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Posted 28 August 2012 - 10:19 PM

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my old trusty Garmin 205W no longer working, can't detect satellite even I were to stand outside my car with it in my hand for more than 15mins.

Any recommendation? I mostly need it for trips up North.


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Posted 28 August 2012 - 10:27 PM

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Bro....IT fair around the corner.....go there and y will find so many models to choose from lah
Still recommend Garmin.
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 10:43 PM

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If you seldom use it in Singapore, but frequently use it in Malaysia, you should go for Marbella running Papago software.

I personally find Papago much better than Garmin & Galatio. Moreover, Marbella is way cheaper than Garmin & slightly cheaper than Holux.

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:05 PM

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my old trusty Garmin 205W no longer working, can't detect satellite even I were to stand outside my car with it in my hand for more than 15mins.

Any recommendation? I mostly need it for trips up North.

I'll choose Garmin 'cos now the new model comes with lifetime map update up to 4 times per year and the cheapest one is the 40LM with 4.3" screen selling at about $179 at Challenger....... cool.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:09 PM

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Bro....IT fair around the corner.....go there and y will find so many models to choose from lah
Still recommend Garmin.



yah, I know, that's why I want to find out which one to buy during IT fair mah biggrin.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:12 PM

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If you seldom use it in Singapore, but frequently use it in Malaysia, you should go for Marbella running Papago software.

I personally find Papago much better than Garmin & Galatio. Moreover, Marbella is way cheaper than Garmin & slightly cheaper than Holux.



ok, noted. Will find out the prices during IT show smile.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:16 PM

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:21 PM

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I'll choose Garmin 'cos now the new model comes with lifetime map update up to 4 times per year and the cheapest one is the 40LM with 4.3" screen selling at about $179 at Challenger....... cool.gif


Oh, very value for money leh, may consider this one also. The lifetime map update include LTA one?
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:25 PM

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Garmin 2465LM
Lifetime free map updates are equally important than hardware specs.



oh, one more question, the latest Garmin's satellite tracking is it very fast ?

my old 205w seems to take at least 5mins~7mins to track (when it was working) sweatdrop.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:28 PM

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i will still go for Garmin for GPS. already owned two sets
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:33 PM

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Oh, very value for money leh, may consider this one also. The lifetime map update include LTA one?

There are the Garmin's City Navigator, MSM and MFM updates.......neber heard of LTA one leh...... confused.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:35 PM

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oh, one more question, the latest Garmin's satellite tracking is it very fast ?

my old 205w seems to take at least 5mins~7mins to track (when it was working) sweatdrop.gif

My 50LM took less than 1 min to track when good weather.......just now heavy rain took about 3 mins to lock on....... laugh.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:36 PM

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ok, noted. Will find out the prices during IT show smile.gif

I find for you : happy.gif (outdated price)

Garmin
http://vr-zone.com/c.../garmin/25.html

Eastgear (Holux)
http://vr-zone.com/c...astgear/73.html

Marbella
http://vr-zone.com/c...arbella/28.html

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:36 PM

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If my budget only $100, what GPS can I buy??? sad.gif
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:44 PM

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If my budget only $100, what GPS can I buy??? sad.gif

Mmmm.....$100 is a challenge......maybe can consider 2nd hand one or download those apps like Papago, Garmin etc.........but performance wise I don't know....... tongue.gif
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Posted 29 August 2012 - 03:57 PM

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Hi,

I have the Nuvi 200, but mine still working so not buying. Only thing is now its a bit slow and lagging due to the increased map details from the latest malfree/malsing map update.

Latest price list here :

I recommend the 50LM.


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If my budget only $100, what GPS can I buy??? sad.gif


use your iphone...really/. Garmin for iphone rawks! I only use that...even tho have the vehicle GPS

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 05:00 PM

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If my budget only $100, what GPS can I buy??? sad.gif


this is my immediate reply laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

10 of these




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Posted 29 August 2012 - 05:32 PM

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marbella have built in hd dvr now
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Posted 29 August 2012 - 06:21 PM

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Price list for tomorrow comex

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