Magellan Roadmate 300 (USA)
Product desciption from Magellan:
The Magellan RoadMate 300 portable auto navigation system makes navigation easy and fun, with friendly voice prompting, turn-by-turn guidance and the latest touch screen technology.
The Magellan RoadMate 300 calculates your route and automatically updates your directions when you decide to take a detour. Easily download regions you plan to travel in, to the internal memory, from 2 CD ROMs containing advanced detailed mapping of the entire U.S. and Canada. The internal memory holds up to 110 MB of map data including the built-in North American major roads network. Freely download unlimited map data to Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (sold separately) and create new maps before traveling in different regions.
The new Magellan Trip Planner enables you to select multiple destination points from your address book before setting out on your driving adventure. Your Magellan RoadMate 300 will guide you from one point to the next without the need to select a new destination after each stop. Regardless of what town you’re in you can get gas, visit the ATM, pick up a relative and stop by the florist before meeting the family at the restaurant to celebrate mom’s birthday, all without re-entering destination points while on the journey.
An extensive list of points of interest (POI) in your selected area makes it easy to choose your destination quickly. POIs are organized in categories and sub-categories for easy browsing or searching by name. Find a specific gas station, restaurant, hotel, ATM, amusement park and more to easily navigate to the nearest amenity or one along your planned route.
Intuitive design and friendly technology are combined with an extra large bright color touch screen and dynamic backlit keypad for easy operation.
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.
Mapping data for the U.S. and Canada
The Magellan RoadMate 300 comes with pre-loaded maps of freeways and higways in North America and CD ROMs, containing advanced detailed mapping of the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Easily download the regions you travel in to the internal memory and add new maps when traveling in different regions (unlimited downloading). Extend your detailed map coverage further with Secure Digital memory cards (not included).
Magellan Trip Planner
The new Magellan Trip Planner makes navigating multiple destination journeys easier than ever. Regardless of what town you’re in you can get gas, visit the ATM, pick up a relative and stop by the florist before meeting the family at the restaurant to celebrate mom’s birthday; all without re-entering destination points while on the journey.
Lightweight and truly portable, the Magellan RoadMate 300 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.
Exceptional GPS Accuracy and Reliability
Magellan RoadMate finds your location and the map continuously moves with you via our TrueFix™ technology. Tracking up to 14 GPS satellites simultaneously, assisted by the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), the Magellan RoadMate is accurate to within 3 meters or better so that you can rest assured that you know where you are and where you’re going.
Advanced points of interest database
The POI database provides extensive 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 amenity along your planned route. Sub-categories provide even easier access by allowing you to choose the specific type of restaurant, service or amenity you want.
4 ways to select your route
Shortest Time – an advanced algorithm calculates your route using shortest distance and speed limit factors.
Avoid Toll Roads – determines your best route while avoiding toll roads.
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
TrueView™ – 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 several different color combinations to view your favorite look.
Maneuver List – details when and where to expect turns along the route.
Want to avoid a certain road or maneuver? With the press of a button your Magellan RoadMate 300 will find another route.
Easily enter addresses with QuickSpell®
QuickSpell aids in rapid address entry with minimal keystrokes and accelerates your data entry by intelligently sorting matching letters to the available word and number entries.
The Magellan RoadMate 300 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.
Store up to 200 personal or business destinations per user for a total of 600. Each user can personally select their top three to keep them handy.
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 300 is ready to go when you are.
Do it yourself installation is quick and easy, and the included windshield mount3 makes it easy to put in any car. There is no wiring required, simply plug in the power cord and you’re ready to go.