Truck Sat Nav

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  1. Revk

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    Hi Has anyone used one of these? Are they worth considering?

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  2. Peter & Elaine

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    No been looking though it seems a bit too good to be true
    Chinese ?
     
  3. FIDGET

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    I am SERIOUSLY considering one of these.:thumb:
     
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    My son is a HGv driver. I bought him this when he passed hsi test. He uses it almost daily and loves it.
     
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    I bought one of this type of GPS from an e bay supplier with UK stock . 7 inch screen although not with the truck maps . Have to say in over a year of use its worked a treat in trips around the UK and France etc, never missed a beat . Think I paid about £50 for it .
     
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    ive just bought one from ebay from navibuzz
    it was faulty but they were really good sent new one out straight away
    havent been far with it yet but i like it better then my tom tom
    you get life time updates
     
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    read the thread on satnav i have 1 of those from china and its great all for under 60 quid
     
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    Hi Martin have used it with rear view cam ?
     
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    I looked at a number of these when looking for a replacement and none seems to allow you to input co ordinates so useless for finding aires etc in europe. apart from theat the 7" screen is good, chinese mappinng does leave a lot to be desired and is quite old in most cases. I suppose it depends just how you use it.
    They all have twin inputs so if you use it for a rear veiw cam all the time can you still here the turn by turn instructions, or do you have to keep switching back and forth?
     
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    havent got round to rear view yet
    i will try it but i already have a wireless rear view (mirror)
    but it would be nice to have a bigger picture
     
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    Waiting for my 7" Chinese truck sat nav to arrive
    I will let you know how I get on with it
     
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    Thank you

    Thanks everyone for your replies, I will be interested to hear how you get on, will be buying in a few of months time before our summer trip abroad
     
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    if you go through the menus you will find you can put co ordinates in
     
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    Are there customs charges involved? If so how much. Thanks
     
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    I bought one on the strength of this thread. It arrived within a week and seems to do all it says on the box. I have put in co ordinates of some obscure places I have visited in Europe and it has found every one, whether it will direct me to them, time will tell. I have ordered a lead to see if it works with a reversing camera but it does have a 2.5mm av input socket. It seems to be easier to use than my Garmin Zumo that I been using for years. For £54 I don't think you can go wrong.
     
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    Truck Sat Nav - Ebay

    Just bought one of these from China via ebay which arrived today - looks great functionally but we keep getting the following error message:
    Fatal error occurred in main thread
    0x4006bebo
    Exception 0xc0000094

    Any ideas?
     
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    i would email the seller first they are usually helpful
     
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    Had message back from "navibuzz" which confirms that unit does not accept GPS co-ordinates. Operates on post codes/address/part address which is not much good as many locations MH'ers use do not have GPS or full addresses

    Regards, Bryan
     
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