Mini SD card

Discussion in 'Magellan GPS' started by Eddie Lopez, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. Eddie Lopez

    Eddie Lopez

    Jun 20, 2016
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    Hi folks, I am as new as can be. But long time user of Magellan GPS. So old that I still have my Magellan Roadmate 300 lol. And that is old! But I also have a 5045 that I have a question about. When looking at the owner's manual I find this: "Micro SD card slot. (A micro SD card is optional and can be used to back up and restore data.)"

    What does that mean? Why would I want to back up data when I have "previous destinations" option. Why is it necessary for anyone to back up data?
    Is there any other use for that mini SD card? Like can I play music, or watch videos for example?

    I'm just curious.
    Thank you
    Eddie Lopez, Jun 20, 2016
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  2. Eddie Lopez

    Nuvi-Nebie Moderator

    Aug 16, 2015
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    The MicroSD slot is usually used to hold additional maps that would not fit in the 'main' memory area, as it is a removeable medium, it is also useful for adding / changing maps without having to connect to a computer.
    Nuvi-Nebie, Jun 20, 2016
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