Summary: This GPS is exactly the same as one I had before. However, every time I plug this one into the car lighter, I get a message that I should go to a website on my computer to up-date the data. This is not helpful when I'm in the middle of a 2000 mile trip.
Summary: This unit is user friendly and the voice prompts are clear and easy to understand. Also calculates altitude which some higher end units don't do. The big drawback is that to update maps or POIs, you have to have software that comes on the disk with the unit when it is new.
Completely satisfied with this product, would recommend to others
22 August 2012
Summary: My only previous experience with using GPS units were with Garmin products. I was somewhat uncertain about buying a Magellan since I had not personally tried this brand before, but decided to purchase a manufacturer's refurb model and give it a try.
Summary: We are GPS newbies, this older Magellan is our first GPS product. We LOVE it. We call "her" "Ms. Magellan." On our trip from northern Arkansas to Atlanta area, we were trying to go by directions from Google Maps; we got "lost" trying to get on I-22 which is actually I-78, "future I-22 corridor!" ...