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Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach

Product Code: SNB8000E

Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach includes a large 7-inch slim wide touchscreen 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 S8000 also features Bluetooth for handsfree calls and provides FREE TMC Traffic information. The S8000 is preloaded with European maps which are free to update for the lifetime of the product.

Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach has been discontinued.

Accessories and spares for the Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach can be purchased here.

The Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach is a portable premium 7-inch satellite navigation system which has been designed for drivers of coaches and buses.

The Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach is part of a family of four different S8000 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 S8000 Bus & Coach - for drivers of coaches and buses.
Snooper S8000 Truckmate - for drivers of trucks, HGV's and oversized vans.
Snooper S8000 Ventura - for drivers towing caravans or driving a motorhome, or large camper vans.
Snooper S8000 Syrius - for drivers of cars and small vans.

Please note: All of the above Snooper S8000 models feature a car mode.

The Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach sat nav features built-in Freeview DVB-TV, 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 S8000 Bus and Coach satellite navigation.

Also included with the Snooper S8000 is Free Premium TMC traffic information.

Multiple stops and Free Lifetime Map Updates

With the Snooper S8000 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 S8000 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 S8000 Bus and Coach sat nav 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 S8000 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 S8000 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 S8000 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 S8000 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.

Car mode

A car setting caters for use of the S8000 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 S8000 is 1 hour.

Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach Features

‣7-inch full colour LCD touch display
here street-level maps - 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)
‣TMC traffic information technology
‣Bluetooth handsfree
‣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
‣Route Timer
‣MP3 player
‣'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 S8000 Bus and Coach mounts on the inside of your vehicles windscreen using the supplied suction cup windscreen bracket. Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach 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 Bus and Coach model SNT8000E 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 S8000 Bus and Coach 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 S8000 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 S8000 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 S8000 Bus and Coach
‣Hard Carry Case
‣12v/24v In-vehicle Charger
‣Mains Charger
‣Windscreen Mounting Bracket
‣Dashboard Mount Disc
‣TMC Antenna
‣Extension DAB/DVB Antenna
‣USB Cable
‣SD card with preloaded here maps
‣User Guide/Software CD-Rom
‣Quick Start Guide

Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach Accessories and Maps

The S8000 Bus and Coach comes supplied with everything you need to use it in-car (see What's in the box? above), however replacement and additional S8000 accessories are also available to buy from ActiveGPS.

Extra parts that you might like to consider buying include: GPS antenna, sun visor, dashboard mount disc and a soft carry case. View all of the accessories for the Snooper S8000 Bus and Coachhere.

The S8000 (when purchased from ActiveGPS) includes FREE lifetime map updates for the purchased version e.g. Bus & Coach = sat nav maps for a buses/coaches. However, it is possible to buy additional maps, which will enable you to turn the S8000 sat nav into a dedicated truck or motorhome sat nav, view the optional maps.

Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 7-inch, TFT LCD (800x480 pixels, 64,000 colours)
‣Processor: CPU(Core) TCC0101/Telechips
‣OS: WinCE 6.0 Core Edition
‣GPS Receiver: SIRF III (Chip Set)
‣Memory: 128Mb Nand Flash
‣SDRAM: 256Mb DDR2
‣Memory Card: SD/SDHC: 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
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 185mm, Height - 114.5mm, Depth - 24.3mm
‣Snooper S8000 Bus and Coach manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here

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.

ActiveGPS is an Official Snooper Internet Supplier

ActiveGPS.co.uk (parent company Active Alliance Limited) is an Official Snooper Internet Supplier No: PP1310. The Snooper official Internet supplier network has been created to protect UK consumers from stolen and counterfeit goods. In addition as an official supplier we have the expertise to provide you with the best before and after sales service. For further information please click on the logo to the right.

Page updated: 18th October 2017


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