Nuvi 255W Part 1

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Nuvi 255W Part 1

Postby swisscobalt » Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:35 pm

Details and Spec https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=134&pID=13431

Sheesh..Who could tell the difference by just looking at the picture? :P

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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby antyong (retired) » Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:23 pm

I am testing bro fancheng's Nuvi 255W. One big drawback is that it doesn't like our POI customisation. Although it displays my custom icons, it display also the original icons, causing icon overlaps.

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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby 9W2CBL » Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:47 pm

Hi User 255W out there what could be the possible error.

I face this error with my mapsource v6.13.7

Situation is like this:
when I landed my hand on this 255W unit, I'm happy that the unit able to communicate with mapsource, after several of plug in and out and receive from device, the next round of wanted to download my save POI, I encounter this.

My computer able to detect Garmin once I plug it in the USB cable
255W 1.jpg


However, when I fire up my mapsource this is what I got..

Press Receive from Device - No issued,
255W 2.jpg


Once the device download all 100%
255W 3.jpg


Continue next msg
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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby 9W2CBL » Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:55 pm

This is the msg I got from my mapsource
255W 4.jpg


I was thinking that my mapsource has some error, then I use my n200 to test it, everything download just like bullet being shot out by gun, there is no jam in the mid of firing...!

So here is the step that I have done and tried!

Mapsource - no issued with it
Update USB Drivers - Install it and try again result - Failed
Use Webupdater - Found no firmware updated cannot proceed to update
Update Firmware from Taiwan website - Updated and result still - Failed

So end up :ko:

What else that I have missed! can some enlighten me!

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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby alfredyeez » Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:44 pm

Had the following experience

Able to upload waypoints created in MapSource into the nuvi but could not download them as in you case.

It appears his .gpx in the nuvi has been corrupted and nothing can be done.

Solution, delete the .gpx from PC and upload from MapSource from back ups.

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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby khanuar23 » Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:40 pm

Other choice....use your old nuvi 200..... :x ...
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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby 9W2CBL » Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:27 am

Workable solution Alfred. Thanks!

Delete from PC all the GPX, upload back from Mapsource and workable, luckily I did backup previously my personal POI.

I don't know my track log retrievable when I go and track out again. I will test it out and let you all know the result of this action.

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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby alf » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:19 pm

9W2CBL wrote:Workable solution Alfred. Thanks!

Delete from PC all the GPX, upload back from Mapsource and workable, luckily I did backup previously my personal POI.

I don't know my track log retrievable when I go and track out again. I will test it out and let you all know the result of this action.

Thanks guys!


I have heard that the US version 255's are the only ones that has TTS with road name, but a vendor here says even the Taiwan version has TTS, anyone can confirm this?

So, does anyone here support the use of the 255 with all the above feedback? :rolleyes:
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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby fancheng » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:28 pm

alf wrote:I have heard that the US version 255's are the only ones that has TTS with road name, but a vendor here says even the Taiwan version has TTS, anyone can confirm this?

So, does anyone here support the use of the 255 with all the above feedback? :rolleyes:


Yes Bro alf Nuvi 255 Taiwan have TTS. =P~

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Re: Nuvi 255W

Postby alf » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:52 pm

Any idea who sells it here?
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