snooper sat nav

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  1. camocam1

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    thinking of buying one, anyone got one or can recommend another type which comes with lifetime free up dates as well as uk & European camp sites
     
  2. Hollyberry

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    From reading on here I'd go with one of the cheaper Chinese ones. I've found the Snooper overpriced for what it is.
     
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    Snooper works for me ,it has never let me down no matter where I have been. Expensive? Probably but you only get what you pay for..
     
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    Wife left me so replaced her with the Caravan Club Snooper, in comparison found it much much cheaper and more reliable. So far I've used it in the UK, France, Belgium and Germany and have never ended up anywhere I didn't want to.
     
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    And I bet its got every Wetherspoons on it.:D:D
     
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    Have been pleased with my Snooper, toured Scotland with it this year and it didn't let me down.
    As someone else said they are expensive but you get what you pay for.(y)
     
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    Snooper for me!
    Never let me down in uk or France. Downloaded aires and sites.
    Also Bluetooth for phone and useful as a small freeview tv!
    With the current offer of free lifetime updates it's a no brainer IMHO
    And yes - u get what u pay for(y)
     
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    Looks like I'm the only one who hates my Snooper! It does have campsites in it and it's mostly taken me right to them.
    Maybe it taking me to the centre of a French field and up a single track in Devon was user failure :)
     
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  9. Clive

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    As has my phone and tablet, everyone needs a hobby :whistle:
     
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    I ended up in the hospital at Arras, my fault for bad typing :notworthy:
     
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    i have the S5000 snooper and added reversing camera directly into it very simple, engage reverse picture from camera (y) remove from reverse back to sat nave.

    the ventura model has the campsites on not just the CC version

    if you do get a snooper ensure you get the latest as its got lifetime maps udates and " a built in " dash camera recorder.

    Oh, and buy from Performance products who a re " snooper" snooper direct is not Snooper:doh:

    performance products have excellent customer service back up (y) had a problem with charging when mine was nearly 3 years old the took it in checked it out and it came back with a new charger unit "FREE"!

    expensive but the get my vote.(y)
     
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    did you input the van dimensions and weights? i tried to trick mine when i first had it and it kept correcting me to avoid the " problem area"
     
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    We have the 6000 version znd its very good
     
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    Thanks will now have to decide which one to go for
     
  16. Movinon

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    My Satnav has lifetime free updates and voice recognition.

    It has campsites, Acsis sites, all Stellplatz, all Aires by type, all major fastfood restaurants, supermarkets (all brands), wildcamping locations, English Heritage, National Trust, castles, France Passion, petrol stations, LPG stations, all types of CC sites, all types of C&CC sites, B&Q, motorway services, Archies, Campercontact, Bordatlas, Campingcard, all across the UK and the whole of Europe.

    However, it isn't a Snooper it's a Garmin. Sorry about that.
     
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    We have the Chinese truck sat nav and it is good value. However, it isn't a patch on the Snooper that I played with; the Chinese one is slower to respond to touch screen commands and takes longer to display routes. If I had the extra cash, I'd get a Snooper (after having another play to confirm that it is as fast as I think that it is) but, for £60, the Chinese machine is adequate.
     
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    Had, still have, a s7000. It was ok, but the software is very quirky. Now replaced with the equivalent sized Garmin. Superb piece of kit, with free European map updates and speed cameras. It also has traffic, is easy to load POI's, has various inputs, but no tv like the Snooper had, which I never used.:clap: Again not cheap, but reading all the threads regarding the Chinese one, I'm glad I don't have one. :mask:
     
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    We have the S6450 Caravan Club edition, bought it at Stratford meet. A great piece of technology. :rock:
     
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    Pleased with our Snooper which got us around Belgium, Germany, France etc for 4 weeks recently. Biggest problem seemed to be roads closed for roadworks that was on the proposed route but that's not Snoopers fault.

    Multiple Junctions can sometimes be an issue in getting the right one in the heat of the moment but I think that's more driver error.
     
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