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Magellan RoadMate 1700

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Magellan RoadMate 1700

The Magellan RoadMate 1700 is a 4“ x 7-1/2” x 3.5” / 10.6 oz. GPS device that supports up to 250 waypoints, Text to Speech function, is WAAS-enabled, supports a hard drive, built-in base maps, PC connectivity, voice prompts, a backlit color display, and is powered by a battery that provide sup to one hour of operation time. The unit supports a 7 inch touch screen that displays 3D Map View, and accepts Data Cards. The Magellan RoadMate 1700 also supports functions such as Auto …

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Magellan RoadMate 1700

The Magellan RoadMate 1700 is a 4“ x 7-1/2” x 3.5” / 10.6 oz. GPS device that supports up to 250 waypoints, Text to Speech function, is WAAS-enabled, supports a hard drive, built-in base maps, PC connectivity, voice prompts, a backlit color display, and is powered by a battery that provide sup to one hour of operation time. The unit supports a 7 inch touch screen that displays 3D Map View, and accepts Data Cards. The Magellan RoadMate 1700 also supports functions such as Auto Sort Multiple Destinations, Auto re-Route, Avoid Highways/Tolls Mode, a choice of Route Setup, and comes with maps of Canada, Puerto Rico and the United States. The Magellan RoadMate 1700 features built-in AAA TourBook rates and describes AAA-approved points of interest. It comes with a windshield mount, adhesive disc for dash mounting, mini USB 2.0 cable, vehicle power adapter, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, protective pouch and owner's manual.

Features

The Magellan RoadMate 1700 is a GPS device that supports preloaded base maps that includes the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico with more than 250 user-programmable waypoints to save favorite locations. It sports a backlit 7“ color WVGA touch-screen display that allows users to navigate settings and functions day or night on the large, high-definition display. The unit also supports text-to-speech and turn-by-turn voice prompts that allow users to keep their eyes on the road while navigating via voice guidance; 6 million points of interest that lets users find banks, hotels, restaurants, gas stations and attractions along their travel route. Highway exit points of interest search lets them find services near upcoming highway exits; an AAA Tourbook that describes and rates AAA-approved places to stay, dine and more; Highway lane assist that guides users to the right lane when approaching interchanges and exits; route planning which automatically provides multiple routes to destination, including the shortest route; Multidestination routing that allows them to plan stops in the order they want; OneTouch favorites menu that provides instant access to personalized bookmarks; and automatic rerouting which provides alternate travel directions in the event of a deviation from the directions given. The unit is a WAAS-enabled (Wide Area Augmentation System) GPS receiver that optimizes the unit for use in heavy cloud cover, wooded areas and canyons, and also features ”Where am I?“, AAA Roadside Assistance which shows exact GPS location; microSD media card slot for supporting removable media card (not included) containing additional map data or regional maps to expand navigational ability; and PC connectivity that lets users connect the GPS directly to a PC via the included mini USB 2.0 cable.

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