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Magellan RoadMate 1424-LM 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps

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  • Includes Lifetime Map Updates
  • OneTouch favorites menu provides instant access to your personalized bookmarks of favorite places and searches
  • Large, ultra-slim 4.3-inch color touch screen with maps of the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada
  • AAA TourBook provides ratings and descriptions on AAA approved places to stay, play, dine, and save
  • Spoken street name guidance lets you keep your eyes on the road Text To Speech
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight5.4 ounces
Product Dimensions2.8 x 6.4 x 5.6 inches
Item model number1424-LM
Batteries:1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required.
Display Size4.3 inches
Warranty1yr
Memory Card SlotFlash
Battery Life2.25 hours
  
Additional Information
ASINB003URRJAE
Best Sellers Rank #32,804 in Electronics (See top 100)
Shipping Weight9.6 ounces
ShippingThis item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
Date First AvailableJuly 5, 2010
  
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Product Description

Product Description

Mitac International RoadMate 1424-LM Automobile Portable GPS Navigator RM1424SGLUC Portable / Handheld Navigators

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Navigate in style with the new, ultra-thin Magellan RoadMate 1424-LM GPS device with a large 4.3-inch color touchscreen. Plus, get the security of knowing that your maps are always the latest available with free Lifetime Maps updates. Additional premium features include: OneTouch favorites menu; built-in AAA TourBook and Member Roadside Assistance; and maps of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. QuickSpell with SmartCity search, highway exit POI, spoken street names, and more!

With convenient features and Lifetime Maps updates, the Magellan RoadMate 1424-LM GPS navigator delivers a powerful navigation experience for everyday drivers.

FEATURES

Exclusive OneTouch Favorites Menu
Easily bookmark favorite destinations and searches with personalized bookmarks so you can find them anywhere you travel. Find your favorite cafe or restaurant in any city with a single touch. Simple navigation with "Your favorites at your fingertips."

Free Lifetime Maps Updates
Receive up to four map updates per year, for the life of the GPS. No extra cost!*

Exclusive AAA TourBook Guide
No membership required. Invaluable to anyone who travels, the AAA TourBook guide information is built right into your Magellan product. Get ratings and descriptions on AAA-approved places to stay, play, dine, and save in the U.S. and Canada.

4.3-Inch Touchscreen
The large, ultra-slim 4.3-inch color touchscreen shows your position on the unit, including map route, destination, ETA, points of interest (POIs), OneTouch favorites, street names, and more--all at a glance. Click to view full-size image.

6 Million Points of Interest (POIs)
Easily find whatever service you need. Gas stations, restaurants, hotels, ATMs, and hundreds of other businesses are intuitively categorized and searchable from the built-in POI database.

Highway Exit POI Search
Search for gas stations, restaurants, hotels, and more near upcoming highway exits.

QuickSpell with SmartCity Search
Enter destinations with only a few touches. QuickSpell with SmartCity search helps you quickly enter addresses and narrow location searches, making destination entry easy.

Multi-destination Routing
Plan a trip with multiple stops in the order you want, or have the device optimize it for the most efficient route. Easily reorganize, add, or remove destinations.

Spoken Street Names
Hear street names and directions for a clear understanding of when to make the next turn while you keep your eyes on the road.

 
 

Premium Maps
Travel the entire United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada with all the maps you need, pre-loaded on your device.

*Lifetime Maps entitles you to receive up to four (4) map data updates per year, for the life of the GPS receiver or until Magellan no longer receives relevant map data. Updates are not compatible with mac OS. Visit MagellanGPS.com for complete details.

What's in the Box
Magellan RoadMate 1424-LM GPS receiver; pre-loaded maps of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; windshield mount; adhesive disc for dash mounting; vehicle power adapter; and user handbook.

Customer Reviews

I had to return two of these units.
Roger Dodger
Magellan tech support said there was a problem with map updates on computers with windows xp service pack 3.
Loretta Ostroman
The user interface is very easy to use and intuitive.
Chicago Book Addict

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

36 of 37 people found the following review helpful By Gilly H on August 19, 2010
Verified Purchase
Buying a GPS was a daunting task. I was contemplating purchasing one for quite sometime but kept going back and forth on whether its worth it. The main issue was I wrongly assumed that you needed a higher end GPS to get a quality experience, but I would not use it enough to spend the money. If I was going to buy a GPS, I felt it was important enough to spend the bucks on a high end model.

I settled for this one being persuaded on it being a goldbox deal at a decent price and for the lifetime maps. I concluded that I would not use the GPS frequent enough to warrant purchasing a high end GPS model, and the lifetime maps costs between $60-90 for any company. I did not want my product outdated for months or years to come and did not think I would use the GPS often enough to want to purchase the lifetime maps for other units, so this perfectly satisfied my needs.

Well after using it significantly, the Magellan Roadmate 1424 is awesome.
The Pros:
-VERY QUICK IN TYPING YOUR DESTINATION. Sorry for the caps, but it is just amazingly good at narrowing down and auto-filling your destination. It will literally eliminate thousands of street possibilities, and just narrow down to actual street names within the city for you to choose. IT ONLY TAKES SECONDS to type your destination.
-Acquires signal fast
-The map on the GPS unit has a realistic look that I much prefer over the cartoony Garmin and TomToms.
-Great customer support
-Magellans software is very easy to use. It does all the work for you in fetching and installing updates.
-Product is loud and will tell you outloud the street names accurately. I was surprised on how well the unit was pronouncing some street names.
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful By A. Kim on October 17, 2010
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This is my third GPS and my first Magellan. It was calculated risk purchase on my part because of the way rating spread from best to worse. And after owning if for few months I could see why as I have experienced the best and not so best of this GPS.

The first hurdle is registering your GPS. How you go about obtaining free map update is not clearly explained. There is simplified one page instruction paper included that tells what you must do to get access to your free map update. You are to download and install the free Content Manager software (PC only. Sorry, no Mac) (The website is printed on the paper). Register your product with Content Manager. NOTE: Important to have your PN# ready. On mine, the PN# was located in a very small font, on the lower right corner of Lifetime Map Updates Included paper. You will follow the prompt of Content Manager and register your Magellan. After that you right click the Content Manager icon (not the shortcut) and click Check for Update Now and if goes well, the content manager software should show what latest map and firmware update you can download. If any other reviewers see error on my part then do please post correction.

I found the GPS easy to use and intuitive. When I first started using it I did notice the position lag that other reviewers have posted. However, the latest firmware update eliminated that issue completely. Once, the GPS froze on me. If that happens move the power button from on position to Reset position and keep it there until the GPS turns off.

I live in San Francisco Bay Area and unlike other reviewers I have been pretty satisfied with how it performed.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Nathan Beauchamp TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on February 16, 2011
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I've owned and used a GPS on nearly a daily basis for over 5 years. In that time I've owned every major brand, including Garmin, Magellan, Tom Tom, and Nextstar. Each has had its merits, but overall I've liked the Garmin units the best. I've used this GPS side-by-side with my Garmin Garmin nüvi 265WT and have some observations that will hopefully help you choose the best GPS for you.

One of the primary uses for our family's GPS is finding restaurants, gas stations, stores, and other stops while on the road. The ease of finding this infromation through the GPS unit is my number one requirement. The Magellan makes this relatively simple, but requires going into a few menus to get to the right screen. The Garmin makes it simpler, with only one menu you need to enter. I really wish that GPS units would go the route of cell phones and let you put icons on the screen to quick-launch the features of the unit you use regularly, as well as a little google style search bar on the bottom to quick search for points of interest. Ah well, maybe in a few more years.

The Magellan's screen is easy to read, with very nice colors and a responsive touch screen. It is easy to read driving directions, and the prompts (visual and audible) are timely, and clear. The navigation functions of this unit are excellent--I'd give them a 9/10. However, I don't particularly like the menu layout. This may be because I am used to the Garmin, but after some careful comparisons, I can say it definitly takes more time to get to different features and setting within the GUI (graphic user interface) using this unit vs. the Garmin 265T.
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