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Magellan Maestro 4040

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Magellan Maestro 4040

PC Magazine
24 July 2007
  • Conclusion: A large screen, fresh new user interface, AAA's TourBook functionality, and a great price make the Maestro 4040 a compelling in-car navigation device.
  • Pros: Large, 4.3 inch screen. New, improved user interface. AAA TourBook and roadside-assistance location. Powered by SiRFStar III receiver. Supports multisegment routing and is upgradable to live traffic and voice commands.
  • Cons: Bluetooth phone interface isn't as robust as on other GPS products. No auto-zoom or auto-volume ability.
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Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Gets Me Where I Want To Go

Personal Electronics buzz
19 June 2007
  • Excerpt: My work takes me to the length and breadth of the lower 48 states. I may be in a small town or a major metropolitan area. It doesn't matter where I go the Magellan Maestro 4040 gets me where I want to go. The 4.3-inch display is easy on the eyes after a day of traveling it makes a big difference. I purchased this GPS for less than $300.
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Overall 7

Magellan Maestro 4040

LAPTOP Magazine
26 April 2007
  • Excerpt: With a new design, simple user interface, and AAA support, Magellan's new GPS navigator makes for a good copilot.
  • Pros: Uncluttered exterior, Simple menu, Bluetooth for hands-free calling, AAA travel information
  • Cons: Screen shows a lot of glare, Rerouting is slow, Map removed from screen during rerouting, No MP3 or photo features
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Magellan Maestro 4040 review

GPS Tracklog
8 April 2007
  • Excerpt: The Magellan Maestro 4040 is part of Magellan’s newest lineup — the Maestro series. Like all members of the Maestro family, the 4040 has a wide 4.3″ screen, voice-prompted directions, AAA travel information and a SiRFstarIII chipset . The 4040 also has preloaded maps of the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, 4.5 million points of interest (POIs), and Bluetooth for hands free cell phone use. Additionally, it will call out the street names for upcoming turns.
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Expert Review

5 December 2007
  • Excerpt: Il nuovo Magellan Maestro 4040 , lanciato insieme ad altri nuovi navigatori realizzati da questo produttore, è un dispositivo compatto e dalle levate capacità. Tra le sue caratteristiche principali uno schermo molto grande, ben 4,3 pollici di diagonale e con una risoluzione di 480x272 pixel, il nuovo ricevitore GPS SiRF Star III con ben 20 canali, il processore Samsung 2443 da 400 Mhz, di 2 GB di memoria integrata, espandibile tramite le schede Secure Digital , della...
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Magellan Maestro 4040

18 June 2007
  • Excerpt: Pour sa nouvelle génération de , Magellan a revu et amélioré de nombreuses choses. L’écran tactile couleurs, tout d’abord, qui gagne en largeur (11cm de diagonale), mais aussi en confort d’utilisation grâce à sa définition (480 x 272 pixels et 64 000 couleurs) et son traitement anti-reflet. Le boîtier, ensuite, est devenu plus plat et un peu moins volumineux que les précédents. Quant à l’interface utilisateur, elle a été simplifiée.
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