Written on: 25/07/2012 by Deno4146
Good quality product. Ideal GPS when purcased,good for the job at the time ,But the amount of changes on the roads now and not being able to obtain any updates for this SatNav seems to me a total waste of money. Why have binatone not been able to come up with updates for this product instead of bringing new GPS sytems out to make more money. Regards Mr Brian Deeny (read more)
Written on: 20/02/2012
I bought this sat-nav back in 2009 just before i went on holiday, i have had it about 3 years now, and in that time it has got me to a few different holiday locations without any problems, There has been a few times when it has wanted to take me the long way round but i just ignored it lol I paid about £70 for mine, and i think it has been worth every penny, it is quite smart in design and not too big, overall a good little basic satnav to start with. The only problems i would give it... (read more)
Written on: 14/02/2011
takes it time to get a signal.the date and time has to reset itself via the sat everytime it is turned on.dont use in london,signal is rubbish,also volume is very quiet.good points,eerrrmmm,touch screen,looks good.i have gone back to my very old navman as this might not be able to update so driving through field when on a brand new road but it gets a great signal and is loud. (read more)
Written on: 20/02/2010
I can't understand the positive reviews for this sat nav.
It takes FOREVER for this unit to get a signal - so if you buy it, make sure you're never in a hurry to get anywhere (I live in London, by the way, not the Hebrides).
Also if for any reason you cannot take the route it suggests, the words "CALCULATING ROUTE" pop up, and the screen freezes for ages while it decides on an alternative direction.
When this happens, the best you can say about it is that it is frustrating and... (read more)
Written on: 27/01/2010
I'm finding it very hard to enter my home address, and before you say it yes I do know what I'm doing, just won't enter or deletes when I move onto next stage, if it don't work soon it's going into the fkn bin. (read more)
Written on: 23/09/2009
We have been to spain and used the Binatone Carrera A350.
resonably good until you get into the mountains then it is not happy.
The unit canot find the way to go so it then wants to take you to the spot it lost you. So you go round and round in circles.
Also going to the airport to come home i set it to Alicanti and the point of interest was the airport it took us to the airport but said and wanted to take us another 23 km. give Binatone the due as we had just bought the unit they sent me an... (read more)
Written on: 05/06/2009 by Richard Eliasz (1 review written)
I found the Binatone GPS Nav system very good. In fact I would put them up with other leading brands such as Garmin, Navman ect.
Very easy to use, it gives clear distinct voice instructions, clear screen without the fancy colors displayed on other brands. I believe a GPS is for getting you for point A to point B without the stress of reading a malways which in my book is privative. I would like to see them make a GPS for motorcycles. (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2009
really good & cheap. the voice is excellent, accurate to take u wherever u like to go.. the Binatone Carrera A350 will show u all the side roads even those n very distant areas among farms. i found it more accurate than tomtom go 520 as i bought it after i damaged my binatone touch screen... i will buy carrera again soon !! (read more)
Written on: 15/04/2009
Had the Binatone Carrera A350 for a week and found it so easy to use, It's taken me half way across the country twice, with no problems. Found me a petrol station 2 miles away when i had forgotten to fill up before going onto the motorway. (read more)
Written on: 01/12/2008
I do not understand how this product has got such good ratings, possibly the area I am in but have only ever tried to use for long distance.
Even though I have completely updated it... still;
Many times has sent me to a cul-de-sac and told me to drive on for however many miles.
Suddenly decides it ' s in the wrong place.
Has occasionally sent me left when the screen clearly shows a right.
On my way to chertsey managed to direct me off the motor way and through a offroading lane leading... (read more)
Written on: 23/11/2008
It's a really good unit. Have owned Sony, Garmin and all the main brands, but none (that I've owned) have been as quick, accurate, easy to use, slim and compact, and generally as good as this Binatone model.
Dont spend wasted cash on branded models, when for a mere fraction of the price you could get this Binatone. It's really good. I use it for work driving to mutli locations (the most being about 20 locations one after the other, and I did the locations with ease, ....and was home by 2pm,... (read more)
Written on: 18/09/2008
The Binatone Carrera A350 is definetly worth a look if you don't need any fancy features such as bluetooth. Sometimes the GPS can place you as much as 200m off course which triggers constant re-routes if you're navigating. This has only happened to me once or twice, but is very annoying. Great menus, easy read screen and a nice voice make up for it.
At £69.99 it's fantastic! (read more)