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Old 30 March 2006, 11:59   #1
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Garmin 292C - laptop connection

At least I think it's a 292C.

Does anyone know how to connect to a BlueChart Garmin with a laptop. I've got a load of waypoints I want to upload but I can't be bothered to sit there for hours punching them in on the boat.

Thanks in advance


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Old 30 March 2006, 12:34   #2
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my hand held unit it's an 86cmap has a cable (sold seperatly) that conects the GPS to the computer. With that I can up load/down load maps and way points freely and easily. I don't know if your unit has the down load port on it or not though. Mine is a round plug about a 1/2" round with 6 metal prongs.

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Old 30 March 2006, 12:39   #3
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you need the little card reader thing, plug your card into that.
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