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New XL 335LM

pcasher 0 Points
edited November -1 in TomTom Car Forum
Questor" <me@privacy.net> wrote in message
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> "Questor" <me@privacy.net> wrote in message
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>> Finally broke down and bought one at Sam's Club for $99. While it
>> doesn't have all the features of our old 130s which I bought years ago on
>> E-Bay for $165, it does have the lifetime maps and a wider screen.
>>
>> The only major negatives are it doesn't have the lock feature where you
>> enter a four digit code to unlock it when you turn it on and the problem
>> with lane guidance is still there where it tells you to stay in the right
>> lane and almost in the same breath get into the left lane and turn left.
>>
>> It would be nice to know about "a turn was missed, re-routing" instead of
>> not knowing and as some people note they go around in circles missing the
>> same turn.
>>
>> With that and the loss of the features guess I'd recommend Garmin if you
>> can find one with free maps at close to the same price.
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> Oops, The wife reminded me of that problems connecting and unconnecting
> the mini usb plug to the unit certainly no improvement there and it looks
> like the auto shutdown feature isn't there anymore.
Oh and oops, oops, It takes a while longer finding satellites guess the old
GPSfix that helped speed things up doesn't apply to this evidentially
'stripped down' model.
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