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A friend in work wants to buy her husband a satnav for about £150 - £170 is there any you can suggest.
 

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I have a TomTom one and it's the business. I borrowed a mates Navman and I didn't like it and it seemed slower (although he felt the same about the TomTom).

You can pick up the newest TomTom one GB for £150 from PC World at the moment.
 

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don't get a nav man, Darrens Dad and brother both got one for Christmas and it's really bad at picking up GPS signal.
 

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Thanks, I think it's probably between the tomtom which is £135 or the navman for £115 delivered from ebuyer (plus £10 off if using google checkout) I've read a few reviews and it generally both are great for the price but tomtom is a little quicker changing views and zooming in on roundabouts
 

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simonj said:
Thanks, I think it's probably between the tomtom which is £135 or the navman for £115 delivered from ebuyer (plus £10 off if using google checkout) I've read a few reviews and it generally both are great for the price but tomtom is a little quicker changing views and zooming in on roundabouts
What I didn't like when I used the Navman was it would get stuck a lot. It was slower at recalculating routes and sometimes it would not pick u a satellite.

The TomTom has it's faults but it has always got me from A to B with relative ease.
 

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pendil said:
Real men use maps................and sometimes get lost, but its better than asking directions.
Thats why I haven;t got one, I always find where I need to go although it usually takes twice as lond and I travel twice as far as I should :incheek:
 

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simonj said:
Thats why I haven;t got one, I always find where I need to go although it usually takes twice as lond and I travel twice as far as I should :incheek:
But it's more of an adventure and you're living on the edge. ;)
 

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Technohippy said:
I use prat-nav and I don't get any more lost than people with expensive dash clutter (maadmaxxer and slammedresto)
My TomTom
has never got me lost yet, and i love it, although when someone sends me a text message while i am approaching a roundabout it does mean i am on my own as it halts tomtom to display the message for 20 seconds........the down side of having it on the PDA :crazy:

i would recommend tomtom though :)
 

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maadmaxxer said:
My TomTom
has never got me lost yet, and i love it, although when someone sends me a text message while i am approaching a roundabout it does mean i am on my own as it halts tomtom to display the message for 20 seconds........the down side of having it on the PDA :crazy:

i would recommend tomtom though :)
It did try sending you from Cambridge to Colchester via Ipswich tho :crazy:
 

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Technohippy said:
It did try sending you from Cambridge to Colchester via Ipswich tho :crazy:
cambridge to chelmsford via ipswich....

but that was user error ;)

and it normally sends me from colchester to Santa Pod via Ipswich (A14) because it is more simple........

hmmm i think my satnav knows me too well :crazy:
 

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hmm what if you want street level european mapping? France spain italy and czech republic can you add it on later? (and still save over preloaded)
 

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pendil said:
Real men use maps................and sometimes get lost, but its better than asking directions.
Exactly!!

And thats why I always ask my Dad for directions! Why is it men can get anywhere in the UK??

I'm the worlds worst at thinking she gets lost & sometimes does! I have a road map, a phone & I can read road signs. i'll get there eventually. ;)
 

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Mitac mio C510, got one after trying out another engineers one at work, every buggers bought one now there so impressed.
Got mine from dealer on ebay for £127, have a look, bluetooth handsfree too.
 
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