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Alpine PND-K3
4.2 out of 10

Alpine PND-K3

Alpine PND-K3 The Alpine PND-K3 is a portable navigation Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
15 January 2010
  • Summary: I have reason to believe that a firmware update would probably solve all my problems. Since I've recieve the unit (which was roughly two months ago) I've plugged the unit into the computer twice to check for possible undates. None have been found.
  • Pros: For it's actual price, this GPS unit is definitely feature rich. I have it run through my car stereo by utilizing the head phone jack. I love that my MP3's can play during travel and then the unit seemlessly lowers the volume and initiates verbal instructions. Also, by using the blue tooth functi...
  • Cons: The dock sometimes has considerable trouble linking to MSN direct. I don't use the feature often, so the problem isn't dramatic. Also, once in a while the unit freezes. The freeze is usually associated with some type of change occuring with the MP3 playback function. But sometimes it spontaneous ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Stuff

Anonymous, Newegg
25 December 2009
  • Pros: Very attractive menus and interface.
  • Cons: Power cord is rather large, speaker isn't the loudest or clearest for phone calls
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Overall 8
8.0

Very Nice

Christopher S., Newegg
25 December 2009
  • Pros: Very responsive touch. Excellent menu system. The MSN data connection is great. I would give this unit 5 stars except that the MSN service is being shutdown, which is the best reason to get this unit.
  • Cons: Sometimes the unit will delay for a few seconds while driving.
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing deal and shipping!!!

Michael C., Newegg
9 December 2009
  • Pros: Amazing quick shipping. Great price. Christmas Gift so will be back to let you what the final rating is.
  • Cons: n/a
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Jose S., Newegg
7 December 2009
  • Summary: I haven't started my MSN trial yet, since I haven't gone out of town. The thing that I noticed right away is the great build quality of the unit, my Brother's GPS seem like a toy compared to this one.
  • Pros: Fast Bright Price
  • Cons: Battery Life Volume
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Overall 8
8.0

MSN Direct shutting down Jan 2012

Anonymous, Newegg
7 December 2009
  • Summary: It may be important to note that MSN Direct will cease operation in January 2012. While this is a ways off, you may want to consider this before purchasing this item.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Unit

William C., Newegg
23 November 2009
  • Pros: Nice unit and it tracks well. The bluetooth w/auto answer is a very nice plus.
  • Cons: I would prefer to have the speedo appear on the map like the last (different brand) had and not on a different screen. I find it odd that I can't input the name of my street. Its like FedEx - "you are not in our database so you don't exist!". I know I exist, UPS can find me.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Solid GPS

Pete S., Newegg
20 November 2009
  • Summary: I have played around with all aspects of the GPS. It is fairly intuitive, but the best way to learn is just by playing and touching the screens in various places. Plugged it in to my computer and it found a software update. No problems. Installed fine.
  • Pros: Price - Got it thru Newegg for a great price. Quick Satellite Acquistion (20-30 seconds) Good screen and easy to use. Quick route calculation and recalculation. Bluetooth works fine with my phone however no address book transferred. It does seem to handle calls well. Clear and Loud enough on both...
  • Cons: Battery? Not sure. Will typically have it plugged in. Routes? Usually is right on. But sometimes I would choose a different route (but, I know the road characteristics, ie traffic, lights etc) It's never picked a route thats totally off base. If you dont know where you are going, you would have n...
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid GPS - Great price

Joe Blow, Amazon
5 May 2009
  • Summary: Pros Price - Very Solid and functional GPS. Good screen and easy to use. Acquires Sat Signal typically in 30 seconds or less. Bluetooth works fine with my phone however no address book transferred. It does seem to handle calls well. Clear and Loud enough on both ends. Fairly intuitive to use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great GPS for the Price

Juan J. Sastre, Amazon
5 May 2009
  • Summary: This unit is a great buy if you're looking not to spend too much and get great features. Pros: Nice size screen Screen looks pretty good in bright sun Volume is EXCELLENT Bluetooth pairs easily and transfers your phone agenda (I have a BB) Mapping is made by NAVTEQ so its great.
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