Overview: The Garmin
zūmo 396LMT-S is a GPS navigation device designed specifically for motorcycle
use. It has a glove-friendly 4.3" touchscreen display. With built-in
Bluetooth wireless technology, you have hands-free phone control, as well as turn-by-turn directions that can
be heard in your Bluetooth-equipped helmet or headset. The zūmo 396LMT-S
includes an smartphone-compatible MP3 player with Pandora on the display.
Rugged Design: The zūmo 396LMT-S has a vibration-damping
mounting system, and is resistant to fuel spills and UV rays, as well as rain
and snow, to give you years of reliable service.
Designed to be used in the open, the zūmo meets IPX7 standards, meaning the GPS case can
withstand incidental immersion in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes.
Wireless Features: The device has both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
capability to give you access to many new features. You can pair the unit to
your smartphone via Bluetooth and the Smartphone Link app to receive smart
notifications (text messages, calendar reminders, etc.), as well as Garmin Live
Services for real-time information regarding traffic and weather. Whenever
you're connected to Wi-Fi, you can receive notifications of map updates
Pre-loaded Maps: The zūmo 396LMT-S comes
pre-programmed with City Navigator North America NT maps. Detailed road maps
of the entire United States,
Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are included, as well as basic
maps of Mexico. The unit features pre-loaded points of interest, such as hotels,
restaurants, gas stations, attractions, and ATMs from Foursquare, a
location-based social network. The zūmo 396LMT-S also features Active Lane
Guidance to guide you into the proper lane at busy interchanges.
Free Lifetime Map Updates: The zūmo 396LMT-S offers free lifetime
map updates so you'll always have the most up-to-date maps, POIs, and navigation
information. Any time the device is connected to Wi-Fi, a notification will
appear on the screen if a map update is available, where you can instantly
download it with the touch of a button.
microSD Memory Card Slot: On the back of the device is a
slot for a inserting a microSD Memory card with optional maps. You can also create custom routes, download custom points of
interest, and store geocaches or waypoints on your computer and load them onto a
Smartphone Link: The free Smartphone Link app for iOS (10.3
or later) and Android (4.4 and up) lets you sync
your phone with the zūmo 396LMT-S to access live information and services. Garmin
Live Services provides free and subscription-based plans to view live data on
your device, such as Advanced Weather, Garmin Live Traffic, PhotoLive traffic
cameras, Dynamic Parking, and Safety Cameras. The app also enables LiveTrack,
which lets your friends track your whereabouts when you're out riding your
Mounting: The unit can be mounted to your
motorcycle's handlebar or to the clutch/brake clamp bracket using the supplied
mounting hardware. For additional flexibility, an optional Automotive Mount Kit,
with standard windshield or dash
suction-cup mount, can be purchased from Garmin so you can mount it your 4-wheeled vehicle as
Power Requirements: The zūmo 595LM's Lithium-Ion rechargeable
battery can power the unit for approximately 4 hours on a full charge. The unit comes with a mounting cradle and harness for
permanently mounting and hardwiring to your motorcycle's electrical system. When
you're not using the GPS system, you can keep the cradle's contacts dry with the
supplied snap-on terminal cover.
Touchscreen Display: The zūmo
features a bright, 4.3" (diagonal) LCD screen with glove-friendly touchscreen controls.
The bright, sunlight-readable, UV-resistant display makes it easy to view
the screen in sunlight, as well as at night. The display has a resolution of 480
x 272 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9.
Rider Alerts: The device features rider alerts and speed
limit features for safer riding. When you approach an area of concern, an
audible tone or message is displayed for each type of alert. Alert types
include: School Zones, Speed Limit Reduction, Speed Limit Exceeded, Railroad
Crossing, Animal Crossing, Curve, Slower Traffic, and Fatigue Warning.
Route Calculations: You can choose the type of route for the
zūmo 395LM to calculate: Faster Time, Shorter Distance, Adventurous Route, or
Off Road. When using Garmin Adventurous Routing, three sliding scales appear
that let you select more or fewer curves, more or fewer hills, or to use or
avoid major highways.
Media Player: The zūmo 396LMT-S has a built-in media
player that can play digital music files stored on your smartphone. In addition,
the unit can control Pandora when the app is installed on your smartphone. This
allows you to enjoy your favorite music files while still receiving navigation
prompts from the zūmo 396LMT-S.
TracBack: After you have completed your trip, you can use
the new TracBack feature to navigate right back to where you started along the