Excerpt: Getting around town, or around the country, is so easy with the Magellen Roadmate 2000 GPS Navigation System that we wish everyone had one in their vehicle. Get maps instantly with a touch screen interface and GPS data that’s accurate to 7 meters or less.
Excerpt: Portable GPS systems have become more powerful and less expensiev at the same time. Just a few years ago, I purchased a Magellan Meridien Gold, a black and white unit that runs on two AA batteries. No touch screen, but rather, a series of buttons on the side of the device.
Conclusion: The RoadMate 2000 is a good choice for the value-conscious consumer, but its menu system can be aggravating at times. Also, a number of new GPS products which cost about the same or less offer more features.
Pros: Sensitive Receiver. QuickSpell facilitates data input. Multisegment routing.
Cons: Some functions, such as finding the nearest gas station or changing map views take too many taps of the screen.
Excerpt: I’ve been playing with a Magellan RoadMate 2000 for the past week or so, and have had a chance to put it through its paces. When Magellan announced the RoadMate 2000, 2200T, and 2500T, they highlighted the “crossover” nature of this product line — the fact that they were designed for auto use or...