dozydelilah Registered User
#1

Hi can anyone recommend the best satnav for Ireland? One that will take our Irish addresses ?? I find any of them are grand for town addresses with numbered houses but are not great for rural addresses??

Thanks

mad muffin Registered User
#2

That's the problem with Ireland. No post codes out side of Dublin, many small towns with the same names and a lot of places don't even have house numbers.

#3

Garmin with Loc8Code is great. I'm sure others will run it too.

Loc8Code is generated by the destination by going to the location address via their website and generating a Loc8Code [basically lat/long] and it is then stored as that person's address ~ if the system goes national as a post code this means a person's address is accurate to about the width of a country laneway and even more accurate in cities.

The Sat Navs that I've tried are notorious for not knowing localities in the country ~ yet will display their names as one drives through or arrives at them.

mad muffin Registered User
#4

gbee said:
Garmin with Loc8Code is great. I'm sure others will run it too.

Loc8Code is generated by the destination by going to the location address via their website and generating a Loc8Code [basically lat/long] and it is then stored as that person's address ~ if the system goes national as a post code this means a person's address is accurate to about the width of a country laneway and even more accurate in cities.

The Sat Navs that I've tried are notorious for not knowing localities in the country ~ yet will display their names as one drives through or arrives at them.


Garmin isn't in the app store though.

jdee99 Registered User
#5

Garmin Base Camp is though h__p://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/garmin-basecamp/id411052274?mt=12 use it to route plan on a Mac

Rgds

JD

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biko Arbiter
#6

Navfree is fairly good but not sure how it'll hold up against rural places.
Worth a shot anyway since it's free.

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kjl Registered User
#7

I use TomTom W.Europe, never lets me down, has the ability to put in address plus google search.

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biko Arbiter
#8

There's another free satnav now - Skobbler.
I just downloaded it today, looks slick but haven't tried it out yet.

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