It even offers a few extras, such as a feature that shows where you were last parked Design, POI Search, and Navigation The Garmin nüvi 55 measures 3.4 by 5.5 by 0.8 inches (HWD) and weighs 6.4 ounces.The slightly recessed power button is on the top left of the device, and a USB charging port, speaker, memory card slot, and mount attachment are on the back panel.
From there, you can adjust the mount to position it comfortably on the windshield, though movement is a bit jerky.
The device is powered directly, not through the mount.
Updating your Garmin maps has become easier over the past few years, as the company has streamlined its maps update processes and access points.
However, map updating has also become more complex, as we use more devices for more activities, and we access updates online.
Attaching the mount is easy enough; it comes in two parts.
One piece snaps into the back of the device, and the second piece, with the suction cup, snaps into that piece.
You'll just need to download Magellan's Content Manager by clicking here (the download link is toward the bottom of the screen). If there is an update to an update, you won't see it until you've installed the update that's being updated... and updating it is the only way to remedy your problem. If you are satisfied with my answer and feel you can leave me positive feedback, please click Accept.
Once you've downloaded it, install it to your computer, plug your GPS into your computer via USB and allow the software to update your unit. The important thing to remember is: Once the updates and been installed in your unit, run the program again... After the update process is complete, your unit will take a long time to turn on, acquire satellites, etc. Otherwise, please let me know what else I can do for you.
So far, we haven't found any where we couldn't get satellite coverage.
The Roadmate works where ever there is satellite coverage.
If you don't have a smartphone, the Garmin nüvi 55, part of Garmin's Essential series, is a basic GPS device that's dead-simple to use.