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Any experience with Sony Nav systems?

Discussion in 'Technology' started by EquinsuOcha, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. Apr 3, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    Just found out that Sony has a few GPS systems out, and have been taking a look at the NV-U44 model. It's the most basic of them, but all I want any GPS to do is have the text to speech option.

    Anybody have any real-world experience with any of Sony's GPS units?
     
  2. Apr 4, 2009 at 7:24 AM
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    i dont have sony i have pioneer avic d-3 and i think the nav sux alwya no matter how you set it up it takes the longest way possible and if there a traffic circle it wants you to take the 4 th or 5th exit which is a uturn or the first exit
     
  3. Apr 4, 2009 at 8:21 AM
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    I've heard they're pretty bad...hence the occasional heavy sales on them. Check amazon for that specific model.

    I'd just go with a garmin...they come in all price ranges.
     
  4. Apr 4, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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    I almost bought a Sony GPS last year, but every store around here was sold out of them.
    So, I went with a Garmin Nuvi 205 instead.
    Buying a GPS is one of the smartest investments I have ever made. It beats the heck out of going onto Mapquest, writing down their directions and driving around lost.
     
  5. Apr 4, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    Exactly. I have an iPhone and it has led me astray for the last time.
     
  6. Apr 4, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    A buddy of mine purchased one of the higher end Sony models with the big screen and returned it within a week. He said the navigation sucked and the songs and pics were hard to upload. He ended up getting a Garmin and never looked back.

    I have a Garmin Nuvi 360 and love it. You might want to look into a Garmin GPS system...like Toph said, they come in all price ranges as well.
     
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