The first thing I have to say about depending on a GPS (any mfr GPS) is DO NOT DEPEND ON IT 100% OF THE TIME. There are a lot of war stories about GPS leading us astray.... I have owned a GARMIN and now have a 2nd Rand McNally (RVND 7525, Model 7720B). GARMIN was ok, and it also was not perfect, the last time we used it we were going to a Corps of Eng CG around Lake Okeechobee FL, and it was telling us to turn on a road to the GG about a 1/2 mile from the actual road. The road it wanted us to turn on led to a cow pasture, by the way the other camper had a Rand McNally and his did the same thing.. go figure?
The first Rand Mcnally showed us driving in the water about a mile off the cost of Clearwater Beach, Fl, my house is about 200 yards from the Gulf. Took it in for a new one (got the Camping World extended warranty). It also did not recalculate if you decided to take another road, yes the recalculate option was selected. Major firmware issues. So now the second Rand McNally has been operating fine... no stories to tell about this one yet, but stay tuned.
Oh, and for the iPhone lovers (son gave me his old one when he upgraded), they are not exempt from the GPS problems either.. we have encountered a few with her telling us to go a completely wrong way... And yes, in the earlier days MS Streets and Trips (w/GPS) also gave me a run for my money when I used to travel for work all the time.
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