Those Chinese 7" sat navs...

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  1. Simon

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    They seem quite good, and very cheap. Does anyone use one? Any problems?

    There's so many of them; any recommendations on the 'best' one?
     
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    Yes, no problems and choose one with 8gb internal storage simply because most sellers are clearing 4gb ones at similar price. You'll still need an external tf card too but most sellers don't include this now to bring cost down.
     
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    Lots of us have them. Very good on the whole.
     
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    Had mine for two years. Never gets confused, (unlike its mentally ill owner), and worth every penny! Always go for the TRUCK version, not the car! The truck allows you set your height, width and weight, with auto warnings if your approaching a low weight bridge, or a low height one. Much worth the extra few quid. (y)(y)(y)
     
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    Yep have had one for about 18 months-two years now and still going stlong, velly acculate and never let us down yet.
    Loundabouts, reft turn, speed rimit, low blidge, etc etc,,,,, great fun. Never been lost and deadly accurate.

    Tlikeman.:ROFLMAO:
     
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    See if @Jaws is ordering any more, many of us have bought one at around £32 and mine does what it says.
     
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    Jaws does dash cams not sat navs :LOL:
     
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    Mind if I copy that, Graham??? Never seen it before.......(y)
     
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    Most certainly you can, it's there purely for your education old chap :)
    The latest mount would work better if it was possible to get a cap for 68mm down pipe and glue it in place but my workaround is OK for the moment.
     
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    I purchased a Chinese truck sat nav a couple of weeks ago for just less than £36.00 including delivery. It has the iGo mapping which is great and it works fine. I am soooo glad that I didn't spend £300.00 plus on a Garmin or TomTom. :)

    Its only quirk is that when it warns me that a 'speed camera' is ahead it does so in a language that sounds like Russian! Everything else is in English so if I hear a Russian lady speaking then I know that there is a speed camera ahead. My Garmin Nuvi just beeped for the speed camera alert so actualy this one is more 'alerting'.

    It was under £36.00 what can you loose! :)

    KH
     
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    Hi Andy, you said that you need a tf card, will it not work without this,or is it just for more storage?

    ty Dave
     
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    It will work as supplied Dave. Card gives more storage and, if software is copied to it, also allows the unit to be run from the card.
     
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    Mine only runs from the card and the card is updated for me by a funster at meets or by post :D
     
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    Not the first time I've got that wrong, no wonder I can't get mine to talk to me. :rolleyes:
     
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    thank you for the quick reply guys
     
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    I wouldn't.......;)
     
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