A good quality GPS that is easy to use

Q. Hi there Could you recommend a GPS that is of good quality and easy to use for a first time user.

Cheers

Philip Cook, Market Deeping. Peterborough



A. I have used a Yellow Garmin Etrex for years and it has never (yet) let me down.

I usually download the GPS Waypoints from go for a walk and upload them into my Etrex using the free GPS Utility and I'm good to go - couldn't be easier.

I've not tried one of these GPS's that includes maps - partly because I've already got the maps [I] need, partly because the screen is too small for maps and partly because I often turn the GPS off when walking along easy to follow paths to save the batteries (which it eats furiously).

Hope this helps

Dave, Manchester


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