After opening the program, you can select the desired language, Next button and then click the appropriate driver for your computer to automatically see the update should occur, as shown in this photo: Then click on the Next button, after which you, as the roads and topo map update.
If you only use a road or a topographic map, the program automatically determines the type of your map and the map will be updated.
GPS 55 AVD TM Personal Navigator OWNER'S MANUAL © 1992 GARMIN, 9875 Widmer Road, Lenexa, KS 66215 Printed in Taiwan. No part of this manual may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, for any purpose without the express written permission of GARMIN.
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GARMIN reserves the right to change or improve their products and to make changes in the content without obligation to notify a PREFACE GARMIN thanks you for selecting our high performance, full featured TM Personal Navigator .
The GPS 55 AVD represents our continued commitment to provide you with a portable aviation unit that is versatile, extremely accurate, and easy to use.
We are confident you will enjoy using your unit for many years to come.
The GPS 55 AVD's rugged construction and quality components offer the reliability demanded by the harshest operating environments.When not being used in an aircraft, it may CAUTION The GPS system is operated by the government of the United States which is solely responsible for its accuracy and maintenance.The system is under development and is subject to changes which could affect the accuracy and performance of all GPS equipment.Although the GPS 55 AVD is a precision electronic NAVigation AID (NAVAID), any NAVAID can be misused or misinterpreted, and therefore become unsafe. To reduce the risk, carefully review and under TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE BASIC FEATURES 1 INTRODUCING THE GARMIN GPS 55 AVD 1-1 1.1 Capabilities 1-1 1.2 Aviation Database 1-2 1.3 Operations 1-2 2 GETTING STARTED 2-1 2.1 Front Panel 2-1 2.2 Banners 2-1 2.3 Cursor and Fields 2-3 2.4 Keypad Operation 2-3 2.5 Entering Data 2-5 2.6 Viewing Messages 2-5 2.7 Operating Modes 2-6 3 BASIC OPERATION 3-1 3.1 Power On 3-1 3.2 Satellite Status 3-2 3.3 Present Position 3-3 TM 3.4 Auto Store 3-4 3.5 CDI and Navigation Summary 3-5 3.6 Waypoints 3-6 3.7 N 4.11 Map Datum 4-7 ADVANCED FEATURES 5 NAVIGATION PLANNING 5-1 5.1 Navigation Menu 5-1 5.2 Date and Time 5-1 5.3 Event Timer 5-2 5.4 Trip Planning 5-4 5.5 Sunrise/Sunset 5-4 5.6 Alarm Clock 5-5 6 ROUTES 6-1 6.1 Navigating Using Routes 6-1 6.2 Route Catalog 6-2 6.3 Editing Routes 6-3 6.4 Activating Routes 6-5 TM 6.5 Building Routes Using Auto Store 6-7 7 SAMPLE SIMULATED TRIP 7-1 APPENDICES A MESSAGES A-1 B NAVIGATION TERMS B-1 B.1 Definitions B-1 B.2 Course To Steer (CTS) B-3 C INSTALLATION AND M CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCING THE GARMIN GPS 55 AVD 1.1 CAPABILITIES The GPS 55 AVD provides a host of powerful capabilities which were previously found only in much larger systems: TM · Performance: State-of-the-art Multi Trac receiver tracks up to eight satellites while providing high receiver sensitivity, fast first fix, and continuous navigation updates.· Portability: Goes where you go - on land, sea, or in the air.The built- in simulator allows you to plan your next trip or hone your navigatio 1.2 AVIATION DATABASE ® The GPS 55 AVD features a built-in Jeppesen Nav Data database providing direct access to worldwide airport (with a runway of 1,000 feet or greater) and VOR locations.