GPS Receiver: The Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler is equipped with a
high-sensitivity GPS receiver, which provides positioning accuracy down
to 3 to 5 meters (10-16 feet).
Lifetime Map Updates: The RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler comes with detailed maps and
destinations of the United States (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, and
Puerto Rico, preloaded onto the built-in flash memory. With Lifetime Map
Updates, you can receive up to 4 map updates per year, for the useful life of
the receiver, or until Magellan no longer receives relevant map data from its
providers. An Internet connection and Content Manager software (Windows
compatible only) are required.
5" Touch Screen Display: The unit features a large anti-glare,
5" WVGA touch screen 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. The screen can be viewed in portrait or landscape mode to fit
your personal viewing preference.
Tour Director: This exclusive feature will help you plan your visits
to nearby attractions. The Tour Director lets you search for local shopping
outlets, restaurants, and other attractions, complete with directions, ratings,
descriptions, and approximate visit time.
Text-to-Speech: The RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler is equipped with
Text-to-Speech. As you navigate to your destination, the RoadMate 5175T-LM
announce the names of the street or exit ramps (or both if desired) that are
involved in each maneuver.
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 5175T-LM Traveler 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 5175T-LM Traveler 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 5175T-LM
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.
Points Of Interest (POI): The Magellan RoadMate receiver has
over 6-million preloaded POIs that can be used as a destination for a route.
These include gas stations,
restaurants, ATMs, hotels, 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, including Branded POIs that display the logo of certain national chains.
The Highway Exit POI feature provides a listing of restaurants, gas stations,
auto repair shops or hotels near approaching freeway exits.
Customizable Route Method: There are a wide variety of
methods you can use to create a route. You can set the RoadMate 5175T-LM
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 5175T-LM Traveler 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.
AAA TourBook: The AAA TourBook provides ratings and descriptions on
AAA approved places to stay, play, dine, and save. The RoadMate 5175T-LM
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 include:
- AAA TourBook Information: 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.
- Campgrounds: Search for campgrounds rated by AAA.
Note: AAA membership required. Visit 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.
Note: AAA membership required. Visit AAA.com/GPS to register.
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.
Emergency Button: The unit's Emergency Button provides immediate
directions and phone information for the nearest police station, hospital, or
car repair facility.
Lifetime Traffic: The RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler offers Free Lifetime
Traffic alerts, providing
real-time traffic information with no subscription fees. If a traffic incident, slow
traffic, or stopped traffic is detected along your route, the traffic icon on the
unit's Map screen will display the computed delay. You can select to avoid any or all of the traffic incidents along your route,
and the unit will calculate an alternative route.
WiFi Enabled: The RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler has built-in WiFi
capability and web browser, which allow you to search for destinations from any
location with a WiFi hotspot. You can also receive the latest up-to-date
software updates via WiFi.
Mounting: The RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler comes supplied with a mounting
adjustable arm that can be mounted to either the windshield or dash of your
vehicle using a suction-cup mount. Please check the applicable regulations in
your state regarding windshield mounting. An optional self-adhesive hard plastic
dash disk is available should you wish to mount the unit on your dashboard.
Rechargeable Battery: The Magellan RoadMate GPS unit has a
built-in Lithium-ion battery that permits use of the receiver for brief periods of time
while not connected to external power. The unit's rechargeable battery that
offers up to 2 hours of continuous use. An on-screen
Battery Strength Indicator shows you how much battery life you have
left. You can recharge the unit's built-in battery with the supplied
vehicle power adapter in your car. It can take up to 4 hours to fully charge the