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[ale] OT - Best Auto GPS
- Subject: [ale] OT - Best Auto GPS
- From: preston.lists at gmail.com (Preston Boyington)
- Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 14:29:59 -0500
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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Lightner, Jeff wrote:
> My neighbors who are senior citizens are considering getting a GPS for
> their car and have asked if I?d be willing to help them pick one.
I am going to do this:
(this is a paste from a text doc that I have for when I pick one up.
when all said and done will probably use "iGo Primo")
grab this GPS:
Insignia? - GPS
Model: NS-NAV01 | SKU: 9351603
nsignia NS-NAV01 Specifications Microsoft Windows CE Version 5.00 (Build
1400) Processor: Centrality, ARM926T-AT4X0A (372Mhz - 400Mhz) RAM: 64MB
Internal Disk Space: 50MB External Disk Space: 2GB SD Card (SDHC
?Windshield mount and bracket
?Preloaded base maps of the United States
Up to 2 million points of interest guide you toward interesting and
?Backlit 4.3" color LCD touch screen
Easily navigate settings and functions day or night on the large, bright
?WAAS-enabled GPS receiver
Enhances performance in heavy cloud cover, wooded areas and canyons so
you don't have to worry about losing the satellite link. WAAS is Wide
Area Augmentation System.
Provides alternate travel directions in the event of a deviation from
the directions given.
?Text-to-speech and turn-by-turn voice prompts
Allow you to keep your eyes on the road while navigating with convenient
Automatically provides multiple routes to your destination, including
the shortest route, and allows you to avoid highways and toll roads.
?Built-in lithium-ion battery
With up to 2 hours of battery life.
then hack/update with this:
youtube of the geniv system:
Instructions for miopocket:
Other instructions that might be useful:
other places of interest: