Summary: I decided to wait a while before I gave this item a review, so I could see how it really holds up over time. I've had it for a little over 2 years now and it's still going strong. I'm so glad I didn't listen to the bad reviews on this product before I purchased it, because I would have missed out on...
This is the Pharos 250N -- the N stands for new model
4 December 2010
Summary: I have an old Pharos 250 GPS unit. The software must be 5 years old now. It is rather useless. The voice mispronounces 75% of the words, and the points of interest restaurants takes you to empty lots where restaurants once were.
Summary: Quite impressed with the features and functions of a unit for this price. The Navigation seems accurate and reasonable. The only complaints are the unit is difficult to get out of it's mount and if you want to check your speedometer with the GPS speed have to go the the satellite screen which is...
Summary: I bought this GPS because I heard you could hack into Th O/S and change it. Well after using it for a while and getting used to it I no longer see any reason to change it. The unit has TTS and works quite well.
Summary: simple and easy to use. the touch screen is very handy especially if directions are needed ASAP. the woman's voice could be a little more pleasing to listen too, but other than that there are no complaints.
Summary: Bought this a couple of years ago during a big sale at Dell. Worked fairly well, but some routings are a bit strange. Now even in the small town I live in, roads are being built that do not show on the GPS map. No problem, just update the map.