- Size (LWH): 5.5 inches, 3.15 inches, 6.9 inches
Mio Knight Rider 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator
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- Preloaded U.S. and Canadian Maps with no PC-Map data download have you up and running straight out of the box.
- Turn-By-Turn Voice Navigation, featuring the original voice of K.I.T.T. allows you to keep your eyes on the road and still get directions.
- Knight Rider¿s voice syncs with lights, move every time a navigation greeting, or a navigation voice instruction is given.
- Voice greeting: Ability for user to change name in greeting (KITT recorded voice files with 150+ male & 150+ female user-selectable names)
- Easy and intuitive Point Of Interest search helps you locate over 4 million gas stations, restaurants, hotels and more - quickly and easily.
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From the Manufacturer
Ride the highways and byways guided by the voice of K.I.T.T.--the most iconic TV car of all time with Mio's Knight Rider portable GPS navigation unit. You'll enjoy an authentic Knight Rider experience wherever you roam with red LED light accents and voice guidance and turn-by-turn directions provided by the original voice of K.I.T.T. (William Daniels) to help you get out of any jams (traffic or otherwise). Boasting fast and accurate GPS reception, top-notch mapping, and a comprehensive POI (Points of Interest) database in addition to a 4.3-inch widescreen LCD and memory card expansion, all that's missing is Michael Knight and his patent leather jacket.
The Knight Rider GPS features a 4.3-inch LCD, pre-loaded maps of the U.S. and Canada, and over 4 million points of interest.
The K.I.T.T. indicator LED display moves in sync with the anamorphic equalizer for an authentic Knight Rider light show.
The opening credits from the Knight Rider TV series.
Intelligently designed, the 4.3-inch anti-glare touchscreen LCD allows for more on-screen information and additional details about upcoming intersections. This full-color display also offers a 480 x 272-pixel resolution for easy at-a-glance information. The included cradle doesn't just hold your navigator, but will also charge the battery while you drive when connected to the power cable.
- Memory expansion via Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMedia (MMC) memory cards
- USB 2.0 connectivity for transferring data and charging
- Turn-by-turn voice guidance in 16 languages (including English, French, and Spanish)
- Weight: 6.4 ounces
- Dimensions: 5.12 x 3 x 0.7 inches
What's in the Box
Mio Knight Rider GPS portable navigator, dashboard mount, DC in-vehicle power adapter, USB cable, quick start guide, printed user documentation
WAAS: An acronym for Wide Area Augmentation System, WAAS augments the information provided by GPS satellites with a network of ground-based stations that compare the two sets of location data. A GPS that utilizes WAAS corrections can provide position accuracy of less then 3 meters, compared to the 6 to 12 meters with a normal GPS signal.
Top Customer Reviews
I like how the position on the map is indicated by a little graphical KITT, rather than your typical arrow or circle. Gives it that extra little awesomeness you'd want from a Knight Rider based GPS system. Everything else your average GPS has is part of this package, it even has some extra options like subscriptions to traffic cam alerts.
My only complaint is that the map scrolling via manual touch leaves a little to be desired - it is not as smooth or easy to use as my previous Mio product (Digiwalker 168), but it still works OK. It also has plenty of greeting names in the database to choose from, tho it may not have everything you'd want, supposedly you can update it with more later on. The GPS has internal memory as well as an SD expansion slot.
All in all this is a great product, and fits perfectly with my Firebird, which while white, still looks enough like classic KITT ;) ... maybe its time for a paintjob.
As far as a Knight Rider novelty item, this is very cool. The voice is great and the lights are a great feature as well. Other than than, there is nothing to brag about here.
This GPS is a very simple piece of equipment. I guess Mio thought the KITT voice and lights were enough when they made this one. There are absolutely no extras to it. Hardly any points of interest, doesn't speak street names, no traffic reports, nothing.
Despite it's lack of features, my biggest complaint with this device is not being able to re-route and skip streets. Several times while using this device, I had come to a street that was either closed or packed with traffic. There is no way to take a street out of the route! It will just keep telling you to get back on that street.
Another very, very annoying thing about it is powering it on. Every single time I turn this GPS on, I have to scroll through the owner agreement and click accept. If I haven't used it in a while, I also have to set the language, state, etc.
A problem I ran into with mine is it completely stopped holding it's charge. I could have this thing charging all day, but as soon as I unplug it it will shut right off. I honestly don't know how long this problem has been going on, as I usually have it plugged in while driving anyway.
Oh and the best part was trying to get a software update. I went on the Mio website to see if there was a software update for this device, and this GPS isn't even listed on the website! So I called the company, and they e-mailed me the steps to updating the software and maps on the device.Read more ›
There are some great features:
1. Sounds like KITT.
2. You can select the street you want to get to without needing a house number. Believe it or not, this has come in handy.
3. You can set an alert. If your speed exceeds the limit you program, the GPS lights up and a tone sounds. Nice way to watch your speed without the cruise control. Shame they didn't program it for KITT to say something catchy instead of just the tone though.
4. The unit and display both look great.
The only negatives I have with the unit are:
1. Won't keep a charge. You'll need this plugged in when you use it.
2. When the unit is in the window mount, it is difficult to connect the power cord. You'll know if it's not plugged in completely because you'll get a low power warning and it will turn off.
If you're a fan of the original Knight Rider series and you need a GPS, treat yourself to some fun and go with the Mio Knight Rider GPS.
-Cool voice and lights.
-Tracking you, giving directions, and on the fly workarounds is as good as most other gps devices.
-Very quick in finding gps satellites
-Really good customer service
-free map upgrade if you purchase before Feb.
-No traffic tracker
-touch screen can be a bit "under" sensitive
-few directions I've dealt with were a bit subpar
Most Recent Customer Reviews
coolest gps in the world still use it today but mine slowed down need to send it to mio for them to fix itPublished 16 months ago by Howie00G
Directions not as detailed as I like but the Micheal Knight/ KITT experience is OK. A unique car riding experience.Published on June 1, 2013 by Jomo Simmonds
This was my first Mio product as I am a huge Knight Rider fan and that was the main reason for buying it. I have many Garmin units though. Read morePublished on February 14, 2010 by P. E. Peterman
I purchase Kitt after testing it in store with several locations in the US and Canada. I have since used the unit and I have been impressed with the accuracy of the mapping. Read morePublished on February 4, 2010 by Walter R. Weber
I LOVE IT!!!!! But I may be bias, because I love Knight Rider. Downside - to update the maps you need a PC and sign up to receive map updates. Read morePublished on September 12, 2009 by Shawn Johnston
Received the Knight Rider GPS that I ordered for a gift. It came VERY fast and everything was fine. My daughter LOVED it as she loved watching that show when she was growing up! Read morePublished on March 14, 2009 by BullsofChgo
I've had the unit for about a week now, and for the most part it's a good unit. I love the fact that you can get a route mapped out using only a street name, an intersection, or... Read morePublished on February 2, 2009 by Lugosi
I purchased this GPS unit for my son for Christmas and within 2 weeks it completely stopped working. Read morePublished on January 15, 2009 by Unhappy Mom
This Knight Rider GPS system is great! I love the voice and that you can find your name on a huge list of pre-loaded names. Read morePublished on January 6, 2009 by Margaret Wilcox