- 4.3-Inch glove-friendly touchscreen display
- Lifetime map updates
- Resistant to fuel spills and UV rays
- MP3 player
- Rugged and Waterproof Design
- Bluetooth Compatibility
- Lane assist with junction view
- Advanced 3-D navigation
Garmin Zumo 660LM Motorbike Sat Nav Review
The Garmin Zumo 660LM Motorcycle lets you explore the open road and navigate a new route thanks to its numerous features. It comes with a bright 4.3 inch touchscreen display that is easy to read in addition to being glove-friendly so you don’t need to take off your gloves. In addition, the wide-screen display is also sunlight-readable which further adds to the ease of navigating. To top it off, the casing is waterproof, resistant to UV rays and fuel sprays thus making it a splendid sat nav, suitable for life on the road.
There is no setup required since this sat nav is ready to navigate to your destination right out of the box. It comes preloaded with detailed maps for the entire United States and Canada, inclusive of back country roads that bikers love using to ensure that you always find something in your line of travel, the sat nave unit incorporates a data base of over 6 million points of interest such as lodging, places to eat, shop, and emergency services among others. You will be guided to your destination with verbal turn-by-turn directions that broadcast the street names. In addition, the Lane assist feature with junction view as well as 3d buildings provides you with a realistic view of the road ahead.
This sat nav unit was built solely with motorcyclist in mind as can be seen by the features it incorporates such as the BlueTooth technology which provides you with turn-by-turn guidance and lets you make hands-free calls as you ride to your destination. All this is done through the helmet worn. Both the phone and helmet have got to be compatible with this technology.
No special software is needed for the MP3 player to work with this sat nav and it also does come with a built-in battery that provides for up to 5 hours of battery life. An SD slot is also available for unlimited added memory for added MP3 files or POI’s. In addition, dependent on the metro area and subscription requirements, this motorcycle sat nav can provide you with the potential to receive live traffic updates as you drive, such as construction zones and accidents u by utilizing the optional GTM 12, or 20 traffic receiver.
It doesn’t matter if you ride through heavy foliage, thanks to the high-sensitivity WAAS receiver that comes with the unit, a satellite signal is able to be maintained. Other features that make this sat nav unit a must have include the motorcycle console for trip information, which informs you when you’re running low on gas and an ability to update you on speed limits for a number of major roads across the country.
Aside from utilizing it on your bike, you can also utilize it in your. To help facilitate this transaction is motorcycle mount, the carrying case, vehicle mount and power cable that complete this unit.
- Bluetooth compatible
- Easy to use MP3
- Lifetime map updates
- Bike oriented settings
- Payment needed for the weather/traffic Sirius service
- Hard to situate the required Sirius XM antenna
- More than one mount needed if you wish to permanently mount on the bike and use another in the car