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5th January 2006, 10:50 AM
hi all this is my first post, (wish i found this site earlier)

yesterday boiught a gps mio268 seems great for city navigating but i also wanted to us is for offroad and camping etc,

i will try and refund the product today and maybe go with the mio 168plus which is a pda and navigator in one or perhaps the navman equivelnt( thinking ill install ozziexplorer) for use within the pda.

am i on the right track or would a dedicated pda and dedicated gps be a better option ?

any feedback will be greatly appreciated

5th January 2006, 10:58 AM

I have a NAVMAN (otherwise known as a Mitac Mio 168) on which I am running SmartST v2005 street directory software (probably be a better product in about 3 releases time - lots of bugs), upgraded from v2 and OziExplorer (a fantastic program with heaps of features, and lots of maps available for download, from various sources). I am quite happy with this setup, and also use some of the other functions of the PDA, but I mainly bought it for a GPS.

Michael ;)

5th January 2006, 02:08 PM
hi maichael thanks for the reply,

I had a choice of a navman 570 ppin
and the mio 169

i chose the navman seems like a nice unit have not tested it yet tho,
where are these maps that you can download ??