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MAGELLAN TRITON DO IT YOURSELF REPAIR KITS FOR THE 1500 AND 2000 UNITS
The Jungle Ghost Software is a Special Program for the Magellan Triton 1500 and 2000 Navigation GPS Series. It combines special programs to allow the user to repair their GPS.
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  1. You will need a 4GB+ SDHC Memory Card.  Please format the card before proceeding.
  2. Download the zip program for the GPS that you wish to repair.
  3. Unzip the download and place all programs on the Memory card.
  4. Put Fresh Batteries into the GPS, insert the prepared Memory Card and start the unit.
  5. This is the sequence of events when your Magellan and the SD card start.
  6. First, the Magellan Splash Screen Appears.
  7. This is followed by a 30 – 40 second interval in which an “Hour Glass” appears on the screen. During this time, the software is analyzing your GPS.  
  8. Upon completing the analysis, the file manager will appear. To exit the file manager and continue on to activate the Magellan GPS software just close the file manager. You can close the file manager by depressing the box with the “X” at the top right part of the screen.      
  9. The starting file is a FileManager Program.    You will see the entire system both the SDHC chip (which is called the SDMMC directory) and the Magellan system scrolled in two columns.
  10. You first task is to go to each column and unhide the programs in both sides.  If you do not do this then your transfers will be missing the hidden files.
  11. The program has two columns and both look the same but they are not to be considered identical. THE RIGHT COLUMN IS THE DESTINATION COLUMN. This column is the TARGET for your FILE COPY command.   If you click on the FILE MENU in the top task bar a COPY box will open up.   This means that you will be copying from the left column to the right column.
  12. For example; to transfer a copy of uncorrupted files you would go from your left to the clean (empty) right column.   Similarly to clean out the corrupt files you would delete the necessary files from the right side which is your GPS side.
  13. HINT: If in any of your reloading of folders you receive an OVERWRITE command .. say “YES” to each OVERWRITE REQUEST.
  14. Then you would go to the top task bar and click on COPY.
  15. OK .. remember that the SDMMC folder is the left side of the display.  Your GPS is the HDD right side.
  16. The COPY command would report that it is about to copy SDMMC to the /HDD folder or its might say SDMMC to the /.   The '/'  would occur if the first copy was to an empty (clean) HDD GPS .. like after you clean it out of all you corrupt files.
  17. You would click OK to proceed.  
  18. How do you tell your left column is your dumped unzipped files.  It is called the SDMMC and when you open it using your Stylus, the left would read the SDMMC folder and when you opened it up, you will see five folders; namely, Gelb .. this folder holds all your keyboard files, MAP_DATA.  Obviously the right column would read HDD or just '/' if empty.
  19. Now you are ready to transfer the good files in the SDMMC to the empty HDD side using your COPY command. 
  20. By the way, I use the rubber tip of my pencil as my stylus.
  21. Just highlight the copies you wish to move to the right column and using your stylus sweep it to the right side.   The program will confirm that you are going from SDMMC to /HDD or /
  22. [Note: Be Patient .. it takes about one to two minutes to copy form the SDMMC chip to the HDD.]
  23. When you are finished transfering your files. Just click on the Black “X” box in the top right of the screen to continue to starting the Magellan Software.
  24. Remember that highlighting ANY FOLDERS IN THE RIGHT COLUMN EXCEPT TO REMOVE FILES FROM THE GPS COULD BE DANGEROUS AS THE FILE MANAGER ASSUMES THAT THE TARGET IS THE “/” ROOT OF THE GPS.
  25. Then Please SHUT DOWN THE GPS.
  26. After completing the transfer of the old folder or folders exit the File Manager and allow the GPS to automatically restart.
  27. The restart procedure will automatically correct the faults in the files.
  28. If the failure was caused by an aborted firmware version update then use the MENU>>VIEW>>SETTINGS>>MEMORY and do a Clear Memory.

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All product names, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets are the property of their respective owners. This paper does not give anyone the rights to violate and copy the Intellectual Properties of the manufacturers referred to in this paper. We are not selling their software. Except as otherwise restricted by law, Gelb Organization, L.L.C. (herein, “GO”) and the Authors of the Software (herein, “Designers”) make no warranty, representation or and exclude any and all implied warranties of Merchantability, Title or Fitness for a particular purpose. “GO” and the Designers do not warrant that the software or associated documentation will satisfy your requirements or that the software and documentation are without defect or error or that the operation of the software will be uninterrupted or error free or that defects in the software will be corrected.  

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Under no circumstances and under no legal theory, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, shall “GO” or the Designers be liable to the user of this document, your affiliates or any other person or company for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character including, without limitation, damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or for any and all damages, even if “GO” shall have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing provisions shall be enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

JG Technical Support is part of Jungle Ghost Enterprises (JGE) in Wayne, NJ. JG created JGE in 2007 specifically as a Repair and Service Center Worldwide for Magellan Triton and the New Explorist X10 units.

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