Summary: Good satnav well made very good volume but let down on pronoucing names of street names which is unusual for garmam.for instance instead of tottington it will say tittington must have been thinking of a couple of things when putting micro chip
Summary: I've not fully tested this product yet, I'm at the part where I'm updating it to use the latest maps. The latest update required me to have a Micro SD card because the update was too big to fit onto the devices internal storage space.
Summary: The Garmin NuLink 1695 is so infuriating. The maps maps look good for US city blocks but here in Europe where our roads have bends in them they just look a mess. Place names get some really odd pronounciation and 4 digit road numbers get read out in full - every time!!
Summary: The main purpose of a sat nav is to get from A to B. This unit often goes via C I.e. it has even taken us off a major road into a village and then back on a loop to the major road. It is not as good as our very old Mio. Warning of a turning is often poor I..e.
Summary: The SatNav was brilliant when navigating through large towns / cities. Other times it was awful. Main problems were:- 1)switching itself off for no reason 2)repeatedly recalculating the route, often at critical points ie when coming to a junction 3)at times it just could not calculate the route and...
Summary: I bought the Garmin 1695 , having had a Garmin 1490T and discovering that if you live in the sticks, you won't be receiving any traffic updates whatsoever. These newer "live" connected devices from Garmin, Navigon and TomTom sound fantastic on paper, and are different in that they use a cellular...
Summary: I bought my unit in December 2011 Shortly after that it began playing up Input is slow you hit a letter and wait, when you think it hasn't recognised your key press you hit it again and then it decides to play and gives you multiple keystrokes.