Garmin zumo 590LM is a motorcycle sat nav that is built for the job with a rugged design. The zumo 590LM features a dual orientation 5-inch touchscreen and will direct you to your destination with voice directions using Bluetooth headset technology inside your helmet. Additional features include Garmin Real Directions, Active Lane Guidance and PhotoReal Junction all helping you to navigate along your journey.
On screen information includes your route, speed limit, current speed, time of arrival, name of current street and can also display POIs such as food and fuel.
Other features include an MP3 player and mobile phone calls, weather and traffic when connected to a smartphone. It is also compatible with the Tyre Pressure Monitor Sensor and VIRB devices and Topo Maps can be used with the 590LM too.
The zumo 590LM is a motorbike navigation device. It is built to withstand road and weather conditions and will guide you via voice prompts to your headset including directions relating to street names and navigation. Furthermore Garmin Real Directions guides you mentioning landmarks and traffic lights. The 590LM also includes Lifetime Map Updates so you are assured you will always have the latest points or interest, addresses, roads and navigation information.
The screen on the zumo 590LM is 5-inches and features dual-orientation mode meaning you can view the screen horizontal or vertical to see more of the route ahead. The screen is also touchscreen, sun-light readable and glove friendly. The screen clearly displays your route ahead, speed limit, current speed, time of arrival, name of current street and also can show you places up ahead such as fuel, food and cash machines.
At dual-carriageway and motorway junctions Active Lane Guidance provides a bright arrow and voice prompt regarding the lane to be in. Furthermore Bird’s Eye Junction view and PhotoReal Junction will provide a view overhead and also displays surrounding landscape.
With a Bluetooth headset you can make and receive phone calls when connected to your smartphone. Connecting the 590LM to a smartphone you can also get weather radar and traffic information (subscription required). The zumo 590LM also includes a built-in MP3 player. You can also connect this device to your Apple iPod or iPhone.
You can set the 590LM to route you according to time, distance or location. Furthermore you can be routed along Curvy roads. With this preference setting you will be routed along winding rides.
There is a Service History Log that records tyre mileage, tyre changes, chain cleanings, oil changes, new spark plugs and it can store Date, mileage and performed maintenance stats.
The zumo 590LM can also be used in a car and an automotive mount and power cable are included with your purchase specifically for this purpose.
Compatible with Tyre Pressure Monitor Sensor
The Garmin zumo 590LM is compatible with the Garmin motorcycle tyre pressure monitor sensor accessory, which enables you to check your motorcycles tyre pressure whenever you choose to on the 590LM's 5 inch screen. To learn more click here.
Go off-road with Topo Maps
The Garmin 590LM is also compatible with the TOPO maps. This allows you to view 3-D terrain whilst riding along your journey. The 590LM also has a TracBack feature that enables you to navigate back along the same route you have taken to where you started.
Cyclops Speed Camera Alerts
The Garmin zumo 660, like all Garmin sat nav's, gets its speed camera data from the Cyclops speed camera database. The database provides advanced alerts to fixed, average speed, mobile, variable, temporary roadwork, red light and red light speed cameras. As you approach a camera, your device sounds an alert. Subscription charges apply. Click here to read more about the Cyclops speed trap database.
Garmin zumo 590 Features
‣Super bright, glove-friendly 5-inch wide touchscreen display
‣FREE lifetime street-level here mapping for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe
‣Turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names
‣Lane Assist/Junction View - indicates the correct lane choice for upcoming turns and exits
‣Garmin Real Directions and PhotoReal junction
‣Rugged design for use in all road and weather conditions - waterproof to IPX7 standards
‣Dual Orientation - view horizontal or vertical depending on your preference
‣Sunlight-readable, UV-resistant display makes it easy to view your screen
‣Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling through your Garmin sat-nav
‣Look up addresses and points of interest
‣MP3 Player; also iPod and iPhone compatible
‣Displays your route, speed limit, current speed, time of arrival, name of current street and it can also display points of interest such as food, fuel and cash machines.
‣Weather and traffic information when connected to a compatible Smartphone.
‣Compatible with tyre pressure monitor sensor and VIRB video recording systems.
‣Compatible with TOPO maps.
‣Built-in Cyclops speed camera database (includes fixed camera locations and mobile hot-spots)
‣1 year manufacturers guarantee
On bike installation
The Garmin zumo 590LM includes everything you need to mount and install it on the handlebar of most motorbikes. Included when you purchase from ActiveGPS is a RAM mount designed to attach onto the handlebar of your motorcycle. Once this is fitted, a unique zumo 590 motorcycle mount cradle and power cable which is also included can be fitted to the RAM mount. You're then ready to ride with the Garmin zumo 590.
As well as all the necessary fixings and fitting to mount on your motorbike. The Garmin zumo 590LM when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk also includes a car mount and car charger. Simply position the automotive mount on your vehicles windscreen using the suction cup mount and power via your vehicles cigarette lighter adaptor with the automotive power cable and you are ready to use the motorcycle sat nav in your car.
These maps can be updated FREE for the life of the product, when you register your zumo 590LM with Garmin UK.
here maps provide high quality detailed street level maps, which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest (POI), Estimated Time of Arrival, and more.
Further Garmin zumo 590LM maps are available on SD card which insert directly into the Garmin zumo 590. Available Garmin zumo 590 maps include North America, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Click here.
What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)
‣Garmin zumo 590LM
‣Lifetime maps (indicated by “LM” after model number on the box)
‣Motorcycle mount and hardware
‣Motorcycle power cable
‣Automotive suction cup mount
‣Automotive power cable
‣Quick start manual
Garmin zumo 590LM Accessories
The zumo 590LM includes all the accessories you need to get you up and running, not only on your motorbike, but also in your car/van too. However, if you'd like to take advantage of the zumo 590 ANT+ connectivity, you might like to consider buying some tyre pressure monitor caps.
Garmin zumo 590LM Maps
The Garmin zumo 590LM is preloaded with street-level maps for all of Europe. If however, you want to take the zumo 590LM further afield, we may have the map that you need. Garmin zumo maps available include: USA, Canada and Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, India, Morocco and Southern Africa.
Garmin zumo 590LM Technical Specification
‣Technology: GPS / Bluetooth
‣Display: 5-inch (800 x 480 pixels), dual-orientation (horizontal or vertical), transflective touchscreen
‣Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
‣Battery: removable, rechargeable lithium-ion
‣Battery Life: up to 4 hours depending on usage and settings
‣Installation: Plug and Play
‣Power: 12 volt, Motorcycle Power Cable.
‣Dimensions: Width - 130mm, Height - 94mm, Depth - 30mm
‣Headphone jack/audio line-out: Yes
‣MP3 player: Yes
‣Garmin zumo 590LM manual
Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here.
Garmin zumo 590LM Questions and Answers
Question: I am considering buying the Garmin zumo 590LM sat nav, and notice that a RAM mount is included. However, I have a Honda Pan European ST1100, and there is not a centimetre of naked handlebar. Do you have any kits / ideas for the ST1100, please?
Answer: The included RAM mount kit with the zumo 590LM is a standard size. You would need to contact RAM directly to obtain alternative sized mounts.
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Page updated: 1st January 2017