Chet’s Corner: zūmo Software Update…


Featurechetscorner_1_17Ever since the zūmo 550 was announced it has been a huge hit.  Now  that it’s been out for a few months, there is a software update  available that adds quite a few nice features to an already great  unit.  You can use our WebUpdater program to update the software of  your zūmo unit.  Here are some of the more prominent additions:

    • Allow panning from main map. Touching vehicle on main map displays coordinates and elevation in save dialog.


    • Added more fields to the trip computer including fuel gauge odometer.


    • Enabled compass display full time with additional data fields.


    • Enhanced XM weather support which is available from XM button on the main menu.


    • Enhanced traffic incident reporting.


    • Added support for SDHC cards and increased MP3 playlist limit to 1000 songs.


    • Added Audible books support.


    • Added option to limit BT headset audio to phone only.


    • Added option to display track log on map.


    • Modified import /share pictures to work directly from jpeg viewer without the checklist.


    • Disables auto-zoom operation when off-road.


  • Updated US/Canada Daylight Saving time support.

To view the complete list of changes made in the latest software update, click here.

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