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Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S

Product Code: GD50LMT

The Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S car sat nav with full Europe mapping and Garmin Live Traffic (when paired with a compatible smartphone and using Garmin's App). Another great feature is the built-in dash cam for continuous recording of events in the road ahead.

Bluetooth phone calls are also possible as well as connectivity to a smartphone for weather forecasts and more.

A BC 30 Wireless Reversing Camera is also available separately.



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The Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S is a car satnav with FREE lifetime Europe maps and Garmin Live Traffic (when paired with a compatible smartphone and using Garmin's App). The screen size is 5-inches and it comes with a built-in dash cam. The DriveAssist is also Smartphone compatible allowing hands-free calling and it will display calls, texts and app alerts.

The Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S has a built in dash cam which also has additional features. The main function of the dash cam is to continuously record video to capture videos documenting events in the road ahead. In the event of a collision the g-sensor will automatic detect the impact and save the recorded video. You can playback video directly on the device or on a computer. Plus there is a built-in camera for taking photos of incidents or scenic landscapes.

The additional features include Go alert which tells you when traffic has started to move when you are stationary in a traffic jam or at traffic lights. Furthermore if you are driving too close to the vehicle in front you will get a Forward Collision Warning. Lane departure warning also tells you if you drift into oncoming traffic. Lastly, when you reach your destination, an arrow will appear on the 'live dash cam recording screen' to show where your destination is.

The design of the DriveAssist 50LMT-S is elegant in style with a sleek metal body making it ideal for any kind of car interior.

The Garmin Drive Assist is voice activated so you do not need to take your hands off the driving wheel. This Garmin uses Real Directions whereby it uses landmarks (buildings, traffic lights, etc.) to guide you by voice instructions.

Foursquare Points of Interest are also included offering millions of POI's. Additional POI's include speed camera and red light cameras. Up Ahead feature also suggests places to visit along your route without leaving the map view. Real-time information includes weather via a mobile app.

Active Lane Guidance with voice prompts at every exit or junction helps you navigate busy junctions. Brightly coloured arrows on screen also help to show you the way. Birds Eye Junction View provides an overhead view of junctions and PhotoReal Junction View also provides photos of junctions along your route (and surrounding landscape) so you can recognise where you are.

You will also be alerted to sharp curves, speed changes, railway crossings, animal crossings, school zones and if you drive the wrong way up a one way street you will receive notification on screen. The battery life is up to 30 minutes.

Fatigue warning suggests break times and possible rest areas along your route.

The Garmin DriveAssist is compatible with the BC 30 wireless backup camera (sold separately) which allows you to see behind your vehicle so you will not miss vehicles, pedestrians and other obstacles as they will be displayed right on Garmin's display (as you are reversing).

Another useful optional extra accessory is the Garmin BabyCam which you can install to view a baby in rear of car direct on the Garmin sat nav screen.

Garmin Express enables you to update maps and software. You can also transfer favourites and install custom voices.

Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S Features

‣5-inch TFT touchscreen display with white backlight
‣Dashboard camera built in for continuous recording of events in the road ahead
‣Dash cam has built-in g-force sensor that automatically detects collisions and save recordings in event of a impact being detection
‣FREE lifetime street-level here mapping for the Eastern and Western Europe
‣Live traffic information via smartphone using Garmin's App
‣Turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names
‣Lane Assist/Junction View - indicates the correct lane choice for upcoming turns and exits
‣Alerts to sharp curves, speed changes, railway crossings, animal crossings and school zones
‣Garmin Real Directions and PhotoReal junction
‣Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling through your Garmin sat-nav
‣Smartphone connectivity for weather forecasts and more
‣Look up addresses and FourSquare points of interest
‣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.
‣Speed camera and Red Light Camera locations database available as optional extra
BC 30 Reversing camera compatible (sold separately). BabyCam compatible (sold separately)
‣30 minute battery life
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


The Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S includes everything you need to mount and install it in your car. Included when you purchase from ActiveGPS is a Vehicle Suction Cup Mount which is is used to make installing and dismounting your DriveLuxe simple, quick and easy.

The most popular place to locate the satnav is at the bottom, middle of the windscreen where you can see the satnav easiest. Plus the satnavs dash cam will have a good view of the road ahead.

Map Coverage

Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S is preloaded with City Navigator NT for the UK and Europe provided by here maps.

These maps can be updated FREE for the life of the product, when you register your DriveAssist 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 DriveAssist maps are available on SD card which insert directly into the Garmin DriveAssist. Available Garmin DriveAssist maps include North America, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Click here.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S
‣Lifetime maps
‣Vvehicle power cable
Vehicle suction cup mount
‣USB cable
‣microSD card
‣Quick start manual

Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S? Accessories available to purchase include a 5-inch slip case, mains power charger and a weighted dashboard mount. Along with these accessories, it's also possible to buy replacement parts such as suction cup mount and vehicle charger.

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Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S Maps

The Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S is preloaded with street-level road maps for UK and Ireland. If however, you want to take the DriveAssist 50LM further afield, we may have the map that you need. Garmin DriveAssist 50 maps available include: USA, Canada and Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Northern Africa and Southern Africa.

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Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S Questions and Answers

Question: Will this mount be suitable for the Garmin Drive Assist 50 (Dash cam) Product Code: GARPFM?

Answer: Yes, however to complete the installation will require two parts:

1. Garmin DriveAssist 50 Portable Friction Mount (GARPFM)
2. Garmin DriveAssist 50 Suction Cup Mount (GDA50SCM)

The Garmin DriveAssist 50 Suction Cup Mount CRADLE which detaches from the windscreen suction cup mount (GDA50SCM), simply attaches to the ball joint of the Garmin DriveAssist 50 Portable Friction Mount (GARPFM).

Online we say: "Please note: The Garmin DriveAssist 50 mount cradle (which was originally supplied the DriveAssist 50) is also required to complete the installation and clicks into place on the portable friction mounts ball joint on the end of arm."

All accessories available for the Garmin DriveAssist 50 can be viewed and ordered online here.

Question: I have a Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S with built in Dash Cam and asking do you supply a Garmin carry case for same?

Answer: Being based in the UK, the region we buy in from Garmin UK is the 'European' map model.

We can however supply the Garmin DriveAssist 50LM (above) preloaded with European maps and separately sell you the SD/microSD Card for the Middle East and Northern Africa.

The Middle East and Northern Africa SD/microSD Card then inserts directly into the Garmin DriveAssist 50LM.

Question: I have a Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S with built in Dash Cam and asking do you supply a Garmin carry case for same?

Answer: You have a choice of two carrying cases (soft and leather) for your Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S view them and all other genuine Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S accessories.

Do you have a question about the Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S? Submit your question via our contact page.

Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS / Bluetooth
‣Display: 5-inch touchscreen (480 x 272 pixels)
‣Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
‣Battery Life: up to 30 minutes depending on usage and settings
‣Installation: Plug and Play
‣Power: 12 volt, Vehicle Power Cable.
‣Dimensions: Width - 140mm, Height - 63mm, Depth - 50mm
‣Weight: 191.4g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-S manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

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