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(based on 2 ratings)
Brand: Garmin
Located in: Automotive GPS
Receive door-to-door directions while staying on top of weather, traffic and localized information with the StreetPilot c580. Similar to the c550, StreetPilot c580 comes with hands-free calling, preloaded maps and an MP3 player, then takes it up a notch by adding dynamic content from MSN Direct.

Get Localized Information
With dynamic content from MSN Direct, c580 is one resourceful navigator. Using the included receiver and free trial service* to MSN Direct, you can check the weather, avoid traffic backups, compare local gas prices and check movie times and locations when you travel with your unit. The MSN Direct receiver is plug-and-play portable, making it easy to connect to your unit when out and about.

Navigate With Ease
StreetPilot c580 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator NT street maps, including a hefty points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. Simply touch the super-bright sunlight-readable color screen to enter a destination, and the c580 takes you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. It even announces the name of exits and streets so you never have to take your eyes off the road. In addition, the c580 accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.

Make Hands-free Calls
Talk about worry-free driving. The c580 integrates Bluetooth? wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker, so you can pair it with your compatible Bluetooth phone. Then talk hands-free through the c580 while staying focused on the road. Now there?s no more fumbling with your phone?s handset to answer a call or dial a number - just tap the c580?s screen and you?re connected. With 1-touch dialing for POIs, you can conveniently call ahead for reservations or information.

Take It With You
The portable StreetPilot c580 conveniently moves from vehicle to vehicle with an easy, adjustable mount. Its compact size makes it convenient to take along on business trips and use in rental cars. c580 also comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for out-of-car route planning.

Enjoy the Extras
StreetPilot c580 is packed full of additional features that make it the perfect navigator. Its high sensitivity GPS receiver acquires satellites quickly and maintains signals even under heavy foliage or near skyscrapers. c580 also comes with an MP3 player, Garmin Lock (an anti-theft feature) and configurable vehicle icons that let you select car-shaped graphics to show your location on the map. Customize your c580 with optional software on plug-and-play SD cards.

StreetPilot c580: Yes, it really is that simple.

*Package includes 1 year free MSN Direct service. Some services available only in select cities where coverage exists.

Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
 
5 stars
(based on 2 reviews)

[0 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
Awesome tool for travel!
By BigAssHamVerified Purchaser from Long Beach, CA on 8/4/2008
Describe Yourself:
Bad With Directions, Frequent Traveler, Gearhead
Primary use:
Business
Pros:
Acquires Satellites Quickly, Compact, Easy To Read, Reliable Performance
Cons:
Complicated Controls, Expensive accessories
Best Uses:
Faster Routes, Finding Specific Address, Rural Navigation, Urban Navigation
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Garmin Garmin StreetPilot c580 Mobile GPS Receiver:

This is such a great tool. Helps the environment by not having to print directions each time, too. It's great for getting your back on track or helping you around trouble spots. It can be a bit difficult to navigate some menus and understand what they mean. The one con I have is that the mounting disks are so expensive! You can't buy just one, you have to get two and the price is ridiculous.

[2 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
C580 with MSN Direct is great
By Cracker from NY on 9/10/2007
Pros:
Compact, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Great device, Long Battery Life, Reliable Performance, Simple Controls, Strong Construction
Best Uses:
Auto
Describe Yourself:
Bad With Directions, Gearhead, Professional
Primary use:
Personal
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Garmin Garmin StreetPilot c580 Mobile GPS Receiver:

This is a great device. I've had it about 3 months now and have gone on so many road trips since I got it verses before when I went nowhere with out it. Easy to use quick acquisition of location. Couldn't be happier.

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