I think you have come to the right place.
I'm a PocketPC and GPS navigation enthusiast and I've done a lot of km's with my 568 with Navman GPS. Actually, last year I did 5000km's on my 147 from Portugal to Holland and back again, with the PPC/GPS always working at 100%.
Now, about the best solution... I've found out that, using the windshield mounting harm is a very good solution, eventually the best. The best place to fit it is under the interior rear mirror for 3 main reasons:
- It stands away from the airbags and you just have to take your eyes of the road to look at it as you do at the rear mirror;
- Easy to touch as it's not far from your hand and easy to recharge using the 12v.
Unless you have a stand alone solution (bluetooth)it stands closer to the windshield with no obstacles, giving the best reception signal.
I've tested the air-vent solution but it's not that practical as you might think. Also, on both solutions you might find some vibrations caused by bad roads. The windshield mounting harm might cause more vibrations from the harm but less noise as the air-vent mounting do (and you wont risk scratching the vents and the dash).
Also, you can use the windshield mounting harm on the your right down corner of the windshield but:
- it might not be a good place when driving on the city as it might interfere with the visibily on some maneuvers;
- and if you're using the 12v charger the cables would be around the steering wheel.
I recomend ARKON - Universal Pocket PC Car Mounting Solutions
. They have a lot of solutions, including cup older mounts (but I have some doubts about that with the cup older on the 147).
I'm using a CM620. If you want, tomorrow I can take a couple of pictures for you.
Hope it helps.
(2011) Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6JTDm, Pack Sport 17", Pack Comfort
(2009) Alfa Romeo 159 1.9JTDm 16V QV, 170hp+360nm, Bilstein B4+TI springs, ConnectNav G2, Autodelta Air filter, Brembo Disks, Satin Mirror Caps
(2002/2009) Alfa Romeo 147, 1.6TS QV, Autodelta Remap, Autodelta Air filter, Eibach Pro System Kit
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