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Magellan RoadMate 500

Magellan RoadMate 500
alaScore 67

62 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the voice guidance and screen. The value for money and performance are also mentioned favorably.

usability, performance, value for money, screen, voice guidance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan RoadMate 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Magellan RoadMate 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Magellan RoadMate 500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

usability, performance, screen, voice guidance, design

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan RoadMate 500 3-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorMagellan RoadMate 500 GPS Auto NavigatorMagellan RoadMate 500 Plus GPS Auto Navigator

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Product Specifications

Now you can have global satellite navigation in your car. The Magellan RoadMate 500 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 500 calculates your route and automatically updates your directions when you decide to take a detour. Easily download the regions you travel in (up to 100 MB file size) to the included memory card, from 4 CD ROMs containing advanced mapping of the entire U.S. and Canada. Freely download and overwrite new maps before traveling to new regions. So, do away with bulky paper maps and the time it takes to log on to the Internet to get directions. The Magellan RoadMate 500 puts the ease and accuracy of vehicle navigation at your fingertips. A comprehensive list of points of interest in your selected area makes it easy to choose your destination quickly. Search by name or category for gas stations, restaurants, hotels, ATMs, sights, amusements and more, whether you're driving cross-country or to an unfamiliar address across town. Lightweight and truly portable, the Magellan RoadMate 500 goes wherever you go, from your personal vehicle to your business car, to your recreational vehicle. Built on Magellan technology found in the Hertz NeverLost system, proven and road-tested by over 4 million drivers, the Magellan RoadMate 500 makes your driving adventure easier and more enjoyable.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.8"
Diagonal Size (metric):9.7 cm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.3in
Height:2in
Weight:10oz
Width:6.5in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / USA

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
GPS Functions / Services:CTS (Course to Steer) / Distance / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / Heading
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

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Country Kits:North America
Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Model:500/500 Plus
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan RoadMate
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