Home > Electronics, Technology > Garmin issues patch to exorcise brick from 7×5 series GPS

Garmin issues patch to exorcise brick from 7×5 series GPS

June 26th, 2009, 03:06 am admin Leave a comment Go to comments

It didn’t take long for Garmin to get into gear, once it acknowledged the firmware update had ultimately brought ruin to its nüvi 7×5 series GPS units. The company’s released a new software update that should provide a fix — it should be available now via its WebUpdater. If you’re one of those whose device won’t even turn on anymore, there’s also a support section online for requesting a return authorization to have it repaired under warranty. Garmin acknowledged a few other devices that may be affected, including 800 series, 8×5 series, zūmo 660, and GPSMAP 620 / 640. Those will all be getting updates “in the near future.”

Continue reading Garmin issues patch to exorcise brick from 7×5 series GPS

Filed under:

Garmin issues patch to exorcise brick from 7×5 series GPS originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 24 Jun 2009 22:04:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments

Categories: Electronics, Technology Tags: , ,
  1. No comments yet.