Sunday, March 18, 2012

Magellan RoadMate 5190T targets truckers, Garmin dezl

magellan RM 5190tLooks like Magellan is leaking some new models ahead of CES. We just learned of the RoadMate 5190T which, according to Engadget, will allow truckers to “set up customized routing based on their vehicles’ precise specifications,” pitting it squarely against the Garmin dezl series.

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Big screen, trucker-friendly Garmin dēzl 560LT and 560LMT

Garmin dezl 560LMT

Update: Amazon now has the Garmin dezl 560LT and dezl 560LMT available for pre-order.

Update 2: Read a hands on trucker’s review of the Garmin dezl 560LMT.

As predicted, the crew from Olathe has unveiled some big-screen trucker-friendly navigators for CES – the Garmin dēzl 560LT and dēzl 560LMT. These 5” wide-screen models offer a built-in loudspeaker and a number of features geared to truckers, such as truck-specific POIs and truck speed limits, as well as hours, fuel and mileage logging.

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