PDA based Sat Nav

  OhBeardedOne 12:32 08 Jul 2004

I've been thinking about buying sat bnav for the car and note that there are a number of PDA based options. This would seem to kill two birds with one stone, but are they any good ?

  OhBeardedOne 07:49 09 Jul 2004

I guess that's a "don't know" then ?

  accord 08:04 09 Jul 2004

Patience OhBeardedOne

click here its on page 2 of helproom.

  georgemac 08:09 09 Jul 2004

well I don't know for sure but I think I have read they are pretty good. click here and get on the discussion boards and ask some questions.

click here also look at the garmin website - excellent products.

  scotty 08:46 09 Jul 2004

There is a review of GPS systems in PC Pro this month. These systems appears to be a cheap option if you already have a PDA.

Points to consider are:

You will need power cables to both the PDA and the GPS system;

Many GPS kits can only be used with one model of PDA;

Bluetooth versions are available which will be less restricted in terms of which PDA can be used with them.

  accord 08:49 09 Jul 2004

In issue 25 of PDA Essentials mag it mentions the Navman GPS PDA. go to click here and click on 29-04-2004 in the news section on the left hand side for more info

  OhBeardedOne 12:11 09 Jul 2004

Thanks for those...something to look at

  OhBeardedOne 12:11 09 Jul 2004

Thanks for those...something to look at

  OhBeardedOne 20:26 15 Sep 2004

Well chaps I invested in a Navman Pin and it satisfactorily navigated me through France, belgium, Germany and a bit of Austria; only once saying I was in a field !
Great bit of kit, thoroughly impressed.

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