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6.1 out of 10

Magellan RoadMate 1430

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Overall 2
2.0

Zero Star: The worst GPS

HappyDaddy, Amazon
25 November 2012
  • Summary: I owned Mio C220, Garmin, and this GPSs. Around all these, Magellan is the worst one. The windshield mount always drop off, POI searching very very slow, bad map and navigation, high reflection screen, very bad software interface, no free map update (cost $80 - I can buy a new Garmin), freeze, and etc. I cannot tell all tmy experience here, this machine is not design for user friendly. The most I like is my Mio C220, but it is old.
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Overall 2
2.0

frozen

mark s. finnegan, Amazon
25 September 2011
  • Summary: this thing stopped working after 16 months. tells me to enter a serial number, yet does not accept the one on the back of the unit. went to customer service, no help at all. might as well throw it in the trash. i only used this thing no more than 10 times.
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Overall 2
2.0

mac users beware

Douglas Goldstein "douggold", Amazon
9 March 2011
  • Summary: I received this gps as a gift and for a while I loved it. Eventually I discovered that I cannot update this device. Why? Because their updates can only be installed by a Windows computer. I can understand this if it was 1998, but there's no excuse for it now. It's still a decent gps, but i've got to get rid of it since I can't update it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dumbest GPS I Ever Used

Jim, Amazon
21 August 2010
  • Summary: I normally don't write product reviews but feel it's necessary for me to warn others about this GPS. I purchased this product a couple of months ago for my business with the hopes it would save me time and make me a little more efficient on the road. Boy, was I wrong. First of all, the unit you buy may be "new" but the installed software is very old. In fact, I have a 7 year old map that lists streets that this GPS doesn't.
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Overall 2
2.0

Need help with return

Moogie "fast shopper", Amazon
9 January 2010
  • Summary: Hello out there, We received a different GPS that we prefer to keep and want to return this one. I have gotten 2 e-mails from Comp USA, but still haven't sent the return authorization or mailing label> What do I need to do to get them to respond?
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Overall 2
2.0

Traffic Stinks, Harder than TomTom

Frank Frank "Frank", Amazon
18 December 2009
  • Summary: SO I have been on the hunt for the best traffic. and this isn't it. I had the DASH express which was internet connected, and it was so good that it is hard to compare. (I didnt like how big it was and had bad graphics, but the traffic was spot on!) Anyhow, this can tell you when there is traffic... when you are in it! Great.
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Overall 2
2.0

BAD DO NOT BUY, BAD BAD BAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

P. Chazhikat, Amazon
28 August 2009
  • Summary: THIS IS A REALLY BAD GPS. I HAD TO RETURN IT TO THE COMPANY. AND THEY GAVE ME A REFURBISHED SYSTEM. THE REFURBISHED UNIT WAS BETTER THAN THE NEW UNIT. YOU SHOULDN'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON A NEW UNIT. JUST BUY A REFURBISHED UNIT.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Magellan Roadmate 1430

Donna C. Stepanek "age 70 & holding!", Amazon
18 May 2009
  • Summary: I am "technologically challenged", but found the Magellan Roadmate 1430, to be easy to use, and a great help on my recent 2800 mile road trip!
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