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Garmin nüvi 205W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator

Garmin nüvi 205W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator
With easy-to-use Touchscreen displays, the nuvi 205w can route to addresses, restaurants, hotels and more with turn-by-turn directions and voice guidance. The Garmin nuvi 205W is simply a great GPS and the best value of any widescreen GPS.

This nüvi 205W portable GPS has the new user interface which shows the road speed limit, your speed, next turn arrow and distance to next turn all on the main screen. nuvi 205w will say “Turn right in 500 feet.” New appealing features include MSN Direct compatibility, HotFix, Garmin Connect Photos, digital elevation maps, automatic time zone updates and smoother map updates. nuvi 205w is compatible with an optional MSN Direct receiver (GDB 55). This optional MSN Direct receiver provides premium content such as traffic updates, weather, gas prices, enhanced movie listings, stock info, news, local events and a send-to-GPS feature for trip planning.

A 3-month subscription to MSN Direct is included with the receiver. After that, subscription fees are $49.95 per year, or $129.95 for a lifetime subscription.

Send Addresses Directly from Google Maps or Mapquest
tching to try out a new restaurant, or setting off on a road trip to locate the best toffee apples on the east coast? Now, it’s easy to search for locations on Google Maps or Mapquest, then transfer the addresses directly to your Garmin GPS navigator.

  1. Hook up your Garmin to the computer via it’s USB port
  2. Search for the location you want
  3. Click the Send link in the info window for the address. That will bring up a popup “Send to” form.

Pick GPS, then pick Garmin and hit the “Send” button.
The address will instantly transfer to your Garmin device, The point will be saved as one of your favorites, and you can navigate to it or view it on a map just like with any other favorite.

The process does require a small plugin, which you can get at Garmin’s website at http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=3739. You can send business addresses to your Garmin device from these countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.

Technical Details

  • 4.3 in Touch Screen Navigator with 2D/3D Maps
  • Turn by Turn Voice Directions and Optional MSN Direct Services
  • Where Am I Emergency Locator / You Always Know Your Location
  • With HotFix, It Calculates Your Position Faster to Get You There Quicker
  • JPEG Picture Viewer, World Travel Clock, Currency Converter, Calculator and More
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