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I need a cheap GPS to use as a Speedometer - Large letters required.

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I know folks on this page have tried many GPSs. I'm looking to get a cheap new or used GPS to use as a speedometer. It needs big letters and external power capability. It's for my father-in-law's van with a broken speedo.

I want something with a trip computer page like my Garmin 60CSx.

All the Nuvis and Tom Toms have small speed readout in the corner. We don't need navigation - that would only confuse him, I think.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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I gave my dad my old Magellan 315 to use in his car for the same exact reason.

They can be picked up cheap used and there is a power cord available.

On one of the screens I set up four fields to show speed. Actually it's very readable:

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Do those have an external power connection? I've only seen the hiking kind (on CraigsList) that need batteries.

They all have car adapters available. The old eTrex Legend would probably be the best one.

Most of the Nuvi's have a car mode with big speedo though.

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I got a nuvi off craigslist for $40 It's just what I needed.

Thanks for the info, everybody.

-Toby

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