GPS hookup to a switched lead under the cowling?
I discovered that hooking the Nuvi 550 directly to the battery will run the battery down if one does not keep it on a maintainer. That is because the "hot-fix" feature of the 550 requires a slight but continual power supply to avoid a complete reboot and re-acquisition of satellites the next time the unit is turned on.
So, the options are (1) wire to a switched source, or (2) remove the GPS from the bike each time I get home.
I would just as soon wire to a switched lead.
What suggestions can any of you offer for hooking into a switched lead under the headlight cowling?
Thanks in advance,
'00 BMW R1100RT, Gone away: 5 previous BMW's, 3 Honda's, 2 Suzuki's
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