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8.2 out of 10

Magellan ROADMATE 5230T-LM

Magellan brings you the all new RoadMate 5230T-LM. This 5” GPS n Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan ROADMATE 5230T-LM

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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0

PROBLEM WITH IT

LILOLDME, Bestbuy
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Over and over it would remove the directions and would recalculate the route. It caused us to miss so many turns.
  • Pros: GOOD DISPLAY
  • Cons: KEPT RECALCULATING ROUTE. MADE US MISS TURNS.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 4
4.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Durability 8
8.0

Would not recommend.

Haney, Bestbuy
27 June 2014
  • Summary: Had another brand since 2009. Thought I would upgrade. Old unit has more features I like than benefits of added features of new Magellan are worth.
  • Pros: Larger screen is clear and bright.
  • Cons: Poor voice quality. Lagging 'recalculate and position announcements.
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Overall 4
4.0

keeps cutting off

Nick, Bestbuy
20 June 2014
  • Summary: My second Tom Tom gps. But it keeps turning off n reseting.
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Overall 4
4.0

slow to re route and to set destination

enrique andrade, Amazon
7 April 2014
  • Summary: the touch screen seem to have a problem when selecting, complicated to get the map updates and berry slow for selecting destination. This is my first time owning a Magellan GPS, and might be the last. I will return this product. I have owned a Tom Tom for 3 years and quality seems to be much better. Only thing Liked about Magellan GPS is the free map updates.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not for anyone with a Mac as a primary platform

deran, Amazon
17 December 2013
  • Summary: I have a Magellan RoadMate GPS. Two stars because the functionally of the unit is good. Only two because of the rest of this review. When I bought my RoadMate it came with lifetime map updates. Recently I have have been trying to update them. We use iMacs and MacBooks at our house and for work, I can run Windows, but only in a virtual machines. We do not have a "Windows native machine".
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Overall 4
4.0

Too many issues

Stephen Rudolph, Amazon
31 August 2013
  • Summary: I have been using farming for many years and tries this Magellan. Although it has many bells and whistles and a lot of info on points of interest , it fell short on simple addressing. Like havin to type in my city every time.. Not finding addresses. INCLUDING where I live. The more complex an electronic device is the more it can mess up. Don't even talk to me about TomTom. That GPS showed me driving in the middle of fields !
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't Bother with a Magellan

joe meyer, Amazon
25 June 2013
  • Summary: The customer support in Manilla does what it can to help you thru their poorly designed software for updates and map downloads. You need to add a program to your computer to do any updates to the GPS. The server software has many errors which force you to call for support. Purchased software is sent to your email account and then you have to back to Magellan's website to install it. Map update took an hour where my old Garmin was thru the process in 10 minutes.
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