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Garmin Navigation Units

Exploring Cadillac Navigation

Garmin's new StreetPilot line of vehicle dash-mounted navigation units looks especially promising. 
  • The unit mounts on the windshield via a suction cup. 
  • It runs off the cigar lighter power, or AA batteries.
  • Comes preloaded with US maps including points of interest
  • Color display - a small display though, as the unit is the size of a tennis ball overall.
  • Voice prompts for upcoming turns
  • Easy thumbwheel destination entry
  • Weighs only 5.3 ounces, so should stay attached to the windshield well.

Garmin StreetPilot i5

StreetPilot i5

Garmin’s® StreetPilot® i5™: Good Things Come in Small Packages

The i5 offers customers the lowest priced GPS navigator that is pre-loaded with detailed maps of North America which includes the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

“The i5 gives customers exactly what they want – a compact, affordable, portable GPS device with pre-loaded maps at an incredibly low price point,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice president of sales. “It’s the perfect out-of-the-box, entry-level car navigation system.”

The StreetPilot i5 features three buttons on the face of the unit: on/off button, “back” button, and a unique and convenient click-to-enter scroll wheel – which makes it easy to select a destination from the unit’s menu-driven interface. It provides voice prompted, turn-by-turn directions through a built-in speaker, and the unit easily moves from vehicle to vehicle with an integrated suction cup mount. If a driver misses a turn, the i5 will automatically suggest an alternate route so they can quickly get back on course.

Even though it is the lowest priced unit with pre-loaded maps on today’s market, the StreetPilot i5 continues to provide users with some of the same features found on premium navigational units. Consumers may view detailed maps as either three-dimensional, or the more traditional “bird’s eye” overhead view. The 3D navigation perspective lets drivers see an uncluttered view of what’s down the road.

The StreetPilot i5 comes pre-loaded with City Navigator® North America NT, which features full coverage of the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico — including nearly six million points of interest like gas stations, ATMs, hotels, restaurants, and attractions.

Key specifications of the StreetPilot i5 include:

  • Sunlight-readable display: 1.7” W x 1.3” H, 220 x 176 pixels, TFT color, backlight display
  • GPS: WAAS enabled, 12-parallel channel GPS patch antenna, with MCX-type connector for optional external antenna
  • Lightweight and compact: measures just 3.00” W x 2.74” H x 2.15” D and weighs 5.3 oz (includes vehicle suction cup mount, no batteries)

The StreetPilot i5 has an estimated retail price of $499. The unit ships standard with PC/USB cable, 12-volt adapter cable, vehicle suction cup mount, dashboard adhesive disk, and setup guide.

  • WAAS-enabled, 12 parallel channel GPS patch antenna with MCX-type connector for optional external antenna
  • Unit dimensions: 3.00” W x 2.74” H x 2.15” D
  • StreetPilot i5 display: 1.7” W x 1.3” H, 220 x 176 pixels, TFT color, backlight display
  • Weighs only 5.3 oz. (without batteries; includes vehicle suction cup mount)
  • Audible and visual navigation instructions and warnings
  • Features scroll wheel with click-to-enter, making it quick & easy to navigate
  • Offers a three dimensional mapping perspective, or 2-D overhead view
  • Battery life: up to 6 hours typical use on two AA batteries (7 hours maximum)
  • Includes removable 12-volt power adapter cable for external power while in your vehicle
  • Includes a vehicle suction cup mount which allows for easy adjustment and quick release
  • USB Interface
  • Built-in Flash memory for storing preloaded map data

Package Includes:

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