Welcome!

Welcome to the official BlackBerry Support Community Forums.

This is your resource to discuss support topics with your peers, and learn from each other.

Reply
Contributor
03rangerxlt
Posts: 18
Registered: ‎04-03-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Bluetooth GPS

[ Edited ]

I am considering a Bluetooth GPS device to use with my BB.  I am looking for something I can use both on foot walking around town, or in the car.  First, do these things work well together?  Will it do turn by turn directions? Can anybody recomend a good one for around $40 to $60?

 Thanks guys.

 

EDIT:

Ok, I think I would be willing to spend more $$$ for a quality/compatable device.  I would also like something that works with Google Maps.

Message Edited by 03rangerxlt on 04-04-2008 03:17 AM
Contributor
NickfromIL
Posts: 26
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Bluetooth GPS

Any Bluetooth GPS puck should work, I personally use the Holux M1200 puck, found on e-bay for $35.  It is accurate within about 10 ft.  As far as the turn by turn directions this will require 3rd party software.
http://www.blackberryboards.com
http://wiki.blackberryboards.com - FAQ
New Member
wingzero1
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-04-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Bluetooth GPS

I use the freedom 2000. It's small, accurate and works great with google maps or blackberry maps. It's a little pricey at $75-85 depending on where you get  it but you can probably go on E-Bay and find it cheaper.

 

Overall it works well for me. 

New Contributor
jsaradhi
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎05-14-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Bluetooth GPS

nick...whats ur phone model? i have a 8300 with holux m1200 and i've been having some bluetooth connection issues. do u have any? how did u get urs to work? thanks!
Developer
Gareth
Posts: 229
Registered: ‎05-14-2008
My Device: 8520, 9700

Re: Bluetooth GPS

I have used Route 66 GPS Receiver with an 8100 using Google Maps, It worked Great.

 

www.66.com