Open the software update file when the download finishes.

Updating map on magellan 1200 roadmate video

Upgrading your device will take a few minutes to receive all the updated 2010 data you'll need to stay pointed in the right direction.

The Magellan Road Mate 1200 is a vehicle navigation device that guides drivers to their destinations using maps from a pre-loaded memory card.

Maps from NAVTEQ come on a 1 GB SD card and cover the USA 48, plus Puerto Rico and Hawaii.

An SD card with European mapping is said to become available.

Select "Manuals & Software Updates."Select your product from the drop down menus in the bottom right box.

Under "My Magellan Is," select "Magellan Road Mate Series." Under "Select a Model," choose "Magellan Road Mate 1200 – US." Hit "Submit."Choose whether you would like to update the device's software or maps.Updates to the Road Mate 1200 may include either map or software updates.Map updates install the latest street information, adding new roads and removing ones that are no longer in use.We’ve used this chipset in the past on other GPS devices and have found that while it isn’t quite as fast to get a signal as some other chipsets, it has performed well.We haven’t had any driving time with the Roadmate 1200 yet, so we’ll let you know how it works out.Click "Add to Cart," then "Proceed to Checkout." Enter your billing and shipping information to complete the order.