Amazon.com Product Description The Magellan RoadMate 6000T for North America is a remarkably versatile GPS navigation system. Equipped with viewing and entertainment options, cell phone connectivity, and of course navigational coverage for the United States, including Puerto Rico, and Canada, the 6000T meets most of your mobile needs. Loaded with a wide variety of options to help you plan daily commutes, vacation trips, and errands, the 6000T packs advanced technology in an easy-to-use unit to make your driving experience the best it can be.
The 6000T is a complete GPS navigation system with simple touch screen menus, Bluetooth, and turn-by-turn guidance.
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Find your way fast with easy-to-navigate menus.
The unit can also function as a hands-free device for Bluetooth enabled phones.
Play MP3 or WMA files stored on an optional memory card.
Made to be user-friendly, the Magellan 6000T has a 3.5-inch touch sensitive screen that displays vibrant colors and sharp images. Simple menus and smart keys provide quick access to the 6000T's features, which include preloaded detailed maps, bird's eye 3D viewing to give you a clear sense of your surroundings, and over six million points of interest such as gas stations, restaurants, ATMs, airports, parks, historic sites, museums, and much more.
The 6000T lets you select up to 20 destinations and optimize the most direct route between them, as well as store your favorite locations for the trips you take frequently. You can also customize mapping selection with the 6000T, which lets you select routes based on driving time, distance, and traffic congestion, or exclude routes you prefer to avoid, such as toll roads. And with the Auto Re-route feature to guide you, the 6000T adjusts your course if you take a detour, so you be able to get back on track easily even if you miss a turn.
And because the 6000T is equipped with Bluetooth and a microphone, you'll be able to use it for hands-free calling with a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. You can talk safely while you drive, as you keep up-to-date with what's going on at the office, catch up with friends and family, or give out arrival updates.
The 6000T fits easily into any vehicle without the need for special installation and works for you at any hour of the day. The auto night view feature adjusts brightness and contrast for easy viewing at night, and the voice guidance option provides friendly turn-by-turn instructions to get you to your destination. With SmartVolume adjusting the sound level of your system when you speed up or slow down, the 6000T makes sure that the directions you get are clear and easy to understand. And for the first three months after your purchase of the RoadMate 6000T, you'll have a free subscription to Magellan's LIVE traffic reports. With detailed, up-to-date traffic incident reports at your fingertips, you'll be able to find alternate routes and avoid traffic congestion created by accidents, road construction, special events, and more.
In addition to having the features that make it a first-class navigation system, the 6000T is also a music player and a picture viewer. Through the integrated speaker, the 6000T plays MP3 and WMA music files for your entertainment. And if you're outside your vehicle, you can also plug in a set of earphones to listen. (For safety reasons, please remember never to use earphones while driving.) The picture viewer is ideal for road trips with friends or family as well as for gatherings such as parties and picnics. Upload the pictures you've taken with your digital camera and you'll be able to share a slideshow with everyone right away.
Housed in a high-impact plastic case and able to operate in a temperature range of 14 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to 60 degrees Celsius), the 6000T is versatile and durable enough to go wherever you want to go. At 8.64 ounces and measuring 4.8 x 3.8 x 1.4 inches, the navigation system is extremely portable. The update rate of once per second means the 6000T gives you the latest information, and the powerful 1350 mA rechargeable lithium ion battery provides up to four hours of continuous use. Multilingual options make the 6000T perfect for speakers of English, French, and Spanish.