TO: Garmin® Marine
/ Recreational Dealers
Garmin Mobile Electronics Dealers
DATE: 1 June 2001
United States Waterways & Lights
Portions of the navigational aid data were found
to have significant errors within sections of Coast Guard District
Number 5, which encompasses New Jersey through South Carolina.
The physical positions of the navigational aids appear to be correct.
However, the details about each nav-aid have been mislabeled with
incorrect information, including color, type, range, etc,.
Navigation aid data in these areas
should not be used for any purpose.
A new data set for New Jersey through South Carolina
has been processed. A new US Waterways & Lights CD ROM is
MapSource United States Waterways & Lights:
Serial Numbers A0903821 through A0907080.
Affected serial numbers were shipped from Garmin Olathe to customers
between March 8, 2001 and May 10, 2001.
Version number 3.00 as shown on the CD ROM.
Note: Please disregard the Serial number of the
MapSource CD found on the back of the CD case. This only
affects those CDs that are physically labeled Version 3.00WARRANTY
Please make every reasonable effort to notify customers
that have purchased MapSource US Waterways & Lights
and retrieve the defective CD. Garmin anticipates availability
of new data in about 4weeks. Garmin will provide the replacement
data set at no additional charge upon return of affected product.
To have an affected MapSource United States
Waterways & Lights CD exchanged, please contact Cartography
1-800-800-1020 (913-397-8200 outside of the USA) to be placed
on the notification list. Once the new CD is available, you will
be notified, and given a Return Authorization number and return
shipping instructions for a replacement from the Garmin factory.
NOTE: IT IS THE USERS RESPONSIBILITY TO USE
THIS PRODUCT PRUDENTLY. THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED TO BE USED ONLY
AS A TRAVEL AID AND MUST NOT BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE REQUIRING
PRECISE MEASUREMENT OF DIRECTION, DISTANCE, LOCATION OR TOPOGRAPHY.