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    Garmin VIRB camera not recognized by Macbook Pro

    Hey guys, I have a Garmin VIRB camera, and I am having alot of trouble connecting it to my Macbook Pro.

    Has anyone had success with this combination? It connects fine on my PC computer at work, but at home on the Mac, it just doesn't see it. I've tried all the fixes on the mac forums, checking preferences, etc, to no avail. The macbook is essentially new with a fresh loading (from the macstore) of OS 10.8.5.

    Help!

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    I've never had this problem but if you're running an SD then try just plugging the card into the side of the computer or for SD or microSD you can try a card reader through the USB port. If that doesn't work I don't know. Hope everything works out alright.

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    Sullivan, yes, that was the approach that we (Garmin tech support, actually) used to test things. When that worked, they then identified that the unit needed the system reloaded, which we did and it is al good now. I didn't know this, but Garmin tech support has a section with mac specialists - this company rocks.

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    What do you think of the VIRB and how does it compare to GoPro?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikewadley View Post
    What do you think of the VIRB and how does it compare to GoPro?

    Well, I have never used the GoPro, but I love the Garmin. I use it for filming rides, so I prefer it's profile and mounting /positioning. Before the Virb I had a Contour; I just prefer that shape of camera. Now with the Virb, it integrates well with my Garmin Edge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elrayox View Post
    Well, I have never used the GoPro, but I love the Garmin. I use it for filming rides, so I prefer it's profile and mounting /positioning. Before the Virb I had a Contour; I just prefer that shape of camera. Now with the Virb, it integrates well with my Garmin Edge.
    I'm leaning toward the VIRB. Will it fit in my standard Garmin bike mount in place of my GPS or does it require a special mount?
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