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  Topic: Any discounts codes around?
Mick_1959

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PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:26 pm   Subject: Any discounts codes around?
If anyone is interested, I just renewed my live services using the code SUMMER2018 saved about 40%

No idea why it still works,but it does
  Topic: Go1005 in need of some life support
Mick_1959

Replies: 11
Views: 4440

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:14 am   Subject: Go1005 in need of some life support
Hi all

I was chatting with another owner of TomTom 1005 who had similar problems.

He advised that he cured his problems by replacing the battery.

Well as this was cheaper than a less capable ...
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:05 am   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Gents

Thanks to all have contributed, all advice for myself and all others is most welcome.

For my situation, I was chatting to someone who had similar problems and they suggested I try changing ...
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:50 am   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Cameras do have spoken voices if you download them from here - and follow the instructions to the letter.

Other POI's I would think could possibly be done if you have a suitable wav file. Not trie ...
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:13 pm   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Thanks for the confirmation

I have a customer and project POI's with custom warnings I used on my TomTom, which now with a bit of patience and magic dust I can convert to Garmin
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:35 pm   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
There are definitely some interesting comparisons to consider.

One difference commented on is Garmins warning when approaching 3rd party custom POI's / speed cameras.

Have I understood correctly ...
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:29 am   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Thanks to all for the advice on pro's and cons of owning a Garmin

Like all things it is always a matter of preferences.

The Garmin's choice of routes may cause the odd issue when towing a traile ...
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:33 am   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Gents

Thanks for all the advice you have given.

Looks like decision is made and will be jumping ship to Garmin in the near future.

I would love to stay with TomTom, but they have dumbed down ...
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:13 pm   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Kremmen

Thanks for your response.
  Topic: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Mick_1959

Replies: 62
Views: 15843

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:51 pm   Subject: Move From TomTom Go1005 to Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D
Seeking advice on Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D as a possible replacement for my ailing TomTom Go1005 and would appreciate some advice about this unit before jumping in with both feet unprepared.

First ...
  Topic: Go1005 in need of some life support
Mick_1959

Replies: 11
Views: 4440

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:48 pm   Subject: Go1005 in need of some life support
Privateer

Alas, yes, TomTom has dumbed down its devices so much, that apart from HD traffic, they are no better than bog standard devices they provide when they first started.

I still miss the ...
  Topic: Go1005 in need of some life support
Mick_1959

Replies: 11
Views: 4440

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:33 am   Subject: Go1005 in need of some life support
Dennis- Agreed never lend me a satnav, as after many years service, they die strange deaths Twisted Evil

The 950 had a gladiatorial death, while in my land rover on a major construction site, a bump w ...
  Topic: Go1005 in need of some life support
Mick_1959

Replies: 11
Views: 4440

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:54 am   Subject: Go1005 in need of some life support
Thanks for advice, but have tried this and got nowhere as device will still lock up
  Topic: Go1005 in need of some life support
Mick_1959

Replies: 11
Views: 4440

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:19 am   Subject: Go1005 in need of some life support
Gents your advice would be most welcome.

For past 3 weeks, my Go1005 has Screen has started to freeze at random points on a journey, voice alerts will sometimes continue unaffected as will the jour ...
  Topic: Getting rid of Average Pseed on Go 1005 Live
Mick_1959

Replies: 5
Views: 2794

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:57 pm   Subject: Re: Getting rid of Average Pseed on Go 1005 Live
................Also I need to know what speed I am doing - accurately. I have cruise control all I need is an accurate speed to set it by (press the button at the speed you want to go at, then up or ...
 
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