Magellan’s new RoadMate GPS navigator for RVs incorporates smartphone and cloud technology to provide real-time on-the-road information on a seven-inch HD glass screen with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
The RoadMate RV9490T-LMB allows users to input information on their RVs so routes can be customized to avoid low bridges or other hazards. The unit comes with the Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory and locations of fuel stations, dump stations, rest stops and points of interest. Through Wi-Fi or a smartphone Bluetooth connection, the RoadMate can provide up-to-date information on weather and fuel prices and also provide Yelp reviews.
The navigation tools include alerts on speed limits and traffic conditions, and guidance to get the vehicle in the right lane for turning.
The RoadMate RV9490T-LMB is available at Camping World and Amazon.com, with a suggested retail price of $379.99. The unit can be converted into a rear-view monitor for backing up and parking at an additional cost of about $150. For information, visit magellangps.com.
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