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Shady
14th June 2005, 08:06 AM
This thread shows how to upload Detailed maps to the Meridian Sportrack GPS. Thanks to BiciMapas (http://www.bicimapas.com.mx/English.htm) for this post

Each time Magellan issues a new firmware update, a program called Magup is used to upload the firmware to the GPS. This same software has other options which are unknown to most user's, among them uploading detail maps. This is the method we will use.

To get Magup go to the Magellan site (www.magellangps.com) go to "Support" and "Software updates". Download the correct one for your unit.

WARNING

Although this methos has been tested in the Meridian Platinum, Sportrak Map and Color, neither BiciMapas nor any of its contributors, accept any responsibility for any damage that your GPS receiver may have when uploading detail maps. Uploading these custom maps may void your warranty.

You do it at your own risk.

FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY AS INDICATED. IF YOU DO NOT, YOUR GPS MAY GET DAMAGED IN A WAY THAT ONLY THE MANUFACTURER MAY REPAIR AT YOUR COST.

1. Download Magup and extract it to a folder in your PC.

2. Turn off your GPS and connect it to the PC with the serial cable. Make sure you know the COM port number.

3. With the GPS turned off, simultaneously press "GoTo", "NAV" and "PWR" until two zeros (00) show in the middle of the GPS screen. At this time you can release the 3 buttons.

4. With the rocker button modify the numbers until you have "98" and press "Enter".

5. Now select "Upload detail Map", press "Enter" and leave it like that.

6. On the PC, double click Magup to launch it.

7.The program wil start running and will ask if you want to proceed with "Firmware" upload. Select "NO"

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:09 AM
8. On the menu bar, select "Expert"

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:11 AM
9. The following screen shows and you must:

-Select your GPS model
-Select the COM port you are using
-Select the "ON" option in the "Expert Upload" section
-Accept (OK)

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:12 AM
10. Now select the "Upload" menu

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:15 AM
11. A reminder of the "Expert" mode being active shows. Accept it.

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:17 AM
12. On the next screen select "Detail Map Only"

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:19 AM
13. On the next window, browse to the folder where you stored the map to be uploaded.

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:20 AM
14. Select "Upload File" as shown in the next picture

Shady
14th June 2005, 08:22 AM
15. A window with the upload progress shows. When the upload is finished. the GPS will turn off by itself. Turn it on again and you will be able to see your detail map.

At this time you may turn off Magup. Remember that Sportraks and Map330 may only have one detail map at a time.