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Old 05-16-2011
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Yeah... it's a shame the 400C was discontinued but I did recommend it because it's a great unit. It's now been replaced by the 450 which is more expensive. I recall why I have such great street maps - I bought the 400C with the charts, and then I got the add in chip with the street maps - that way I have both in one unit. I should have mentioned the NiMH approach too - I was just trying to say NOT to use alkalines since you'd only get a few hours of use. There is also a 12v adapter for it, and lots of mounting options. I actually use my 400C as an anchor alarm with a mounting bracket right by my head in my v-berth. Turning tracks on will, over time, give you a spin-art like radius. If you leave that radius, you know you're dragging.
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