Navman goes beyond the basics


In response to the strong demand for affordable, easy-to-use technology, satellite navigation pioneer Navman has gone beyond the basics for itts entry level in-car system. The iCN 330 features easy to read 3D moving maps with a journey progress bar, cleary spoken directions and Navmanns Back-on-Trackk? function means youure never lost even if you take a wrong turn. The rechargeable iCN 330 is also portable, easily transferable from car-to-car, simple, portable, pocket-sized solution and will work straight out of the box in any car.

The iCN 330 boasts three dimensional, moving maps to help you navigate through your journey more easily. A progress bar and distance indicator turn red to give you advanced warning to your next turn. In adddition, a free drivee function allows you to see moving maps without having to enter a specific destination a great feature if you already know the route but want to follow the map as you drive.

Any route can be planned quickly and easily. The iCN 330 carries out a fast and accurate search for either a particular area, a town, a street or an intersection. The system can even direct you to a town centre or to a specific house number. Clear turn-by-turn voice instructions are provided via a quality integrated speaker. And donnt worry if you somehow take a wrong turn, as Back on Track will instantly re-route you in the right direction.

>Satellite navigation systems have become the must-have gadget for any driver wanting to get from point A to point B as quickly and efficiently as possible,, said David King, Navman Australiasian Sales & Marketing Manager. Sales of sat-nav systems soared last Christmas, as more affordable devices came to the market. Once again Navman has filled the gap in the market for affordable satellite navigation. With its new features, such as 3D moving maps and next turn progress bar, the iCN 330 is a strong addition to the Navman family..

The high-resolution, automotive grade LCD screen that will not wash out in bright sunlight shows clear and accurate information for the driver, including large directional arrows, distance-to-turn bar and intersection maps. Menus can be navigated quickly and easily using the five-way keypad and soft key buttons. The device is also fully portable and easy to install and remove from your car.

Product specifications

  • Integrated GPS receiver (SiRF StarII eLP chipset with SiRF XTracc)
  • 2.83 inch TFT LCD colour screen (320 x 240 pixels resolution)
  • Quality loudspeaker
  • Integrated battery (2-4 hours)
  • Weight: 212 grams

The Sensis WhereIs map data is provided on a pre-loaded MMC memory card, giving Australia wide street-level coverage.

Price and availability

Provided with a windcreen suction mount, cigarette lighter adaptor and rechargeable battery, the iCN 330 will be available from leading retailers from July 2006 with a RRP of $699.

Source: Navman