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5.9 out of 10

Magellan Maestro 3100

Magellan Maestro 3100 offers simple, sophisticated GPS navigatio Read more

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Overall 4
4.0

not bad

robsham96, epinions.com
25 January 2009
  • Excerpt: this is a low budget gps. I would recommend it if you don't have money for a more expensi
  • Pros: easy to use
  • Cons: makes mistakes (wrong side of street). does not store way points except for home.
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Overall 4
4.0

You get what you paid for

jkamen, epinions.com
7 July 2008
  • Summary: Don't Waste your money. Buy a unit that has current maps.
  • Pros: Cost
  • Cons: Bad directions, hard to use
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Overall 4
4.0

Cannot update maps!!!

afscsg, epinions.com
25 February 2008
  • Excerpt: This unit works well, is simple to use, even without instructions.
  • Pros: Easy to use; simple to set up
  • Cons: CAN NOT UPDATE MAPS. OBSOLETE OUT OF THE BOX
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Overall 4
4.0

incredibly disappointing

L. Weimer, Amazon
18 December 2007
  • Summary: My Maestro 3100 only lasted a few months before I started having problems with it. It stopped holding its charge, despite always being plugged into it's power source. Having sent the unit in for repair under warranty, I'm compelled to advise Amazon buyers to stay away from Magellan products. I had to send the unit in at my own expense, and now Magellan can't tell me where my unit is, or how long it will be before I get it back.
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Overall 4
4.0

Magellan 3100 is slow, TomTom One Rocks

N. Gonela "nv", Amazon
17 December 2007
  • Summary: I had purchased Tom Tom One and later picked up Magellan 3100 and compared side by side. Tom Tom one is atleast 3-4 seconds faster in response to Magellan 3100 on highways , the navigation on Tom Tom is so much better and intuitive than 3100. The screen is filled with info and can be selected/deselected with Tom Tom One and can switch to other information such as details of the route within 1-2 clicks on screen. Goodluck with 3100 driving within city .
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Starter System... but has some major issues

A. Kashyap "A.S.K.", Amazon
31 July 2007
  • Summary: My wife and I bought this GPS because we wanted the ability to not use those silly printed out maps and if there was any urgency such as an ATM etc. So we tested this system vigourously for 4 weeks when we started our apartment search in San Francisco. We were looking at 4 to 5 apartments a day and used the device to punch in addresses one after the other. So from a performance standpoint, the Magellan knew every single address and was generally very accurate.
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Overall 4
4.0

Random freeze-up

J. CHEN, Amazon
13 July 2007
  • Summary: The software is still buggy. It froze up for no particular reason, in the middle of driving. In my recent 800-mile trip, it froze up once on each way. So get a paper clip handy in the car in case you need to reset it.
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