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Magellan :: RoadMate 500 :: $799.00

Magellan RoadMate 500

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RoadMate 500 Satellite Navigation

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Now you can harness the power of satellite navigation in your car - no monthly fees, no set-up fees. The Magellan RoadMateTM 500 makes navigation easy and fun, with turn-by-turn guidance, friendly voice prompting and the latest full-color, touch screen technology. Lightweight and truly portable, the Magellan RoadMate 500 is easy to take with you from your car to your business car to your RV to the rental car, calculating the best route and automatically updating your directions when you decide to take a detour. Easily download the regions you travel in (up to 100 MB file size) to the included memory card, from 4 CD ROMs containing advanced mapping of the entire U.S. and Canada.* So, do away with bulky paper maps and the time it takes to log on to the Internet to get directions. The Magellan RoadMate 500 puts the ease and accuracy of global satellite navigation at your fingertips.
*Includes the 48 contiguous states and major metro areas and highways of Canada.
  • Easy to use
    • Intuitive design and friendly user interface are combined with an extra large touch screen and dynamic backlit keypad for easy operation, plus a full-color screen that automatically adjusts to the light conditions for easy viewing day or night.
  • Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompting
    • Dynamic turn-by-turn guidance with TrueView┬« 3D navigation and friendly voice prompting clearly indicates when to make your next turn. The voice prompt tells you when to turn and you can confirm the direction at a glance. There's no need to watch the screen as you follow your route with confidence.
  • Maps data for the U.S. and Canada
    • The Magellan RoadMate 500 comes with 4 CD ROMs, containing advanced detailed mapping of the entire U.S. and key areas of Canada. Easily download the regions you travel in (up to 100 MB file size) to the included memory card and overwrite new maps when traveling in different regions.
  • True mobility
    • Lightweight and truly portable, the Magellan RoadMate 500 is easily transferred from car to car, so you can take it with you wherever you go. Its compact size and light weight enable you to easily take it with you on business trips or whenever you change vehicles.
  • Built-in Tutorial
    • There are fifteen different topics in the built-in tutorial to help you when you really need it?when you are on the road. You can easily access the tutorial at any time to find answers about: Reading the Guidance Screen, Entering an Address, Accessing Previous Destinations, Using the Trip Computer, Personalizing Settings and more.
  • 12-channel, WAAS enabled accuracy
    • The Magellan RoadMate 500 uses WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) to provide exceptional GPS accuracy and reliability. Tracking up to 12 satellites to locate your position to within 3 meters, you can rest assured that with the Magellan RoadMate 500, you know where you are and where you?re going.
  • Advanced points of interest database
    • The POI database provides comprehensive listings in your downloaded region, including businesses, banks, hotels, airports, gas stations, ATMs, restaurants, and more! You can easily select your destination by name or category to find the nearest gas station, ATM or restaurant along your route.
  • 4 ways to select your route
    • Shortest Time - an advanced algorithm calculates your route using shortest distance and speed limit factors.
    • Shortest Distance - determines your best route by shortest distance traveled.
    • Least Use of Freeways - calculates your route through city and side streets enabling you to stay off the highways when possible.
    • Most Use of Freeways - provides directions over freeways, highways and interstates.
  • 3 guidance screens with easy to use interface
    • True View -shows a detailed view of actual road layout for upcoming turns and information about intersection maneuvers.
    • Map View - super bright, high-resolution display screen with bold and easy-to read icons and text. Zoom in or out on a detailed map. Plus select from 9 different color combinations to view your favorite look.
    • Maneuver List - details when and where to expect turns along the route.
  • Route Exclusion
    • Want to avoid a certain road or maneuver? With the press of a button the Magellan RoadMate 500 will find another route.
  • Easily enter addresses with QuickSpell┬«
    • QuickSpell intelligently sorts, searches, and checks spelling for rapid address entry with minimal keystrokes, accelerating your data entry by matching letters to the available destinations.
  • Auto Re-route
    • The Magellan RoadMate 500 automatically calculates a new route when you decide to take a detour because of heavy traffic, a closed road or just to grab a cup of coffee.
  • Address Book
    • Store up to 100 personal or business destinations per user for a total of 300. Each user can personally select their top three to keep them handy.
  • Instant Locate
    • Provides information about your present location so you can easily direct emergency services and roadside assistance.
  • Automatic startup and shutdown
    • The unit automatically turns on when you start the car, so the Magellan RoadMate 500 is ready to go when you are.
    *Warranty: 1 Year warranty.
    1 Year warranty from implies that repairs must be returned to, not the manufacturer. More information can be found in our help section under returns & warranties.
    What's not covered : Misuse, abuse, defacement, physical damage of any kind, and improper installation / operation. Video and multimedia equipment with damaged or cracked screens.Subwoofers and speakers are not warranted against being blown, burned or abused.