What kind of USB cable do I need to connect my Garmin GPS to a computer?

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Garmin recommends using a Garmin-branded USB cable to connect an automotive device to the computer. There are two types of USB cables that are used by Garmin devices. The following devices use a micro-USB cable to connect to the computer:

  • fleet series
  • nüLink! series
  • nüvi 2300 series
  • nüvi 2400 series
  • nüvi 2707/2709 series
  • nüvi 2798
  • nüvi 3400
  • nüvi 3500 series1
  • nüvi 3700 series
  • dēzl 560
  • dēzl/RV/Camper 760
  • dēzl 770
  • zūmo 590 

Devices not included in this list use a mini-USB cable to connect to the computer.

1 This does not include the 3507 and 3508 series.

Referenced Links:

Micro-USB cable: https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/shop-by-accessories/cables/microusb-cable/prod67646_010-11478-01.html
Mini-USB cable: https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/shop-by-accessories/cables/usb-cable/prod1345_010-10723-01.html

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