Pros ease of use, great little screen, great idea of the features!
Cons to locate buddy only works on FRS..not GMRS, I had problems with the radio transmitting on ALL 3 UNITS (1, I got a loud horn like sound, 2 would not transmit more then 100 yards, 3 would not transmit at all...... I sent ALL 3 back and emailed Garmin. All
Pros GPS reception and features are great.
Cons The audio quality is the lowest of any FRS radio I have used. The poor quality of the radio function makes the Rino an simply an oversized GPS. The concept of GPS tracking of other Rino users is great, but the radio is limited by the FCC in that GPS loc
Pros Nice concept, ruggerd design easy to use.
Cons Audio almost useless, Range rating not even close, (I tested on open water no obstructions), software freezes and batteries need to be pulled to reset. Try doing that out on a kayak on the ocean. Hope they just make them work like they claim
Pros I use it for military field op's and it works great. I use it to locate and comunicate with my platoon of vehicles. It makes communication and orginization of the platoon easy! It gets wet and doesn't break! The radios have a scan function so I can hear
Cons Radio range is OK but not the best
Pros Good GPS (but there are so many others - I use the Garmin 12XL)
Cons The radio - I bought the unit so I wouldn't have to carry both a GPS and a radio when I enter the woods alone in hunting season...now I leave the RINO 120 at home and take my Motorola and 12XL. And, yes, I did read the manual. Great idea, poor product = a