Sunday, March 18, 2012

Magellan intros backup camera for RoadMate 1700 and 9055

Magellan_BackUpCamera_HRMagellan has announced their backup camera, as previously promised for their RoadMate 9055 and 1700 models. It isn’t showing up on Amazon yet, but should be there soon. As you can see above, the camera attaches at the top or bottom of the license plate and transmits wirelessly to the aforementioned 7” models. The camera provides a 120-degree view and is waterproof and dustproof to IPX67 standards, while the transmitter is water resistant to IPX4. MSRP is $149.99.

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Magellan RoadMate 1700

Magellan-RoadMate-1700UPDATE: A new model, the 1700LM, adds lifetime map updates

The Magellan RoadMate 1700 sports one of the largest screens available of any after-market navigation device — a whopping seven inches! Clearly aimed at truck and RV drivers, the 1700 also offers lane assist and multi-destination routing. read more