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I just bought this unit to replace a TomTom GO900 that has never worked during the 3 summers that I've had it, so as a GPS system it was pretty useless. It's too early to say yet if the Garmin will be more reliable, but using the maps it provides a more detailed picture and doesn't loose the minor road layouts when you zoom out to manually look for alternatives in heavy traffic. The bluetooth works more clearly than the GO900 according to my friends who have experienced both. And the FM transmitter is great for listening to my own record collection. On the negative side while listening to MP3s and using the speed camera feature the FM looses synchronistion, and for each alarm jumps to the start of the next record. But a least I have speed cameras as with my TomTom I lost these during my first repair and when I wanted to restore them I was faced with a web site where everything had to be paid for. So I guess that I'm not a TomTom fan , and so far so good with Garmin.
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