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Magellan RoadMate 2230T-LM
 
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$94.95 - $139.99
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Summary:

This Magellan has a 4.3-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

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Type: 4.3-inch screen GPS
About - Magellan RoadMate 2230T-LM

The RoadMate 2230T-LM has a 4.3-inch LCD screen. Notable features include multi-destination routing, an exit guide, reality view, and lane assistance. This unit is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico.

About This Brand

Magellan lays claim to developing the first commercially available handheld GPS receiver, the NAV 1000, introduced in 1989. The California company makes portable navigation systems for hikers in addition to automobiles, and it is the supplier of the NeverLost system used in Hertz rental cars. Magellan units have scored well in our testing, and we've been impressed with some of Magellan's newest models. The company is credited with introducing the first portable nav system that can respond to voice commands. But like other portables with that feature, we have seen mixed results in our testing.

Features & Specs - Magellan RoadMate 2230T-LM
info Screen size (in.) 4.3
info Weight (oz.) 4.8
info Bluetooth hands-free calling No
info Spoken street names Yes
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Additional Information (The information below has been supplied by an external source.)
General Information
Manufacturer Mitac International Corporation
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.mitac.com
Product Line RoadMate
Product Series 2200
Product Name RoadMate 2230T-LM
Product Type Automobile Portable GPS Navigator
User Reviews - Magellan RoadMate 2230T-LM
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2.0
Am returning product.
2/1/2014
Pros
Acquires Satellites Quickly
Compact
Easy To Set Up
Simple Controls
Cons
Inaccurate
Short Battery Life
Best Uses
Finding Specific Address
Urban Navigation
Comment:
I am returning this product. It is an adequate product that will get you to your destination. That said, I first encountered difficulty when it gave the wrong home address (wrong street on GPS). There is no voice choice, only a (in my opinion) shrill female voice. The traffic camera alerts were (in my 4 hour freeway trip) limited to entering tunnel (for a brief lighted structure) and traffic ahead for an accident. For some reason unneccessary commands are given, such as in 2 miles, stay on curved road in the middle of the freeway, when there is no change in road (no other highways entering or exiting) and previous instructions were give to stay on road for an extended period (ex: 15 miles).
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
I would not buy magellan in Canada
12/14/2013
Pros
Acquires Satellites Quickly
Compact
Easy Menus
Easy To Read
Easy To Set Up
Large Screen
Simple Controls
Cons
Inaccurate
Short Battery Life
Best Uses
Comment:
I have owned two magellans. The first one for Canada only was great. This new one often gets confused, cannot find streets in small town and is not very accurate. Sometimes it is off by a block.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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