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Magellan-roadmate-5045.12329469
6.7 out of 10

Magellan RoadMate 5045

Magellan RoadMate 5045 The Magellan RoadMate 5045 is a GPS Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan RoadMate 5045

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Overall 6
6.0

I am willing to change my mind

Larry A. Feller "larryirun", Amazon
19 July 2014
  • Summary: July, 2014- I bought one of these without reading the reviews and am still kicking myself!! The maps of Europe were not included and Magellan REFUSES to acknowledge that this is possible!! The telephone consultant told me that he could not help me and that I needed to try the chatline which was also of no use. He told me that they he would contact the software engineers to tell them there was a problem. Of course there is a problem, no quality control.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

Johnstonian, Walmart
5 July 2014
  • Summary: Even the most current version of the maps is old in comparison to the competition, that is, Apple, Garmin, and Google. All the other maps found the addresses in the neighborhood built about two years ago but not the Magellan maps. Otherwise, the device, which I bought refurbished, works fine.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

Tonyexg, Walmart
30 June 2014
  • Summary: This item works great for me, the traffic updates are fantastic, I never have to be stuck behind an accident again. The Magellan Road Mate 5045LM GPS come with map updates I downloaded from the Magellan website. If you want to get to where your going and you need a little help, pick up one at your nearest Wal-Mart. I did and I'm glad I did.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

deanbj1948, Walmart
7 May 2014
  • Summary: Was disappointed that this one did not show the speed limit for the majority of travel but otherwise very dependable and maps are great for my travels.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

deanbj1948, Walmart
7 May 2014
  • Summary: Was disappointed that this one did not show the speed limit for the majority of travel but otherwise very dependable and maps are great for my travels.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

gpsguy1, Walmart
27 February 2014
  • Summary: I needed a second GPS for the other vehicle. The new GPS was a refurbished unit available from Walmart and cost and lifetime maps were the principal reasons for purchasing this unit. My other unit was a TOMTOM XL IQ Routes (4+ years old). It's been a good GPS that met my needs however my main complaint is that it did not have lifetime maps and an updated map is not worth the price. The new GPS needed over 3 hrs to download all the updates.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

gpsguy1, Walmart
27 February 2014
  • Summary: I needed a second GPS for the other vehicle. The new GPS was a refurbished unit available from Walmart and cost and lifetime maps were the principal reasons for purchasing this unit. My other unit was a TOMTOM XL IQ Routes (4+ years old). It's been a good GPS that met my needs however my main complaint is that it did not have lifetime maps and an updated map is not worth the price. The new GPS needed over 3 hrs to download all the updates.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

taliabo, Walmart
29 August 2013
  • Summary: So far I have been pleased with it, but the charger that came with the refurbished unit was "dead" in the box. Magellan customer service sent a replacement in 5 days total time. The unit works fine. My only complaints are it does not show speeds, either actual or posted. The other pesky issue is that the Magellan Content manager software is known for causing computer issues, as it did for me: always asking for permission at boot-up for a Magellan .exe file.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

taliabo, Walmart
29 August 2013
  • Summary: So far I have been pleased with it, but the charger that came with the refurbished unit was "dead" in the box. Magellan customer service sent a replacement in 5 days total time. The unit works fine. My only complaints are it does not show speeds, either actual or posted. The other pesky issue is that the Magellan Content manager software is known for causing computer issues, as it did for me: always asking for permission at boot-up for a Magellan .exe file.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

JustRegularGuy, Walmart
26 June 2013
  • Summary: We got a great deal from Wal-Mart on our Magellan 5045 LM. I was surprised how poor the computer interface is. For example, in one spot you can check to see if there are map updates. There is a drop down menu to select your model - but there was no search button or go button to tell the computer to look for updates. Maybe it doesn't like the newest Windows Explorer. I was pleased with how the unit gives directions and knows where it is.
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