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Magellan-roadmate-5220-lm.33935477
8.2 out of 10

Magellan RoadMate 5220-LM

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan RoadMate 5220-LM

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Overall 2
2.0

The worst tech product I have ever used

Ben matthews, Amazon
5 days ago
  • Summary: If I could give it negative stars I would. It lags 30 seconds after every turn and talked you to the wrong address one time in 10. The worst tech product I have ever used.
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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

Paul C. Schnell, Amazon
4 August 2014
Overall 10
10

I found Magellan to be easy to use and operate

Nick Katrivesis, Amazon
1 July 2014
  • Summary: I have several Magellan GPS. I found Magellan to be easy to use and operate. They also provide the best customer service. I always recommend to my family and friends to purchase Magellan GPS.
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Overall 4
4.0

Was good when it worked

N4AOF "N4AOF", Amazon
17 March 2014
  • Summary: I got one of these 5220-LM a little over a year ago because buying a Magellan GPS with "Lifetime Maps" was cheaper than paying to keep buying updates for my Magellan 3045. It worked pretty well when I got it. Then recently it started behaving badly. It shuts down randomly - often after less than a minute. Last week I tried to go to an address on Washington Ave in Shelbyville KY. My freshly updated 5220-LM insisted there was no such road.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Operation but Font too small

John Herleman, Amazon
24 February 2014
  • Summary: Has a great search engine. The Milage Font on the upper left corner is way too small. Why make is smaller, this is something that is used constantly. The Current Destination and real time Font on the lower left corner is way too small Intersection swapping during driving is too slow and confusioning sometimes
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Overall 10
10

Good GPS

wild_river_cowboy, Ebay
19 February 2014
  • Summary: Havent had a chance to really put it to the test,,but thus far Im pleased with its daily use. I own another Megellan,,but different model. Ive enjoyed it for a couple years,,hope Ill be as pleased with this one!
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Overall 8
8.0

AS ADVERTISED

Carl W. Brothers, Amazon
20 January 2014
  • Summary: The unit performed as expected; there were no rude surprises. It gets me where I want to go whenever I want to go.
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Overall 8
8.0

Life Saver

Dan A "Dan", Amazon
6 January 2014
  • Summary: My wife gets lost very easy and when we changed vehicles, we lost the built in navigation. Found this on a great sale during the holidays and wanted to give it a try. It works well and was easy to set up and use. The only reason I am giving it a 4 star is because it takes a while to acquire the signal when you turn it on. I assume it's because I live in the woods, just takes longer than I would like.
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Overall 10
10

It will get you where you're going with almost no profanity at all.

Gordon R. Little, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: Best ever It leaves the competition in the dust and the map updates make a great deal of difference. Buy it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Does NOT have lifetime traffic

A discerning consumer, Amazon
23 December 2013
  • Summary: Two problems with this unit: The Amazon description says "lifetime traffic updates." Nope, not this unit. The one I got had lifetime maps, but no traffic. (it has traffic CAMERA alerts, but that's not the same thing). Second problem: this unit lacks the single or dual T-slots all Magellan units are supposed to have on the back. That means none of the usual good-quality third-party mounting solutions will work, such as RAM-mounts or Arkon.
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