• Frys.com #5721962
  • Manufacturer: GARMIN
  • UPC #753759076948
  • Model #010-00700-10
  • Drive, hike, bike or boat. With the rugged, waterproof, multi-mode nuvi 500, you can do it all. Packed with detailed street and topographic maps, nuvi 500 is ready for adventure both on and off the beaten path. Like the 550, nuvi 500 switches modes to navigate your active lifestyle and provides spoken turn-by-turn directions to your destination.

    Take It Anywhere
    nuvi 500 features driving, walking, bicycling and boating modes which customize your nuvi specifically for your method of travel. This portable hybrid combines the advanced navigation features and large, color display found in automotive units with the durability of an outdoor handheld. Sleek and slim, you can slip nuvi 500 into your pocket or backpack. The user-replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets nuvi navigate you on roads or off.

    Get Turn-by-Turn Directions
    nuvi 500's intuitive interface greets you with two simple questions: "Where to?" and "View Map." Touch the color screen to easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions to your destination. It comes preloaded with City Navigator® NT map data for the lower 48 states, Hawaii and Puerto Rico or one European region or country (click Versions tab to view all). It's packed with millions of points of interest (POIs) and features digital elevation maps that show you shaded terrain contours at higher zoom levels. With nuvi 500, you can upload custom points of interest (POIs) and navigate to geo-tagged photos. If you're lost, use the Where Am I? emergency locator to view your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and fuel stations.

    Navigate Off-Road
    nuvi 500 also includes preloaded U.S. topographic maps and accepts optional mapping for all of your outdoor adventures (see Maps tab for compatible maps). Conveniently plug in BlueCha

     

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    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # 010-00700-10 )

    Features

    Take It Anywhere

    nüvi 500 features driving, walking, bicycling and boating modes which customize your nüvi specifically for your method of travel. This portable hybrid combines the advanced navigation features and large, color display found in automotive units with the durability of an outdoor handheld. Sleek and slim, you can slip nüvi 500 into your pocket or backpack. The user-replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets nüvi navigate you on roads or off.


    Turn-by-turn Directions

    nüvi 500 has an intuitive interface that greets you with 2 simple questions: “Where To?” and “View Map.” Touch the color screen to easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names to your destination. It comes preloaded with City Navigator® NT map data for the lower 48 states, Hawaii and Puerto Rico (or 1 European region or country). It’s packed with millions of points of interest (POIs) and features digital elevation maps that show you shaded terrain contours at higher zoom levels. With nüvi 500, you can upload custom POIs and navigate to geo-tagged photos. If you're lost, use the Where Am I? emergency locator to view your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and fuel stations.


    Navigate Off-road

    nüvi 500 also includes preloaded U.S. topographic maps and accepts optional mapping for all of your outdoor adventures (see Maps tab for compatible maps). Conveniently plug in BlueChart® g2 and Inland Lakes marine maps on a microSD™ card for a great day on the water. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. With its high-sensitivity GPS receiver and HotFix® satellite prediction, nüvi 500 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover, deep canyons and near tall building and trees.


    Expand Your GPS

    Navigation is just the beginning. nüvi 500 includes many travel tools, including world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. Show off photos of your excursions with nüvi's picture viewer. Even download geocaches and instructions from OpenCaching.com straight to your nüvi. nüvi 500 comes preloaded with a free MAD Maps scenic road trip for Historic Route 66. Get turn-by-turn directions on motorcycle-friendly roads and insider tips for an unforgettable ride across America. It supports optional Garmin Traffic services. The 500 also features Garmin Lock™, an anti-theft feature, and is compatible with our free Garmin Garage™, where you can download custom vehicles that show your location on the map.

    Specifications

    Physical & Performance
    Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.21"W x 3.35"H x .9"D (10.7 x 8.5 x 2.3 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 color antiglare TFT with white backlight
    Weight: 7.6 ounces (215 g)
    Battery: user-replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion
    Battery life: up to 8 hours
    Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
    High-sensitivity receiver: yes
    Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
    Maps & Memory
    Preloaded street maps: yes (regional or 48 states+TOPO)
    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: microSD™ card (not included)
    Waypoints/favorites/locations: 500
    Routes: 10
    Features & Benefits
    Drive stress-free. Save time and money.
    Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): yes (internal speaker)
    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
    ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route): no
    Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): yes
    Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): yes
    Garmin nüLink! services: (receive accurate real-time travel information): no
    XM® compatible for U.S: no
    Navigate safely and easily.
    Bluetooth® wireless technology: no
    Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe): yes
    Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): yes
    Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount): no
    Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town): no
    Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): yes
    Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway): no
    Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
    World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator: yes
    Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): no
    Alarm clock: no
    Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature): yes
    Enjoy the drive and customize.
    Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device): yes
    Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device): yes
    Picture viewer: yes
    MP3 player: no
    Audio book player: no
    Additional
    This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

    What's in the Box

    • nüvi 500
    • U.S. version includes preloaded U.S. topographic maps plus City Navigator® NT data for the lower 48 states, Hawaii and Puerto Rico (no Alaska or Canada detail); European versions include City Navigator NT data for 1 region or country
    • Lithium-ion battery
    • Vehicle suction cup mount
    • Vehicle power cable
    • Quick start manual


    Requirements


    What's in the Box:
  • nuvi 500
  • U.S. version includes preloaded U.S. topographic maps plus City Navigator® NT data for the lower 48 states, Hawaii and Puerto Rico (no Alaska or Canada detail)
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Dashboard disc
  • Quick start manual





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