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  Topic: Help me choose replacement please - 2599 LMT-D dead!
jhiker

Replies: 6
Views: 1775

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:18 pm   Subject: Help me choose replacement please - 2599 LMT-D dead!
Hi, my 4 yr old Nuvi 2599-LMT-D has just died on me, it was working yesterday and today it's showing no sign of life at all. It won't switch on and the screen remains black. I always use it plugged in ...
  Topic: Reinstall maps?
jhiker

Replies: 2
Views: 1527

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:14 am   Subject: Reinstall maps?
When I plug my Nuvi 2599 in to the latest version of Garmin Express it tells me I'm up-to-date but there's an option to 'Reinstall maps'. Why would I want to do that?
  Topic: Delighted with Garmin re-routing
jhiker

Replies: 31
Views: 9868

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:56 am   Subject: Delighted with Garmin re-routing
It'll calculate the route it thinks is more fuel efficient.

Or faster or shorter?

Just did a long journey, almost all motorway on Monday, M40, 42, 6, 1, 18, 180 at 70 mph most of the time and av ...
  Topic: Express v4.0
jhiker

Replies: 206
Views: 70332

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:53 am   Subject: Express v4.0
Thank you Smile
  Topic: Delighted with Garmin re-routing
jhiker

Replies: 31
Views: 9868

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:21 am   Subject: Delighted with Garmin re-routing
I find that digital traffic usually alerts me to hold ups in a timely fashion and offers me an alternative route. However, it doesn't always take account of the traffic on the alternative route, often ...
  Topic: Express v4.0
jhiker

Replies: 206
Views: 70332

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:12 am   Subject: Re: 4.1.28
Latest Express version released, v4.1.28


PC:
Introduced new feature: users can now purchase, renew, and download safety camera subscriptions from within Garmin Express.

Well, if that's the ...
  Topic: 2599 (nearly) always switches off at specific postcode..!
jhiker

Replies: 5
Views: 2840

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:12 pm   Subject: 2599 (nearly) always switches off at specific postcode..!
Map error correction appears to have fixed it.
Thanks!
  Topic: 2599 (nearly) always switches off at specific postcode..!
jhiker

Replies: 5
Views: 2840

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:58 pm   Subject: 2599 (nearly) always switches off at specific postcode..!
Thanks for testing it out.
  Topic: 2599 (nearly) always switches off at specific postcode..!
jhiker

Replies: 5
Views: 2840

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:14 pm   Subject: 2599 (nearly) always switches off at specific postcode..!
My 2599LMT-D very occasionally switches itself off and reboots to the 'home' screen.

However, if I'm navigating to a partciular postcode it almost always switches off in the near vicinity.

Speci ...
  Topic: Garmin Nuvi 2699LMT-d
jhiker

Replies: 67
Views: 20615

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:12 pm   Subject: Garmin Nuvi 2699LMT-d
I always do a full shut down. Does the device save 'crash logs' anywhere?
  Topic: Garmin Nuvi 2699LMT-d
jhiker

Replies: 67
Views: 20615

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:23 pm   Subject: Garmin Nuvi 2699LMT-d
Well, my 2599LMT-D switched off and rebooted several times on Saturday in Liverpool city centre. It wouldn't stay switched on. I was using the 12v mains/antennae lead and had it plugged in.
In the en ...
  Topic: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
jhiker

Replies: 14
Views: 4814

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:34 am   Subject: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
Thanks for the clarification on the PGPSW database.
I've not screwed up the courage to do this yet!

Tell me, do you have to go through the same lengthy installation procedure every time you instal ...
  Topic: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
jhiker

Replies: 14
Views: 4814

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 10:35 am   Subject: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
I find it odd when I read of people posting here still using the Cyclops product instead of the one here.

Because it seems like a fairly complicated installation procedure.
Because it's more expen ...
  Topic: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
jhiker

Replies: 14
Views: 4814

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 3:52 pm   Subject: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
I have the volume up at 80% ish, higher if I'm on the motorway. If I set volume to 'automatic' it's supposed to compensate for a noisy environment but it doesn't seem to do very much at all. I could d ...
  Topic: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
jhiker

Replies: 14
Views: 4814

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:24 pm   Subject: Nuvi 2599 how to use memory card
I have a Nuvi 2599LMT-D with lifetime maps and digital traffic. I have recently used Express to update my maps and I am (almost) sure that it detected the SD card and offered to download the maps to i ...
 
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