Customize your ride with zūmo 550 the rugged motorcycle navigator that's born to ride. Designed by bikers, zūmos 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.
Operate Easily on Two Wheels
Durable and intuitive, zūmo is built specifically for motorcycles:
Glove-friendly touch screen with left-handed controls makes it easy to operate
High bright sunlight-readable, UV-resistant display makes it easy to view your screen
Motorcycle console for trip information, including fuel gauge to warn you when its time to fill up
Motorcycle mount with universal mounting hardware so you can mount it anywhere
Included motorcycle mount and automotive mount (with integrated speaker) for riding or driving
Custom caps, available in a variety of colors, 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 street maps and a hefty points of interest (POIs) database, including motels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. Simply enter a destination, and zūmo takes you there with turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names. In addition, zūmo accepts customized points of interest such as school zones and safety cameras and includes proximity alerts to warn of upcoming POIs. It is also compatible with Garmin's Tour Guide a free utility that allows you to build and upload a database of POIs that are encoded with photos and MP3 files.
A rechargeable, removable lithium-ion battery (three hour typical use) is integrated into zūmo for trip planning or use on foot. In addition, zūmo even accepts electronic maps making it the ultimate off-road navigator.
Add Optional 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. 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.
Make Hands-Free Calls and Receive Wireless Voice Prompts
With zūmos 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 can even make phone calls to POIs through zūmos Bluetooth interface. In addition, zūmo transmits navigation voice prompts to your headset so you can listen wirelessly.
Plan Your Adventures 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 your unit to enjoy tunes on the road. In addition, JPEG Picture Viewer lets you share photos of your adventures with friends and family.