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5.3 out of 10

Pioneer AVIC-S1

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Reviews and Problems with Pioneer AVIC-S1

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Overall 6
6.0

exept for the no updates i like it

dalia2676, Ebay
7 September 2012
  • Summary: this gps as is a good product easy to understand and use ,the only reason i dont give it a five is because it has no updates and some times i need new address
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice but no updates

ehw_e-health_n_wellness1, Ebay
15 November 2010
  • Summary: This is a very nice GPS. The problem is that Pioneer only provided one update in 2008. For the price this unit costed new, they should provide some support and new updates. This unit is better then the S2 model. I have both. For $50 it was a good buy. The built in maps allows for sd slot use without loosing your navigation capability. The S2 has to keep the sd card in the unit to use the mavigation.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0

I really hate this unit

Overstock
28 November 2009
  • Summary: I bought this unit and immediately started having problems with the directions. I see from other reviews from people that live in large cities that is it useful in those areas. However, I live in an area that could be classified as "semi" rural and it is awful here. Apparently Pioneer does not update their maps the way other brands do. The maps in the unit are obsolete. This unit has tried to take me places where roads no longer exist.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Gps

flow0890, Ebay
12 April 2009
  • Summary: I think this gps is good but they should make it recieve more satelite signal faster so that it doesn't freeze while you're driving, other than that you can trust it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Very nice unit, no support.

John F, Amazon
14 May 2008
  • Summary: This is a very nice unit that works well. It even tracks satellites from the car deck of British Columbia coastal ferries! Having said that, it is a device which will have a short life. It is more than a year overdue for a map upgrade and there is still no sign, I ordered mine months ago. With widespread discussion about this on the internet, I can't see sales being sufficient to support a second upgrade (even if the first ever makes it out).
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Overall 6
6.0

A Little Slow

Overstock
11 April 2008
  • Summary: My dad got this one for me as a gift, I kept getting lost driving around Los Angeles. Have been using it for a while now, and while it has kept me from getting lost, I have a couple complaints/comments. 1) It takes a long time once you turn it on to find the satelite signal. My mom has a Garmin, and hers is much quicker. It can take 5 min or longer sometimes, and when you're driving, that can equal a long way in the wrong direction.
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Overall 6
6.0

A Little Slow

Overstock
11 April 2008
  • Summary: My dad got this one for me as a gift, I kept getting lost driving around Los Angeles. Have been using it for a while now, and while it has kept me from getting lost, I have a couple complaints/comments. 1) It takes a long time once you turn it on to find the satelite signal. My mom has a Garmin, and hers is much quicker. It can take 5 min or longer sometimes, and when you're driving, that can equal a long way in the wrong direction.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0

A Little Slow

Overstock
11 April 2008
  • Summary: My dad got this one for me as a gift, I kept getting lost driving around Los Angeles. Have been using it for a while now, and while it has kept me from getting lost, I have a couple complaints/comments. 1) It takes a long time once you turn it on to find the satelite signal. My mom has a Garmin, and hers is much quicker. It can take 5 min or longer sometimes, and when you're driving, that can equal a long way in the wrong direction.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0

A Little Slow

Overstock
11 April 2008
  • Summary: My dad got this one for me as a gift, I kept getting lost driving around Los Angeles. Have been using it for a while now, and while it has kept me from getting lost, I have a couple complaints/comments. 1) It takes a long time once you turn it on to find the satelite signal. My mom has a Garmin, and hers is much quicker. It can take 5 min or longer sometimes, and when you're driving, that can equal a long way in the wrong direction.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0

steeller

Overstock
27 August 2007
  • Summary: no manual include have not been able to update to a current map
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