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GO 720 and truck SD card problems

co318isco318is Posts: 3 [Apprentice Seeker]
hi all
first I know how out of date this tom tom is but it only comes out of my bag when I am lost in the uk and want to avoid low bridges.
first I noticed it not connecting to sats
so I did a update for it on the pc
now it keeps telling me that I cannot us the Europe truck or europe west on this device
Europe truck 860
Europe west 860
the sat nave works fine but will not accept the maps on the sd card
helps please
chris
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  • DougLapDougLap Posts: 6,122
    Superuser
    Hi @co318is

    I am afraid you will have to wait until Monday for @VikramK or @lampard to have a look at this and activate the maps if they can.

    Doug
  • lampardlampard Posts: 4,839 Moderator
    Hi @co318is

    Welcome to the Community! I've re-activated the Western Europe map on your device, Just connect the device to TomTom HOME and check for updates.

    Regards, lampard
  • co318isco318is Posts: 3 [Apprentice Seeker]
    hi
    thanks for the help
    it was the truck profile I needed not the Europe maps
    but it seams to be fine now
    will try it out on some low bridges tonight
    thanks for the help
  • co318isco318is Posts: 3 [Apprentice Seeker]
    opps spoke to soon.
    sill having problems finding satellites
    and getting this message
    The current map does not support truck attributes.Car routing applied.
    not good when drive a hgv,
    if I buy another newer tomtom which one will support the truck map sd card.

  • DougLapDougLap Posts: 6,122
    Superuser
    Hi @co318is

    You cannot use the SD card with the truck map on it in any other TomTom unit. Maps are tied to the serial number for which they were supplied or purchased for.

    There are truck specific TomTom units.

    Doug
  • tiljestiljes Posts: 249 [Exalted Navigator]
    co318is wrote: »
    opps spoke to soon.
    sill having problems finding satellites

    Finding sats will only work with cold start. Starting from standby doesn't work anymore since WNRO. For car navigation, there's a fix, but for truck navigation, there isn't. Only workaround (google for "suicide.dat").
  • tiljestiljes Posts: 249 [Exalted Navigator]
    co318is wrote: »
    sill having problems finding satellites
    There is now an unofficial solution. Basically, you have to update the firmware of the GPS chip. After that, finding satellites works again without problems.
  • Smurf_Tom_2005Smurf_Tom_2005 Posts: 47 [Sovereign Trailblazer]
    what you need is the unofficial GPS upgrade Sirf3 GWS3.2.5 or GWS3.6.0
    So I've flashed several sat navs successfully. It can be found on a German forum.

    GPS chip SIRF-III upgrade from version: GSW3.1.1 or GSW3.2.4TT3 to version: GSW3.2.5TT3 or GSW3.6.0
    for TT GO 510, GO 520, GO 630, GO 710, GO 720, GO 730, GO 715, GO 920, GO 930, ONE, ONE (v2), ONE 3Rd (v3), GO 7000 Truck, Rider 1 + 2
    The "Standby Problem" is now fixed (renewed Sat-Fix after standby within a few seconds).
    the device list for which the firmware upgrade is suitable:
    TomTom ONE 1st Edition with SD 2GB Serial Number: G1; G2
    TomTom ONE 2nd Edition with SD 2GB Serial Number: E1; E2
    TomTom ONE 3nd Edition with internal memory 512MB and 1GB serial number: Y1; Y3
    TomTom RIDER 1 + 2 with SD 2GB serial number: K1; K2
    TomTom GO 510 or TomTom GO 710, GO910 HDD 20GB Serial Number: V5; V7
    TomTom GO 715 serial number: M7
    TomTom GO 520 with 512MB-1Gb memory Serial number: M2; M4
    TomTom GO 530 with 1-2 GB memory Serial Number: J1; J2
    TomTom GO 630 with 2GB memory Serial Number: JB;
    TomTom GO 720 with 512MB-2GB memory Serial Number: M6; M9
    TomTom GO 730 with 1-2-4GB memory Serial Number: J3; J4; J5;
    TomTom GO 920 (T) with 4GB memory Serial number: M8;
    TomTom GO 930 with 4GB memory Serial number: J6
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