Marine Device Software Updates

You can update your marine software by inserting a data card containing a software update bundle into your device.

You have 2 options for obtaining the update bundle:

  1. Do it yourself: Download the free software update bundle to a data card.

    Depending on your device, you’ll need one of the following items:
    • microSD™ card and card reader
    • SD™ card and card reader
    • Garmin data card and Garmin data card reader
  2. Purchase the software update bundle on a preloaded data card.

Use the table below to choose the appropriate software update bundle based on your installation and device’s card format.

Marine Software Update Bundles Download the Update Purchase the Update
GPSMAP Series with SD Card
  • GPSMAP Products (5x7/7x1/8x0/10x0/74xx/76xx/8xxx)
  • NMEA 2000 Instruments
  • NMEA 2000 Network Updater
  • Sonar Black Boxes
  • Autopilots
  • Communications
  • Radar
  • Volvo Penta Glass Cockpit
  • Online User Manuals (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian))
  • Not for VHF Products
  • Not for Meteor 300
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microSD or SD card and card reader required.
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GPSMAP Series Content Bundle
  • Online User Manuals - all languages
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SD card and card reader required.
echoMAP Series with SD Card
  • echoMAP Products (4x/5x/7x/9x)
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microSD card and card reader required.
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Legacy GPSMAP Series with SD Card
  • Legacy GPSMAP Products (4x0/4x1/5x0/5x1/5x5/5x6/7x0/4xxx/5xxx/6xxx/7xxx)
  • NMEA 2000 Instruments
  • NMEA 2000 Network Updater
  • Sonar Black Boxes
  • Autopilots
  • Communications
  • Radar
  • Not for VHF products
  • Not for Meteor 300
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SD card and card reader required.
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Meteor™ 300 Audio System
  • Meteor 300
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SD card and card reader required.
Garmin Marine Network with Garmin Data Card
  • GPSMAP 3000 Series
  • Remote Sounders
  • Radar
  • Not for VHF products
  • Not for Meteor 300
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Garmin Data Card and Garmin Data Card reader required.
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Chartplotters with Garmin Data Card
  • Legacy Chartplotters
    (GPSMAP 1xx, 2xx, 39x, 49x, 2xxx)
  • Not for VHF products
  • Not for Meteor 300
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SD card and card reader required.
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Note: If you cannot find your device in the table, see the complete list of Marine products that have software updates available.