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The RoadMate 1470 is a GPS receiver from Magellan's entry-level RoadMate series.

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Pros

uses a standard USB cable

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ETA displayed on the POI menu

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multiple routes (waypoints)

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affordable price

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good value

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easy to use mapping features, create by time, distance, use or non-use of freeways, remove portions etc...

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great screen

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AAA Tourbook - displays AAA approved accommodations, mechanics etc...

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upgradeable firmware

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text-to-speech

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large 4.7" touchscreen display

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great warning before exits or turns

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microSD expansion for additional maps

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lane assist

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

poor location for the USB / power cord

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does not always respond promptly to touch

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slow to start up, with no sleep feature

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lacks higher end features such as Bluetooth, FM transmitter, etc...

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sound quality is tinny

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The RoadMate 1470 is a GPS receiver from Magellan's entry-level RoadMate series.  The receiver is a step up from the RoadMate 1440 since it features a larger 4.7" color touchscreen LCD display that automatically adjusts the color and contrast to suit day or night viewing.  It has a built-in speaker to provide spoken street names and voice-guided directions and offers route optimization and instant re-routing.  The receiver also includes an address book and a OneTouch favourites menu for fast access to saved bookmarks.  The RoadMate 1470 comes preloaded with maps of US, Canada, and Puerto Rico as well as millions of points of interest.  It includes a micro SD memory card slot for loading additional maps.  The receiver also has a rechargeable battery for handheld navigation and comes with both windshield and dash mounts.  

Features/Specs
  • 4.7" Color Touch Screen
  • Spoken Street Names & Directions
  • Multi-Destination Routing & Route Optimization
  • Preloaded maps for Canada, US, Puerto Rico
  • Millions of Points-of-Interest
  • Address Book
  • Auto Night View
  • Micro SD Card Slot
  • Automatic Re-routing
  • Rechargeable Battery with 3 Hour Life
  • One-Touch Favourites Menu
  • AAA Tourbook & Roadside Assistance
  • Comes with Windshield and Dash Mounts
  • Dimensions: 5.15 x 3.35 x 0.6 inches
  • 1 year limited warranty
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