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[GPS] Possible to transfer maps from one Magellan GPS to another?

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July 30, 2012 6:23:15 AM

I have two Magellan GPS units (Roadmate 5120 LMTX and Roadmate 1470). The 5120 gets lifetime free map updates, and I just updated it. However, the older unit does not get free map updates. I know there is a legal angle to this, but I'm asking this question for technical purposes:

Is it possible to transfer the map data from one Magellan GPS unit to another model of Magellan GPS unit? If so, how can it be done? Thanks!

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July 30, 2012 4:22:06 PM
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It is against your terms of service on your 5120. Your map licensing is per GPS unit.
August 13, 2012 1:20:19 PM

Update: Even though the GPS unit was out of warranty, Magellan gave me a one-time replacement with a refurbished unit which is working very well now.
August 13, 2012 1:20:29 PM

Best answer selected by anil_robo.
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