GPS Receiver: The Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM is equipped
with a WAAS/EGNOS-equipped GPS receiver. It receives tracking signals from
numerous satellites, updating your position once per second. This receiver
provides positioning accuracy down to 3 to 5 meters (10-16 feet).
Note: Please note that the Magellan RoadMate receiver is
a receiver only and does not transmit GPS location signals. Neither the
receiver nor the vehicle can be tracked using the Magellan RoadMate
GPS Antenna: The portable navigation unit features an
integrated multidirectional GPS patch antenna adding to its sleek design.
Note: The first time you use the Magellan RoadMate it
may take up to 4 minutes to compute your location under normal conditions.
With adverse conditions (not having a clear view of the sky) the time to
compute your location the first time can increase.
GPS Positioning: Setting a GPS position is useful if you are
not getting satellite information quickly because the Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM
has traveled over 500 miles while turned off. Setting the GPS position will
allow the unit to compute which satellites are available and calculate the
GPS Status Screen: The GPS Status screen uses green bars to
indicate that the Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM is using certain GPS satellites to
compute the position. Orange bars indicate that the Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM is
trying to lock onto a satellite signal and no bar shown indicates a satellite
that is not being tracked. The longer the bars, the better the signal.
Map Data: The RoadMate 2136T-LM comes with detailed maps and
destinations of the United States (including Alaska & Hawaii), Canada, and
Puerto Rico, preloaded onto the built-in flash memory.
Note: Map upgrades are available for purchase from the
Magellan website (www.magellangps.com) using the Magellan Content Manager
and can be downloaded to the internal memory.
Free Lifetime Map Updates: The Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM
includes free lifetime map updates. Lifetime Maps entitles you to receive up to
four map updates per year, for the life of the GPS navigation unit or until
Magellan no longer receives relevant map data (whichever is shorter). An
Internet connection and Magellan's Content Manager software is required.
Note: The updates will be the same geographic map data
originally included with your Magellan product. In some instances, the
Magellan unit might not have sufficient memory remaining for you to load an
update, in which case you will need to select reduced map data coverage.
Lifetime Maps may not be transferred to another person or another Magellan
4.3" Touchscreen Display: The unit features a large
anti-glare, 4.3" WQVGA touchscreen display. The display's brightness can be
adjusted for easy nighttime and daytime viewing. With the Auto Night Mode, the
screen will automatically change from bright colors in daytime to dark tint
colors for nighttime use.
Auto Night Map Display: In Auto Night Map Display mode the
unit's map screen is displayed in vivid colors for daytime use and a dark-tint
colors for nighttime use.
Map Screen: When a route has been calculated, it will be
displayed on the Map screen in green with small arrows indicating the direction
of travel. The top of the screen displays the name of the street that comes next
in your Turn List together with its distance. If you are not in the city in
which the next street is, the name of the city is displayed instead. As the
route progresses, voice alerts will be used to prompt you of upcoming maneuvers.
- Map View Options: The portable GPS unit allows you to
the following map views.
- 2D Map: Two dimensional view of map which displays
the top of the screen in either the direction of your heading or
direction pointing North.
- 3D Map: Three dimensional view of map which
displays the top of the screen in the direction of your heading.
- Map Screen Modes: There are two unique modes that the
Map Screen can be displayed in - Normal and Routing.
- Normal: In Normal mode, your position is shown on
the map along with the time and your speed. As you travel, your position
will be updated, giving you a clear view of your position and
- Routing: In Routing mode, additional information is
displayed, providing you with more detailed information about the route
you have selected. In the routing screen, you can view the name of the
current street, plus the street name for the next maneuver, POI icons,
and distance to next maneuver. You can toggle between the distance
remaining to reach your destination, approximate time remaining until
the destination is reached, and the approximate time of day to arrive at
Note: You have the option of having speed limits
displayed on the Map Screen for major roadways (when available).
Multi-language Turn-By-Turn Voice & Visual Guidance: The
RoadMate 2136T-LM offers Turn-by-Turn visual guidance through it's wide
touchscreen display and voice guidance via its built-in speaker. You can select
English, French, or Spanish.
Text-to-Speech: The RoadMate 2136T-LM is equipped with
Text-to-Speech. As you navigate to your destination, the RoadMate 2136T-LM will
announce the names of the street or exit ramps (or both if desired) that are
involved in each maneuver.
Auto Zoom: You can set the navigation unit's map to
automatically zoom in to the lowest level when coming up to a turn.
Turn Warning: The Magellan RoadMate will sound an audible beep, bell,
or chime to notify you of an upcoming turn. You can turn this warning tone off,
Highway Lane Assist: The RoadMate 2136T-LM will display highway
signs as you approach a highway interchange, giving you a visual indication of
which lane you should be in. This feature is available in the 48 contiguous
United States only.
Maneuver List Screen: Each line of the Maneuver List screen
provides details about the maneuvers in the order that they are to be made. The bottom bar of the Maneuver List screen
indicates the distance and time to the next maneuver as well as the total
distance computed for the route. The Maneuver List can be modified if you want
to exclude one of the maneuvers to avoid traveling on one of the streets listed.
OneTouch Favorites Menu: The RoadMate 2136T-LM features Magellan's
exclusive OneTouch favorites menu. The OneTouch menu provides easy access to
those destinations and searches you use most. The OneTouch Favorites menus
provides instant access to your personalized bookmarks of favorite places. You
can bookmark your personal favorite destinations, and access them whenever you
want from the OneTouch menu.
Keyboard Options: When entering your destination or other
data, you can use the on-screen keyboard to spell out the name of the location.
You can choose to use the standard QWERTY keyboard layout, or switch it to an
ABCDEF keyboard layout.
QuickSpell w/ SmartCity Search: QuickSpell with SmartCity Search
narrows your address and city searches, making destination entry easy. To help
you make sure you enter in the correct destination, the RoadMate 2136T-LM will
automatically correct spelling errors and complete your destination address. QuickSpell with SmartCity search also uses information in the unit's database to
limit the keys that need to be pressed, presenting only those which can access
information in the database.
Current Location Screen: The Current Location screen
displays approximate address information, the distance from the next and
previous cross streets, as well as your latitude and longitude. There is
also a compass point in your direction of travel, calculated elevation and speed.
Address Selections: The Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM offers the
following address selections.
||You can save your Home Address into the
Magellan RoadMate's memory so you can quickly return to your home no matter
where you are.
||The Address Book contains addresses that
you have entered and stored in the navigation unit.
||You can enter an exact or partial address as a
||You can select two streets that intersect
and a route can be created to that point.
||You can create a route to the geographical
center of a city that you select.
||You can select a previous destination that
you have already created a route to, even if you didn't complete the route.
Customizable Route Method: There are a wide variety of
methods you can use to create a route. You can set the RoadMate 2136T-LM to
calculate your route by Fastest Time, Shortest Distance, Less Freeways or More
Freeways. You can also Enable U-Turns and Avoid Toll Roads for any routing
method. You can compare the travel times of each option on one screen.
Multiple Destination Routing: If you're planning a trip with
multiple stops, the RoadMate 2136T-LM will allow you to place the destinations in
the order you wish, or allow the unit to order the stops for the most efficient
route, saving you time and money. You can change the order of stops at any time.
Points Of Interest (POI): The Magellan RoadMate receiver has
preloaded POIs that can be used as a destination for a route.
||The RoadMate 2136T-LM offers 6-million
points of interests to help you easily find gas stations, restaurants, ATMs,
and more. You can search for POIs by entering the name or by selecting from
a list of available categories and sub-categories. If desired, you can
choose whether or not you want POI icons to be displayed on the map.
||Branded POIs display your favorite coffee
shops, restaurants, and more by their respective logos.
|Highway Exit POIs
||This feature provides a listing of
restaurants, gas stations, auto repair shops or hotels near approaching
freeway exits. You can select one of the POIs listed and create a route to
Periodic Reporting: The Periodic Reporting feature allows you to store
business mileage in one convenient file for expense reporting.
SmartDetour: When you slow down under 20% of the speed limit
on a freeway, after a few seconds the Magellan software assumes you are in a
traffic jam and displays the SmartDetour feature on the Map screen. Detours are
calculated using the same routing method that was used to create the route. A
list of alternate routes will be displayed.
Auto Re-Route: If you travel off the computed route, the
Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM will automatically re-calculate the routing
information to get you to your original destination using the routing method you
selected when creating the route.
Emergency Button: The unit's Emergency Button provides immediate
directions and phone information for the nearest police station, hospital, or
car repair facility.
AAA TourBook: The AAA TourBook provides ratings and descriptions on
AAA approved places to stay, play, dine, and save (for US & Canada). The RoadMate 2136T-LM includes
travel information from AAA to make your trip safe, easy, and hassle-free. If
you are a AAA member, you can take advantage of discount listings wherever the
AAA card is accepted. There is an option to calculate a route to any of the
locations provided in the TourBook.
|AAA TourBook Categories
||View information about
accommodations, restaurants, destinations, attractions and events in
locations near your current position or near any location you enter.
(Restaurants and lodging destinations include AAA "Diamond" ratings info.)
|Show Your Card & Save
||Search for businesses that offer
discounts for AAA members.
|Approved Auto Repairs
||Search for AAA-approved
automotive repair facilities, including hours of operation and services
|AAA Branch Offices
||Search for AAA branch offices with
information on hours of operation and services offered.
||Search for campgrounds rated by AAA.
Note: AAA membership required. Visit
www.AAA.com/GPS to register.
AAA Member Roadside Assistance: AAA Member Roadside Assistance gets you help fast with a toll-free member service number to assist you in finding an AAA approved tow truck or repair
shop. The menu also shows your exact GPS location so you can provide precise
information to your location.
Warranty Extension for AAA Members: AAA members can get an
extra year of warranty added to the manufacturer's one year warranty by
registering their GPS unit within 60 days of purchase.
Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts: The Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM
offers Free Lifetime Traffic alerts. This allows the RoadMate 2136T-LM to provide
real-time traffic information with no subscription fees.
Traffic Receiver: The Magellan RoadMate's vehicle power
adapter features a built-in traffic receiver. The Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM can
receive traffic information so as to avoid delays in your travel. The unit's
built-in traffic receiver will provide you with detours to help you avoid
traffic jams and construction zones.
Note: Traffic warnings will not work if the unit is not
connected to the included power adapter or you are using a different power
Traffic Incident Alerts: When routing, if a traffic
incident(s), slow traffic, or stopped traffic will delay your arrival, the
traffic icon on the unit's Map screen will display the computed delay due
to traffic in the red box below the traffic icon.
Avoiding Traffic Incidents: When the traffic icon indicates
a delay, you can select to avoid any or all of the traffic incidents along your
route. The navigation unit will then calculate an alternative route.
Coupons and Offers: With Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts you
also get coupon alerts that apply to the POI searches you are performing. Along
the top of the POI Search Results and the Map display you will see a banner that
displays coupons and offers from various merchants.
Mounting: The RoadMate 2136T-LM comes supplied with an
adjustable arm that can be mounted to either the windshield or dash of your
vehicle using a suction-cup mount.
Note: The Magellan RoadMate needs a clear view of the
sky to receive signals from the GPS satellites, so choose a location with an
unobstructed view of the sky, commonly on or near the windshield.
Safety Warning: Please check the applicable regulations in
your state regarding windshield mounting. Certain states prohibit the mounting
of any items on your windshield. Go to www.magellangps.com for alternative
Rechargeable Battery: The Magellan RoadMate receiver has an
internal battery that permits use of the receiver for brief periods of time
while not connected to external power. The unit has a built-in Li-Ion
rechargeable battery that offers up to 2 hours of continuous use. You can
recharge the unit's built-in battery with the supplied vehicle power adapter in
your car. The internal battery will begin charging as soon as power is supplied
to the Magellan RoadMate. It can take up to 4 hours to fully charge the battery,
depending on the battery level. The battery does not need to be fully charged to
use the Magellan RoadMate.
Note: The internal battery cannot be charged through a
USB cable connected to a personal computer.
Battery Strength Indicator: The RoadMate 2136T-LM features an
on-screen Battery Strength Indicator so you know exactly how much battery life
you have left.
Auto Power: If the touchscreen has not been accessed or the
current position has not changed for a defined period of time, the Magellan
RoadMate can be set to power off to save battery life.
Optional AC Adapter: An optional AC power adapter (sold
separately) is available from the Magellan website. The optional AC power
adapter provides constant power to the navigation unit.
mini-USB Port: The Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM features a
mini-USB (type-B) port and comes with a 32" USB cable for connecting the
navigation unit to your PC for software and map updates from the Magellan
Magellan Content Manager: The Magellan Content Manager is a
free downloadable PC application that syncs with your Magellan GPS navigator to
deliver new updates, map unlocks, and easy access to your magellangps.com
account. Download the free software to enjoy the latest software updates and map
updates for your Magellan auto navigation device. It's the fastest and easiest
way to get software updates & map updates for the Magellan RoadMate navigation
Note: The Magellan Content Manager software is a free
download. Other software updates and newer map updates will need to be
System Requirements: To use the Magellan Content Manager,
your computer will need to meet the following system requirements.
||Windows Vista or Windows 7
||IBM Compatible PC, 1.5 GHZ Pentium or higher
||Video Card DirectX 9.0 compatible with 128
MB of VRAM
||50 MB free space for installation, more
free space required for maps