zūmo® 550

Part Number: 010-00567-01
£599.99

Discontinued - Still Supported Device

Overview

Customize your ride with the rugged zūmo 550. Designed by bikers, zūmo’s motorcycle-friendly features make it easy to operate while in the saddle. From back roads to rallies, its preloaded maps and high-end navigation features give you the freedom to go where you want.

Navigate the Open Road

zūmo 550 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator® NT street maps and a hefty points of interest (POIs) database, including motels, restaurants, fuel and ATMs. Simply enter a destination, and zūmo takes you there with turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names. In addition, zūmo accepts custom points of interest such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs. The 550 also comes with a rechargeable, removable lithium-ion battery for trip planning or use on foot, and even accepts additional maps.

Add Traffic, Weather and Radio

With optional XM® subscriptions and an XM antenna, you can check the weather, move ahead of traffic and listen to the radio when you travel with zūmo in the U.S. As an alternative, zūmo can receive optional TMC traffic alerts (in select cities) when used with a compatible traffic receiver. Simply press a button on the screen, and zūmo recalculates your route to avoid traffic tie-ups.

Talk and Listen Wirelessly

With zūmo 550’s Bluetooth® wireless technology, you can talk on the phone safely without removing your gloves or helmet. Connect zūmo to your Bluetooth-enabled headset/helmet and cell phone to make and receive hands-free calls. You even can make phone calls to POIs through zūmo’s Bluetooth interface. In addition, zūmo transmits navigation voice prompts to your headset so you can listen wirelessly.

Plan Your Trips and Share Your Rides

zūmo 550 makes it easy to plan your next trip and share routes with your riding buddies. Plan trips on your computer before you start. Search for food and fuel stops and local attractions. Then, transfer your route to zūmo and go.

At the end of the day, share your favorite places and rides with other zūmo riders, and review your travels in Google™ Earth. SD™ card expansion makes it easy for storage and route sharing. Download routes to share with your riding buddies — even load mp3 files to enjoy tunes on the road. In addition, JPEG picture viewer lets you share photos of your adventures with friends and family.

Bluetooth XM NavTraffic XM Satellite Radio

Here WAAS enabled SiRF

Features

Customise your ride with the rugged zūmo 550. Designed by bikers, zūmo's motorcycle-friendly features make it easy to operate while in the saddle. From back roads to rallies, its preloaded maps and high-end navigation features give you the freedom to go where you want.Ride Magazine Award 'Best BuyJune 2009

Enjoy Bike-Friendly Design

Durable and dependable, zūmo 550 is built for motorcycles:

  • Glove-friendly touchscreen with large icons and left-handed controls make it easy to operate
  • High brightness, sunlight-readable, UV-resistant display makes it easy to view your screen
  • Motorcycle console for trip information, including fuel gauge to warn you when it's time to fill up
  • Motorcycle mount with universal mounting hardware so you can mount it anywhere
  • Included motorcycle and automotive mount (with integrated speaker) for riding or driving
  • Custom caps available in a variety of colours to reflect your style
  • Vibration-tested, waterproof and built with fuel-resistant plastics to withstand the elements

Navigate the Open Road

zūmo 550 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator® NT Europe street maps and a massive points of interest (POIs) database, including hotels, restaurants, fuel stations, cashpoints and much more. Simply enter a destination, and zūmo takes you there with turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names and places. In addition, zūmo accepts custom points of interest such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs. The zūmo 550 also comes with a rechargeable, removable lithium-ion battery a for trip planning or use on foot, and even accepts additional maps.

Add Traffic

zūmo 550 receives optionalTMC traffic alerts (in select cities) when used with a compatible traffic receiver. Simply press the icon on the screen and it recalculates your route to avoid traffic jams or congestion.

Talk and Listen Wirelessly

With zūmo 550's Bluetooth wireless technology, you can talk on the phone safely without removing your gloves or helmet. Connect zūmo to your Bluetooth-enabled headset/helmet and mobile phone to make and receive hands-free calls while on the move. You even can make phone calls to POIs, such as restaurants or hotels, through zūmo's Bluetooth interface. In addition, zūmo transmits navigation voice prompts to your headset so you can listen wirelessly.

Plan Your Trips and Share Your Rides

zūmo 550 makes it easy to plan your next trip and share routes with your riding buddies. Plan trips on your computer before you start, with the CN Navigator Europe mapping provided on CD ROM. Search for food and fuel stops and local attractions. Then, transfer your route to zūmo and go.

At the end of the day, share your favourite places and rides with other zūmo riders and review your travels in Google™ Earth. SD card expansion makes it easy for storage and route sharing. Download routes to share with your riding buddies — even load mp3 files to your unit to enjoy tunes on the road. In addition, JPEG picture viewer lets you share photos of your adventures with friends and family.

zūmo 550: The navigator that's born to ride.

Bluetooth XM NavTraffic XM Satellite Radio

Here WAAS enabled SiRF

Specs

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 4.8"W x 3.9"H x 1.6"D (12.2 x 9.9 x 4.1 cm)
Display size, WxH 2.8"W x 2.1"H (7.2 x 5.4 cm); 3.5 diag (8.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 320 x 240 pixels
Display type QVGA colour TFT with white backlight
Weight 10.6 ounces (300.5 g)
Battery removable, rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 4 hours
Headphone jack/audio line-out Yes
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Water rating IPX7

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps Yes
Includes lifetime map updates No
nüMaps Guarantee yes
3-D terrain view No
3-D buildings and landmarks view No
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards SD card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 500

Features & Benefits

Features That Save Time & Money
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") Yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) No
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) Yes
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) No
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) No
Junction view (displays junction signs) No
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) No
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow) No
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route) Yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) Yes
XM® compatible for U.S Yes (radio and traffic)
Safe Navigation Features
Bluetooth® wireless technology Yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) No
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection) No
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town) no
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos) No
View upcoming points of interest along route No
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) Yes
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature) Yes
Customizable Features
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device) Yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device) No
MP3 player Yes
Audio book player Yes

Additional Specs

  • This USB device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

In the Box

  • zūmo 550
  • Preloaded City Navigator® NT for Europe (full coverage)
  • MapSource® City Navigator Europe NT DVD (full unlock)*
  • Motorcycle mount with mounting hardware
  • Vehicle suction cup mount with integrated speaker
  • Dashboard disk
  • Carrying case
  • AC charger
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Motorcycle power cable
  • USB cable
  • Security screwdriver
  • Custom caps (silver and black)
  • Garmin stickers
  • Quick reference guide

*City Navigator North America NT DVD included in North American Version; City Navigator Europe NT DVD included in European version.

Package contents may vary per version. See your local dealer for more information.

Maps

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550 Awards

Ride Magazine - Best Buy

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