Garmin RV 660LMT
Garmin RV 660LMT, is the latest sat nav device for the camping and adventure-lovers. You can fully relish the liberty that it can provide for travelling on the road. It is like travelling with a helpful guide by your side.
The Garmin RV 660 guides you with easy on eyes 6.0-inch display. It easily fits in your vehicle whether it is a car, truck, RV. This device is from the series of RV devices which also comprise of Garmin RV 770 and Garmin RV 780. The data it provides is based according to your RV’s dimensions, weight, height etc. The device contains a directory of RV services and parks.
It has new features like easy route shaping, a huge list of new and popular places from social media sites like Foursquare, elevation profile information and much more.
Customizable Routing features
You have to only input the RV specifications or if you are using a towable trailer then its information. The device will provide you with a detailed map of the US and Canada. The route is based on the weight, length, height, width of the vehicle.
Elevation Profile and Route Warnings
This device comes with the detailed maps of the US and Canada with the detailed maps which are RV specific. It will also provide information about sharp curves, bridge heights, other related information about major highways and roads. You’ll also see and hear about ascents, descents and much more.
The device provides a handy map tool which allows for viewing the elevation information about your route while viewing your map navigation screen. For getting more information about the elevation profile you can tap and expand the profile view. This will better prepare you for the coming up ahead steep grades.
A huge directory of RV Parks and Services
This device has a huge list of directory of RV services and parks. It comprises a comprehensive list of RV parks with 20,000 sites from the US and Canada. The data is from the state, national parks and privately-owned campgrounds.
The service directory and RV parks let you search according to your preferences like on-site laundry, electric hookups, pet-friendly etc. The list also includes RV-specific service centres, including towing, truck shops, repairs, tire shops.
Easy Route Shaping
When you want to drive or avoid certain streets, towns etc. Easy route shaping allows to easily modify your route. You can easily add the route which you see onscreen and also get a notification.
Hands-free features for safe driving
The RV 660LMT offers voice-activated navigation. You have to speak the command and the device will guide you to your destination. You can navigate using the touch screen interface.
For using the features you have to connect the device with your smartphone. The sound quality is very high with the integrated speaker and microphone. Put your phone safely in the compartment, purse or pocket and take calls.
The Garmin RV 660LMT shows all the additional information all the time on screen. The device shows current speed, speed limit, precise arrival time. Additionally, you will also get on screen warnings about the speed limit, upcoming traffic signals. This helps in mentally preparing yourself for proper acceleration or deceleration.
You can see the current street name with a glance. The device also provides school zone warnings, animal crossings, railroad warnings.
It also shows all the nearby places including fuel stations, shopping malls, hospitals, stores, etc. It will appear side-by-side on your map and it updates when you start moving on your route.
Intuitive navigation with Garmin GPS
The device database now has pre installed millions of new and popular points of interests. The information is provided by the popular social sites like Foursquare. It is very easy to find shops, restaurants, services on your route.
The device comes with spoken turn-by-turn instructions. This feature is powered by Garmin Express Real Directions. It is easy to understand driving directions with the help of recognizable buildings, popular landmarks and traffic lights. You will hear instructions like “turn right from the next petrol station. With the Garmin Real Voice, the device sounds like more of a friend than a machine.
- Customizable RV routing according to the weight and size of your RV or trailer
- Timely warnings and alerts about weight limits, sharp curves, steep grades
- Directory of RV friendly parks and services
- Change your route with Easy Route Shaping
- Elevation map tools display steep grades