Summary: I wish I had traveled more when I first got this device, then I would have realized how lame this model is and returned it. I can't even begin to express the utter frustration this GPS has caused for me.
Summary: I chose this model because of brand recognition and because it has lifetime maps. I had only used it twice, on a trip and to a local destination unfamiliar, I don't use it for most of my local trips. A little over a year later, I got it out to use on a trip. I turned it on and no problems.
Summary: Works as it should, Unsure if it works any better than cheaper or more expensive units. I find programing much easier with typewriter keyboard lay out, as opposed to ABCDEFGHI... keyboard on the unit this one replaced..
Summary: I've been a Magellan user for several years - I have owned two of their GPS systems, and always appreciate how they have improved their products. This unit is my 3th, and replaces a old Magellan. After using it for a while I've confident in saying this is the best one yet!
Summary: I haven't had very good luck with Garmin's, I've had 2 break on me already. The one I currently have I can't update the maps even though I have Lifetime maps so .... I'm going back to a Magellan.
Summary: The Magellan RoadMate is simple to use and easy to set. I love the fact that the voice t rerassures you that you are still on the right road when you are on the same road for a long time "Remain on the current road" It got us to Hunter Mountain in areas where there were no road signs.