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Garmin 5-inch Carry Case Fits All 5-inch Garmin GPS Navigators
Garmin 5-inch Carry Case Fits All 5-inch Garmin GPS Navigators
Offered by total digital stores
Price: 18.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Garmin 5-inch Carry Case, 30 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
My Garmin nuvi 1490T had stopped working and I replaced it with a Garmin nuvi 2595LMT. For a few weeks I continued to use the slip case I'd used for the 1490T but, because the 2595LMT was lighter in weight and slightly slimmer, it tended to slide out quite easily. In view of the positive reviews concerning the Garmin 5-inch carry case I ordered one and am very pleased I did so. The case is of good quality and keeps the 2595LMT secure. When removing the satnav from the car I keep it safely in its case in my coat pocket, knowing it's unlikely to fall out or get damaged. The case is an improvement on my previous one and would recommend it to others.


Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 - Grey
Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 - Grey
Offered by eoutlet-uk
Price: 16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 - Grey, 10 Feb 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Received very soon after ordering in good packaging. The mouse seems of good quality and very responsive in use. This replaces a wired compact mouse (not Microsoft) which failed due to constant manoeuvring of wire which eventually ceased to make contact. The Microsoft 3500 is comfortable to use and not too small to hold for extended periods.


Garmin Nuvi 1490T 5" Sat Nav with Europe Maps and Lifetime Traffic Alerts
Garmin Nuvi 1490T 5" Sat Nav with Europe Maps and Lifetime Traffic Alerts
Offered by Best Digital Market
Price: 89.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Some issues but generally pleased with 1490T, 7 Aug 2010
Having used AA routes printed from the internet for several years and still managing to take incorrect turnings, usually because of being in the wrong lane at roundabouts, I decided to buy a satnav. The reasons for choosing the Garmin nuvi 1490T were mainly because of its Lane Assist and Junction View features, together with the Route Planning function. Lane Assist and Junction View are limited to certain major roads and motorways in the UK.

When planning the printed routes I had often used several via points and trying to repeat this on the 1490T proved sometimes awkward and time consuming. Still, the option to plan routes ahead is a welcome addition.

I've found that speed limits shown on the 1490T often differ to the actual road sign limit, but if there are fixed or mobile cameras the satnav alerts show the correct limit.

The included lifetime traffic updates seem to work well most of the time but there are gaps in the coverage on some of the major roads I've recently used in the UK.

Spoken route directions are usually well-timed and spot on, although it would be more helpful to have only road numbers given if these are available instead of road names, as these are often not recognised for main roads. Also, mentioning place names of villages and towns would be helpful.

I've downloaded and printed out the owner's manual but the instructions are often vague, just covering the availability of certain features and how to access them.
With regard to route planning, this feature is not even acknowledged, let alone how to set this up.

Apart from these few quibbles I'm pleased with my purchase. My car windscreen is sharply angled so reaching the screen of the 1490T on the suction mount was just about possible with the car stopped but I would certainly recommend getting the friction mount in these circumstances.


Navitech Leather GPS Satellite Navigation Carry Slip Case for Garmin Nuvi 1410t, 1410, 1440, 1450, 1450t, 1490t, 1490, 1490 TV & 1495 Series & 1695 5 inch Widescreen models
Navitech Leather GPS Satellite Navigation Carry Slip Case for Garmin Nuvi 1410t, 1410, 1440, 1450, 1450t, 1490t, 1490, 1490 TV & 1495 Series & 1695 5 inch Widescreen models
Offered by Navitech (VAT Registered)
Price: 2.49

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Navitech case for Garmin nuvi 1490T, 24 July 2010
The Garmin branded carry case for my newly ordered 1490T seemed overpriced at nearly 18.00, including shipping and so this slip case from Navitech was ideal and more practical. Removing the satnav from the car, sliding it into the case and placing it into your pocket could be done quickly and without unwelcome attention. The case is sturdy and offers good protection. The 1490T, the case and mains charger all arrived on the same morning two days after ordering from Amazon. That's what I call good service.


Universal Mains Charger For Garmin nuvi 1490T
Universal Mains Charger For Garmin nuvi 1490T
Offered by POWERPLUS
Price: 4.25

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Universal Mains Charger for Garmin nuvi 1490T, 24 July 2010
Good and necesssary product which should have been included with the 1490T. While getting accustomed to the features of the satnav the charger has been in constant use at home as the 1490T's battery lasts for a maximum of 3 hours.


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