Magellan RoadMate 1440 (Road Mate 1440)

Portable 4.3" Touchscreen GPS Navigation System with 6 Million POI


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Introducing the innovative new GPS navigation device from Magellan GPS. The Magellan RoadMate 1440 device features the new acclaimed OneTouch menu, as well as a bright 4.3" touch screen and an ultra-thin design. It is preloaded with maps, as well as POIs (Points of Interest) for the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. This simple and easy-to-use navigation unit provides premium features to give you confidence on the road, while delivering a powerful navigation experience for both business trips and vacations!

Product Features:
  • OneTouch favorites menu affords instant access to your personalized bookmarks of favorite places and searches anywhere you travel. With a single touch, find your favorite café or restaurant when you're traveling within any city across the USA, Canada, or Puerto Rico.
  • 4.3-inch color touch screen provides powerful navigation that's easy to view and use
  • AAA TourBook provides ratings and details on places to stay, play, and dine
  • Are you a member of AAA? AAA Member Roadside Assistance gets you help fast with a toll-free member service number to assist you in finding an AAA approved tow truck or repair shop.
  • Highway lane assist signs show highway signs to point you in the right direction when approaching interchanges and exits, and ensure that you'll choose the correct lane well before your next turn
  • Text-to-Speech allows the unit to speak street names and directions so you can hear (as well as see) where you need to turn next
  • QuickSpell technology with the built-in SmartCity search narrows your address and city searches, resulting in simple and easy destination entry
  • Multi-destination routing with route optimization allows you plan your trips and routes with multiple stops in the order you want or optimize a trip for the most efficient route, saving you time and money
  • Maps for the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico come preloaded with information and directions
  • 6 Millions built-in points of interest (POIs) help you easily find gas stations, restaurants, ATMs, coffee shops, and more
  • Going on a long trip soon? The convenient highway exit POIs search shows you gas stations, restaurants, hotels, and more near upcoming highway exits
  • Branded POIs display your favorite coffee shops, restaurants, and more by their respective logos
  • With the additional accessory (sold separately), the Magellan Traffic Link provides live, onscreen traffic notification updates
  • Customizable route method gives you the freedom to select the shortest distance, fastest time, most use of freeways, or least use of freeways to customize your route
  • Address book enables you to create and store contact information
  • Auto night view adjusts your screen's color and contrast for easy night-time viewing and traveling
  • Made a wrong turn? The automatic re-route lets you quickly get back on track
  • Plan your route directly on the map by simply touching a destination and then directly routing to it
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery gives you the freedom to drive cordless or when your vehicle's engine is turned off
  • 1-year warranty
Navigation Unit Specifications:
  • Case: High-impact plastic
  • Pre-Loaded Maps: US, Canada, and Puerto Rico
  • Screen Size: 4.3"
  • Memory available for map storage: Micro SD card compatible
  • GPS Performance: 3 to 5 meters (10-16 feet) - WAAS/EGNOS
  • GPS Accuracy: 3-5 feet
  • Power Source: Li-ion recharageable battery, vehicle adapter 12-24 or AC adapter
  • Battery Life: Up to 3 hours
  • Antenna Type: Integrated multidirectional patch
  • Weight: 6.03 oz (.17 kg)
  • Dimensions: 3/4"D x 4-5/8"W x 3-1/4"H
Package Includes:
  1. Magellan RoadMate 1440 GPS Receiver
  2. Pre-loaded maps of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico
  3. Windshield mount
  4. Adhesive disc for dash mounting
  5. Vehicle power adapter
  6. USB Cable
  7. User handbook
  8. User manual on CD-ROM

Portable GPS Features

Screen Size
The screen size dimension is measured diagonally in inches.
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Does not allow water to pass through the device keeping it dry.
Built-In Antenna
Provides superior reception and can provide position accuracy.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
Battery Life
The average capacity of the battery when fully charged. This value is provided by the manufacturer and is an average, not a guarantee.
3 hours

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.

These are the maps that come with the navigation unit.
Complete 50 USA
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.
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.

City and Road Data
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.
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.

Map Browsing
Point-of-Interest (POI) Name
Point-of-Interest (POI) Vicinity
Points-of-Interest (POI) Type
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 (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

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Santa Clarita, CA

Not bad at alll.....

February 1, 2010

The navi gets you where you need to go. Great maps. good visuals. Easy to use interface. the One Touch feature is nice. the mount is secure. etc etc etc... good navigation.

The only problem i have is that sometimes after i haven't used the navi for a while it takes a long time (5-10 min) for the satellites to connect to the unit so it works... so i sit around and have to wait for the unit to work. oh and it didn't come with a case. that would have been nice.

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Magellan RoadMate 1440 (Road Mate 1440)

Portable 4.3" Touchscreen GPS Navigation System with 6 Million POI


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