Contents of the Package
Preloaded City Navigator NT for North America
MapSource City Navigator North America NT DVD
Motorcycle mount with mounting hardware
Automotive suction cup mount with integrated speaker*
Automotive power cable
Motorcycle power cable
Custom caps (silver and black)
Owner's manual on disk
Quick reference guide
*NOTICE TO DRIVERS IN CALIFORNIA AND MINNESOTA: State law prohibits drivers in California and Minnesota from using suction mounts on their windshields while operating motor vehicles. Other Garmin dashboard or friction mounting options should be used.
Designed by bikers, zumo’s 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.
Durable and dependable, zumo 550 is built for motorcycles:
- Glove-friendly touchscreen with left-handed controls.
- High brightness, sunlight-readable, UV-resistant display.
- Motorcycle console for trip information, including fuel gauge.
- Motorcycle mount with universal mounting hardware.
- Included motorcycle 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.
Navigate the Open Road
zumo 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. zumo gives turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names. In addition, zumo accepts custom points of interest such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs. The 550 also comes with a rechargeable, removable lithium-ion battery a for use on foot, and accepts additional maps.
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 zumo in the U.S. As an alternative, zumo can receive optional TMC traffic alerts (in select cities) when used with a compatible traffic receiver.
With zumo 550’s Bluetooth wireless technology, you can talk on the phone safely without removing your gloves or helmet. Connect zumo 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 zumo’s Bluetooth interface. In addition, zūmo transmits navigation voice prompts to your headset so you can listen wirelessly.
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.
Physical & Performance:
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.8"W x 3.9"H x 1.6"D (12.2 x 9.9 x 4.1 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 TFT with white backlight
Weight: 10.6 ounces (300.5 g)
Battery: removable, rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: up to 4 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
RoHS version available: yes
Maps & Memory:
Preloaded maps: yes
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: internal solid state
Accepts data cards: SD card (not included)
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): yes (using included mount(s))
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."): yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands): no
Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation): no
3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D): no
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): yes
Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation): yes
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road): yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): yes
Bluetooth® wireless technology (connect to your phone for hands-free calling): yes
MSN® Direct compatible: no
FM traffic compatible: yes
XM® Navtraffic & Radio for U.S. compatible: yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads): no
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): no
Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount): no
ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route) : no
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): no
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device): yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device): no
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): no
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator: no
Picture viewer: yes
MP3 player: yes
Audio book player: yes
FM transmitter: no
Headphone jack/audio line-out: yes
Remote control: no
Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature): yes
Dead reckoning: no