Summary: Magellan GPS is "OK". It beats having nothing. I purchased their top end unit after having great success with Magellan GPS in my Hertz rentals. Don't know why exactly, but there is almost no similarity between the consumer and commercial lines. Navigation is a B+ on a generous day.
Summary: Purchased as used and that's OK. But whoever bought it new used it for a trip or two and then returned it without clearing their trips and thus cheated the vendor. The GPS got us into two wheat fields as it didn't know where it was (nor did we)
Summary: Got this for Christmas 2010, it got in a software loop and would not work about October 2011, called and they said it was out of warranty since it was Manufactured over a year ago. Fortunately Costco was able to get me a record of the purchase and so sent it in and got a refurbished unit (as good as...
Summary: I don't like that you can't just type in the address as you know it, and THEN search the area to make sure. You must type in the street name first (not the number part of the address), and only the available letters are highlighted.
Summary: So much to tell, this is a shortened synopsis. This is my second GPS, so I compare it's operation to the previous units. I "tested" the 1445T for 6 months before purchasing map updates. Basically the unit worked*, then I made the mistake of paying for the Lifetime Map Upgrade Subscription.