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Meridian Color Handheld GPS

alaAverage 2.9

4 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The usability also gets good comments, but many are less positive about the value for money.

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On average, users rate this product 57/100.

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Consumer review by:

Don't buy this unit!!!!


The only good feature of this unit is that I didn't pay for it, (my father won the unit at the local PC users group meeting and gave it to me since I frequently go camping with the Boy Scouts).

Color Screen

Very sloooow GPS satellite acquisition, old & out of date software, very limited features -- don't buy this unit

Consumer review by:

mediocre hardware; horrible software; overpriced


The biggest problem is with the MapSend software. This garbage is way overpriced (even at $70 on the net which is half the Magellan price). It has consistent 750 foot errors (poor maps) with a GPS satellite system that produces 10-20 foot location...

I can think of nothing positive to say about this device. Price/performance is terrible

MapSend software (extra cost and way overpriced) maps very inaccurate; horrible reception unless you are in sub-orbit

Consumer review by:

Works if it can find a satellite


I've had this product about 3 weeks now. It works well in the San Francisco bay area for us, although it sometimes takes a while to find the satellites

On a recent trip to NYC, we couldn't get a satellite lock the whole trip, so the unit was completely worthless. It's too bad in the situations where you need it most (deep in the city) the device is useless. But I assume this is the chance you take with a


Consumer review by:

Great for travel and geocache.


The unit is great for geocache. It has been extremely accurate. Basic functions are easy to use

There are almost too many features packed into this unit. It takes a little while to learn how to use what you want to use


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