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Alpine PND-K3msn (PND-K3 w/ MSN Traffic)

Portable Car GPS Navigation with MSN® Direct

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Alpine PND-K3msn (PND-K3 w/ MSN Traffic)

Portable Car GPS Navigation with MSN® Direct

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The Alpine PND-K3msn

Introducing the new portable navigation unit by Alpine. With a large 4.3" high-resolution display and preloaded maps for across the United States of America, this unit is going to get you to where you need to go. A subscription for MSN Direct allows you to receive updated traffic information, weather reports, gas prices, movie times, news and alerts, local event information and stock prices. Voice guidance technology and 8 million points of interest are just a scratch at all the great features. Consider Bluetooth compatibility for hands free talking and a SD card slot for playback of MP3/WMA music. With all these great features, the Apline PND-K3msn is a must have information center for everyone on the road.

General Features:

  • 4.3" Touchscreen portable navigation
  • Built-In BlueTooth
  • Easy-to-use windshield and dashboard mount
  • Fully customizable
  • Multi-lingual
  • Displays average speed and driving time on the unit
  • Dimensions: 7/8"L x 4-7/8"W x 2-15/16"H
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Navigation Features:

  • Fast processor for quick navigation directions
  • Alternate 3D map view for a more realistic navigation experience
  • Pre-loaded map coverage across the U.S. and Canada, Including Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands
  • 8 Distinct selectable map/menu color schemes
  • 6 million POIs (Points of Interest) with selectable map icons
  • Turn-by-turn voice guidance (new feature announces street names during route)
  • English, Spanish and French Support (Menus and Voice Guidance)

Expandability Options:

  • Bluetooth® Hands-Free for making and recieving calls while on the go
  • SD Card slot for MP3/WMA music playback
  • MSN Direct ready(subscription require): updated traffic information, weather reports, gas prices, movie times, news and alerts, local event information and stock prices

Customizable Features:

  • Choose you personal color and theme for your display
  • Search places that are close by you and your route
  • Save a personal home location
  • Personal history saves where you have been
  • Custom settings that can be turned on or off
  • Pick the language that you want to see and hear
  • Choose between metric units and English units
  • Add and save locations into a personalized address book

Portable GPS Features

Screen Size
The screen size dimension is measured diagonally in inches.
4.3"
Touchscreen
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Yes
Resolution (pixels)
A display's pixel resolution defines its ability to resolve fine details. Digital TVs and projectors measure screen resolution in pixels. The higher the resolution, the more detailed the picture will be.
Waterproof
Does not allow water to pass through the device keeping it dry.
No
Built-In Antenna
Provides superior reception and can provide position accuracy.
Yes
Built-In Compass
This means that the device has a compass built into it. The compass can make traveling and finding your destination easier.
Built-In Altimeter
This means that the device has a barometric altimeter integrated into it. This is used to determine your current elevation and altitude.
MP3 Playback
If "Yes", MP3 files can be played back on the car stereo either on a memory card or loaded directly from your computer using a USB cable. We recommend reading the item description to see how MP3 files are loaded to the unit.
Yes
WMA Playback
If "Yes", WMA files can be played back on the navigation unit either on a memory card or loaded directly from your computer using a USB cable. We recommend reading the item description to see how WMA files are loaded to the unit.
Yes
3.5mm Stereo Jack
Uses a 3.5mm stereo jack to connect to an audio source. This is the common size found on most CD and Mp3 players, as well as most home computers.
A/V Input
A/V (Audio/Video) inputs allow the unit to playback external audio and/or video sources typically using common, composite RCA connections. For example, you could connect an external DVD player, XBox360 or other audio or video device if the unit has an audio and video input. 1 A/V Input refers to 1 set of audio and video inputs. Other inputs may be included on the unit and we recommend you read the product description to find what type the unit has.
No
USB Port
This means that the item has a USB port. The port can be used to provide the unit with updates or to transfer data on to it.
Bluetooth Connectivity
Bluetooth® technology allows two or more electronic devices to communicate with each other wirelessly, such as using your cell phones "hands-free" or transmitting music to Bluetooth enabled receiver. If a unit is Bluetooth capable, it typically can allow you to connect to your Bluetooth cell phone to make and receive calls. Others can access your phone and address book too via Bluetooth. Other Bluetooth capable units offer even more services, such as live traffic information and map upgrades.

More uses of Bluetooth technology include transmitting music to a compatible receiver, printing wirelessly from a computer, and many other wireless uses. Please see the item description for more specific information regarding what features the unit includes.

Yes
Traffic Tuner
In-dash navigation units with satellite radio have the option for a traffic tuner, also called a Traffic Message Channel. A Traffic Message Channel (TMC) is used to deliver traffic and travel information directly to the driver. When the TMC is built-in a navigation unit, it can help direct the driver to take alternative routes when traffic is bad.
Languages
These are the different options for language. If you are looking for a specific language, please verify that the unit will be compatible with that language.
English

Navigation Features

Portable Navigation Use
This is the intended use of the navigation device.

Road: These navigation devices assist in driving.

Sports: These navigation devices are used primarily for sports such as golf, cycling, and other fitness sports.

Trail: These navigation devices are used for off road and trail applications.

Water: These navigation devices are used on boats and for marine applications.

Maps
These are the maps that come with the navigation unit.
Complete 50 USA
Canada
Puerto Rico
Map Database
This is the map database that the system uses. The map database provider supplies the digital map, as well as the Points-of-Interests, map updates, fastest routes, and many other features.
NAVTEQ
Map Source
Maps are typically built into the navigation unit or they can be uploaded from a disc or memory card. They usually cover the United States and all or parts of Canada. Built-in flash memory maps typically respond faster than disc loaded maps.
Built-In Flash Memory
Map Dimensional Display
This is the manner in which the navigation maps are displayed. The majority of navigation units have either a 2D or a 3D map display, however some have options for both.
Basemap Includes
These are the types of data that is preinstalled on the navigation devices basemaps.

City and Road Data: This includes all the maps, road, and street data that are commonly used. They are designed for use in cars, trucks, and most vehicles that travel on the road.

Rivers, Lakes, and Coastline Data: This includes all the necessary data that is used for marine and boat applications.

Traffic Lane Guidance
Traffic Lane guidance is a convenient feature among navigation units. It enabled the navigation unit to tell the driver which lane that they should be in at any given time. This becomes quite useful when a particular lane is needed to exit the freeway or make a necessary turn.
Customizable POI
Customizable Points Of Interest (POI) allow the user to customize, select favorites, and add their own points of interest. This enabled the driver to get directions quickly to previously visited destination.
Yes
Points of Interest
The number of points of interest included on the maps. Points of interest may include gas stations, restaurants, city centers, hotels, airports, and tourist attractions.
6 Million
Search Options
Search options are the many different ways that the navigation unit is able to find your destination. Below are the definitions of what these mean.

Address: The user is able to enter a specific address and the unit will navigate there.

City: The unit is able to navigate to a city, without a specific address needed. A great feature when traveling across several states or provinces.

Coordinates: This is a convenient feature for when you have specific longitude and latitude values.

Favorites: These are shortcuts that you can set for easy access to commonly traveled locations. Examples could include your home, office, favorite restaurant, movie theater, or any other frequently traveled location.

Home: Program and save your home address for fast and simple navigation to your home.

Intersection: Searches for specific cross-streets rather than a specific address.

Map Browsing: This feature enables the user to point to a location on the navigation screen and choose to navigate there. A great feature for when you visually know where you want to go, but are not sure of the address or intersection.

Phone Number: Search for locations by their phone number. Perfect for when you know the phone number of a restaurant or similar locations, but do not have the address. Also convenient when a store has many locations and you need to go to the one that you have previously called.

Point-of-Interest (POI) Name: Search by name for Points-of-Interst such as restaurants, ATMS, banks, hotels, recreation, hospitals, shopping, and more!

Point-of-Interest (POI) Vicinity: Search for Points-of-Interst that are close by to your current location. Points-Of-Interests include restaurants, ATMS, banks, hotels, recreation, hospitals, shopping, and more!

Points-of-Interest (POI) Type: Search for Points-of-Interst by there category. These include restaurants, ATMS, banks, hotels, recreation, hospitals, shopping, and more!

Quick Search: Allows the user to search for specified POI's that are commonly used.

Recent (Previous) Searches: This feature will load the users recent searches for fast navigation back to them.

Route: This allows the user to select a route that has been previously established.

Address
City
Favorites
Home
Point-of-Interest (POI) Name
Point-of-Interest (POI) Vicinity
Points-of-Interest (POI) Type
Quick Search
Route
Speed Display
Speed display is a feature that allows the unit to display the speed of the vehicle. Using GPS technology, this feature also assisting in determining the estimated time of arrival on compatible units.
Text-to-Speech
Text-to-Speech (TTS) converts normal text into speech. Mostly used in navigation units, text-to-speech allow the audible playback of street names, driving directions, and any other text that the driver needs to hear.

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

PND-K3msn

UPC

793276100184

Weight

3.00lbs

Internal SKU

pndk3msn

Internal Product ID

18878

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

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Product Name: Alpine PND-K3msn (PND-K3 w/ MSN Traffic)