collapse

Author Topic: Problem with Rino 655T  (Read 268 times)

Offline pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Legend
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 24705
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
Problem with Rino 655T
« on: July 17, 2017, 05:56:43 AM »
My Garmin went a little nuts yesterday and the direction of travel arrow would only point south. It was OK after I rebooted. But, has anyone had this happen and is it a harbinger of bad things to come?
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Online headshot5

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2008
  • Posts: 1147
  • Location: Port Orchard, WA
Re: Problem with Rino 655T
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 06:33:00 AM »
My 650 rino did it once and only once about a year ago.  Same thing reboot fixed.  I think the sensors need to be recalibrated, which a power down will do sort of.  Or, just recalibrate using instructions that should be in the instruction manual.  Be sure to be away from anything big and metallic when you do your recalibration.  I can't remember off the top of my head what the steps were, but it's in the manual. 

You should be able to look up YouTube videos on how to do it too.

 

Online birddogdad

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2014
  • Posts: 758
  • Location: kitsap WA
    • https://www.facebook.com/bruce.wallin.1
  • Groups: LMAC, NRA
Re: Problem with Rino 655T
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 07:24:24 AM »
recal compass. if still issue, RMA with garmin before it gets close to season!
MMCM/SS USN retired
1981-2011
my girls- Large Munsterlander's Molly, Candy and Abbie.

Offline pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Legend
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 24705
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
Re: Problem with Rino 655T
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 11:04:28 AM »
Recalibrated the compass and no issues since reboot yesterday. Thanks all.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Online ghosthunter

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 4640
  • Location: Mount Vernon WA
Re: Problem with Rino 655T
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2017, 11:09:57 AM »
Recalibrated the compass and no issues since reboot yesterday. Thanks all.


I regularly recalibrate when ever I move a lot of distance.

Also if you have it set to use some of the land base repeater stations, that can cause issues in the mountains because their signal goes in and out. I always turn that function off. 
GHOST CAMP "We Came To Hunt"
Proud Parent of A United States Marine

We are all traveling from Birth to the Packing House. ( Broken Trail)

 

* Recent Topics

is this an illegal treestand? by ghosthunter
[Today at 07:41:34 AM]


Peaches Ridge Modern Rifle 2017 by ctwiggs1
[Today at 07:38:54 AM]


Remington 870 Express Magnum broke in half?? by ctwiggs1
[Today at 07:36:43 AM]


First time solo backcountry hunt. Any tips? by Bwana Bob
[Today at 07:34:52 AM]


New Guy here coming in from Alaska by Gringo31
[Today at 07:32:05 AM]


moose 10 pts or less? by Bob33
[Today at 07:29:20 AM]


Idaho Energy Logs by skeeter 20i
[Today at 07:23:47 AM]


FS: Kuiu Icon 1850/5200 by camsides
[Today at 07:23:32 AM]


Pasayten or GPW? by boneaddict
[Today at 07:23:00 AM]


Denied Tag Exchange by h2ofowlr
[Today at 07:17:50 AM]


Washington moose rut by walt
[Today at 07:14:37 AM]


Can for your Muzzy? by h2ofowlr
[Today at 07:12:15 AM]


Which rangefinder do you use? by h2ofowlr
[Today at 07:08:26 AM]


Found a unique one by jsnmac
[Today at 06:45:51 AM]


WSU Survey on Access/User Fees by fireweed
[Today at 06:37:01 AM]


2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats) by Watimberghost
[Today at 06:06:23 AM]


Let's talk about this weather system (high buck) by Watimberghost
[Today at 06:05:10 AM]


bologna by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:34:39 AM]


Looking for a place to start... by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:29:35 AM]


Lots of hunting stuff by Tracker0721
[Today at 05:19:43 AM]