View Full Version : add on gps (garmin or magellan)??
12-22-2004, 10:11 PM
My dad asked me what the best color screen talking gps was for the car so i figured I would ask you guys :) All I know is he basically wants the best so he doesnt have the upgrade it next year or the year after. Thanksssssssssssss :)
12-22-2004, 11:25 PM
Go with Garmin... Never had problem with that
12-23-2004, 01:29 AM
Someone suggested TomTom to me. A competitor of Garmin.
12-23-2004, 02:01 AM
i heard tom tom was good
12-23-2004, 10:10 AM
Garmin - my father in law has this one (http://www.garmin.com/products/sp2660/) and it's great. Has a 3GB CF card built in, so you can load up all of the maps at once. No need to swap CDs or anything silly like that.
12-23-2004, 11:36 AM
A lot of law enforcement vehicles in this area have a Pioneer system.
12-24-2004, 08:13 PM
The Hertz Rent A Car "Neverlost" system is a magellan setup.
I've used it MANY times and have had pretty good success.
For whatever reason though, asking it to route me to the nearest In'N'Out Burger always seemed to put me in the middle of nowhere.
Not sure if this is a hertz software or a magellan software problem.
12-24-2004, 08:18 PM
ok we got the magellan roadmate 700 with the 20gb hd and maps preloaded...its ****ing sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet, you go off route and it gives you an alternate, it directed us to every single place we threw at it perfectly. :) thanks for the help guys
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