Made for "RVers": Magellan and Good Sam have teamed up to produce the
all-new RoadMate Pro 9165T, a robust GPS device that is specifically designed
for "RVers". An extra-wide, high-definition
7"touchscreen offers large vehicle and
RV settings that map routes based on vehicle height, width, length, and
weight. This intelligent navigator will plan routes according to your
preferences, making the drive much more error-free and enjoyable for you, your
family, and friends. You can even plan and customize routes in advance to become
familiar with your route before driving it. Turn-by-turn spoken directions let
your to keep your eyes on the roads. The Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T offers
superior navigation for a safe and secure driving experience.
Vehicle Profile: You can set your vehicle profile so that
when routes are being calculated you will not be routed over roads that your
vehicle cannot travel on. You can set the following vehicle parameters.
- Vehicle Type: Choose from Truck with 1 trailer, Truck with 2
trailers, Truck with 3 or more trailers, or Semi/Tractor with 1 or more
- Dimensions: Enter Width, Height, Total Length, and Weight.
- Hazmat Type: Choose from None, Explosives, Gas, Flammable,
Flammable Solid/Combustible, Organic, Poison, Radioactive, Corrosive, Any
Hazardous Material, Poisonous Inhalation Hazard, Harmful to Water, or Other
Trailer Life Directory: The RoadMate Pro 9165T will be invaluable on
your travels as it is pre-loaded with U.S. and Canada campground information
from Trailer Life Directory, and Good Sam discount locations. The 9165T will
give you guidance on million points of interest (POI) near and far, pet-friendly
parks, and RV service and parking.
Good Sam Certified Campgrounds: With the RoadMate Pro 9165T you can
quickly navigate to Good Sam certified campgrounds where you can enjoy member
GPS Receiver: The Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T 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 Pro
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 Pro 9165T
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 Pro 9165T is using certain GPS satellites to
compute the position. Orange bars indicate that the Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T
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 Pro 9165T 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 an inserted microSD card (sold separately).
7" Touchscreen Display: The unit features a large
anti-glare, 7" WVGA 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.
OneTouch Favorites Menu: The RoadMate Pro 9165T 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 Pro 9165T
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.
Multi-language Turn-By-Turn Voice & Visual Guidance: The
RoadMate Pro 9165T 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 Pro 9165T is equipped with
Text-to-Speech. As you navigate to your destination, the RoadMate Pro 9165T will
announce the names of the street or exit ramps (or both if desired) that are
involved in each maneuver.
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).
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, if desired.
Highway Lane Assist: The RoadMate Pro 9165T 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.
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 Pro 9165T 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
Note: You can create a single stop trip, a multiple stop trip,
or daily trips.
Customizable Route Method: There are a wide variety of
methods you can use to create a route. You can set the RoadMate Pro 9165T 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 Pro 9165T 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
Points Of Interest (POI): The Magellan RoadMate receiver has
preloaded POIs that can be used as a destination for a route.
||The RoadMate Pro 9165T 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.
||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
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 Pro 9165T will automatically re-calculate the routing
information to get you to your original destination using the routing method you
selected when creating the route.
AAA TourBook: The AAA TourBook provides ratings and
descriptions on AAA approved places to stay, play, dine, and save. The RoadMate
Pro 9165T 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
- 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
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
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.
Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts: The Magellan RoadMate Pro
9165T offers Free Lifetime Traffic alerts. This allows the RoadMate Pro 9165T 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 Pro 9165T 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.
Speed Warning: The Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T provides visual and
audible speed limit warnings for applicable roads, such as Highways, Freeways,
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.
Bluetooth Technology: The Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T
features Bluetooth Technology for hands-free calling from a compatible
Bluetooth-enabled cellular phone. You can make and receive calls hands free
using the unit's built-in microphone and speaker.
Dialing a Number: The RoadMate Pro 9165T offers the following calling
- Voice Dial: If your
phone supports voice recognition, you can speak voice commands into the
9165T's mic to dial a number.
- Call Home: You can save your home phone to the RoadMate Pro 9165T
for quick access.
- Address Book: You can import phone numbers from your
phone to the RoadMate Pro 9165T.
- Speed Dialing: You can assign phone numbers to the GPS
device's on-screen virtual keypad for speed dialing.
- Manual Dial: You can use the RoadMate's on-screen virtual keypad
to dial a phone number manually.
- Call Log: The unit automatically stores your recent dialed,
answered, and missed calls.
- Redial: You can quickly redial the last call you previously made.
Answering a Call: When your Bluetooth enabled phone gets an incoming
call, the Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T displays an Answer Phone screen. Tap the
green button to answer the call or the red button to end the call. Using the
unit's built-in microphone and speaker, you can carry on a conversation with the
caller. You can adjust the mic and speaker volume.
Pairing: Before you use the Bluetooth function of the Magellan
RoadMate receiver you must pair your Bluetooth ready phone to the RoadMate. A
list of compatible phones can be found on the Magellan web site at
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology,
some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or
may not support all features when used with the RoadMate Pro 9165T.
A/V Input: The Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T features a 3.5mm
audio/video input which allows you to connect an external audio/video source
(such as a portable DVD player or digital audio player) to the unit for movie or
music playback. When there is a navigation voice alert, the audio from the A/V
section will be muted and the alert announced.
Backup Camera (Optional): Using the Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T's A/V
input, the optional Magellan Wireless Back-up Camera System (360WBUC,
sold separately) transforms the RoadMate Pro 9165T into a rearview monitor.
While the Magellan GPS navigator guides you when driving, this wireless back-up
camera system provides a measure of safety as you begin and end your trip. The
Magellan Wireless Back-up Camera System includes a rear-view camera with
integrated license plate mount, a wireless transmitter, wireless receiver, and
12-volt power adapter.
Heavy Duty Extension Mount: The RoadMate Pro 9165T GPS device comes
with a Heavy Duty Extension Mount that is extremely versatile and designed for
vehicles with deep dashboards. You can easily make adjustments to get the
viewing position that works for you. The Heavy Duty Extension Mount consists of
a cradle, adjustable arm, and suction-cup that can be mounted to either the
windshield or dash of your vehicle.
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.
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 30 minutes 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 2 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 Pro 9165T 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 Pro 9165T features a
mini-USB (type-B) port and comes with a 32" USB cable for connecting the
navigation unit to your computer for software and map updates from the Magellan
Magellan Content Manager: The Magellan Content Manager is a
free downloadable software 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 onto your Windows or Mac computer 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
||Mac OS X10.6 Snow Leopard
||IBM Compatible PC, 1.5GHZ Pentium or higher
||Video Card DirectX 9.0 compatible with 128 MB of
||50 MB free space for installation, more free space
required for maps
Firmware/Software Updates: The Magellan RoadMate Pro 9165T
contained software/firmware version 1.23 (as of 12/14/2011). Visit the
Magellan Support Site for the latest firmware/software updates for the
RoadMate Pro 9165T.