Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound includes a large 7-inch slim wide touchscreen, DAB Digital Radio and DVB-T Digital TV. Also included is a speed camera detector, Lane Guidance and Junction View to help guide your bus or coach along your route with turn-by-turn voice directions.
Snooper Bus and Coach DB8500 also features Bluetooth for handsfree calls and provides FREE TMC Traffic information. The DB8500 is preloaded with European maps which are free to update for the lifetime of the product.
The Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach is part of a family of four different DB8500 Pro Sound 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.
The Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach model includes built-in Bluetooth technology and 100's of bus and coach points of interest. The launch of this Snooper system is an industry first that features the ability to only route you onto roads which are suitable for your coach or bus for excursions, day-trips and bus tours, etc. You can also optionally add a reversing camera to the Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach sat nav.
DAB Digital Radio on your bus or coach speakers
Listen to DAB Digital Radio on your vehicles speakers using the built-in FM transmitter. Simply tune your bus or coaches radio to an unused frequency and set your Snooper DB8500 to transmit on that frequency to listen in. With this DAB radio you can also set it to provide reports such as traffic, news and weather. You can also listen to turn by turn directions on your vehicles speakers using the FM transmitter.
Also included with the Snooper DB8500 is Free Premium TMC traffic information. Plus you will get Bluetooth handsfree technology so you can connect you mobile phone with your Snooper sat nav.
With the Snooper DB8500 you will get turn-by-turn directions to all your destinations. You can also program in 7 journeys with 16 stops along each journey you enter into the Snooper system. The Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach includes free map updates for European mapping so you will be able to navigate in your bus or coach on national journeys in the UK and international bus journeys with your snooper sat nav.
Routes tailored to your bus or coach
With the Snooper DB8500 you will get many features to guide you along your route. Furthermore there are features that are specific to your Bus and Coach operator. Lane guidance and junction view help to ensure you are in the correct lane when approaching junctions, etc. You can also enter your vehicles dimensions such as height, width and weight and then your DB8500 satnav will only route you along appropriate roads avoiding low bridges, weight restrictions, narrow roads and more. There are 1000's more attributes to protect you from hazards.
Speed camera detection and MY SPEED speed limits
The DB8500 uses Snoopers AURA speed camera database to warn you to all fixed speed cameras in the UK and across Europe. If you want to get detection of ALL mobile speed cameras then you can upgrade by buying the Snooper Laser Pod.
Snooper DB8500 also includes a feature called MY SPEED. This feature provides speed limits for all roads in the UK and Europe. You can select speed limits for cars or larger vehicles. Plus you can set the system to alert you if you are driving above the speed limit.
Personalised routes and route information
100's of points of interest are available with this Bus and Coach sat nav including visitor attractions, Bus parking in Europe, restaurants, campsites, petrol stations, cash machines, airports, train stations, shops and many more.
A feature called "Your Route" allows you to choose particular roads you want to travel on during your journey. You can also navigate view Junction Numbers. Whatsmore you can select a points of interest 'corridor' that allows you to navigate via particular points of interest.
To make reading the device easier you can also also view road names and numbers at a larger size. Controlling your Snooper DB8500 is also made simple with big buttons. You will find it easy and simple to enter addresses and scroll through the systems menu.
A route timer is also included to set a alarm when you should be taking a break from driving.
A car setting caters for use of the DB8500 within a car. Speed limit alerts will be altered to use for driving in a car and dimensions will taken into consideration meaning you will no longer avoid bridges, narrow roads, etc.
The battery life of the bus and coach DB8500 is 1 hour.
Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound Features
‣7-inch full colour LCD touch display
‣here street-level maps - SNT8500 UK and Ireland, SNT8500E Europe
‣Turn by turn voice instructions
‣GPS speed camera locator
‣2D and 3D map views
‣3D Direction indicators
‣DVB-T Digital TV (will only operate in areas with free to air digital TV service)
‣DAB Digital Radio
‣TMC traffic information technology
‣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 Europe
‣Your Route - create and save your own bespoke routes
‣Multi-route planner - navigate to up to 16 different destinations along the same journey just by adding the post codes
‣'One touch' Home and Office route planner
‣Navigate by junction number, co-ordinate or heading
‣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 DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro mounts on the inside of your vehicles windscreen using the supplied suction cup windscreen bracket. Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound can be powered directly either from its internal battery if it's fully charged or powered from the cigarette lighter socket.
European Map Coverage
Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach 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 DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound 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 per month
2. Quarterly £7.99 inc vat every 3 months
3. Annual £29.99 inc vat every 12 months
PC System Requirements
The Snooper DB8500 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 DB8500 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 ActiveGPS.co.uk)
‣Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound
‣Hard Carry Case
‣12v/24v In-vehicle Charger
‣Windscreen Mounting Bracket
‣Extension DAB/DVB Antenna
‣Video In adaptor 2.5mm to Phono
‣SD card with preloaded here maps
‣User Guide/Software CD-Rom
‣Quick Start Guide
Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound Accessories
The DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound comes supplied with everything you need to use it in-car (see What's in the box? above), however replacement and additional DB8500 Pro Sound accessories are also available to buy from ActiveGPS.
Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound Technical Specification
‣Display: 7-inch, TFT LCD (800x480 pixels, 64,000 colours)
‣Processor: TCC7901 500Mhz Dual-Core
‣OS: WinCE 6.0
‣GPS Receiver: SIRF III (Chip Set)
‣Memory: Internal NAND Flash 512Mb
‣Memory Card: SD/SDHC supported (up to 32Gb)
‣Bluetooth Module: CSR Chipset, Antenna - Integrated chip type
‣Traffic information: TMC messages with free product lifetime subscription
‣Speaker: Integrated high quality speaker
‣Microphone: Integrated microphone for hands free calling
‣Power: 12-24 volt DC in-vehicle power socket
‣Battery: Li-pol, 1100mA/3.7V
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 180mm, Height - 122mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Snooper DB8500 Bus and Coach Pro Sound manual
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Page updated: 28th March 2017