Sunday, March 18, 2012

Contact us

Please read before contacting me:

Please do not use this form for GPS-related questions. Instead, please post a comment on the site. I try to answer all questions submitted via comments (usually within 24 hours); this way everyone can benefit from it. Comment forms are found at the end of each post. I do not reply to requests for GPS support or answer general GPS questions when you use this form.

You can post questions about specific models on their review page, or use that search box above at right to find a good place to comment. Meanwhile, the following are some good places to post general questions.

Your Name (required)



Your Message


  1. My new nuvi 55LM GPS says to first charge the battery. I don’t want to charge it through my computer and don’t want to get an a/c charger just yet. Does that mean I have to drive around for hours with the unit plugged into the lighter before I can start to use it? And would I leave it on or off? Thanks

  2. Kennard says:

    I want to avoid any route which requires a right turn at a no-right-on-red. Did my google homework, couldn’t find answer. I know about “custom avoidance” for bypassing an entire sub-route between given intersections, but this question is different. I *don’t* expect the GPS to know this from its map data (especially in my town, which is constantly adding these turn restrictions). But i’d like to be able to tell the GPS, “Never plot a route with a right turn at ‘5th & Main’ ‘”, or “at my current location”. I *don’t* want to have to do it by entering a custom route for every one of my usual or potential destinations — especially since i’m not always departing from the same origin.
    What GPS might do this? Even better if it’s an older model which i can buy more cheaply, refurbished.

  3. My wife and I are just starting to adventure into Oregon back country on multiple day back packing trips. I have never used or owned a GPS before. I like maps and compasses. Though.I was thinking for a back up safety net I should purchase a GPS. I see amazon has a deal on the Dakota 20. Would you recommended this unit for what I need?

  4. Looking to find a reasonable priced gps. One of the best inventions of all time in the gps

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!


6 − = two