One of the Garmin’s latest iterations is the Garmin dezlCam LMTHD, which is designed specifically for trucks.
|Garmin GPS for Trucks|
|Garmin dezlCam LMTHD|
Garmin dezlCam LMTHD
|Introduction Date||Garmin dezlCam LMTHD was announced by Garmin on June 24, 2015|
|View product availability and current price from Amazon.com||Garmin dezlCam LMTHD 6" GPS Truck Navigator|
|Product Specifications and Features|
|Physical & Performance|
|Physical dimensions||7.2 W x 3.7 H x 0.6 D (1.3 D with camera)|
|Display size||5.4"W x 2.8"H (13.6 x 7.2 cm); 6.1" diag (15.4 cm)|
|Display resolution||800 x 480 pixels|
|Display type||WVGA color TFT with white backlight|
|Weight||11.3 oz (319.2 g)|
|Battery life||up to 30 minutes|
|Maps & Memory|
|Preloaded street maps||Yes|
|Includes lifetime map updates||Yes|
|Built-in memory||internal solid state|
|Accepts data cards||yes (Dash Cam 8GB data card included; map data card not included; see Additional)|
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)||Yes|
|Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")|
Yes (with Garmin Real Directions*)
* Garmin Real Directions demo video
|Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)||Yes|
|Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription)||Yes (with HD Digital Traffic)|
|Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)||Yes (with HD Digital Traffic)|
|Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)||Yes|
|Junction view (displays junction signs)|
* Bird's Eye demo video and photoReal demo video
|Route avoidance (avoid highways||Yes|
|Bluetooth® wireless technology|
* What is Garmin nuvi Bluetooth video
|Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)||Yes|
|View upcoming points of interest along route||Yes (with Up Ahead)|
|Additional||Built-in Dash Cam: yes
Automatic Incident Detection (G-sensor): yes
Accepts map data cards: yes (not included)
Accepts Dash Cam data cards: yes (8 GB microSD Class 10 card included; accepts up to 64 GB microSD card, Class 4 or higher, not included)
Powered magnetic mount
Preloaded with Foursquare points of interest
Simple truck profile
Truck & Trailer Services Directory
Trucking points of interest; filter by brands or amenities
Easy Route Shaping
IFTA fuel logging capability
HOS violation warnings
Customizable main menu
Works with Garmin BC 30 wireless backup camera
Receive real-time services like live weather radar with the Smartphone Link app*
|Official Specs and Features|
|Learn more from the manufacturer site.||Read more about Garmin dezlCam LMTHD at garmin.com|
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|Where To Buy|
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In many respects, this device represents good strategic marketing from the company because truckers probably spend more times on the road compared to other drivers. They need more-than-average navigational device, and this is where Garmin dezlCam LMTHD comes in.
As the name says, the navigational unit includes dash cam as well as lifetime maps and traffic updates. More than that, it brings many of Garmin’s specific features and services such as Real Directions, Active Lane Guidance, photoReal junction, Bird’s Eye, and more.
The dezlCam LMTHD measures at 7.2-inch W x 3.7-inch H x 0.6-inch D (or 1.3-inch D with the camera). It has a 6-inch screen that produces 800 x 400 pixels resolution.
Detailed maps of North America is pre-loaded, and because this is specifically designed for trucks, the maps include truck-related road restrictions such as bridge heights, weight limits, sharp curves, etc.
Although these features are not available everywhere, at least they are provided for all major roads. Custom truck routing allows you to specify vehicle’s data including weight, height, length, and cargo to determine the best route to your destination.
Another truck-related feature is support for vehicle service history and data. It covers many things related to vehicle use for examples fuel consumption and mileage in any given province or state, HOS (Hours of Service), and IFTA related functions.
You can even download the information to your computer, and use the data to fill tax materials or other forms. This method makes it possible for users to have a digital service history with which they can easily monitor tire mileage, oil changes, tire pressure, and more.
Even the preloaded POIs are truck-related. There is a directory list filled with more than 30,000 places including truck service and repair locations all across U.S. and Canada. Sorting option is available so you can choose any specific location based on amenities such as WiFi, truck wash, showers, etc.
The built-in dash cam is pretty much optimized that it creates not only a record footage of your trip, but also captures unfortunate moments of accidental impacts automatically.
This function is made possible by the integrated G-Sensor which mainly serves as incident detector. Anytime it senses sudden deceleration or hard braking, the G-Sensor takes over and triggers the snapshot function.
You can also capture the snapshot manually if necessary; you need to take GPS device off the suction cup and use it as a camera. The package gives an 8GB microSD to save footage.
A GPS overlay can be activated to complement the snapshot so a precise location on the map, speed, and time of the impact are saved as well.
Garmin dezlCam LMTHD is Bluetooth-enabled and compatible with Smartphone Link App. When paired with a Bluetooth-enabled phone, you can make or take hands-free phone calls directly through the GPS unit.
With Smartphone Link companion app, you can use your mobile phone’s existing data plan to share information like destination or location and receive weather alerts.
HD Digital Traffic is also available without any subscription fee; it gives you frequent updates about weather, possible detours, routes, and delay.
|Disclaimer:||Information provided is believed correct and true to the best of our ability based on the manufacturer published information. However, GPSCompared is not responsible for typographical errors or incorrect data. Please visit the official manufacturer product page for more details on the specifications and features
|Note: ||This writer neither own this product nor have the personal experience in handling it. However this article is produced based on manufacturer published facts and other relevant sources (if applicable).
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