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Magellan
RoadMate
2036, 2045
and 3045T
GPS Receivers
User Manual
471 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Summary of Contents

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    ® ® Magellan RoadMate 2036, 2045 and 3045T GPS Receivers User Manual 471 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050...

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    Do not become distracted by the receiver while driving, and always be fully aware of all driving conditions. • It is your responsibility to comply with all traffic laws and to use the Magellan RoadMate and mounting options in such a manner that the user is in compliance with applicable laws. •...

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    The user is cautioned that changes and modifications made to the equipment without the approval of manufacturer could void the user's authority to operate this equipment. The Magellan RoadMate receiver must be installed and operated at a distance no closer then 8 inches (20 cm) from the user.

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    This transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. The information provided in this document is subject to change without notice. Improvements and enhancements to the product may occur without any formal notification. Check the Magellan website (www.magellanGPS.com/ support) for product updates and additional information.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Selecting the Location ... 8 Attach the Power Cable to the Car Cradle ... 8 Securing the Car Cradle ... 8 Attaching the Magellan RoadMate receiver to the Car Cradle ... 9 Adjusting the Mount for Optimum Viewing ... 9 Connecting Power ... 9 Checking Connection and Final Adjustments ...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Creating a Destination to a City Center ... 15 Previous Destinations ... 16 Routing to a Previous Destination ... 16 Saving a Previous Destination to Your Address Book ... 16 Clearing the list of Previous Destinations ... 16 Address Book ... 16 Accessing an Address in Your Address Book ...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Traffic ... 32 Enabling Traffic ... 32 Displaying Traffic Popups ... 32 Setting Audible Traffic Warnings ... 32 GPS Options ... 32 Setting the GPS Position ... 32 Viewing the GPS Status ... 32 471 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Default System Settings ... 33 Restoring All Default System Settings ... 33 Backing Up and Restoring Data (not available on the Magellan RoadMate 2036) ... 33 Viewing Product Information ... 33 471 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050...

  • Page 10: Magellan Roadmate Receiver

    The Magellan RoadMate receiver has a built-in battery so, in most cases, you will be able to follow these instructions while reading them on your computer screen without plugging the Magellan RoadMate receiver to the AC power using an optional AC power adapter.

  • Page 11: Magellan Roadmate

    (B) Power input from vehicle power adapter cable or optional AC power adapter. (C) [Available only on the Magellan RoadMate 2045 and 3045] Micro SD card slot. (A micro SD card is optional and can be used to back up and restore data.)

  • Page 12: Fundamentals, Checking Battery Level And Gps Status, Viewing The Battery Level Indicator, Checking Gps Status

    Checking Battery Level and GPS Status The Magellan RoadMate receiver has an internal battery that permits use of the receiver for brief periods of time while not connected to external power. The battery is charging whenever the Magellan RoadMate is connected to external power.

  • Page 13: Brightness, Main Menu

    The Main Menu contains large, easy to access icons for all the major functions. Accessing the Main Menu When you first turn on the Magellan RoadMate receiver, the Main Menu is displayed after the splash and warning screens. While in use, you can access the Main Menu by: 1.

  • Page 14: Keypad

    Settings Current Location Keypad Understanding the keypad while entering an address is an important part of using your Magellan RoadMate receiver. The keypad is the most common method for entering data into the Magellan RoadMate receiver. Keypad Overview Button Name...

  • Page 15: Selecting Qwerty Or Abc Keyboard, Notes On Entering Data, Smart City Search

    Smart City Search The Magellan RoadMate receiver utilizes a feature known as “Smart City Search”. Smart City Search attempts to predict the city you are looking for. This prediction is based upon two factors; your position and cities you’ve gone to before.

  • Page 16: Quickspell

    QuickSpell. In the example to the right, “CE” has been entered for a street name in Chicago, IL. The Magellan RoadMate receiver has predicted that the street name may be Cedar Ave.

  • Page 17: Installation Instructions, Selecting The Location, Attach The Power Cable To The Car Cradle

    Selecting the Location A few tips on selecting the proper location. • Mount the Magellan RoadMate receiver in a place where it can be easily seen and will not interfere with your view of the road. • The Magellan RoadMate receiver should be mounted in such a way that the antenna, (located in the top of the receiver), has an unobstructed view of the sky through the windshield.

  • Page 18: Attaching The Magellan Roadmate Receiver To The Car Cradle, Adjusting The Mount For Optimum Viewing

    Checking Connection and Final Adjustments If the power indicator light on the vehicle power adaptor is on, power is being supplied to the Magellan RoadMate receiver. If it is not on, check the cable connection to the vehicle power receptacle. If the light is still not on, turn the vehicle's ignition on.

  • Page 19: Map Screen

    The most commonly used screen is the Map screen. Whether you are following a route or just traveling around a city, the chances are that the Map screen will be displayed. The Map screen can be displayed in two unique modes: normal and routing.

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    (F) Zoom in and zoom out controls to change the map scale. (G) Access Main Menu. (H) Access the list of nearest Highway Exit POIs (available only when driving on a highway/freeway/interstate). (I) Access volume controls. (J) Access OneTouch menu. The OneTouch menu gives you instant access to your bookmarked searches and favorite destinations.

  • Page 21: Current Location Screen, Accessing The Current Location Screen

    3. Tap Yes to confirm. 4. The Magellan RoadMate receiver recalculates the route and the Map screen returns. Volume The volume can be adjusted or muted from the Map screen. (The volume can also be adjusted from Settings >...

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    1. Tap the speaker icon . Additional controls appear. 2. Tap on the Mute button to mute the volume, or tap the '+' or '-' icons to change the volume levels. 3. Tap .

  • Page 23: Creating A Destination, Creating A Destination To An Address

    Address Book or in the OneTouch menu. Tips on Entering Addresses Quickly • When you are entering the name of a city or a street, Magellan software only displays those characters that appear in possible search results. The other characters are grayed out. •...

  • Page 24: Creating A Destination To An Intersection, Creating A Destination To A City Center

    When the street number is not known, an intersecting street can pinpoint the location. 1. From the Main Menu, tap the Intersection icon. 2. Enter City: You have three ways to do this: • To select the city from the list of previous cities, tap the •...

  • Page 25: Previous Destinations, Routing To A Previous Destination, Saving A Previous Destination To Your Address Book

    Routing to a Previous Destination 1. From the Main Menu, tap the Previous icon. 2. Select the destination from the list of previous destinations. 3. A screen appears with the address of the selected location, the estimated time of arrival (ETA), the distance to travel, and the routing method (e.g.

  • Page 26: Creating A New Entry In Your Address Book By Entering An Address

    Creating a New Entry in Your Address Book by Entering an Address 1. From the Main Menu, tap the Address icon, and enter an address as described in “Entering an Address”. 2. When the screen appears with the address of the selected location, the estimated time of arrival (ETA), the distance to travel, and the routing method (e.g.

  • Page 27: Onetouch Menu, Saving An Address To A Onetouch Icon

    In addition to Home Address, there are other icons in the OneTouch Menu. There are predefined bookmarks as well as user assignable bookmarks for searches and favorite destinations. They can be used for easy access of frequent destinations and to get local information when needed. Furthermore, you can assign POI search criteria to OneTouch icons.

  • Page 28: Setting A Route To A Onetouch Icon

    Setting a Route to a OneTouch Icon With the OneTouch menu set up you can now go to a saved address or search. 1. Tap the button in the top right corner of the Map screen. 2. Tap one of the assigned OneTouch buttons. 3.

  • Page 29: Points Of Interest (poi), Creating A Route To A Poi By Category

    The Magellan RoadMate receiver has preloaded POIs that can be used as a destination for a route. Selecting a restaurant or finding a gas station nearby is at your fingertips. Creating a Route to a POI by Category POIs are categorized into unique categories from gas stations to tourist attractions. Most, but not all categories are further organized into subcategories.

  • Page 30: Creating A Route To A Poi By Name

    Creating a Route to a POI by Name 1. From the Main Menu, tap the Points of Interest icon. 2. Tap the Search By Name button. 3. Spell the name of the POI to be used as the destination. You don’t need to enter the full name, but the more characters you enter, the easier it will be to find the exact POI you are searching for.

  • Page 31: Home Address, Saving The Home Address, Changing The Home Address

    Your most frequent destination can be entered and saved in the Magellan RoadMate as the Home Address for quick and easy access when you need to navigate there. This does not need to be your real home address. Choose any address you visit frequently. You can access it at any time with the first button of the OneTouch menu.

  • Page 32: Maneuver List, Map Screen, Types Of Routes, Routing Method, To Permanently Change The Routing Method

    Each method is discussed in the chapter which is associated with Routing Method Regardless of which route type has been created, the Magellan RoadMate needs to know how the route is to be calculated. Routes can be calculated by the following methods: •...

  • Page 33: Detouring Off A Route

    SmartDetour on Freeways When you slow down under 20% of the speed limit on a freeway, after a few seconds the Magellan software assumes you are in a traffic jam and displays the Detour button on the Map screen. 1. Tap Detour.

  • Page 34: Multi Destination Routes, Creating Additional Destinations With Go To, Editing The Destination List

    With the Magellan RoadMate you can create routes with more than one destination. Select one destination and create a single route first. Then turn it to a multi destination route by selecting additional destinations. Creating Additional Destinations with Go To Using the search functions of the Magellan RoadMate you can easily create a route with multiple destinations.

  • Page 35: Saving A Multi Destination Route To Your Address Book

    Saving a Multi Destination Route to Your Address Book Multi destination routes can be saved for later use from the address book. 1. From the Map screen, tap Menu. 2. Tap Trip Options. 3. Tap Edit Trip. 4. The Multiple Destination List is displayed. 5.

  • Page 36: Glossary, Traffic Incidents, Avoiding A Traffic Incidents, Coupons And Offers

    Public TMC Service: In some countries, there is at least one TMC service provider that broadcasts Traffic information free of charge. The Magellan RoadMate automatically receives public TMC services, whichever country you are in. For the updated list of countries and providers, please, check www.magellanGPS.com.

  • Page 37: Viewing All Coupons

    “No Signal” is displayed while searching for traffic signals. Icon can also appear red, depending upon the state it was in when traffic signals were lost. Coupons and Offers Along the top of the POI Search Results and the Map display you will see a banner that displays coupons and offers from various merchants.

  • Page 38: Settings, Accessing System Settings, Setting Languages, Setting Auto Power, Setting Brightness, Setting The Time Format

    With user Settings you can customize the Magellan RoadMate receiver to better suit your personal needs and preferences. Tapping the Back arrow Tap Accessing System Settings 1. From the Main Menu screen, tap the Settings icon 2. Tap System. Setting Languages 1.

  • Page 39: Selecting Units Of Measure, Map Options, Setting Auto Night Map Display

    Selecting Units of Measure Auto power is the duration of time that the Magellan RoadMate receiver remains idle before turning off automatically. 1. Access the System Settings menu (above). 2. Tap Units. 3. Tap on the desired unit of measure.

  • Page 40: Sound, Setting Volume From Settings, Muting The Sound, Turning Off Button Sounds, Navigation Preferences

    Setting Volume from Settings 1. From the Main Menu screen, tap the Settings icon. 2. Tap Sound. 3. Tap inside the volume slider bar to set the desired volume level. Muting the Sound 1. From the Main Menu screen, tap the Settings icon. 2.

  • Page 41: Adding Features, Traffic, Enabling Traffic, Displaying Traffic Popups, Setting Audible Traffic Warnings, Gps Options

    It is useful to set a GPS position if you are not receiving satellite information quickly due to travelling over 800 km/500 mi with the Magellan RoadMate receiver turned off. Setting the GPS position will allow the Magellan RoadMate receiver to compute which satellites are available and calculate the position more quickly.

  • Page 42: Default System Settings

    It is useful to set a GPS position if you are not receiving satellite information quickly due to travelling over 800 km/500 mi with the Magellan RoadMate receiver turned off. Setting the GPS position will allow the Magellan RoadMate receiver to compute which satellites are available and calculate the position more quickly.

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