Sorry I brought it
Shows school zones streets away.
raikway crossing before and after you go past and when there is no crossing.
the street names are very small can not adjust .
screen very cloudy
I would not recommend it to any one
Purchased in August 2020 for $130.00.
Warnings out of sync and speed limits frequently wrong
This unit replaced my old MY60T which was a good unit with accurate and reliable maps. The only reason I replaced it was because the maps were out of date and it was going to be cheaper, in the long run, to by a new unit with free lifetime updates. The MY670LMT also has a bigger screen.
However, I have since found out that Navman changed their map supplier from Sensis to Navteq. This was a mistake. Sensis maps were very accurate on my old unit and speed limit changes, railway crossing warnings etc were spot on. On the MY670LMT, speed limits tha...
Onerous to use and a regretful purchase
I chose the Navman because it had a great screen size and I assumed its operating system would be as efficient to use as any other GPS (my tomtom’s backlight died after many years so the navman was its replacement). Every use of this GPS is frustrating, from its painful address search function to the number of times you need to insist that yes, you do want to cancel the route or yes, just navigate to that address please!. Not the sort of sluggish features anyone wants in a GPS while on the road.
The fact that it doesn’t default display the t...rip information is irritating and like others, I’ve found the speed limit advice is unreliable. There’s one particular industrial zone I drive past every day in a 90 zone and it insists I’m in a 40km school zone. There is NO SCHOOL anywhere near by. I’m going to return it and buy another tomtom. Really disappointing and irritating.
easy to use, fast startup, gives early warning on directions, eg lanes, turns and guidance., just plugin and go..map upgrades very easy to install, large screen. works very well with Bluetooth for my mobile phone
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Pile of chunk
I bought two my670lmt navmans from Harvey Norman in June 2018.had them replaced November 2018. After freezing issues and having a black screen they had very little use now the replacement units are doing the same thing. Looking at forums on the net and previous reviews on this site I believe they have an issue with operating on 12 volt. Not happy now I am $400 out of pocket.
Speed Zones and safety camera warnings useless
Purchased 25/10/2017 The maps are so outdated as to safety cameras and speed zones. I have Updated Regular. My old MY600LMT had no problem with these exact same areas untill I updated in early 2017 then it too had the same problem. I am told Navman changed their map supplier. I travel Bay of Islands to Auckland often. Two safety cameras are located in an 80k zone, the Navman says the speed zone is 100k and no warning of the camera. In one of these the speed was reduced from 100k to 80k about 18 months ago and the camera placed about 12 months ago plenty of time for an update. A resent trip from Bay of Islands to Hellensville there were five areas where the speed was showing higher than permitted.
I have been a Navman user for over 10 years. However my current MY670LMT purchased in January 2018 simply does not seem to hold its charge when connected to the car charger.
I have just returned from a 17,800km trip and these are the issues i experienced.
1. Yes I do have the genuine Navman in-car and 240v chargers.
2. Yes I do fully charge from 240v or another source until LED on NAVMAN turns from orange to green, before each trip.
3. Yes the green light shows when on the car charger and the LED glows orange on the NAV...
Worst out of box experience ever
Nowhere near as good as my old MY 65T. We upgraded to something with a bigger screen. However The vocal directions occur continuously about every 5 seconds or less, interrupt itself with incomplete directives and after 10 minutes drives you to distraction Maps worked well but had to turn volume off. Was told to reinstall software-result was a blank white screen with + targets. Returned for repair but on return unit still had vocal fault as per the original complaint. 3 approaches today to the service area resulted in a) asked to reinstall soft...ware again. Blank screen again the result. b)given a note on how to save “Myplaces” which I don’t need. c) asked to reformat GPS unit. Result blank screen with + targets. At the end where directed to reload maps was asked to enter regional key that is on box. Unable to be found. I now think a replacement is in order. I cannot understand why the support staff can’t take over my computer and fix the problem on line or that a replacement has not been provided. The unit is not suitable for its purpose.
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Battery Not Good
Everything is good with the device except battery.
Just purchased before 6 months and facing the issue from 1-2 months. Even after charging 3-4 hours or more, it gives message battery low after 30 mins of use. So even if you charged or not it should be connected to power if you are going for trip, which is not good.
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I find the speed signs shown on the device to be totally ridiculous, you can be on a 100 signed rd and the machine will show 50 and then continually beep because you are over its showing speed. In Bundaberg and surrounding arrears there are dozens of rds showing the wrong speeds I even named a lot of them and emailed them to navman and they assured me they would be fixed, that was 6 updates ago and they are still the same also this can cause road rage as a tourist going on these speeds would be creating a lot of frustration to locals who know ...what the speed limit is. If they don,t know the speed just don,t show it on the map but if they don,t know they just appear to put 50 on it. Also their preferred route option is total rubbish as it takes no notice of it.Signal strength is excellent and I find updating easy Very poor Battery life around 20 mins if car not turned on Basically a good easy to use device if only they could sort out their maps
Why bother putting a battery in it???
Charge it up, and less than 1 hour it's flat and turns off, even if you charge in up and don't use it for a week battery is flat. Seems just absolutely pointless putting a battery in in the first place, really not even enough power to take out the car a program a couple of routes while having a coffee!!! Voice command.. well thats just a joke too! ha ha. "1 Smith St"... did you say "99 John St" lol.. Then had to get out of Sydney and it Froze up... had to use my phone to navigate, gps didn't work all day and next morning decided to work again... grrrrr
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Incorrect speed limits on Navman MY670LMT
I bought my first ever GPS as "Navman MY670LMT" from JB Hi-Fi on 29 March 2018. I was hoping to use it during the long easter weekend for my drive outside Sydney. However in a day of use within Sydney I figured that this is not something I can trust specially regarding the speed limits as most of them are setup wrong. It was showing me 60 on a road where it is 70, was displaying me 50 where i should be at 30. While at some places it is correct. Now, the problem is that since it has this inconsistency and inaccurate data, I don't know when to t...rust it and when not to. By the way before some one advises me that I need to update the maps, let me tell you YES i have with the latest 500mb patch that i downloaded from navman server directly using the software provided on the dvd that came along with the kit. And I only used gps after this patch was installed not before that. I am upset and I will not recommend this to friends, family and someone who is looking to buy this. Specially if it's your first GPS. I am not sure how other gps devices fare against this one, but telling me wrong speed limits and alarming me on 60+ while the permanent road signs tells you its 70 is such a buzz kill. Thumbs down Navman!!
I recently bought a Navman MY670LMT and on the road have had no issues with it. Always correct on speed limits and school zones, etc. Only trouble I had was trying to connect it to my computer to update as no matter what I did it would not recognise the Satnav. I ended up using a different cable and it worked fine.
Only other thing would be nice to have a selection of different icons to use rather than the current position icon. Garmin and Tom Tom have a range of icons such as other vehicles or animals that can be picked.
Otherwise a really good unit :)
Too early, but looking good so far.
This model looks to be excellent but I have only recently acquired it. I have some concerns about the Li battery as the sales person warned me that the battery is 'built-in' for life and cannot be removed or replaced if/when it fails. Also, it is inclined to overheat and die early if the car is left out in the sun for any time. Any truth in this?
This is perfect. Best Navigation.
Only 1 issue that navman's products have a bad touching technology, but this is not a big problem.
The other things are great. Best navigation. I've used Navman, Tomtom and Garmin. And Navman gives a better navigation than Tomtom or Garmin, it gives you an exactly action you need to do at the interaction or roundabout, it gives you a left/right turning with the correct lane so that you can do then next action. For example, turn left in the second lane then turn right (if you turn left at the first lane, then you can't turn right immediately).
The following is my personal opinion:
I purchased a MY670LMT. It didn't show the address of my house, even though the older model I had was showing the address. I brought this to the attention of NAVMAN and wanted it to return and get refund or another unit as I felt the unit was unreliable, But I was told that it can't be done and that I have to wait for the update after they bring it to the attention of the map provider and only god knows as to when it will happen, because NAVMAN itself is not sure of the time frame. Now I am stuck with the ...
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I purchased my Navman MY670LMT last week and do like the size of the screen and the clarity, however........ I am frustrated with the small Street Name Writing and not being able to adjust it, this is dangerous when trying to read street names when you are driving, also the Position Icon is very large and there is no option to change. They are my only gripes other than the above not a bad unit.
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Just bought the MY670LMT 2 days ago. The screen is very whishy washy in appearance and very hard to see when connected to the windscreen especially given the street names are really too small as well. I have placed the device down near the gear stick and can read it much easier but a bit dangerous as have to look down. I have fiddled with all settings re screen viewing to no avail. I also cannot activate the red light camera and mobile camera alerts and have driven to where they are located and no warnings even though the settings are ticked ....... is the device faulty ... Hmmmm .... Have test driven it to 3 known locations eg Bunnings, a major Shopping Centre and the maps have taken me close by but actually driven me away from the actual places selected as you approach them. Doesn't bod well with ones confidence with the product. Have noticed more than once that the spoken directions cut out for a second ... a bit like lost signal eg "turn right in 100 met" instead of metres. The Voice is a bit useless and frustrating to use .... really needs a Voice command to say STOP or EXIT as have to take eyes off the road to cancel the control which sort of defeats the purpose of using voice as can't legally touch the device while driving in Australia. I don't have an accent and pronounce the words as any Aussie would. I am in Victoria and I get Western Australian odd addresses popping up instead ... The only Voice activation that works ok so far is when I say HOME and it takes me there ok. The Voice settings are by default Australian. Only 2 days old for me so need to play a bit longer but so far I have my doubts that the maps are correct (at least my Local area ones), the Camera alerts will function and the screen is usable when on the windscreen. The other annoying thing is the power cord to use in the car is not long enough. Our fitting is in the console with a lift up lid so when the device is on the windscreen it hangs in the air across to the fitting in the console. Another good reason to sit it down near the gear stick perhaps. One thing not mentioned anywhere I read before buying is that it can take 8 hours out of the box to recharge on your PC (no Wifi) before you do anything else re setup. To update the 2 maps included you have to do one at a time and exit the Navman setup screen between each so give yourself an hour or so to get it sorted before jumping in the car. Not sure any brand is 100% fantastic but trying this Navman after the old faithfull Garmin stopped updating. we wait and see !!
A great unit.
Bought for my elderly mother as the one in her car was too complicated. I love the big screen and the ease of use but the best quality is the ability to search a town or post code without the need for the full address. The only negitive is the screen contrast and colours, quite washed out and difficult to see as low contrast.
Dangerous for drivers
My wife and I each purchased one of these devices. We've found them to be dangerous, especially when trying to read street names due to the washed out appearance of the screens. We've tried all of the screen themes with various light levels and find that there is not enough contrast on any of the choices available. We have removed them from our vehicles and intend returning them to the point of purchase. We are currently on a caravan trip down the south east coast, across Victoria to South Australia. We are very disappointed in the devices and ...have reverted to using our phones to navigate. The 10 year old Garmin that we had in our towing vehicle, although old and out of date runs rings around the Navman 670LMT as far as clarity and crispness of its displays. Street names are easily read. I have tried updating and looking for fixes of the problems mentioned but there are none available. Very disappointed!
Questions & Answers
When I use my navman, every warning ie railway crossing or speedcam is about 30m off. The map itself is spot on as I cross the speed clam or crossing but the warning is "speedcam 30 meters ahead" ! I have done several hard resets and updated the maps to no avail. Any ideas?
Thank you for posting your query.
Regarding the delayed safety alert, please make sure that there is an active route, or you have set a destination on the device to receive accurate safety alerts. You will only be alerted to the presence of a Speed Camera if:
a. You have set a destination and travelling in the correct direction to be captured by the speed camera.
b. Speed Sensitive You are travelling a minimum of 90% of the posted speed limit .
o When there is no route in place, the device must use a Radius-based estimation as it does not know where the user is planning to go. The alerts are based on a proximity hence it will not be as accurate as when a route is entered.
Please also make sure that the unit has enough GPS signal. A weak or no GPS can be the cause of delayed safety alerts. If the unit does not acquire or has weak GPS signal, please refer to the link below:
*Note: if it's your first time visiting our FAQ site, select a region first then try the link again.
You may also try updating both the software and maps. To properly load the updates, please refer to the link below:
Hopefully the above steps will rectify the problem. Otherwise, feel free to email our support team at [email protected]
The Navman Team
I tried all that, still no luck. I doubt it is a weak GPS as that actual map display is spot on, is just a bit frustrating when it says there is something coming up when you have already passed it! I have now emailed the support team.
Sorry to know about that. Not to worry, our support team will do their best to help you further.
The Navman Team
does the device have free maps?
Thanks for your query. Doug is correct. Your device has built-in free map update. For the map update installation guide, you may refer to the link below:
The Navman Team
My Navman will only charge via my computer. It will not charge in the car. What am I doing wrong?
Thanks for positing your query.
Sorry for the troubles. The in-car power supply needs to have the green light glowing on the part that is inserted into the 12v socket of the car to confirm power is being received from the vehicle. If the green light does not light up, the in-car power adaptor could be faulty. Please either test the in-car power supply in another vehicle or test the car’s cigarette port with another charging device.
If the in-car power adaptor is faulty and your device is within warranty, we can send a replacement in-car power adapter to you. Please private message us here (or alternatively, you may email us at [email protected]) with your full name, shipping address, phone number, email, serial number, date and place of purchase.
The Navman Team
Thank you for replying. I have checked the in car power supply in another car and it does not work. It is out of warranty.
I'm so sorry to know about that. Not to worry, you may purchase a new in-car power adapter from the appropriate link below:
New Zealand: https://www.navman.co.nz/dual-vehicle-power-adapter-usb-power-port
Don't forget to use the "REGOFFER1" promo code to get 15% off.
The Navman Team
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