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Old 11 December 2006, 09:52   #1
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Road angel In Car Sat Nav

Hi guys, currently looking at one of these for Christmas, but I have read mixed reviews. I understand the tom tom software to be better, although ideally I would like a unit with combined sat nav and speed camera detection like the one below. Does anyone have any experience of the road angel navigator 6000?

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Get a tom tom and fire on the speed cam data base ?

Only problem is the prior warning you get on the temporary laser sites as you don’t get enough warning. As in the boys in Blue have a huge range on these things but the “buzzer” only goes off when you are say 500 yards off. Admittedly you should have spotted them by this point (unless they are hidden behind a bush)

The tom tom maps are not the best but the easy menu system more than makes up for this.
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I have the Navigator. It shows speed cameras and sat nav, It's good, but some time's I wander if BP have shares in them as on odd trips that I do, it will thake me miles out of my way!
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Why not get a PDA? It amazes me why people buy a dedicated car device when you can have a much better gadget for the same sort of money.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MIO-P550-WIFI-...QQcmdZViewItem

Just ordered a Mio for a mate of mine - they are great - uses TomTom - comes with a car kit - also doubles up as a mini laptop - you can surf the net etc etc. Also you can get OS maps and even nautical charts.
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Kenwood have teamed up with Garmin and I have the result - it's a double DIN unit with a touch screen - it has a radio, CD, GPS with speed cameras etc loaded, plays DVD's and has a bluetooth built in for the phone ............ oh yeah it has a reversing camera as well!




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Why not get a PDA? It amazes me why people buy a dedicated car device when you can have a much better gadget for the same sort of money.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MIO-P550-WIFI-...QQcmdZViewItem

Just ordered a Mio for a mate of mine - they are great - uses TomTom - comes with a car kit - also doubles up as a mini laptop - you can surf the net etc etc. Also you can get OS maps and even nautical charts.

Excluding the cost of the pda, how much does the tomtom software cost and the gps receiver. I also assume its a speed camera database rather than a speed camera detecter??
Cheers for your help guys.
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Excluding the cost of the pda, how much does the tomtom software cost and the gps receiver. I also assume its a speed camera database rather than a speed camera detecter??
Cheers for your help guys.
PDA £100 odd Bluetooth GPS £40-50 ask some one nicely for a special copy of tomtom that dose not need a activation key.

And PDA’s are handy bits of kit to have sitting about.


And yep it is a data base not a detector. But seeing as how that is what the road angle is using also 90% of the time and the laser detection only tells you that you have been done.
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