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Old 09-16-2018, 08:14 AM
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Before you load and activate the approach, press the vectors button and select the fix
Unless you are being vectored to the final. This is the reason for the vectors choice. When you touch vectors, it opens the window to display the IAF’s where you can then select your choice. If you leave VECTORS there, it removes everything but thr FAF.
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Old 09-28-2018, 02:24 PM
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The link to the firmware in the first post isn't working for me. Has it changed?
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Old 09-28-2018, 10:29 PM
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The link to the firmware in the first post isn't working for me. Has it changed?
The link on the first post brings you to all the Garmin updates. The bottom one is the GTN update and two above that is the support document. Both still work for me.
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:56 PM
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Trying to find the answer and I'm either too dense when reading the manual or otherwise mentally challenged...How do you update to 6.50? The manual talks about how a "GTN Software Loader Card can be created using a GTN Downloadable Software SD Card P/N 010-01000-00 in conjunction with a GTN software application downloaded from the dealer resource center on garmin's website".

So is this "Downloadable Software SD Card P/N 010-01000-00" something I need to buy from Garmin? Or can i just use a blank SD card? Or do I use one of the SUPP Data SD cards that came with my GTM-650?

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Old 11-08-2018, 11:04 PM
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Software update page for G3X and GTN6XX

https://www8.garmin.com/support/coll...=155&pID=63892

Use this link on the bottom of the Garmin web page.

Service Bulletin 1859 - GTN 6XX/7XX Software Loader Image 006-B1367-3A, Ver. 6.50, as of Aug 29, 2018, Download
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:37 AM
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The GTN software update service bulletin has this note to explain that you do not have to buy a Garmin SD card to perform this update.

"The GTN Downloadable Software Data Card is a blank SD Card. Other commercially available 2-32 Gb standard-size SD cards formatted for FAT32 may be used. ".

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