Garmin Nuvi GPS Power

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Image:connector_mini-usb_male.png 5 pin mini-USB plug connector at GPS unit.

Wiring diagram pinout to place Garmin Nuvi GPS in recharge mode.

Pin Name Description
1 +5V 5 volts DC
2 data not connected / float
3 data not connected / float
X GND connected to pin 4 (GND) with 17.3K ohm resistor
4 GND ground


  • Standard 5 pin mini-USB connector has pin X connected to ground through a 200K ohm resistor. To place Nuvi into charging mode, the 200K ohm resistor must be changed to 17.3KOhm. (also successful with 22KOhm resistor).


Category: GPS Connectors


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