Garmin USB Data Card Programmer Network Card User Manual

USB Data Card Programmer
user’s
manual
and
installation
guide
© 2000 GARMIN Corporation
GARMIN International, Inc.
1200 E 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062 U.S.A.
Tel. 913/397.8200 or 800/800.1020
Fax. 913/397.8282
GARMIN (Europe) Ltd.
Unit 5, The Quadrangle, Abbey Park Industrial Estate, Romsey, SO51 9AQ U.K.
Tel. 44/1794.519944
Fax.44/1794.519222
GARMIN (Asia) Corp.
No. 68, Jangshu 2nd Road, Shijr, Taipei County, Taiwan
Tel. 886/2.2642.9199
Fax. 886/2.2642.9099
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Information in this manual is subject to change without notice. GARMIN Corporation reserves the right to change or improve its
products and to make changes in the content without obligation to notify any person or organization of such changes. Visit the GARMIN
website for downloadable upgrades to the operating software and the Owner’s Manual. The website also contains information concerning
the use and operation of other GARMIN products.
Website address: www.garmin.com
GARMIN® is a registered trademark, MapSourceTM is a trademark of GARMIN Corporation and may not be used without the express
permission of GARMIN Corporation.
July 2000
Part Number 190-00201-00 Rev. A
Printed in Taiwan
Introduction
Thank you for choosing the GARMIN USB Data Card Programmer. To get successful results from your new programmer, take time to
read through this user’s manual in order to fully understand all of the
operating procedures.
Introduction
About This Manual
This manual is organized into three sections:
The Introduction section provides licensing agreement information and a description of the programmer.
The Installation section introduces you to basic features and
procedures for programmer setup.
The Trouble Shooting section contains information for finding
solutions to installation and operating problems.
Standard Package Contents
! USB Data Card Programmer
! CD-ROM with USB Device Drivers for Windows 98 and
2000, and GARMIN MapSourceTM Upgrade Software
including USB Support.
! User’s Manual
! MapSource User’s Manual Addendum for the USB Data
Card Programmer
Minimum System Requirements
IBM-Compatible PC with Pentium processor, 16
Megabytes RAM, CD-ROM drive, Mouse or other
pointing device, 256-color display adapter (24-bit
color recommended) and monitor with 640 x 480
resolution or higher, and up to 20 Megabytes free
hard drive space. A 32 bit operating system such as
Windows 98 or Windows 2000. Universal Serial
Bus port (USB). The USB Data Card Programmer is
not designed to operate with Windows 95 or
Windows NT.
Software Requirements
Existing installation of GARMIN MapSource
upgraded to Version 3.04 or later.
Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 98, and Windows
2000 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
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Introduction
Software License Agreement
THIS SOFTWARE IS OWNED BY GARMIN CORPORATION (“GARMIN”) AND IS PROTECTED UNDER COPYRIGHT LAWS AND INTERNATIONAL
COPYRIGHT TREATIES. THIS SOFTWARE IS LICENSED, NOT SOLD. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED UNDER THE FOLLOWING LICENSE
WHICH DEFINES WHAT YOU MAY DO WITH THE PRODUCT AND CONTAINS LIMITATIONS ON WARRANTIES AND/OR REMEDIES.
IMPORTANT: CAREFULLY READ THIS LICENSE BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT. INSTALLING, COPYING, OR OTHERWISE USING THIS
PRODUCT INDICATES YOUR ACKNOWLEDGMENT THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS LICENSE AND AGREE TO ITS TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT
AGREE, RETURN THE COMPLETE PRODUCT TO GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. CUSTOMER SERVICE, 1200 EAST 151st STREET, OLATHE,
KS 66062 WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE DATE YOU ACQUIRED IT FOR A FULL REFUND.
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remain with us. You must reproduce any copyright or other notice marked on the Product on all copies you make.
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wish to use the Product for more users, you will need an additional license for each user.
b) make one copy of the Product for archival or backup purposes.
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3. YOU MUST NOT: a) make copies of the Product except as expressly permitted in Section 2 of this License.
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law.
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d) modify the Product or merge all or any part of the Product with another program.
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Introduction
Software License Agreement
4. TERM: This License shall continue for as long as you use the Product. However, this License will terminate automatically without notice from
GARMIN if you fail to comply with any of its terms or conditions. You must agree, upon terminations, to destroy all copies of the Product. The
Limitations of Warranties and Liability set out below shall continue in force even after any termination.
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ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT IS ASSUMED BY YOU. NEITHER WE NOR OUR DEALERS OR
SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR, ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR
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OR OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR THEY ARE
FORESEEABLE. WE ARE ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CLAIMS BY A THIRD PARTY. OUR MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT
EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR THE PRODUCT. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT THE
ALLEGED BREACH OR DEFAULT IS A BREACH OF FUNDAMENTAL CONDITION OR TERM OF A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH. SOME STATES/
COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE
ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
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151st Street, Olathe, KS 66062, USA.
7.) EXPORT CONTROLS: You agree not to export or re-export the Product to any country in violation of the export control laws of the United States of
America.
8. GENERAL: This License is the entire agreement between us, superseding any other agreement or discussions, oral or written, and may not be
changed except by a signed agreement. This License shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Kansas, United
States of America. If any provision of this License is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such a
provision shall be severed from the License and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
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Introduction
Features
6 Ft. USB Data Cable
USB Connector
GARMIN Data Cards
The USB Data Card Programmer utilizes
GARMIN Data Cards. Available in five sizes:
8 MB Data Card
16 MB Data Card
32 MB Data Card
64 MB Data Card
128 MB Data Card
Check the GARMIN website or see your GARMIN
dealer for availability of these data cards.
Data Card
Programmer
Data Card Slot
(accepts only GARMIN Data Cards)
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Introduction
Installation of the USB Data Card Programmer and
Device Drivers
Installation
Connecting the Programmer to
Your Computer
USB Connector
Programmer Cable
1. Connect the USB connector on the end of the Programmer cable to
the USB port on the back of the computer. Most computers have two
USB Ports. Either port will work. The computer does not need to be
turned off when connecting or dsconnecting the Programmer.
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Use care to insert the USB connector correctly. Do not force the
connection as this may damage the USB port on your
computer or the USB connector on the Programmer.
After connecting the Programmer to your computer you must install
the device drivers from the CD-ROM provided with the Programmer.
USB Port
USB (Universal Serial Bus) Port
and USB Connector
Installing the Device Drivers
2. Insert the Programmer CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM
drive.
3. The computer will recognize the Programmer as a USB device and
open the Add New Hardware Wizard and search for the device drivers.
Click on “Next”. If, for some reason, the Wizard does not run
automatically, click the Start button and select “Settings” and then
“Control Panel”. Double click on the “Add New Hardware” icon.
4. The next screen will ask you if you want it to search for the best
driver for your device or if you want to display a list to choose
from. Select “Search for the best driver for your device” and click
on “Next”.
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Installation
5. The next screen will display a list of locations to search for the new
drivers. Select CD-ROM Device from the list and click on “Next”.
Make certain all other boxes remain unchecked.
Installing the Device Drivers
6. The Wizard will search for the driver and then display a window to
tell you it is ready to install. Click on “Next”. You may see a
“Copying Files...” screen which tells you the file cannot be found.
Choose Root Directory of the CD-ROM drive if not already there,
and to try copying again. Click “OK” to continue.
7. When installation is complete a window will display that shows
the device name (GARMIN USB Data Card Programmer) and states
the driver installation is finished. Click on “Finish” .
8. A final window will appear telling you that operating software for
the Card Programmer is being installed. Leave the CD-ROM in the
CD-ROM drive to complete the MapSource Software Upgrade.
Installing the MapSource
Software Upgrade
To Install the MapSource Software Upgrade including
USB Data Card Programmer Support :
1. Insert the Programmer CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2. Click the Start button and select “Run...”
3. Then type in the drive letter of your CD-ROM drive followed by the
MapSource Update file name: MSUPDATE.EXE. (For example
d:\msupdate.exe)
4. Press ENTER and follow on-screen instructions.
5. Open MapSource and check the “About” box in the help file to
determine that you have successfully installed Version 3.04 or later.
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6. Follow instructions contained in the MapSource Addendum
provided with the USB Data Card Programmer for transfer of map
data to and from Data Cards using the Programmer.
To Install a GARMIN Data Card:
Installation
1. Insert the Data Card (Label up and pin connector end first) into the
card slot in the Programmer (picture to the right).
2. Be certain to install the Data Card completely into the slot to be
certain pin connections have been made.
Installing a Data Card in the
Programmer
3. To remove the Data Card, pull directly away from the Programmer
using the extractor handle on the Data Card.
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Card Slot
Data
Card
Use care not to remove the Data Card from the Programmer until data transfer has been completed to avoid
possible loss of data.
Extractor Handle
Disconnecting the Programmer from Your Computer
After the USB Data Card Programmer has been successfully
installed (hardware and software), disconnecting and reconnecting the
Programmer can performed without additional installation steps.
Disconnecting the Programmer
from Your Computer
1. Before disconnecting the Programmer, be certain that no data
transfer is in progress.
2. Unplug the USB connector from your computer. You do not need to
turn the computer off before removing or inserting the USB
connector.
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Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting Guide
Symptom
Windows does not recognize that the
Programmer has been connected to the
computer.
Probable Cause
USB Connector is not properly inserted
into the USB port on the computer.
USB Port on your computer is not
properly configured.
System operating software is not USB
When preparing to transfer data, a
“No compatible device available.” message compatible.
appears.
Remedy
Be certain the Programmer has been
properly connected to your computer.
Consult your computer supplier.
Be certain the computer is operating on
Windows 98 or Windows 2000 software.
Programmer is not connected to USB port. Reconnect the USB Connector to the computer
Card Programmer drivers are not installed. Install drivers.
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Insert a Data Card into the Programmer.
When preparing to transfer data, a “There
is no data card in the Programmer.”
message appears.
No Data Card has been inserted in the
Programmer.
“An unrecognized data card is in the
progammer.” message appears when you
attempt to transfer data.
The Data Card in the Programmer is
damaged
Insert a different card and try again.
MapSource must be updated to be
compatible with the card.
Update MapSource software from the
GARMIN website.
The Data Card is not fully inserted into the Push the Data Card fully into the slot in
the Programmer. When properly inserted,
Programmer.
the card will protrude approximately 1/2
inch from the slot.
Registration
Help us to better support you by completing our on-line registration today! Have the serial number of your USB Data Card
Programmer handy and connect to our website (www.garmin.com). Look for the Product Registration link on the Home page.
Why should you register your USB Data Card Programmer?
• Notification of Product Updates
• Notification of New Products
• Lost or Stolen unit tracking
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NOTE: If you have previously registered your GARMIN product purchase using a mail-in registration card, we invite
you to re-register using our NEW on-line system. Many services provided by our new product registration system are
now being automated and re-registering your purchase ensures you the best possible support from GARMIN.
Serial Number
Use this area to record the serial number (8-digit number located on the bottom of the unit) in case it is lost, stolen,
or needs service. Be sure to keep your original sales receipt in a safe place or attach a photocopy inside the manual.
Serial Number:
*
*
©2000 GARMIN Corporation
GARMIN International
1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, U.S.A
GARMIN (Europe) Ltd.
Unit 5, The Quadrangle, Abbey Park Industrial Estate, Romsey, SO51 9AQ, U.K.
GARMIN (Asia) Corporation
No 68, Jangshu 2nd Road, Shijr, Taipei County, Taiwan
www.garmin.com
Part Number 190-00201-00 Rev. A