Navigate throughout the United States of America with Garmin Drive 50LM GPS navigator. This GPS unit includes free lifetime map updates so that you will have the most up-to-date maps, point of interest, and navigation information. You will receive driver alerts like sharp turns, railroad crossing, speed limit changes, animal crossing, school zones and more. The Real Direction uses recognizable landmarks like buildings, traffic lights, and intersections to guide you like a friend. The Direct Access feature simplifies navigating to select complex destinations, like shopping malls and airports, by finding a place within a larger area. With Direct Access, you can navigate through parking lots to find the entrance nearest to your destination. When you are driving through malls, Direct Access provides you with additional information for specific retail stores inside.
Additionally, Garmin Drive 50LM informs you when you are driving in the wrong direction on a one-way road and warns you about nearby school zones. If you have been driving for too long then this GPS unit sends a fatigue warning and suggests break times and potential rest areas. The Up Ahead feature lets you easily see places up ahead and milestones along your route, without living the map view. Garmin Drive 50LM features a search field that makes it easy for you to find places, addresses and, millions of point of interest. For a complete navigation solution, you can pair your Garmin Drive 50LM GPS with Garmin BC 30 wireless backup camera. Once the backup camera is connected, you can effortlessly detect vehicles, pedestrians, strollers, pets and other hard-to-see obstacles such as a bicycle in the driveway behind your car.
The high-quality HERE map data enables your Drive 50LM device to give you with information you need, when you need it most, reducing the worries of driving by avoiding delays and reducing the time you spend in the car. The Garmin Drive 50LM is a great gift idea for your friends, family, or yourself. You are always driving in style and ease with Garmin GPS navigation systems.
Drive 50LM Features:
Choice of Route Setup:
- GPS Vehicle Navigation System
5" Wide Touchscreen
FREE Lifetime Map Updates
- Speaks Street Names
- Preloaded Maps
-US or US & Canada
- Lane Assist w/ Junction View
- Speed Limit Indicator
- Route Avoidance
- Custom POI's
- microSD Card Slot
- Trip Planner
- Trip Log
With this fun and innovative feature you can customize your travel experience. Easily set up your route on the basis of time, distance or scenery. If you are in a rush you can direct your GPS to give you directions that will get you to your destination as fast as possible. Maybe you are not so concerned about time but would like to cover less distance. Program your GPS to travel within the city, so you can minimize mileage. This function also allows you to take a less traveled route. Choose directions that are less direct, but offer you great, scenic views.
With the custom POI's function you can add additional points of interest to your GPS internal memory. Load restaurants, shopping areas, or tourist spots that interest you and may not be recognized by your system. You have the choice of either entering your custom location manually or transferring it from your computer to your GPS system with the appropriate software.
Lane Assist w/ Junction View:
The Lane Assist feature on Garmin GPS systems guides you to your correct lane when approaching a turn or exit. Easily navigate through unfamiliar areas when viewing the lane assist page. This function also offers a view of upcoming road junctions and a bright colored arrow that indicates what side of the junction you should be driving on. This feature can be accessed directly from the main map page.
Millions of Points of Interest:
Pre-programmed POIs make it easy to find gas stations, restaurants, ATMs, coffee and more. Search by name or category near your position or near any city.
Your GPS system is equipped with a great selection of preloaded maps, which will help you better navigate roads in the US, Canada. With this feature you do not have to worry about loading compatible maps on your own, simply turn on the device and enjoy detailed maps of future destinations.
This function allows is also centered on the idea of creating a GPS unit that can be customized to the user's specific needs. Use this tool to avoid highways that you do not want to travel on, tolls that you do not want to pay and more. If during certain times you do not want to follow the exact GPS direction, use route avoidance to steer clear of places you would rather not cross.
Speaks Street Names:
The Text to Speech Technology utilizes speech synthesis to convert written text into speech. Speech synthesis is known as the synthetic production of human language. The computer in your GPS system looks at upcoming street text, which is being displayed on the screen and uses its internal synthesizer to pronounce those street names. These voice prompts allow you to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the steering wheel. Text to speech does not utilize pre-recorded, generic audio bits. This technology allows the GPS to deliver more detailed directions, which make navigating new areas much easier.
Speed Limit Indicator:
This tool gives you up to date information on the speed limit posted on most major highways, freeways, and neighborhood roads. With this tool you do not have to worry about receiving a speeding ticket, you will always know what the limit is and if you are obeying the law.
This provides awareness, including upcoming sharp curves, school zones, speed changes and more