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5.2 out of 10

Maxx Digital Explorer II

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Overall 2

Very unsatisfied

Ediel1, Amazon
27 September 2010
  • Summary: I was very dissatisfied because I was never able to get the device out of Spanish after changing the setting to English it still was in Spanish so it had to be returned for a refund.
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Overall 4

Fair option - but be aware of the price.

Henry, Amazon
31 August 2010
  • Summary: I bought this GPS for less than a half of any other first line GPS, so for me the cost-benefit was excellent. This unit can do the JOB, but could take 10-30 minutes to get a signal from the satellite. As I'm new on my city, I bought this for using on my bike, so for me the time is not important and I wanted a cheap product, but for the car I would consider another option. A fair option if the price is VERY cheap and you only will use rarely.
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Overall 2

not happy with this brand

Rose, Amazon
25 August 2010
  • Summary: I returned this item, it was very hard to get service and it would not take addresses that we tried to put in it.
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Overall 10

A grate G P S

Michael R. Spencer, Amazon
16 March 2010
  • Summary: I like it a lot works grate. My wife got it for me . She tell's me id get lost in my own back yard if i didnt have a gps LOL.
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Overall 2

Maxx Digital Explorer I GPS is Worthless

Carsten C. Johnson, Amazon
3 March 2009
  • Summary: I received the Maxx Digital Explorer I GPS for Christmas and trust my brother to give me something that should be tossed in the trash. What does it do? You turn it on and it stays frozen on the first screen. I have not gotten any service out of it. You would get better directions with a compass. I am reasonably sure this is a glitch that is happening to a lot of people out there and they are biting their tongue thinking they aren't using it right.
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Overall 2

No signal

C. M. Valley, Amazon
25 June 2008
  • Summary: Worked for over an hour to acquire a signal. Never did so sent it back.
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Overall 8

Hey -- this thing works good!

Gilbert Reed, Amazon
30 November 2007
  • Summary: I bought this as a present for my wife, and then had second thoughts after reading the prior review, so before taking it back to OD for a refund, I decided to try it out. It is extremely easy to use. just put the destination address in using the touch screen, and navigate. It came to life quickly for me, and worked well. It gives voice warnings for turns ahead of time, and again just before the turn. You don't have to be under 30, or a geek, to use it.
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Overall 2

Sluggish GPS reception

K. T. Chiang, Amazon
15 October 2007
  • Summary: Just bought one due to excellent advertised price and features (MP3, video, and eBook). But this unit fails to deliver what matters the most - quick and reliable reception of GPS satellite signals. In three different tries in suburban No. Virginia, the unit managed to acquire satellite after 25 minutes, 7 minutes, and 5 minutes. If you don't mind the initial loooooong wait for the unit to acquire satellite signal, then this unit is not all that bad.
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