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Magellan RoadMate 800
4.9 out of 10

Magellan RoadMate 800

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Overall 2
2.0

WoW now I know why so many 1* reviews..

Vance E. Dietz, Amazon
7 October 2013
  • Summary: There should be a minus 5 star rating, a standard sine wave.. I played with this thing in the house a few days, and it seemed to be working OK.. We left on a 2week trip thru 9 states.. If I had followed the nav instructions I would have crashed into a rock wall, driven into the desert on no road, driven off a cliff, into someone's yard, and into a pond.. Good that I had my Rand McNally maps along..
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Overall 2
2.0

Hated it

Amazon Customer, Amazon
21 December 2012
  • Summary: I will NEVER buy another magellan. We switched to Tom Tom within a month or 2 of buying this one. The directions were always late and delayed, and usually incorrect. The maps (even when updated) we rarely accurate. It even had us paddling down a river with no hopes of getting a re-established signal once. I would NEVER recommend a magellan to ANYONE I cared about. Once we upgraded to TomTom we threw the magellan away.
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware of this GPS

T. Hogan, Amazon
27 August 2009
  • Summary: Don't waste your money with this unit. There are no updated maps available nor will there be in the future. I bought this unit for over $600.00 in 2006. One map update was released in 2007 and that's the end, according to Magellan support. They suggested I purchase a newer GPS, Ahhh, so I have to buy a new unit every couple of years for map updates. I think not.
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Overall 2
2.0

Magellan RoadMate 800

ScammedCustome r, Rate it all!
26 November 2008
  • Summary: Magellan Customer service is the worst customer service I have ever dealt with. They offer a free 30 day map update since all of their products ship with out of date maps. This would be a good thing except it is in the fine print of their products and their customer support email address that their website list is the wrong address. I had to get through to their customer service by posting a bad review on their website.
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Overall 2
2.0

Magellan RoadMate 800

L.Alfieri, Rate it all!
13 September 2008
  • Summary: Had to give a rating so gave it 1 star - would have preferred to leave it at 0. The only thing worse than their product is their customer service. You won't be able to talk with anyone in the US. The 800 number is direct to India. They will repeatedly lie to you - and you never get to talk with the same person or a supervisor - they'll tell you a supervisor will call you back - don't wait for the call.
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Overall 2
2.0

Steer Away from Magellan

L. Alfieri, Amazon
13 September 2008
  • Summary: Had to give a rating so gave it 1 star - would have preferred to leave it at 0. The only thing worse than their product is their customer service. You won't be able to talk with anyone in the US. The 800 number is direct to India. They will repeatedly lie to you - and you never get to talk with the same person or a supervisor - they'll tell you a supervisor will call you back - don't wait for the call.
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Overall 2
2.0

*NO* Customer Support

Bopien, Amazon
20 September 2007
  • Summary: Magellan customer service is nonexistent. The documentation packed with my unit says updates will be made available roughly every six months. I have had my Magellan 800 for nearly two years and not only has the company failed to make ANY updates available during that time, they gave me no response of any kind to four (yes, four) separate e-mails inquiring about their update policy.
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Overall 2
2.0

Magellanen Road Mate 800

508486273@deleted, Ebay
4 February 2007
  • Summary: bought GPS unit...was advertized as "NEW" it was refurbed unit.. came with out a battery, and was slghtly dammaged.......the company Magellan will not service it and (its used)...........have stopped payment on my credit card.....and will send the unit back.....and find somewhere elso to buy another......
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Overall 2
2.0

Magellan RoadMate™ 800 GPS Receiver

caynt, Ebay
8 December 2006
  • Summary: 909-494-7777 12/03/06 ATT: LAURA Regarding # 33165* (part#98082*) As instructed, the GPS plus the windshield mount was sent back to TX for repair. But only the GPS was sent back to me, so I’m still missing a the windshield mount. I was told that this will resolve the problem. There is a 90 day warranty. Sincerely yours. ******* ********* To whom it may concern. 11/02/06 R/A 12222** This unit never worked properly out of the box.
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Overall 2
2.0

Hope Yours Doesn't Break

Waxhawmama "IBCLC", Amazon
23 October 2006
  • Summary: I received a Magellan Roadmate 800 for Mother's day. It was great fun learning to use it. Two weeks after Mother's Day, I used it for an out of town business trip. It broke in the middle of Charleston at 11 PM, and left me stranded. I called customer service when I got home. Spoke to Doris in India. Very nice, said I would get a new one in 7-10 days. Never got it. Called Doris again. She kept me on the phone for 40 minutes, and checked everything.
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