Author Topic: Don't rely on GNSS location based apps  (Read 6460 times)

automan

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Re: Don't rely on GNSS location based apps
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2012, 04:48:27 PM »
well im glad to hear that your happy with the satmap  ;).the whole durability thing was an issue with me ,,if you drop an iphone you have no communication or nav aid.myself and my hiking buddys do a good bit of night nav to keep the skills honed,and to lose gnss and comms in one hit at night is not good :)

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Re: Don't rely on GNSS location based apps
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2012, 05:12:00 PM »
Hi Automan and welcome :)

A colleague at work has one of these and really rates it, but you must get their waterproof sleeve, otherwise if it gets wet, you need to get it replaced – which evidently the manufacturers do without question.

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Re: Don't rely on GNSS location based apps
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2012, 05:39:23 PM »
thank you pete  :) i was using my i phone in a sandwich bag in case it got wet ;D the active 10 came with a spare screen shield but ill see if i can get a waterproof cover for it .............thanks for tip!!

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Re: Don't rely on GNSS location based apps
« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2012, 08:50:03 AM »
Hi Automan (and welcome), Pete is correct on both points: the A10+ will withstand light rain but must be protected from heavy rain, and the manufacturers, Satmap, offer excellent customer service in repairing/replacing problem satnavs.
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« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2012, 03:36:32 PM »
Footnote: Satmap are today (21112012) offering 20% discount on all their accessories, check out the website www.satmap.co.uk
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Re: Don't rely on GNSS location based apps
« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2012, 08:59:45 PM »
thanks a million lyle ,seems i have bought a good unit....all the posts and reviews are positive!!!and thanks for the link :)