features of the Magellan RoadMate 300 give you all of the great
advantages of GPS auto navigation in a complete yet simple, compact,
lightweight, portable package:
Easy to use
Intuitive design and friendly technology are combined with an extra
large bright color touch screen and dynamic backlit keypad for easy
Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompting
Dynamic turn-by-turn guidance with TrueView® 3D navigation and friendly
voice prompting clearly indicates when to make your next turn. The
voice prompt tells you when to turn and you can confirm the direction
at a glance. There's no need to watch the screen as you follow your
route with confidence.
Mapping data for the U.S. and Canada
The Magellan RoadMate 300 comes with pre-loaded maps of the major
roads in North America. CD-ROMs, containing advanced detailed mapping
of the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada are also included.
From these CD-ROMs you can easily download from your PC the regions
you travel in to the internal memory and add new maps when traveling
in different regions (unlimited downloading). Extend your detailed
map coverage further with Secure Digital memory cards (not included).
NOTE: ONLY maps from the CDs included with the unit can be downloaded
to the RoadMate 300. Regional
pre-loaded, pre-authorized SD cards are also available if you
do not wish to use a computer to load maps.
Magellan Trip Planner
The new Magellan Trip Planner makes navigating multiple destination
journeys easier than ever. Regardless of what town you're in you
can get gas, visit the ATM, pick up a relative and stop by the florist
before meeting the family at the restaurant to celebrate mom's birthday;
all without re-entering destination points while on the journey.
Lightweight and truly portable, the Magellan RoadMate 300 is easily
transferred from car to car, so you can take it with you wherever
you go. Its compact size and light weight enable you to easily take
it with you on business trips or whenever you change vehicles. [NOTE:
The RoadMate 300 is intended for use in a closed vehicle and is
not rated for waterproofness.]
Exceptional GPS Accuracy and Reliability
Tracking up to 14 GPS satellites simultaneously, assisted by the
Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), the Magellan RoadMate is accurate
to within 3 meters or better so that you can rest assured that you
know where you are and where you're going.
Advanced points of interest database
The POI database provides extensive listings in your downloaded
region, including businesses, banks, hotels, airports, gas stations,
ATMs, restaurants, and more! You can easily select your destination
by name or category to find the nearest amenity along your planned
route. Sub-categories provide even easier access by allowing you
to choose the specific type of restaurant, service or amenity you
4 ways to select your route
Shortest Time - calculates your route using shortest distance
and speed limit factors.
Shortest Distance - determines your best route by shortest
Least Use of Freeways - calculates your route through city
and side streets enabling you to stay off the highways when possible.
Most Use of Freeways - provides directions over freeways,
highways and interstates.
3 guidance screens with easy to use interface
True View - shows a detailed view of actual road layout for
upcoming turns and information about intersection maneuvers.
Map View - bright, high-resolution display screen with easy-to
read icons and text. Zoom in or out on a detailed map. Plus select
from 9 different color combinations to view your favorite look.
Maneuver List - details when and where to expect turns along
Want to avoid a certain road or maneuver? With the press of a button
the Magellan RoadMate 300 will find another route.
Easily enter addresses with QuickSpell®
QuickSpell intelligently sorts, searches, and checks spelling for
rapid address entry with minimal keystrokes, accelerating your data
entry by matching letters to the available destinations.
The Magellan RoadMate 300 automatically calculates a new route when
you decide to take a detour because of heavy traffic, a closed road
or just to grab a cup of coffee.
Store up to 100 personal or business destinations per user for a
total of 300. Each user can personally select their top three to
keep them handy.
Provides information about your present location so you can easily
direct emergency services and roadside assistance.
Automatic startup and shutdown
The unit automatically turns on when you start the car, so the Magellan
RoadMate 300 is ready to go when you are.
Do it yourself installation is quick and easy, and the included
windshield mount makes it easy to put in any car. There is no wiring
required, simply plug in the power cord and you're ready to go.
External Antenna available
To improve reception in awkward locations add a Magellan
SD cards require an unlock code which may be obtained for free.
here for more information. Magellan
RoadMate 300 works with Toshiba, SanDisk, Kingston and Lexar SD