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Magellan-crossover.33290754
5.6 out of 10

Magellan Crossover

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan Crossover

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Overall 8
8.0

Old but I still like it

Hunter, Amazon
29 December 2012
  • Summary: I have had this unit for at least 5 years and I still like it. Too bad I can't get new maps for it. But even with old maps it still works pretty well. I have heard from users of other brands of GPS that their units get messed up with giving directions when the road has changed and you are traveling over an area that was a field or open space. My Crossover just waits quietly until it gets near a road that is on its map and then recalculates the route.
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Overall 2
2.0

Save your money.

Steve M. Ewing "yodie", Amazon
24 November 2010
  • Summary: This is junk. I spent almost $300 dollars on this and from the start it locks up and will not track for minutes at a time. I sent it in for repair and they sent me a refurbished unit that does the same thing. I called them and they they dont make that unit anymore and willnot repair and was willing to give me $100 toward a new unit they do make now. I told them to shove it. What customer service they have. if I were you I would look at another manufacturer.
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Overall 10
10

Magellen Crossover

Judith A. Fletcher, Amazon
3 October 2009
  • Summary: Great GPS unit. Look forward to using it for hiking. It got us suceesfully from California to Arizona, Utah and all around Dayton Ohio. We received the product within a few days of ordering and were very pleased with the prompt service.
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Overall 2
2.0

Magellan GPS gets lost

eclectic_923, epinions.com
7 December 2008
  • Summary: I won't be a Magellan customer again.
  • Pros: battery life, plesant voice, well featured, user interface is easy to use
  • Cons: unit gets lost, Magellan support (call center, and web site)
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Overall 4
4.0

Magellan Crossover GPS

bigbrother44, epinions.com
3 November 2008
  • Excerpt: I bought this item so that my wife could use it to get around for work, or we could use it on vacati
  • Pros: Easy to use interface and friendly voice.
  • Cons: Regularly seems to be lost itself...
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointing at best

Jess Stryker, Amazon
23 March 2008
  • Summary: I was given the Crossover by my wife for Xmas 2007, she bought it here. It locks up frequently during use, requiring a hard reset and resulting in the loss of all data. In the Ventura County area of California the directions it gives will evenutally get you where your going, but the routing is poor, often routing you several miles out of the way and onto the most congested roads.
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Overall 2
2.0

Promissing Product with Proper Upgrade & Support

K. Han, Amazon
31 January 2008
  • Summary: Car GPS portion works at acceptable level- "3.5 star". Not as refined as Garmin or TomTom but it works. Marine GPS map is nearly useless. It shows gps points and water boundary lines. No bathymetric charts, no road ways other than freeways, no lakes and no rivers. -"0 star" Outdoor topo map is very basic. A large lake longer than 5 miles with 13k acres doesn't show up in 2miles scale map. Very Basic - "3 star" Manual is a basic operation instructions.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Choice

Bill C, Amazon
17 January 2008
  • Summary: If you're thinking of getting one of these to use on the trail, forget it. The topo maps that come with it are so poor in detail as to be useless unless you just want a walk in a city. No rivers, lakes or major topo features. A check with Magellan's update calendar indicates nothing scheduled for the Crossover in the near future (not needed because it's new). Email requests for info on ANY compatible maps go unanswered. I sent mine back and will go with a Garmin.
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Overall 4
4.0

Missing Parts Poor Magellan Service

M. Dunphy, Amazon
9 January 2008
  • Summary: Well after having a hard time findging this item, it finally arrived at my house last week. The first thing the instructions say to do is to charge the unit in your house. Well, my wall adapter came with no US (or Europe for that matter) regional attachement. So why bother sending a wall charger. No problem though, I just charged it in the car. Then I went to mount the unit in the car, and the cradle I got was completely the wrong size for the unit.
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Overall 2
2.0

WARNING TO ALL!

Amazon customer, Amazon
8 January 2008
  • Summary: I received this product as a gift. It malfunctioned after a few days and magellan authorized a return repair stating it would be returned within "10 to 12 Days". In the meantime, they advertise a fishing marine map which can be downloaded. I purchased the chart for $99 but the download link was never provided. Many, many calls to technical support have provided no solution.
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