If you use the reset button on the top of the unit the GPS almanac will be thrown away causing the next fix to take several minutes. It would have been nice to have some more detail choices of major surface streets. Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software. Although this trick is good if you want to set the location for a simulation. Move Up Select the destination you wish to change, and select from the pop-up menu.

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There roadmtae an external antenna jack on the edge of the built in antenna. Then, when you have completed the side route, resume guidance to your original destination.

Fill up an SD card with music and photos and take advantage of the Magellan RoadMate ‘s multimedia features. There are very few specifications available for the unit, either on the web site or in the manual. Maintaining updated Magellan RoadMate software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system jagellan.

Select the POI from the list. The arrow at the left shows the direction of the next turn, but if it shows left it can also mean just keep left go straight ahead. Search By Zip Code Chapter Points of Interest or POIs are commercial or recreational locations, landmarks, or services that are preloaded into the Magellan RoadMate database.


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Plug in the AC Adapter or the 12 volt vehicle power adapter. Previous City Enter the street address.

The prompts are very clear in a human voice man or woman configurable. Not a big deal but a bit frustrating when you know where you are going. The Altitude and Description fields are optional. Got it, continue to print. The maps overall are pretty good, but I did run in to few situations in Kansas rroadmate the street numbers were a block off was in the block, and unit stated I was in the block, etc.

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You can navigate to these places but there is raodmate icon so you cannot see them on the map. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Most relevant reviews See all reviews. For instance, the Magellan RoadMate GPS receiver should be operated only by vehicle passengers or by the driver when the vehicle has come to a complete stop. In this manner you can reach them all.

Magellan’s SmartDetour function kicks in when your travel speed drops below 15mph for a magelan period of time, giving you the option of requesting a new route around the congested area. Used to secure the power cable.


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When you have finished, select Search By City Enter the street magellab. Everything else worked fairly quickly. One of our complaints about the Magellan RoadMate was its unstable mounting cradle; this time around, it is noticeably larger and sturdier.

System Status Chapter Panning is the one thing I have found to be sluggish roadmzte the unit. New to this model is the addition of a 3D bird’s-eye map view, which is activated by tapping an icon on the map. Page 80 Chapter The volume control needs to be almost at maximum.

Note that Europe is already loaded on the unit. The Good The Magellan RoadMate comes with maps preloaded on its hard drive and includes entertainment features. Use the Navigation key to scroll the list up or down if necessary and select the desired POI.

Navigating a Route Once a route is generated you can just let the unit do the work and follow the instructions.