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The steps to activate your free map update are:
Install TomTom Home
Connect your GPS to your computer.
Create a new TomTom account when the TomTom Home program prompts you.
Click on "Tools" -> "Use Latest Map Guarantee"
Download the latest map update (April 2013), and it will auto-update your GPS.
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Product # 1EP005201
The TomTom XXL 540S is a complete navigation system in a 5" XXL extra-wide touchscreen device. Spoken turn-by-turn instructions including street names will guide you to any address in the United States, Canada and Mexico. It includes more than 7 million preloaded points of interest. The IQ Routes technology gives you the fastest route every time by using actual average speeds of travel on your route.
The XXL 540s has the most accurate maps and with TomTom's Map Share technology you can instantly modify street names, street direction, POIs, road speeds and turn restrictions on your own device. The advanced lane guidance uses photorealistic images to bring even more clarity to complex multi-lane exits so you can be more confident on the road. The fold and go easy port mount folds flat against the device, making it easy to take it with you from car to car.
XXL 540S Features:
GPS Vehicle Navigation System
5" Extra-Wide LCD Touchscreen
RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver-ready
IQ Routes Technology
Spoken Street Names
Turn-by-Turn Voice & Visual Guidance
Advanced Lane Guidance
Preloaded maps of US, Canada & Mexico
7 Million Points of Interest
TomTom Map Share
Fast route (re-)calculation
Fold & Go EasyPort Mount
"Help Me!" Emergency Menu
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Smart Services & Extras:
Access to TomTom online services
Real-time weather reports : Get a real-time overview of the weather before setting off, including 5-day forecasts for all the places you're going to be.
Voices : download funny and famous voices for a bit of variety and fun on the road.
POI's: Thousands more POI's to download.
And much, much more.
Advanced Lane Guidance:
uses photorealistic images to bring even more clarity to complex multi-lane exits so you can be more confident on the road.
Provides alternate travel directions in the event of a deviation from the directions given.
Fold & Go EasyPort Mount:
folds flat against the device, making it easy to take it with you from car to car.
"Help Me!" Emergency Menu:
Easily access local emergency providers, such as police, fire stations, and hospitals.
IQ Routes Technology:
Calculates the fastest route possible using speeds of travel on a given route.
voice instructions come in 36 languages and over 50 different voices. User interface now comes in 22 languages.
Points of Interest:
Easily find millions of gas stations, restaurants, hotels, and more on your route.
Preloaded maps of US, Canada & Mexico:
includes new expanded map coverage, including the latest maps of the US.
RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver-ready:
For receiving real-time traffic updates (requires RDS-TMC traffic receiver, not included).
Set an alarm and let your GPS tell you when you're speeding.
Spoken Street Names:
Announces turn-by-turn directions aloud, including street and place names.
TomTom Map Share:
Allows you to instantly update and personalize your map. Share and benefit from other users' changes.
The TomTom XXL 540S has many exciting features for users of all types. It's one of FactoryOutletStore's best selling TomTom XXL GPS Systems. You can extend the lifetime of your TomTom XXL 540S with the purchase of a FactoryOutletStore Extended Warranty. See the TomTom XXL 540S product video and gallery images above for more details. FactoryOutletStore stocks a full line of accessories like Car Charger, Case, and Complete Dash Mount for the TomTom XXL 540S. Feel safe about your purchase of a Factory Serviced TomTom XXL 540S, knowing its been fully tested by FactoryOutletStore.
Last edited by okinawanmatt; 05-15-2013 at 03:44 PM..
i think so. i have the 550TM and i love it. picked up 2 of these as spares. best thing about the 550TM is the traffic updates. looks like you can get the optional traffic receiver for this one and they're around $20.
Taking a look at the TomTom website, you can do this option:
The best way to always drive with the most up-to-date map is to join the TomTom Map Update Service. Starting at only $9.98 per quarter ($39.95 per year), you will get every single new map release. That’s a new update every 3 months so you never get lost!
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