|This cable allows you to make a powerful connection between your GPS and your PC. Create routes and waypoints on your PC and transfer them to your GPS. Also allows you to download map detail from MapSource CD-ROMs to compatible units. Cable features a USB connector. Does not provide wiring for external power. Fits: GPSMAP 296, 396, 495, 496, 695, 696|
Excellent product and excellent price I used it to update my Garmin aera769 data base
No, the 196 and 295 will not work on a Mac as they do not have a USB port. The 296 and up is Mac compatible.
This is the cable used to update/upgrade software and maps for various Garmin GPS's. The Garmin GPSMAP 496 would use this cable.
Yes, these can be used on Macs.