Getting a Serial or Model Number

Garmin’s Tip of the Month, June 2012

Submitted by
Capt. Paul J. Lepanto,
Shelton, CT

When you need a serial or model number from the back of a fixed-mount electronic unit and you can’t see behind it, use your mobile phone to take a picture. Most phones are slim enough to fit behind most any unit. Put your phone in camera mode, place it behind the unit and start clicking. I did this successfully when I needed a serial number from a fixed-mount unit on my boat and it worked perfectly.

Getting a Serial or Model Number

This article originally appeared in the June 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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