The unit appears to connect this way from the diag screen battery icon held. Showing of 1 reviews. Kids have got more crap than you can imagine to plug in on “road trips”. So, if you want to charge the Garmin unit at home, you will have to find a USB charger capable of putting out 2A. Garmin uses standard USB port to charge.

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Anything earlier than that and you may not have proper USB support 1. I doubt that any manufacturer would short the two data pins together on their mini plug.

The official specification for the numbering of the pins on a USB mini plug and the color of associated cable wires are:.

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I didn’t know they had these. While some camera and phone cables work, some do not. You’ll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, virusessecurityas well as networks and the Internet.

I have an older Cell phone that has the same connection to my garmin as the cell phone. Any hints or suggestions weclomed. I came usn this post today with a Google search. It’s just what I needed. Are you getting the picture on the Garmin showing the gps connected to a computer?


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Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Includes the latest in USB version 2. The unit appears to connect this way from the diag screen battery icon held. In particular, if you are using a port accessible from the front, try one on the back.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. I’ve got one in each of gamin cars. The standard USB on the computer puts out only mA.

There was a problem completing your request. Anyone knows a work around for this problem? Yarmin three of them worked whilst the original cable that came with my nuvi unit did not!

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It is easy and inexpensive. Which, in my experience, is very difficult to find. While in diag mode there appears to be no data returned – at least as best as I can tell from Google Earth Version 5.

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Garmin Nuvi car charger going to a USB port

Categories Discussions Sign In. A forum search may get you an answer but if the is like thewhile the Nuvi is in USB mode, pull the USB cable out of the Nuvi and as soon as it starts to reboot, plug the cable back in. You further acknowledge that the structure, organization, and code of the Software are valuable trade secrets of Garmin and that the Software in source code form remains a valuable trade secret of Garmin.


You won’t get a fast charge if at all because the standard USB car charger only puts out ma. If your computer has multiple USB ports, try a different port. You’re making this WAY to complicated.

Splits your single cigarette lighter into two lighter plugs and two USB plugs. So, is there a cable that allows the Us to garnin charged using its traditional charging port that links to the car chargerbut rather than having an auto charger plug — it links to a USB cable so I can just plug it into a car charger that has multiple USB ports?

I’m just about ready to call tech support. I’ve got a couple because that is the cable that came with some external 3. Back to Computer Help forum 4 total posts.