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Magellan RoadMate 1412
5.5 out of 10

Magellan RoadMate 1412

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan RoadMate 1412

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Overall 2
2.0

Died after 18 months

Donald Gillies "secretbearer", Amazon
24 September 2011
  • Summary: We used it about 40 times and then it failed. $3 per use. Fun while it lasted, but no value for money in the product. There was no dropping of the roadmate, no leaving it on accidentally, no damage, no firmware update, no fault of mine, seriously! So poorly built that it just bricked itself.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst GPS. EVER!

Gadget Freak, Amazon
27 November 2009
  • Summary: You've got to be kidding me. I find it hard to believe that Magellan is still in business. If you were taken in by the quality of the Hertz Neverlost GPS and thought "this is the same company, what can go wrong", then think again. First off, the processor is so slow, it is not even funny.
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Overall 2
2.0

Outdated Maps

J. MANDRY, Amazon
30 October 2009
  • Summary: Maps in our Magellan Roadmate 1412 were 2 1/2 years old. After numerous phone calls and e-mails, Magellan finally agreed to provide new maps, but we had to pay $10 shipping. Amazon, shame on you for selling an outdated product. 4
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Overall 2
2.0

Unreliable GPS

Amazon Customer, Amazon
14 September 2009
  • Summary: It took less than a year for this GPS to stop working. In the middle of a trip this device stopped navigating, and the screen began to show a previous destination from a trip that was taken the week before.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS PIECE OF JUNK!!

Jovi Girl 88 "Jovi Girl 88", Amazon
11 August 2009
  • Summary: I can not express how unhappy I am with this product. I received it as a Mother's Day present last year. My husband purchased it for $230. It worked ok for the first few months. It occasionally gave you the wrong directions which is ridiculous.
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Overall 2
2.0

Early failure, poor technical support

Richard, Amazon
12 May 2009
  • Summary: The Roadmate 1412 unit began to fail three months after purchase. It failed to recognize any street names when I attempted to enter a new destination address. Responses from both online and telephone technical support were unhelpful.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Worth the Effort

Amanda Briars, Amazon
2 May 2009
  • Summary: I got this at Costco for my brother for $135 (including tax) literally less than an hour ago. The text-to-speech capability, big screen and the price convinced us it was a good buy. Unfortunately, this is one of the things that's too good to be true.
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Overall 2
2.0

Missing a VERY important feature

Kindle Customer, Amazon
15 April 2009
  • Summary: We have owned a Garmin c330 for several years. We were looking to upgrade and chose Magellan because of their route exclusion features. While this model does have that, it is missing something HUGE. You cannot look up POI once you are enroute. You must exit out of your route, and then look.
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Overall 2
2.0

I never learned my lesson

Abanquil Agbayani, Amazon
24 February 2009
  • Summary: After getting a roadmate 760 that broke approximately 3 months after use, I promised myself not to get a Magellan ever again. They are the worst GPS company in terms of reliability and customer service, if there is any. While shopping at BJ's, I was enticed by the Roadmate 1412's low price of $139.
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