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Posted: Mar. 26 2005,9:34 pm QUOTE

Posted elsewhere. Thanks to the original poster:

Cobra® GPS 1000 Handheld GPS Unit

"In this week's Circuit City ad they have this handheld GPS for $149.99, $79.99 After Rebate, normally $299.99. The next best price I could find was on for $241.99. It's a very good price for a GPS unit with downloadable street maps, especially considering it comes with the mapping software and it takes a standard SD card, and it includes a 32mb card. Most similar units have very limited amounts of data storage by comparison, and you often have to buy expensive mapping software in addition to the GPS unit. One negative is that it downloads data using a serial port, so it will be slow downloading the mapping data, although you may be able to copy the maps straight to the SD card with a card reader.

Cobra® Handheld GPS Receiver (GPS 1000 DLX)

GPS1000: This handheld GPS receiver finds your location by tracking up to 12 GPS satellites simultaneously for better signal acquisition. Accelerated Satellite Acquisition Protocpl II technology (ASAP II) gets you up and running faster, and offers better reception in urban areas, canyons and dense foliage.

Built-in basemaps: The built-in 4MB memory is pre-programmed with basemaps for hundreds of worldwide cities, continental U.S. state boundaries and highways, Canadian provincial boundaries and European country boundaries.

Memory/downloads: Increase your mapping detail by downloading detailed street-level maps from the included Rand McNally® StreetFinder® software on the 32MB SD memory card.

Selectable data fields: Choose up to ten fields to display on the LCD to check your location and directions including, average speed, bearing, compass, distance to destination and more.

Waypoints: Store up to 20 routes, 500 waypoints and 2,000 track-points to easily find your way back again.

Power management: Runs for 14 hours on two AA batteries.

Backlit display and keypad: Easily see your location and route in low light conditions."

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    Posted: Mar. 27 2005,12:24 pm QUOTE

No 'Hands-on' experience with this unit (or any of the Cobra's as yet, but looking at specs and info I do not see any option for Topo maps, only street maps. If this is the case it may be a good deal, but not for geocaching.

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