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Garmin-oregon-450.6299584
7.7 out of 10

Garmin Oregon 450

Garmin Oregon 450 The Garmin Oregon 450 is a GPS device des Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Oregon 450

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Overall 2
2.0

junk

doug gould, Amazon
25 February 2014
  • Summary: this thing worked ok out of the box.i took the batteries out as stated in the manual to store it.let it sit 6 months and now it wont turn on.tried many new batteries still wont turn on.garmin is giving me the run a round and amazon says i cant return it.garmin is junk
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Overall 2
2.0

Device was nice, garmin maps not supported for it

Cirocco, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: Ordered this for the holiday, received it on time. Device is nice to look at, a bit bulky but the interface was easy to use. Was surprised that there were NO maps included with this costly device. So bit the bullet and ordered from Garmin onlinetheir 50.00 Trailhead Series - Pacific NW National Trail to at least populate this device with some trail maps. No go.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor resolution

Jeffrey D. Chartier, Amazon
26 January 2013
  • Summary: I would expect better resolution from such a tiny screen. It is such a turnoff that I may never buy a Garmin handheld again. Poor quality for the money.
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Overall 2
2.0

On third unit in less than 5 months-think before buy.

Eileen Valachovic, Amazon
8 May 2012
  • Summary: This unit was a Christmas present for husband. He didn't use right away. First unit consistently killed one battery. When he finally called Garmin, the techs were helpful--the plus in his experience. The tech did a program update thru computer that helped for awhile. He sent unit back--got a reconditioned unit. That only functioned correctly for short while. That unit was returned & he received a new unit.
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Overall 2
2.0

grossly misrepresented product

Scott, Amazon
29 March 2011
  • Summary: Buyers should be aware, that out of the box, this unit includes what is called worldwide shaded relief basemaps. You might assume, like I did, that the beautifuly detailed screen image on the product beauty shot is this shaded relief map. NOT SO. Out of the box, the maps are no better than you'd see on a $75 car gps unit; worse actually because of the tiny screen which is roughly half the SQ inches of my old iphone.
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Overall 2
2.0

Major accuracy problem

David Harris, Amazon
13 June 2010
  • Summary: I bought an Oregon 450t, used it on three trips, and am so dissatisfied that I am returning it. I use a GPS to map trails for hiking guidebooks. I have recorded over 200 trips with my trusty old Garmin 60csx before it locked up. I ordered a 450t as a replacement. The unit I received has major accuracy problems. Under moderate forest cover in the San Bernardino mountains, it indicated that I was a mile away in the middle of the lake.
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Overall 2
2.0

Buy it from Australia

gyulakuvasz, Ebay
5 days ago
  • Summary: You selling a GPS to Australia but have no maps if I want it can buy $180.00 I'm not recommend anyone.I never buy anything of you ever!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Outdated technology

Andrew Beswick, Amazon
23 May 2013
  • Summary: I can't believe how weak this product is. Poor screen, slow operating system, expensive maps, heavy, poor battery life. It's sad but get a App for your smartphone instead.
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Overall 2
2.0

Um why is it not logical

Rage against poor products, Amazon
13 August 2012
  • Summary: This is the most frustrating piece of machinery I have ever owned. It is the only piece of technology I constantly fail to use. You can't switch it off so it logs a track from a walk 1 month ago and then adds to to the next walk you do. When you select the points you don't want and try and delete them it deletes the whole walk. Absolute crap.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor product

faz, Amazon
26 July 2012
  • Summary: The Garmin 450T is the worst product I have ever had the misfortune to purchase. Apart from the lack of a proper manual - the on-line manual is just not comprehensive enough - I have ended up with a product that can barely find its compass directions, is difficult to set up, impossible to define routes at home in preparation for a trip, heavy, cumbersome and uses battery technology of yesteryear.
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