Cheep Sat Nav on eBay

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  1. DandP

    DandP Read Only Funster

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    Been looking at the sat nav's on eBay priced at about £30 to £40 pounds. Has anybody bought and tried any of these. As they are so cheap is it worth a punt?
     
  2. Jimbohorlicks

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    There are a few posts on here regarding the lack of updated maps etc and on particular the truck files. I use one as do many others and have found my.
    Chinese say nav better than the basic tom tom I was able to add my poi files which I can use on the day nav very easily. for the price they are worth trying out
     
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    I am using a Chinese one at the moment and also a Garmin give me the cheap Chinese over the Garmin anyday so far not had a wrong turn.
     
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    I have one too. Now and then it freezes but we'll worth the money.
     
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    It's good yes but for some reason won't have you do a u turn. Prefers to send you an extra 19 miles in my case if you go past destination.
     
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    Well I take that as positive with just a few reservations. I'll buy one and try it myself. Cheers.
     
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    We have one have used it no problems in the uk and abroad
     
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    If its,the xgody you will need to check if the motorhome dimension files are present..i have one of these and to be honest it will get you from a to b.eventually. I could not really get on with it . I am now using an Aguri after trialling it since April .so far not put a foot wrong . .it almost mirrors my snooper in performance but at half the price. But I still prefer the snoopers display.
     
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    @irnbru if you look at the vehicle settings where you put in the vehicle dimensions, length etc. right at the bottom there is a field that says "disable u turns on all roads" if this is ticked it will not tell you to turn around, but reroute you.
     
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    @lunarman is yours a nova tech? If so is there any chance you can post a screenshot as I can't find the u turn anywhere. Thx
     
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    @irnbru image of the vehicle settings.

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    Thanks @lunarman but looks like yours is different software :-(
    I don't seem to have it. 1467130773722.jpg 1467130773722.jpg
     
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    i dont have that option either @lunarman , but i do have all the truck files for the sat nav, if anyone needs them
     
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    I do... Mine are still 2014 and updating from the site doesn't touch them...

    I was planning to buy one of the 5 inch ones for the car... tempting..
     
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