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Brand: Magellan
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Get full turn-by-turn navigation, LIVE traffic capability, 6 million Points of Interest, SayWhere text-to speech, an extra large 4.3" wide-format, full color touch screen and more. All at a breakthrough price!

The Magellan RoadMate 1430 has a built-in traffic receiver. LIVE traffic reports appear on the interactive touch screen with delay advisories for incidents along your route. Your GPS calculates ETA by intelligently factoring traffic flow and prompts you to re-route whenever a quicker way is available. A 3-month FREE subscription is included! (Fees apply after introductory period.)

An expanded Points of Interest database offers 6 million built-in destinations; an incredible value. Find fuel, food, lodging, ATMs and hundreds of other businesses and services with a few touches of the screen. Plus, built in maps of the entire U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada!

Use the intuitive menu options to pick your destination and choose how you navigate to virtually anywhere. If you want to stay on the freeway, avoid freeways, travel the shortest distance or arrive in the quickest time, your Magellan RoadMate enables you to navigate the way you want. You can even exclude specific roads or freeways from your route and also avoid toll roads.

SayWhere text-to-speech tells you street names with every turn-by-turn direction.

The advanced QuickSpell feature intelligently searches addresses and Points of Interest, offering you a simple list of available locations. It even checks spelling so you can enter a destination with just a few touches of the screen.

SmartDetour prompts you to route around sudden slow or stopped freeway traffic and automatically re-calculates the fastest detour.

The integrated rechargeable battery offers navigation for up to three hours. Search destinations, plan trips and enter addresses and personal Points of Interest from a meeting place, restaurant or anywhere power is unavailable.

4.3" WQVGA color touch screen: The large wide-format color touch screen shows your position on the map, route, destination, ETA, surrounding Points of Interest, signal strength, next maneuver, street names and more at a glance.

Magellan TrafficKit: The integrated traffic receiver with 3-month FREE subscription provides real-time traffic updates. Delay advisories along your route appear on the touch screen with details about the incident. Your Magellan GPS calculates your ETA based on traffic conditions and automatically offers a new route option when there's a quicker way. (Fees apply after introductory period.)

6 million Points of Interest: Easily find what you need. Gas stations, restaurants, hotels, ATMs and hundreds of other businesses and services are intuitively categorized and searchable from the built-in POI database. Most include the phone number.

Expanded NAVTEQ maps: Travel the entire U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada with all the maps you need, pre-loaded on the included SD memory card.

SayWhere text-to-speech: Hear street names with every voice direction and have a clear understanding of when to make the next turn while you keep your eyes on the road.

Intuitive User Interface: Bold, intuitive menu options make it easy to pick destinations and choose how you navigate, without even reading the instructions.

Ultra-thin design:Uniquely stylish and compact, it's easy to transfer your Magellan GPS between vehicles or toss it in a suitcase to take anywhere.

Interactive POI icons: Select the types of services and amenities you'd like to see and interactive icons appear on the map. Touch an icon for a nearby service to see address, phone number (when available) and get an instant route.

Tow truck icon: The convenient "tow-truck icon" shows detailed information about your current location with a single touch so you can provide clear direction to roadside assistance.

Home icon: Program any location into the "Home" button and find your way back from wherever you are.

QuickSpell: Enter destinations with a few keystrokes. QuickSpell searches locations and checks spelling to provide you with a simple list of available destinations.

SmartDetour: SmartDetour prompt you to route around suddenly slow or stopped freeway traffic and automatically calculates the quickest detour. No fee or subscription is required!

Birds eye 3D view: Clearly see your surroundings in 2D or 3D.

Auto re-route: Never miss a turn and quickly get back on track whenever you take a detour.

Auto NightView: Color and contrast adjusts automatically for easy viewing at night.

Customizable route methods: Choose the way you want to navigate to use the most freeways, least freeways, fastest time, shortest distance and avoid toll roads. Exclude specific streets or freeways after a route is calculated to get there the way you want.

Multi-destination routing: Select up to 20 destinations and choose the order to plan a trip in advance and repeat the same trip again. Easily reorganize, add or remove destinations.

Address Book: Create and save personal Points of Interest for easy reoccurring trips.

Rechargeable battery: Navigate up to 3 hours when power is unavailable.

Centrality Atlas III: The Centrality Atlas III processor with integrated GPS receiver provides superior GPS performance for accurate and reliable positioning and navigation within three meters.

Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
3 stars
(based on 2 reviews)
Mostly Smoke
By FruitBat RushVerified Reviewer from Los Altos, CA on 3/5/2009
Acquires Satellites Quickly, Compact, Large Screen
Zero Customer Support
Best Uses:
Describe Yourself:
Power User
How are you with directions:
Great w/Directions
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Magellan Magellan Roadmate 1430 4.3" Widescreen Touch Screen Auto GPS Navigation Unit (North America):

An Out-of-Date product no longer supported by Magellan

[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

Best choice for whats included!
By KPHL from Philadelphia surrounding area on 2/14/2009
Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Large Screen, Reliable Performance, Simple Controls
Acquires Satellites Slowly
Best Uses:
Faster Routes, Urban Navigation
Describe Yourself:
Power User
How are you with directions:
Bad w/Directions
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Magellan Magellan Roadmate 1430 4.3" Widescreen Touch Screen Auto GPS Navigation Unit (North America):

Much like a cell phone these days, I now make sure I never leave home without the GSP! Some people claim to got "ESP". I got GSP with this Magellan 1430 with live traffic subscription.
Pros: User interface, easy to use/understand menus
cons: abit sluggish at times when recalculating while driving and miss a turn.
Favorite feature: Chime tone notifying when exactly to turn.

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