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The StreetPilot i5 packs powerful GPS navigation and a color display into a compact, reasonably priced device. View larger.
The i5 features a unique and convenient click-to-enter scroll wheel and a Back button, which makes it easy to select a destination from the unit's menu-driven interface. This unit includes three-dimensional map graphics and provides voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions through a built-in speaker. Toss your navigation worries out the window, because the i5 will automatically put you back on course if you miss a turn, and a detour function enables routing around traffic problems or road construction. Plus, if want to stay off the highways and blaze a scenic trail, the i5 lets you prioritize your choice of back roads or major highways. It is handy in any situation. and you can easily move the unit from vehicle to vehicle with the integrated suction-cup mount.
The i5 comes preloaded with detailed maps of City Navigator North America NT. These maps feature full coverage of the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico--including nearly six million points of interest (POIs) such as gas stations, ATMs, hotels, restaurants, and other attractions. You can plot up to 500 waypoints with names and an array of graphic symbols for customized, detailed navigation. This unit also comes with removable TransFlash data storage capability and is easy to connect to your PC through the USB interface.
As an added benefit, you can even import customized points of interest with the help of Garmin's free POI Loader software. The sky's the limit with this software--you can even upload safety cameras or school zones to receive warnings if you are traveling too fast in these high-risk areas. In addition, an optional proximity-alert feature notifies you of your upcoming custom POIs.
With a 32k-color, sunlight-readable TFT display with backlight, the i5 is easy to read in almost any light conditions. Motorists can choose from either a three-dimensional mapping perspective or the standard overhead bird's-eye view. For added convenience, drivers can power the unit with either two AA batteries (up to six hours of typical use) or the included 12-volt adapter cable.
What's in the Box
StreetPilot i5, Americas Lite Routable basemap, City Navigator North America NT (preprogrammed), PC/USB cable, 12-volt adapter cable, vehicle suction-cup mount, dashboard adhesive disk, USB drivers CD, and quick reference guide.
I received the trackor about three months ago and now the plug is broken. It's not as easy to use as I thought it would be.Published 7 months ago by Patricia A. Klock
I bought this for work because I travel a lot. The route this chooses is not a good use of time or gas. Read morePublished 15 months ago by kay
I love this GPS! I have no sense of direction whatsoever and I was able to get to where I needed with this great little GPS. I highly recommend this to anyone when traveling!Published 17 months ago by kkleach
I bought this unit in 2006, and it's still going strong. Used in both rural and urban areas, in poor and good weather, and it almost always is able to pick up a signal and provide... Read morePublished on July 21, 2012 by I. M. Melnick
A pesar de que tiene buenas aplicaciones, el tamaño es perfecto, el mismo no viene con la aplicacion que te mide la distancia total de recorrido, ademas de que dura mucho... Read morePublished on October 20, 2010 by Cristian Medrano V
This GPS unit literally fell apart in pieces. First the cord broke, thankfullly not into my car's cigarette lighter; the battery cover falls off of it also and the batteries roll... Read morePublished on July 20, 2010 by Marianne MacDonald
This was my first GPS. I liked it so much I upgraded to another Garmin with a bigger screen and gave this one to my daughter.Published on January 6, 2009 by W. E. Turner
Well, this unit will certainly get you there and I love the compact size (I have the almost identical i3), but I'd just like to warn people away from buying this older, and now... Read morePublished on December 4, 2008 by D. B. Parker
Now I can no longer live without GPS. Works like a dream, and makes being away form home even better. Read morePublished on November 17, 2008 by Allison K. Cutler