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Garmin nuvi 250W Automotive Mountable GPS Receiver

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Product description
  • 4.3-inch TFT touchscreen
  • Voice-prompted directions
  • Preloaded maps
  • Displays 2D-3D route maps
  • Creates customized POIs
  • Disables the device in case of theft
Ready to direct you everywhere you go, Garmin nuvi 250W helps you find the easy ways. The 4.3-inch touch-screen display of this automotive GPS gives quick access and easy readability even in sunlight. Guiding you turn-by-turn, this portable GPS also features voice prompts so that you can concentrate on the road while driving. The Garmin nuvi 250W features up to five hours of battery life for uninterrupted adventure. You can also set custom points of interest on this automotive GPS so that it alerts you if you are around them. Small, sleek and elegant, this portable GPS is ready to go everywhere along.

Product Identifiers
Modelnuvi 250W
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Key Features
UsageAutomotive Mountable
System TypeFixed, Portable
Map CapabilitiesInternal, Map cartridges / Data cards
Screen Size4.3"
User InterfaceTouch Screen
WAAS FeaturesWAAS enabled

Display Size3.81 in. x 2.25 in.
Display Type65k Colors LCD TFT Display
Resolutions480 x 272

Technical Features
Features3D Map View, Calculator, Converter
Audible FeaturesVoice Navigation Instructions
Trip calculatorDetour Feature, Points-of-Interest (POI), Route Recalculation, Shortest distance, Shortest time, Trip Timers
Included Software/MapsCity Navigation Maps, Europe Maps, Great Britain, North America Maps

PDA Features
Plug-in InterfaceSecure Digital (SD)
Compatible PDA OSWindows 2000
Compatible DevicesNotebook

Battery Type and QuantityRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life5 Hours

Height2.9 in.
Width4.8 in.
Depth0.8 in.
Weight0.38 lb.

Other Features
PC InterfaceBluetooth, USB
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot

eBay Product ID: EPID64304973

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Created: 04/05/08

Garmin Nuvi 250W GPS

This is an excellent product at an excellent price. My internet search showed the list price at $349.00 and while this unit is refurbished by Garmin, it is in perfect new condition with new packaging an a one year warranty from Garmin. Everything is identical to making a purchase at a typical retailer except the price. The Nuvi 250W is extremely simple to use. I was up and running with it instantly ~ even without the "quick start" manual. It gives accurate directions with street names in the text and "turn right/left in ### of feet" audio commands. The graphics are vivid and easy to view. The wide screen is a plus and worth the small extra cost, in my opinion. It is perfect for travelers as it is portable and will locate restaurants, hotels, transit, shopping (etc.) by category or by entering specific locales. For greater flexability, I recommend an AC home charger as the charger that it comes with is a car charger. I am extremely pleased with my purchase.

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Created: 09/11/08

Pretty good for my first GPS

This model was my first entry into the GPS world. I was pleasantly surprised by the interface which made entering in addresses or even finding generic locations like "nearby Chinese restaurants" mindlessly easy. I'd call this an ideal GPS in the $150-200 range.

I do have a couple knocks on this product though. Firstly, the map doesn't give directions to residential areas well, with their snaking roads and cul-de-sacs, and I tested mine in suburban Kansas City. Secondly, the GPS doesn't ship with two crucial items for non-techies; an installation CD and a USB cable to connect to your computer. Upgrading the map took forever and was a very buggy process that a non-techie might not get through since software needed to be downloaded from the internet.

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Created: 10/26/09


This is What Mr. Klump is really about. NOTICE HIS REPLY ...

--- On Fri, 10/23/09, Shauna Rose <countrybumpkin2u2@yahoo.co​m> wrote:

From: Shauna Rose <countrybumpkin2u2@yahoo.co​m>
Subject: Payment Late Because Lawsuit is underway
To: stephen_klump2000@yahoo.com, cawalston@aol.com
Date: Friday, October 23, 2009, 4:42 PM
Your darn tootin the car payment is late. I am not gonna pay it either. I recall bringing it in to have a slave cylinder placed in it, NOT ONCE but twice. The first one was shot, as you already knew, I am sure. The second one I should not have even been charged for because your men put an old one in it to begin with. I didn't say anything. I was trying to keep the peace. So we brought it in a week later for yet another one and was told I wouldn't be charged for it, Yet I was. I was also told that it was new. Was it? NO it was not. Is this what Christians do to anyone let alone a fellow Christian? No they do not. You cannot continue to cheat people Steve. You cheat anyone who crosses your path. I owe $80.00 on the car, Yet you owe me gas money for running from my home all the way to Maysville to get your pizzas you just had to have , when my back was out mind you. Even tho you had others there that could have gone to Maysville to get it instead of me. You also owe me money from what I paid for both the first and the second slave cylinders being put in. At this time the car is not in my possession, it has not been for two months now. It has not ran for two months due to your lack of honesty. It is sitting at my cousins home whom is an Attorney, he has also came up with more than enough people to go in on the lawsuit with me. If you would like to contact him I will be happy to give you his email address.
We can do this one of two ways, You sign the lien over and send me the money that is owed to me, Or you wait for a sepina that will be sent to you. I have also been working on a class action law suit against Mason County Auto Sales for several reasons. I believe it is within your best interest to go with the first choice. I have spoken with other patrons who all agree that the Class Action Suit would be the best thing for all of us to do If I do not receive the money back for BOTH slave cylinders, and the gas money and the 2 hour pay that is owed to me within 5 days which I believe will possibly be the only way you will keep your business afloat., I will assume you have gone with the second and most destructive choice you could make for yourself and your business.
Thank you,
Shauna Rose

Mr. Klumps Reply....

Re: Payment Late Because Lawsuit is underway
Sun, October 25, 2009 6:36:57 PMFrom: Stephen Klump <stephen_klump2000@yahoo.co​m> View Card
To: Shauna Rose <countrybumpkin2u2@yahoo.co​m

just got your letter -r u feeling ok?????
sorry you feel so bitter.
maybe we should pray about it with pastor doug!!!!
god bless


Also note, That he has his employees place ratings on here for his benifit. I know because he was going to train me to sale parts on ebay and this was one thing I was told by another employee he exspects of you to do.

He is a LIAR and a Con as you can see.
Have a wonderful day=))
See you in COURT!

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Created: 01/31/08


It's a great product...enough said. It's lightweight, large touchscreen, and is aesthetically pleasing...plus, it does everything it says it does. The Nuvi 250W is a great asset to anyone who wants to get around without getting lost. Garmin has great customer service and reliability.

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Created: 07/15/08

Garmin Nuvi 250W : Functional and easy to use

I have used my Garmin 250W for about a week and I think it is a GREAT entry level unit. The widescreen boasts great brightness and easy to read streets.

Speaker is very loud and clear (though I usually keep it muted) and very easy to find directions anywhere you want.

It lacks some of the higher end features like bluetooth and voice to text, but for the price it is a very clean functional unit.

The Garmin suction cup is very robust and has not fallen, even during hard cornering.

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