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Alpine PND-K3

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Alpine PND-K3

The Alpine PND-K3 is a portable navigation system that sports a 4.3 inch, 480 x 272 resolution transmissive touch screen with 391680 picture element and an LED backlit system. The unit is powered by a built-in lithium polymer battery that is non-removable. All updates on maps and database is done via the USB port. The unit measures 123 x 74 x 20 mm and weighs 180g. It supports a 3.5 mm jack, has mute function, OnPoint™ Advanced GPS Positioning, is pre-loaded with map coverage for acros…

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Alpine PND-K3

The Alpine PND-K3 is a portable navigation system that sports a 4.3 inch, 480 x 272 resolution transmissive touch screen with 391680 picture element and an LED backlit system. The unit is powered by a built-in lithium polymer battery that is non-removable. All updates on maps and database is done via the USB port. The unit measures 123 x 74 x 20 mm and weighs 180g. It supports a 3.5 mm jack, has mute function, OnPoint™ Advanced GPS Positioning, is pre-loaded with map coverage for across the U.S. and Canada (including Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), supports Alternate 3D Map View, has 8 distinct selectable map/menu color schemes, 6 million POIs (Places) with selectable map icons and has turn-by-turn voice guidance which announces street names when the user is driving. The PND-K3 also supports Bluetooth® connectivity for hands-free driving, an SD Card slot for MP3/WMA music playback, and comes with a windshield and dashboard mount. It has multiple language support (English, Spanish and French).

Features

The Alpine PND-K3 features Onpoint™ Advanced GPS Positioning and a built-in processor that calculates routes, search results, does map loading and zooming in a timely fashion. The GPS reception with three positioning sensors gives an accurate vehicle positioning. It features 6 million points of interest available as “Places” to go to with multiple ways to narrow down locations. Users can choose to turn on selectable map icons, which will show places by type – such as restaurants, airports, attractions, gas stations. The unit also allows viewing streets from a 3-dimensional perspective, North-Up, and Heading-Up. User can also toggle from Arrow mode to Map Mode, for three successive arrow maneuvers all the way to your destination, or a full-screen map of the area. The K3 also features turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names. For a more visual guide, view turn-by-turn guidance arrows right from the screen to anticipate the roads ahead. Other features on this unit are Back Button, customizable settings of eight different menu and map color schemes, ability to save map location, a “History” list to quickly go to previous destinations, an Address Book to save frequently visited locations, music playback via SD card support, Bluetooth® connectivity, access to phone functions from the main menu, and ability to answer calls via the unit.

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