The devices used 8MB or 16MB cartridges, onto which mapping data was loaded from the user's computer, at a chosen detail level (8MB covered the Atlanta Metropolitan Area at high detail, or a greater area at highway-level detail).The successor model was the Street Pilot III in 2002, which had a 3.85" 305x160 color screen and added voice prompts.You are currently shopping on our GPS City USA website, which ships to the USA and Internationally.To shop on our Canada website, which ships to Canada only, please click the green button above. Steps to perform a software update can be found here: https://support.garmin.com/support/search Support/case.faces? Your device may need to come in for service/repair if it is currently experiencing any of the following symptoms: The device powers on and freezes at the Garmin logo.
By default, users based in America and Canada will have City Navigator NT maps already on the GPS which contain routes, directions, and address on for the whole of North America.
These maps are only as up to date as the point they were installed on the device so the chances are yours are already out of date.
This is why you should always check for Garmin map updates because the nature of the technology dictates that the maps will be out of date as soon as a new road is built or any new junctions appear anywhere in the country.
Do not be daunted by the concept of having to install new Garmin maps because the process is simple and everything you need to know is detailed below.
If you decide that the maps on your Nuvi 205w need updating then your first port of call should be the official Garmin website.