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Where have you been?

Advantages: Small, Brightly Coloured, Splash-proof
Disadvantages: Limited functionality, memory

Sattelite navigation? in the palm of your hand? surely not! Only two years ago your scepticism would have been justified, but technology has advanced rapidly during that time and it is now possible to get a range of gps devices at a much more reasonab ...

LegendaryMrDude 10.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Garmin eTrex GPS receiver 010-00190-06

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Not unless you are very sure you need it.......

Advantages: Great customer support.
Disadvantages: Unecessarily fiddly, maps are unclear, unreliable, poor battery life.

This is my first GPS product and I hate it. It has lots of features that I don't need. The three features that I do need; reliability, good battery life and clear mapping, it singularly fails to deliver. (Granted the last is partly down to the OS). Gettin ...

Queensparker 17.06.2008 · Read full review
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The Garmin etrex

Advantages: Small, Reasonably priced, Easy to use
Disadvantages: Route memory a little small, loses signal in pockets

The etrex is a base model GPS reciever designed for walkers, cyclists and other outdoor adventurers. I have had mine for 3 years it still works and they're still making the same one so it must be good! The screen is large, monocrome and is backlit alth ...

patricksimpson 29.08.2006 · Read full review
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Trek With Etrex

Advantages: Nice/Small/Portable
Disadvantages: Not detailed mapping

This unit is for the person who likes to go walking. You can store waypoints such as, where you parked, camped and pubs etc. You can name the waypoints and see where you are in relation to any of them. The unit will not give you any road mapping detail ...

penguin1052 21.12.2003 · Read full review
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Garmin will not get lost with this

Advantages: Cheap, light, easy to use
Disadvantages: for tthe price none

I am now on my second eTrex, the first took a 300 foot tumble down tower ridge on Ben Nevis! The unit is bright yellow, making it ideal for spotting it easy if you drop it in deep grass or heather. it fits into the palm on my right had and can easily be o ...

emilne82 12.07.2006 · Read full review
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