Updates & Downloads


GVN53 software version 2.50

as of June 6, 2011

Download (4.39 MB)

View installation instructions and system requirements


Change History

Changes made from version 2.40 to 2.50:

Changes made from version 2.20 to 2.30:


Installation Instructions

  1. Create a 'garmin' folder on the SD data card (must be at least 16mb space available on the card).
  2. Download the appropriate self-extracting archive file onto your hard drive.
  3. Run the downloaded executable file.
  4. Click on Browse and select the SD card reader in the list, then select the 'garmin' folder.
  5. Click Unzip to save the files onto the 'garmin' directory on the SD card.
  6. Wait for the message that the update was unzipped successfully and close the updater.
  7. Safely remove SD card from PC.
  8. Make certain GVN53 Navigation System is off.
  9. Insert SD card into GVN53 Navigation System. If there is already a card there, temporarily remove it.
  10. Turn on GVN53 Navigation system.
  11. Your GVN53 Navigation System will ask if you would like to update software. Answer 'Yes'.
  12. The update will begin. Do not power off unit while the update is in progress. When finished you can verify the update by checking the version number in Menu->Settings->About->Software.
  13. Remove SD card.

system requirements

  1. IBM-compatible PC running Windows XP or later operating system and an available SD card reader.