Garmin Power Mount Survey Help

 

UPDATE: Garmin Models with Power Mounts Is now available as a Garmin FAQ
http://www.poi-factory.com/node/45200

Since many forum members desire a Powered Cradle Mount I’m in the process of creating a FAQ that will identify those models.
It’s somewhat of a difficult chore since Garmin doesn’t usually list it in their specs and must rely on forum members input.
For example the highly regarded 3597LMTHD, if you look at the Garmin site under accessories, it doesn’t even show a Power Mount to purchase.
The mount for that unit is Part # 010-01118-00 and only fits that model. Available at Amazon for $48.98 (ouch).
http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Suction-Magnetic-Cradle-3597LMT...

Below is a list I’ve composed, however, I’m unable to determine if it’s 100% accurate. Please review the list and notify me if you see something that is not accurate or has been left out. Kindly don’t confirm your model is on the list, only errors or your model is not listed. I will wait for feedback before requesting the FAQ since I’d like the list to be as accurate as possible.

Credit goes to forum member class3 and others for creating the list, I’m merely attempting to update it and have it available in the FAQ’s.
Link to original post on 5/18/2012
http://www.poi-factory.com/node/36452

Nuvi’s With Power Cradle Mounts
C3XX (Street Pilots)
295W
3XX
6XX
7XX
8XX
23X0
24X0
27XX
5000
Zumo 3XX
Zumo 450
Zumo 550
Zumo 6XX
Dezl 560
Dezl Cam
Dezl 7XX
Nuvi Cam
RV 760
16XX With NuLink

Power Mounts With Speaker available on the following models:
34XX
35XX
37XX

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Missing models.

Thanks for working on this FAQ muell9k.

The nuvi 855, nulink 1695 Live, and nuvicam have powered mounts. I also think the zumo 390 has a powered mount, but we need someone with more knowledge of the zumo line to confirm this.

I don't know if you want to include handhelds, but the Garmin Montana (models 600, 650 and 650T) and Monterra have an optional (extra cost) powered mount with speaker that allows them to operate in auto navigation mode similar to a nuvi.

Again I would suggest that you condense the list somewhat by listing model groups (like 37x0) instead of individual models, since all models within a model group use the same cradle or mount. That is obviously your choice though.

Thanks again for taking on this project.

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Another one

dezlcam

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@alandb

Thanks for your input, I have edited the post as per your suggestion. Kindly review at your leisure and make any corrections or suggestions.

I have chosen not to list the handhelds since the power mounts are optional and we don't get too many posters with those devices.

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Not sure just how far you

Not sure just how far you want to go back. The Streetpilot 340 had a power mount.

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Thanks Charles

charlesd45 wrote:

Not sure just how far you want to go back. The Streetpilot 340 had a power mount.

I've edited the post and put it on top of the list.

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Deleted Post

Sorry I duplicated post, distracted by phone call.

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One

One small possible correction - the Nuvi 1690 and 1695 are both 16XX series models and both, I believe, could use the NuLink feature so they could be grouped.

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@t923347

t923347 wrote:

One small possible correction - the Nuvi 1690 and 1695 are both 16XX series models and both, I believe, could use the NuLink feature so they could be grouped.

Thanks for advising, I have edited post and added the 1690 as a group.

Edited: Can someone with a Zumo 350 or 390 confirm it has a power cradle, no information on it and impossible to tell from available pics. I would imagine it does but would like confirmation please.

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Good

Good, but I think you can now take the 1690 out from between the 8XX and 23XX in your listing. As far as I know the 1690 came with NuLink support like the 1695 and since NuLink is no longer, the 1690 and 1695 are just in the same series now and both come with a powered mount.

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Thanks For Advising

t923347 wrote:

Good, but I think you can now take the 1690 out from between the 8XX and 23XX in your listing. As far as I know the 1690 came with NuLink support like the 1695 and since NuLink is no longer, the 1690 and 1695 are just in the same series now and both come with a powered mount.

I removed the 1690, I forgot to remove when changing the model to to the NuLink listing.

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The 800 series

The 8XX entry covers both the 855 and 885. There is no need to mention either other than as 8XX or probably more correctly the 8X5 models. There was also a Nuvi 5000 which was an 8X5 with, I believe a 5 inch screen but no battery. I saw one once on display so I don't know if it had a powered mount.

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How I find this info

muell9k wrote:

Edited: Can someone with a Zumo 350 or 390 confirm it has a power cradle, no information on it and impossible to tell from available pics. I would imagine it does but would like confirmation please.

What I do is to do a Google search for Zumo 350 (for example), then choose the Garmin link that appears in the search results:

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-road/discontinued/zum...

Then I click the Manual page, then click the Owners Manual:

http://static.garmin.com/pumac/zumo_3x0_OM_WEB_EN.pdf

Opening the pdf owners manual, I then scroll to the mounting page (page 1 in this case). This shows me the zumo 350 has a powered mount.

Thanks for response

a_user wrote:

The 8XX entry covers both the 855 and 885. There is no need to mention either other than as 8XX or probably more correctly the 8X5 models. There was also a Nuvi 5000 which was an 8X5 with, I believe a 5 inch screen but no battery. I saw one once on display so I don't know if it had a powered mount.

The Nuvi 5000 is already on the list.
To the best of my knowledge the 800 series includes the 850, 855
880, 885T which should all include a power mount so I'll be leaving it as the 8XX series until somebody advises some models in that series doesn't have a power mount.

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@CraigW

Thanks for confirming the Zumo 350 has a power cradle mount.
Searching Garmin's owners manuals I often find are quite inconclusive, but I'll keep your suggestion in mind for questionable models. I appreciate your input.

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I don't know if this counts

Nissan Frontier used to have a flip tray option for the 7XX series Garmin, They are now discontinued but you can still find them. The first ones were without speakers and the newer had speakers. I still use mine on my 2011 and think its the best way for vehicle GPS

Doesn't Count

windwalker wrote:

Nissan Frontier used to have a flip tray option for the 7XX series Garmin, They are now discontinued but you can still find them. The first ones were without speakers and the newer had speakers. I still use mine on my 2011 and think its the best way for vehicle GPS

The flip tray is an accessory, the 7XX is already listed has having a power cradle, but thanks you for your effort.

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Time to submit FAQ

I think you have this pretty well nailed now muell9k. You may as well submit the list as a FAQ so it can get approved and on the FAQ index. You can always update the FAQ after it is published. Thanks again for your efforts in creating this useful FAQ.

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Minor Correction

The RV 760, Dezl 760 and Dezl 770 models have powered mounts but the speakers are located inside the GPS case.

Some powered mounts shipped with these units, including those included with the BC 20 backup camera accessory, have an audio output jack. This could be the reason for the confusion.

I wonder.

I wonder how important it is to identify the speaker feature for the purpose of this FAQ.

That feature is definitely important on the Montana and Monterra mounts, as the device does not have an internal speaker. But you are not including those models. So for the nuvi and related devices, I am not so sure it is relevant to the main purpose of this FAQ. Some of the older model cradles also have external antenna ports and even a video input (on the 5000), but again I don't think those features are relevant to this purpose. 、

I will leave that decision up to you muell9k ... just thinking out loud

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FAQ Submitted Change To Be Made

alandb wrote:

I think you have this pretty well nailed now muell9k. You may as well submit the list as a FAQ so it can get approved and on the FAQ index. You can always update the FAQ after it is published. Thanks again for your efforts in creating this useful FAQ.

@alandb & bdhsfz6
You guys posted while I was submitting the FAQ.
I think I'll remove the RV 760, Dezl 760 and Dezl 770 models have powered mounts with speakers to the regular list.
I can't do it now until the FAQ is approved but I have changed it in this post.

Personally I like the added speaker on the mount, it would be useful in noisy vehicles or road noise. I wish I had it.
By listing those models having it separately, potential buyers can choose from the few models that have it. I'll keep the listings separate.

Edited: It looks like Angela (GlobeTurtle) approved the FAQ.
It now appears in the FAQ's but near the top and not in alphabetical order. I refreshed the page but same results.
Maybe it takes some time to list in order.
You can see it here titled " Garmin Models With Power Mounts" http://www.poi-factory.com/node/45200

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muell9k ... Congrats on your first FAQ!

This is a very useful FAQ. I am sure our friend jgermann will soon add it to his equally useful index. I nominate you for next week's COW.

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Thanks Alan

alandb wrote:

This is a very useful FAQ. I am sure our friend jgermann will soon add it to his equally useful index. I nominate you for next week's COW.

It's the least I can do for the wealth of knowledge I've gained here. I don't deserve a Cow nomination, there are many members here far more deserving.

I'll have to watch for the 2016 models for any additions but I suspect Garmin is getting away from Power Mounts which I feel is unfortunate.

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correction but still (ouch)

In your first paragraph, the mount for the 3597 you linked to is now $38.18 & FREE Shipping.

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Yeah.

the mount is not cheap, but still better than replacing the nuvi itself because of a broken USB port. I actually bought one of the 3597 magnetic mounts from Best Buy for $39.95 when I got my 3597 so I could leave the mount connected in both my car and pickup. The magnetic 3597 mount is a joy to use, and IMO having an extra for my truck was well worth it.

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Agreed

alandb wrote:

This is a very useful FAQ. I am sure our friend jgermann will soon add it to his equally useful index. I nominate you for next week's COW.

Ditto, both to the usefulness of this new faq and to the expected prompt addition to the Index and maybe Glossary by jgermann exclaim

This will save me a lot of time in posting to threads where someone asks about potentially buying a specific model to replace their old nuvi. I always had to check the Garmin site's manuals for info on powered mounts before offering a reply, especially when a long term nuvi 750 owner or someone with a years old nuvi with powered mount was thinking of moving to a non-powered mount model. Many were shocked to be told that the powered mount feature would be lost and several changed their plans on what to consider. It'll be so much easier to search the new FAQ like we did when the "How much memory does a nuvi xxxx have" faq appeared.

Sorry I'm Late

I had been following this thread and watching "Recent Posts" so that I could get it added spot on, but my wife and I decided to go out and get ice cream.

@muell9k - job well done. Click on your name and notice that your profile has the FAQ listed (which means Angela not only has to publish the FAQ but also has to update the submitter's profile as well).

You're forgiven John ....

for your couple of hour delay in updating your index! laugh out loud razz Hope you enjoyed your ice cream treat.

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I Appreciate The Input

My thanks to all who made this FAQ possible, especially to alandb who urged me on, and Angela (GlobeTurtle) for publishing it.
I wish Garmin had made this informatio available when going to their site and listing it under "Shop For Features” such as screen size, Voice-activated, Bluetooth, etc.

I’m not sure if there will be any additions to the list for forthcoming models since Garmin is losing ground in GPS sales with more and more people using Smart Phones. Garmin should be pleased there are forums like POI Factory that provide a wealth of information, which in turn reduces user support calls.

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I concur

alandb wrote:

I nominate you for next week's COW.

Muell9k also has my MOOOOOOOOO grin

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Another way to look at the list.

As I was looking at muell9k's FAQ, one thing that occurred to me is that with Garmin's lack of logic in model numbering, it is hard to tell the age of the devices from the model numbers. So just for grins, I took my old FAQ on Garmin model release dates and filtered it with muell9k's list of models with powered mounts. I had to split up some of the model series because of different release dates, but here is what I came up with. I thought I would post it here as it might be useful for folks shopping for newer models with powered mounts.

Garmin On The Road models with powered mounts (listed by release date)
Note: models shown in [brackets] have a speaker built into the powered mount.

08/2005 Street Pilot C340
10/2005 nuvi 300, 350
06/2006 nuvi 310, 360, 370
09/2006 nuvi 610, 660, 670
04/2007 nuvi 600, 650, 680
07/2007 zumo 450, 550
08/2007 nuvi 7x0
02/2008 nuvi 5000
06/2008 nuvi 8x0
08/2008 nuvi 7x5
03/2009 nuvi 8x5
04/2009 zumo 660
10/2009 nuvi 1690
04/2010 nuvi [37x0]
05/2010 nuvi 295W
05/2010 zumo 665
09/2010 nuvi 23xx
11/2010 live 1695
02/2011 nuvi 24x0
02/2011 dezl 560
10/2011 nuvi 24x5, [34x0]
01/2012 nuvi [35x0]
06/2012 zumo 350
10/2012 dezl 760
03/2013 nuvi 24x7, [27x7]
04/2013 nuvi [3597]
07/2013 RV 760
09/2013 zumo 390
02/2014 nuvi [2798]
09/2014 nuvi [2789]
01/2015 dezl 770
05/2015 nuviCam
07/2015 dezlCam

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Very

Very useful list alanb. Thanks for taking the time to create it.

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@alandb

Great job composing the list.
What are your thoughts if I copy your list to the FAQ with a separate category with the model release dates so all bases will be covered for potential buyers.

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OK by me.

It is really up to you muell9k. It was this thread: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/45178 that you and I both participated in that made me realize it was difficult to know which models are current when they are in model number sequence.

If you do include the list by release date in your FAQ, make sure you proof it in case I accidentally excluded any devices or included some that shouldn't be there.

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Alan - OK Will Do

I'll have to do it tomorrow since I'm on my way out to the hospital to visit a severely ill family member.

Of course I will give you credit in the FAQ.

Edited 9/28/15: I've edited your list and found it accurate. I did make two changes, I added the release date of the Street Pilot 340 and indicated the 1690 and 1695 are NuLink Models.

I have added the list to the FAQ Models with Power Mounts. you can see it here: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/45200

This should now be a comprehensive list for those interested in units with power mounts that includes the release dates of those models. Kindly advise of any modifications you think are needed.

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Thanks for your work on the FAQ muell9k

Actually I had the Street Pilot C340 release date at the top of the list in my post above. AFAIK, there never was a SP 340. It was part of the "C" line of Street Pilots. Here is the wikipedia article on SP history: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Garmin_products

Changing the "Live" name to nuLink is a good idea. This is another case where Garmn couldn't make up their mind on model naming. When they introduced the 1690, it was just another nuvi, then when they brought out 1695, they dropped the nuvi name and called it Live 1695. Some time later they renamed both devices (although the 1690 was already discontinued) to nuLink. Go figure!

Never accuse Garmin of making sense in their model numbering/naming! rolleyes

Thanks again for your excellent FAQ.

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@alandb

Alan,
I sent you a private email but was notified as undeliverable after I checked the box to send a copy to myself.
Angela (GlobeTurtle) advised me POI Factory is having server issues with emails sent from Yahoo email accounts which is what I have as a registered member here.

Please advise if you received the email, if not I will resend it but this time I will not check the " Send yourself a copy" box.

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Got it muell9k

Thanks. Will send reply directly.

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Do 24x5 and 24x7 really have powered mounts?

muell9k, After looking at some user manuals, it appears to me that all of the 24xx devices except the 24x0 need to be removed from the list, as they don't appear to have powered mounts. I am not personally familiar with these models, so will defer to your knowledge and judgment. But take a look and see what you think:

http://static.garmin.com/pumac/nuvi_24x7_OM_EN.pdf
http://static.garmin.com/pumac/nuvi_2405_2505_series_OM.pdf

Edit: The lack of a power mount has been confirmed, at least for one of these models in this review: http://gpstracklog.com/2011/10/garmin-nuvi-2455lmt-review.ht...

Quote:

Garmin nuvi 2455LMT hardware notes

My one disappointment with the Advanced series is that these models do not have a powered mount. So you’ll have to plug the mini-USB connector into the back of the unit each time you use it. Nevertheless, the 2455LMT does sense when you remove it from the mount while powered on, and records that as your last parking spot. To be guided back to it, choose Apps > Last Spot. There is a magnet in the lower portion of the mount that helps it accomplish this.

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Alan You Are Correct

I suppose we can not rely on an entire series having a power mount.
Only the 24x0 have Power mounts.
The downloaded manual for my own 2460 covers 3 models 2200, 2300, 2400. The pic there shows those models have power mounts but does not state specific models such as a 2440-2450-2460.

Not only are they not supplying us with manuals but are bundling several units into one publication and saying not all features are supported on all models. Garmin just continues to confuse information in their manuals.

Give the 2460 manual a look -
http://support.garmin.com/support/manuals/manuals.htm?partNo...

I will update the list on the top of this page as well as the FAQ.
I will ADD the 22X0, 23X0, and change the 24XX to 24X0.
I sure hope the manual is correct.

If any members own any of the ADDED units please confirm they have power mounts.

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Yes, confusing.

It is confusing and that is why this FAQ is so important. I am quite sure that the 22X0 does NOT have a power mount, but the 23x0 and 24x0 do. This was another weird adaptation that Garmin made in this series where they used a mini USB adapter on the device and a micro USB adapter on the mount (or was it the other way around?). I saw a chart somewhere that explained this for the 2XX0 series and the 22x0 was definitely listed as not powered.. I will see if I can find that chart again and post it if I can.

Could you please remove the 24x5 and 24x7 entries from the list by release date? I would hate to have someone purchase one of these based on that list only to discover that the cradle is not powered. Thanks!

I sure wish I could edit my above post in this thread to remove those entries. I understand why it isn't allowed, but I hate having misinformation in one of my posts.

Edit regarding 2200/2300: I didn't find the chart I saw earlier, but I did find confirmation in this manual on pages 2-4: http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/nuvi_2200_2300_OM.pdf. Bottom line: the 2200 mount is not powered.

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Removal Done

alandb wrote:

It is confusing and that is why this FAQ is so important. I am quite sure that the 22X0 does NOT have a power mount, but the 23x0 and 24x0 do. This was another weird adaptation that Garmin made in this series where they used a mini USB adapter on the device and a micro USB adapter on the mount (or was it the other way around?). I saw a chart somewhere that explained this for the 2XX0 series and the 22x0 was definitely listed as not powered.. I will see if I can find that chart again and post it if I can.

Could you please remove the 24x5 and 24x7 entries from the list by release date? I would hate to have someone purchase one of these based on that list only to discover that the cradle is not powered. Thanks!

I sure wish I could edit my above post in this thread to remove those entries. I understand why it isn't allowed, but I hate having misinformation in one of my posts.

@Alan
Good advice, I removed the 24X5 and 24X7 from the FAQ as per your request.
I also removed the 22X0 from this thread and the FAQ. I too would rather remove it so no one makes a purchase on misinformation. Better to err on the side of caution.
I'll research the 22X0 further just in case I can find positive confirmation it Does have a power mount. Looking at the Garmin site for Nuvi 2200 accessories, it does not show a power mount.

Edited: Saw your above edited post confirming the 2200 does NOT have powered mount, I will research no further.

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Good work muell9k

This project sure turned into more work than I originally thought it would be. But it is great to finally have an accurate document that others can refer to.

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Revision To Power Cradle Mount FAQ

For sure this is far more work than anticipated thanks to Garmin's
unreliable information on their products specifications.
When checking the models manual to features and accessories regarding the mounts there is confusion.
I must rely on user confirmation, YouTube videos, and sites selling the models with pics for confirmation.

It got me thinking that I should check the list with Speakers in the Power Mount and did find an error.
I found there is no proof anywhere that the 27XX has a speaker in the Power Mount so I have removed it from the list with speakers and added it to power mount only. I did this in the FAQ as well as this thread.

To show the inconsistency of their publication I use the 34XX series as an example. The manual shows to use on battery power connect to the USB port on the unit but makes no mention of connecting the 12V power cable to the Power Mount.
Nor in any features or specs does it show it has a power mount with speaker. Yet if you check on Accessories it shows the power mount with speaker being compatible with the 3450, 3490, and other models.
http://static.garmin.com/pumac/nuvi_34xx_Series_OM_EN.pdf

Hopefully now with this FAQ Revision the FAQ is now accurate.
If any members see an error in the updated FAQ PLEASE let me know since I don't want any mistakes.
Updated FAQ
http://www.poi-factory.com/node/45200

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It ain't easy

muell9k wrote:

For sure this is far more work than anticipated thanks to Garmin's...

It ain't easy earning a COW laugh out loud

Thanks.

Thanks for your continuing work on the FAQ muell9k. To be consistent, you might then want to remove the brackets [] from the [2798] and [2789] on the listing by release date. I realize you chose to remove my original note in the FAQ that said "Note: models shown in [brackets] have a speaker built into the powered mount", but some folks reading the FAQ might still draw that conclusion. In fact, without the note, maybe it makes sense to remove all the brackets.

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Brackets Removed

alandb wrote:

Thanks for your continuing work on the FAQ muell9k. To be consistent, you might then want to remove the brackets [] from the [2798] and [2789] on the listing by release date. I realize you chose to remove my original note in the FAQ that said "Note: models shown in [brackets] have a speaker built into the powered mount", but some folks reading the FAQ might still draw that conclusion. In fact, without the note, maybe it makes sense to remove all the brackets.

@Alan
Done, I've removed the brackets. I appreciate the suggestion. The more input we get from forum members will reduce the possibiliies for errors. I commend you for being such a perfectionist. grin
CraigW also has that trait.

If anyone sees any more mistakes, please post and I will correct.

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@muell9k

A Personal thank you for all the effort you put in on this valuable FAQ.

I don’t want to make more work for you but I thought, for the sake of accuracy and completeness, I would at least mention this.

Garmin manufactures a line of GPS receivers for fleet use:

Garmin Fleet 670V
Garmin Fleet 670
Garmin Fleet 660

These units have a powered magnetic mount similar to the one found on the Nuvi 3597.

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-road/fleet/garmin-fle...

Look under “Additional” for a description at the bottom of the above link.

Except for the occasional unit found on eBay, Garmin markets these receivers exclusively through their fleet management partners. Most of us casual GPS users here at the factory would have little use for many of the features offered on these fleet products. There are however, a number of professional truck drivers among our ranks who might find this information useful.

Perhaps other members could weigh in here with opinions on whether these units should be included and the FAQ modified yet again.

In any case, thanks again to you and all who contributed for your efforts.

Rick

@bdhsfz6's

Thanks for bringing to my attention.
Although for the sake of accuracy they could be added to the list, however, I don't think I'll do so at this time.

Since these are specialty models, a potential buyer would only be interested in the unit's features (fleet management) regardless if it had a power mount or not. They have no choice since they only come with power mounts. Also I'm unable to find the release date of the 3 models and I would want add that information to the FAQ so it corresponds with the Power Mount List.

Add to the fact that the model numbers may confuse some buyers since there are Nuvi 660 and 670's that have power mounts.

I am more than willing to add them if other members would chime in and offer their opinions if they should be added.

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Fleet series.

muell9k, the Fleet series is covered in my release date FAQ: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/42240. That said, I agree with your decision to not include them in the powered mount FAQ as these devices are targeted to the commercial market and not to the general consumer market.

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alandb Thanks for the input

alandb wrote:

muell9k, the Fleet series is covered in my release date FAQ: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/42240. That said, I agree with your decision to not include them in the powered mount FAQ as these devices are targeted to the commercial market and not to the general consumer market.

Alan
Sorry I missed that you included the Fleet Models in your FAQ.

Unless others reply with some reasons for why the Fleet Service models should be included on the list I will not include them.

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