I experienced really large hopes for this GPS. I shopped for quite awhile and owned a Garmin that was owing to be current but decided to swap the device somewhat than pay to upgrade. Right after studying a good deal of evaluations of the Garmins with top quality management issues I opted to give Magellan a try. I have owned the unit close to two months. I took a trip from Indianapolis to Santa Fe, NM and utilised the unit the total time. Final weekend I drove from Indy to Chicago and back again yet again. I guess I have applied it about 3000 miles and below is my impact.
Initial the poor points:
1. The device will electric power down once in a while. It has took place to me 4 periods so far.
2. The spoken directions ie..”Turn right” are crystal very clear. The problem is when it claims the road names. The street names are muffled. Usually I can realize what it states but other times I have to search at the display screen to figure out what street it is talking about.
three. I put in a route to just take me household from a casino in the vicinity of Chicago. It stated there were being roads that have been closed in my route. A road closed icon even came up on the display. I assumed Ok it will just route me all around the shut highway. Well I got up to exactly where I could see the barricades and it instructed me to switch on the highway it knew was closed. I went on previous the shut road of system and it recalculated a different route it took a ton more time to go that way. It would have been faster to go back again the way I arrived in which would have been back again monitoring a small bit but the unit was not clever enough to realize this.