Summary: I bought this for a 4300 mile road trip I was planning. I'm not real computer smart and did have to call the 800 numnber to help me set it up. The book isn't real clear for someone who has never had a GPS before and is not familiar with the phrasing they use.
Summary: My mother is 70 years old and still drives very well and wants to stay independent as long as possible. She was starting to be fearful of getting lost while driving so I purchased this product to see if it would help her remain confident in her car.
AFTER USING FOR A YEAR AND A HALF, I SHOULD TELL MY STORY...
10 August 2010
Summary: OK, here goes: I am somone who is not good with driving directions. Yes, I can get lost a few miles from my house, I'm not proud of that- not one bit, but it's the truth... I purchased the StreetPilot III because I moved to New Jersey.
Summary: at the time of this review march 2002, installed gps units that are accurate and can route go for around 2000 dollars and up that are installed. this is the same database found in the acura and a gps is only as good as the database full of usefull info for routing.
Pros: high performance navigation rivaling $2,000 systems
Summary: If you have new or old model vehilce that is not equipt with a navigating system, it is the best and inexpensive unit to have. You don't need to spend extra money on a remote control to set you destination(s). You can preset it before you hit the road.
Summary: I just did my first trip with the Garmin Streetpilot III. It was awesome. I am a very good map reader and can usually look at the map once and memorize the route, but I have fallen in love with this tool.
Summary: I bought 1 then after using it. After using it for a week or so we bought 2 more for my family members. They work great. We take long trips and don't know why we didn't get one before. You will never get lost again. The speaker is small but works great.Shipping was very good.
Summary: I admit it. When driving, I used to get lost...all the time. That was before I bought Garmin's StreetPilot III Deluxe. With this amazing portable GPS (Global Positioning System), now I never get lost and you won't either.
Summary: I have used this thing for over a year. It is really really really cool. All your passengers that are geeks will think it is one of the coolest toys out there and they are right. That said there is only ONE complaint I have - the price of the memory cards.
Summary: The StreetPilot three was extremely easy to setup and so far in it's use is very accurate. It makes driving a lot safer with the talking feature because you don't have to look at the screen as much. Would recommend to anyone who does not want to deal as much with maps.