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7.8 out of 10

Dual XGPS251

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Reviews and Problems with Dual XGPS251

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Overall 2
2.0

This is a dud

bookreader63 "musicreader", Amazon
1 December 2013
  • Summary: The only thing this was good for was the case. The GPS was glacial, and I had to remove the case whenever I wanted to charge the touch as it lengthened the distance for the jack and wouldn't charge that way. A total wast of money.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good

Michael Simdars, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: Just in time for summer trips and upcoming Portland 2 Coast relay Walk and to use with the Nike running app on my ITouch.
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Overall 4
4.0

OK, but could be better

veloguy, Amazon
5 June 2013
  • Summary: The usefulness of this dock is limited to the quality of the apps you run with it. That said, satellite acquisition is slow. The internal battery is nice but only runs the GPS receiver in GPS mode. The unit would be fine in a car but not great for walking or anything active.
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Overall 2
2.0

The Product does not work

Shaul, Amazon
30 May 2013
  • Summary: The product functioned properly when I bought it. Now the GPS function does not work at all. I am returning this product..
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Overall 4
4.0

DUAL XGPS251

George DeFazio, Amazon
25 May 2013
  • Summary: Unit hooked up very easy, Was unable to receive any satellites when in use. Later found out of a possibility of IO update / hardware conflict.
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Overall 8
8.0

In General Work's fine.

R. S. Solis, Amazon
16 May 2013
  • Summary: In General it works fine. It is a good option if you do not have a mobile phone with GPS.
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Overall 6
6.0

GPS support

S. quan, Amazon
9 May 2013
  • Summary: No Supporting GPS map (free or otherwise) that I can find. Minor apps are available. Slow GPS access, okay for the price. OK for ipod battery backup.
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Overall 2
2.0

BEWARE - Does NOT work with Latest iOS

Evelyn, Amazon
17 April 2013
  • Summary: DUAL XGPS251 initially worked with my iPod Touch 4th Gen. A couple of months ago it stopped providing GPS location. We spoke with Dual tech support and they were unable to restore the GPS function. So today I received a replacement under warranty (cost us $17 in return shipping.) The replacement unit did not work, so again I called DUAL tech support. This time, they told me that apparently the XGPS251 does not work with the current iOS 6.1.3!
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Overall 10
10

DUAL XGPS251 Portable GPS and Battery Cradle for iPod touch

Robert E. Antonitis Jr. "Anto", Amazon
19 March 2013
  • Summary: The DUAL XGPS251 Portable GPS and Battery Cradle is a great add on for my 4th generation Apple iPod touch. I downloaded the MapMyRide free App to keep track of my bicycle rides. It can be mounted on the handlebars, although as of this writing I have not done so yet. I just carry my iPod in the cradle in my pocket. When you stop along a ride you can hit pause on the screen and then resume when you continue.
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Overall 6
6.0

not as good as I thought it would be

j seymour, Amazon
26 February 2013
  • Summary: I thought this would give me the ability to get directions with my iPod Touch but all it does is give me my exact position. The GPS receiver is not that good either. I got into a little bit of woods and I lost my signal. so no good for hiking. In order to get directions you have to be near a wifi source. Then it only shows where you are on the route and doesn't give you turn by turn instructions.
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