle: BMW R1200RT (2010)

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