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This is a Magellan 2200T navigation unit that I "semi-permanently" installed in my 2000 LS400 in July 2007.

The 2200T is installed on a Pro.Fit Legend bracket with a built-in swivel on an extra 2200T mounting cradle I purchased from Magellan.

I bought a cheap ($4.95) DC extension cord at a discount store, cut off the plug that would normally go in the cigarette lighter and attached it to the wires to the auxilary DC plug under the wood panel in the center console.

I plugged the DC cable for the 2200T into the DC extension cable and hid the tangle of wires under the wood in the center console and behind the carpeting on the transmission tunnel. The power cable to the 2200T is mostly hidden inside my phone console except where it exits the top of the console.

Since the power cable that came with the Magellan is not easily removed, I purchased an extra DC cable to use in other (mostly rental) cars with the windshield mount and the cradle that came with the 2200T.

If I had not purchased an extra power cord and cradle for use in rental cars, the total cost of this project, including $219 for the 2200T at Costco (July 2007), $39.95 for the Pro.Fit bracket, and $4.95 for the DC extension code was only about $265, not including tax and shipping for the bracket.

This GPS is proving to be far more useful than I expected it to be. So far, this is the best "bang for the buck" car project I have done.

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1990LS400's (Jim's) Lexus cars owned

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That's Great!

My New GS has all of these features combined into one head unit, and they are also voice integrated.

Unfortunately I had to pay $56k.

Hope that your system continues to work for you.

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