Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-25-2014, 05:06 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Calgary
Posts: 103
Great device to turn your ipad into a GPS

Ok, I went to buy my first Ipad. The salesman asked if I wanted the cellular Ipad so I could get a data plan. I just wanted to use it for Wi-Fi so I bought the cheaper one, I did not intend on getting a data plan (I have a phone for that).

Now I find out that the Wi-fi only ipad does not have GPS built in. What to do?

I researched, and here is the answer:


It is a device that sits on your dash, or in your pocket if you are geochaching, and turns your Ipad into a GPS. Speaks to the Ipad via bluetooth. I downloaded maps from Pocketearth and Maps with me and it works great. It's like being on the net, but without any connection. I want to find a Tim's (for you Americans that's my favorite Canadian coffee), you just search for restaurants. Going down the road, in the middle of nowhere, it works.

I bought mine at GPS city in Canada.

2013 32bhds
2008 F250 Diesel
Reese dual cam (finally dialed in just right)
Yamaha EF3000iseb generator
Renogy 100 Watt Solar Suitcase
ensign is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2014, 07:33 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Missouri City, The Republic of Texas
Posts: 2,534
Yup, it's a great device. I also use it when flying since it syncs with my charts. It reports altitude as well.


2013 F-350 CC SB 2WD 6.7PS
2013 Eagle Premier 351 RLTS
-SOLD- 2012 X23B
-SOLD- 2003 Ford Expedition 5.4, Bilstein shocks
RedHorse1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2014, 02:03 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 146
I just use my iPhone. It talks thru my radio via BT. And sounds pretty good too.
campingva is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:37 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.