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I have a clarion NX700E multimedia which the GPS signal says it is connected in the settings, however it rarely ever connects to a satellite (The best i get is an orange dot rather than a green for a satellite connection). The device has been updated several times by the dealer due to other faults such as the bluetooth not working. Is this a software or hardware problem? btw the unit has been replaced once.

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