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Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius

Product Code: SNS5700 and SNS5700E

Snooper Syrius SC5700 DVR is the first sat nav to feature an integrated Digital Video Recorder (DVR) for recording events and incidents along your journey.

The SC5700 includes a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth for handsfree calls and provides FREE TMC Traffic information. The SC5700 also includes MY SPEED XL which enables the screen to show only the speed limit and your speed.

The Syrius SC5700 DVR also features Lane Guidance and Junction View to help guide you and your car along your route with turn-by-turn voice directions. There are two versions of the SC5700 DVR Syrius with different preloaded maps available. These are UK and Ireland or full European maps.



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Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius is a portable 5-inch satellite navigation system which has been designed for use in a car.

The Snooper SC5700 Syrius is part of a family of four different SC5700 DVR sat nav devices. While each model uses here maps, the preloaded POI and internal database differs between the range. Each of the four different models has a different driver, or more specifically a different vehicle type/size in mind. These are:

Snooper SC5700 DVR Bus & Coach - for drivers of coaches and buses.
Snooper SC5700 DVR Truckmate - for drivers of trucks, HGV's and oversized vans.
Snooper SC5700 DVR Ventura - for drivers towing caravans or driving a motorhome.
Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius - for drivers of cars and small vans.

Please note: All of the above Snooper SC5700 DVR models feature a car mode.

The SC5700 DVR Syrius sat nav features a bulit-in High Definition (HD) in-car camera, also known as a Digital Video Recorder (DVR). The SC5700 DVR video camera will automatically record any traffic incidents along your journey. Additionally, there is a microphone that will record sound inside your vehicle.

The DVR can also work with the GPS technology in the device. It will record location of incidents that have occurred, time, date and the vehicles speed so you have crucial information to provide for insurance purposes. The video can then be downloaded to your PC to view back any incidents that have occurred during your journey(s).

The Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius sat nav features a large 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth and built-in FM transmitter. The Syrius SC5700 uses the latest here mapping and is available with either preloaded UK and Ireland or European maps. The Syrius 5700 works like a normal sat nav; you enter the address, postcode etc, for turn-by-turn directions to your destination. Plus this plug-and-play SC5700 DVR can be transferred from car to car in seconds.

Snooper SC5700 Syrius sat nav also provides advanced warnings to roadwork's, congestion and traffic jams and what's more these alerts are all FREE. The SC5700 features TMC Traffic information which utilises the traffic master information network.

If you are looking for a sat nav with built-in Digital Radio and Digital TV then we recommend buying the Snooper DB8500 Syrius Pro model instead (the DB8500 does not include a DVR in car camera). This alternate car satnav system also has a larger 7-inch screen.

Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius sat nav is the result of more than 5 years of development of the Snooper Syrius range. Research has shown that Syrius users will save money over time. By using Snooper satellite navigation to find the shortest or most economical route you will save 16% fewer miles driven on each journey and thus also a 16% saving in fuel expenses making this Snooper Syrius pay for itself. Read more about Snooper Syrius click here.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy the SC5700 Syrius or any other Snooper car sat nav model from ActiveGPS and receive FREE lifetime map updates worth over £100. The annual road map updates are by here. Details of the offer and other models that include the FREE lifetime map updates are available via the following link.

Snooper Syrius SC5700 sat nav on-board features include Junction View and Lane Guidance. These features make it clear what lane you need to be in at each junction providing you with plenty of warning. To make your current location clearer and to highlight where you are heading this truck sat nav can also increase the size of road names and numbers displayed on the 7-inch screen.

The Snooper SC5700 has a point of interest 'corridor' search which will inform you of points of interest along your predetermined route. Additionally the SC5700 sat nav system includes AdBlue Filling Station Points of Interest. This feature allows you to find your nearest petrol station. There is also a route timer that can be set to alert you when it is time to take a break on your journey.

Syrius SC5700 DVR also includes MY SPEED XL a first on any Snooper sat nav information meaning it will tell you the speed limit of every road regardless of whether there is a speed camera there or not. This information can be soley dispalyed on the screen making it very clear what speed you are driving at and the roads speed limit. The Syrius SC5700 will also alert you if you exceed the speed limit protecting your driving licence. The Syrius can also be optionally updated to include Snoopers’ Aura Database of speed camera locations.Read more about the AURA speed trap database.

Snooper SC5700 Syrius Car Sat Nav FAQs

Do you have a question about the Snooper SC5700 Syrius that's not been answered on this webpage? Please see our car sat nav FAQs for questions from other customers and visitors. Plus if the answer to your question isn't featured, use the online form to ask us for the answer. Alternatively please telephone 01733 777623 Monday to Friday (9:30am-5:00pm) to speak to one of our sales team.

Snooper SC5700 Syrius Features

‣5-inch full colour LCD touch display
here street-level road maps - SNS5700 UK and Ireland, SNS5700E Europe
‣Record and playback video with the in car camera
‣MY SPEED XL - speed limit and your speed on screen only
‣Turn by turn voice instructions
‣2D and 3D map views
‣3D Direction indicators
‣TMC traffic information technology
‣Bluetooth handsfree
‣Junction View - provides images of main motorway junctions to help you navigate more safely
‣Lane Guidance - provides advanced notice of which lane or lanes to use when approaching junctions
‣My Speed - displays speed limits of nearly every road across UK and Europe
‣Your Route - create and save your own bespoke routes
‣Multi-route planner - navigate around up to 16 different destinations just by adding the post codes
‣Route Timer
‣MP3 player
‣'One touch' Home and Office route planner
‣Navigate by junction number
‣Navigate by co-ordinate
‣Navigate by Easting and Northing
‣A choice of different screen colours
‣Extensive list of Points of Interest
‣User POIs - upload and share POIs with other users
‣Built-in rechargeable battery
‣Built-in SIRF III GPS antenna
‣Fully portable - Plug and Play
‣1 year manufacturers guarantee


Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius mounts on the inside of your vehicles windscreen using the suction cup windscreen bracket provided. Snooper SC5700 Syrius can be powered directly either from its internal battery if it's fully charged or powered from the cigarette lighter socket.

Map Coverage

The Snooper SNS5700 DVR model includes street-level here maps (formely NAVTEQ) for the following countries:

UK • Ireland

The Snooper SNS5700E DVR model includes street-level here maps for the following countries:

UK • Ireland • France • Spain • Portugal • Italy • Austria • Switzerland • Belgium • Holland • Luxembourg • Germany • Denmark • Norway • Sweden • Finland • Poland • Estonia • Lithuania • Czech Republic • Latvia • Liechtenstein • Hungary • Romania • Slovakia • Slovenia • Serbia • Montenegro • Croatia • Turkey • Greece • Albania • Bosnia & Herzegovina • Bulgaria • F.Yugoslavia Rep.of Macedonia • Russia.

Snooper AURA Speed Camera Subscription

Snooper SC5700 Syrius provides advanced warning of all fixed speed cameras, SPECS and many laser sites using Snooper's AURA speed trap database. There are 3 easy ways to pay using a credit or debit card.

1. Monthly £2.99 inc. VAT
2. Quarterly £7.99 inc. VAT
3. Annual £29.99 inc. VAT

PC System Requirements

The Snooper S5700 DVR will only operate on Windows computers. Specifically, you must be using Windows XP (32 bit), Windows Vista, WIndows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1. Additionally the software will only work with Internet Explorer 6 or Netscape Navigator 6 or above.

The Snooper SC5700 DVR will not operate when using Windows 95, 98, Millennium, 2000, Windows XP (64 bit) or Apple Macintosh operating systems.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius with UK or European mapping
‣Protective soft carry case
‣DC In-vehicle Charger
‣Windscreen Mounting Bracket
‣TMC Antenna
‣USB Cable
‣2.5mm RCA Y Cable (Reversing Camera Cable)
‣Dash disk
‣microSD card with preloaded here maps - SNS5700 UK and Ireland, SNS5700E Europe
‣User Guide/Software CD-Rom

Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius Accessories

The SC5700 DVR Syrius comes supplied with everything you need to use it in-car (see What's in the box? above), however replacement and additional SC5700 DVR accessories are also available to buy from ActiveGPS.

Two Snooper SC5700 accessories that you might like to consider buying is the AC mains charger, enabling you to power and charge your sat nav from the mains, and the sun visor, which clips onto the SC5700 DVR 5-inch screen. View all of the Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius accessories.

Snooper SC5700 Syrius Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 5-inch, LCD Display
‣In-car camera: Yes
‣Processor: (CPU) MTK MT3351 468 MHZ
‣OS: WinCE 6.0
‣GPS Receiver: MTK MT3328
‣Memory: 64MB (SLC)
‣Memory Card: microSD Card up to 8GB
‣Bluetooth Chipset: MT6622. Transmit power: 4DBm
‣Traffic information: TMC messages with free product lifetime subscription
‣Speaker: Integrated high quality speaker
‣Headphone jack: Yes
‣Microphone: 40dB
‣Power: 12-24V DC Output: 5.2V DC 1.5A
‣Battery: Li-ion battery 800 mAh
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 135mm, Height - 80mm, Depth - 12mm
Snooper SC5700 DVR Syrius Pro manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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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.

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Page updated: 15th March 2024

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