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Snooper Truck Sat Nav Designed for Truckers

Snooper Truck Sat Nav for truck drivers

Find the best snooper truck sat nav

Snooper truck sat nav options are becoming more popular with truck drivers, Snooper has many models of sat nav providing GPS solutions for Truckers around Britain.

The Snooper Truck Sat Nav was designed for truckers, with features that are perfect for the life of a trucker. A Snooper Truck Sat Nav can be installed on your dashboard or windscreen and give you many great features to help you avoid delays on your deliveries. A Snooper SC5900 Truck Sat Nav also has a dashcam so that if anything happens on the road, it will be recorded!

This article details the different models of snooper sat navs showing all the features of each model. Also included are some useful facts and questions to help truck drivers make an informed decision when choosing a snooper sat nav for their truck.

Which snooper truck sat nav would be best suited for your needs as a truck driver?

Models available: Bridge SaverS5100 EUS6900 EUSC5900 DVR G2Snooper s2700

All Snooper truck sat nav options perform amazing GPS solutions for truck drivers but each model has its own functions to enhance your journey when driving a truck.

Below we have listed the Snooper Truck Sat Nav Options and reviewed each model showing their features also information about the positives and negatives of each device to give a more informed evaluation of Snoopers truck sat nav products.

Snooper TRUCKMATE Bridge Saver

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It is a sad fact that many drivers of larger vehicles are not savvy enough to know when they have an overhead obstruction on the road and could be in danger. The Truckmate Bridge-Saver is the first bridge strike prevention aid for drivers of trucks or large vehicles.

Features of this unit include a clear 5” LCD touch screen which is easy to read, and displays vehicle details while being informed by an internal built-in GPS speedometer. Free lifetime updates for all major European countries & UK are included.

Included in the box is an 8GB Micro SD card, Windscreen Bracket, USB cable, and 12/24V DC Vehicle Power Supply.

Pros

Cons

  • Clear easy to see touch screen
  • simple vehicle entry and functions
  • precise audible warnings
  • traffic alerts offering alternative routes

 

  • no route maps visible
  • no lane guidance or junction view
  • reports of faulty SD cards by previous customers
  • reports of error messages by previous customers

The Snooper Truckmate Bridgesaver has a mixed bag of positives and negatives, some truck drivers love this device where others feel it could be better. If you are a truck driver who simply wants audible guidance with the safety of avoiding low bridges, a driver who rarely looks at maps or junction views then this could be the best GPS device for you.

Snooper TRUCKMATE S5100 EU

The Snooper TRUCKMATE S5100 EU truck sat nav has CLEAR 5” LCD TOUCH SCREEN for easy viewing while driving, and text size can also be adjusted which is a nice feature. Truckmate is GPS driven to calculate the route speed limits, current speed, and height restrictions on bridges that you are approaching, so your journey will be more stress-free. The multi-route functionality makes it easier for drivers to input their destinations, just enter up to 16 destinations at once with this feature!

For ongoing driver convenience, free lifetime map updates including UK and European maps will always keep your device up-to-date for safe traveling to your destination.

Pros

Cons

  • Clear easy to see LCD touch screen
  • Adjustable text size for easy reading
  • Multi route technology allowing you to input up to 16 destinations perfect for multidrop deliveries
  • Lane guidance and junction view helping drivers navigate easily on motorways and by-passes
  • Free lifetime map updates via a hassle-free download
  • Easy vehicle data input including height and width to ensure your route does not take you near low bridges or tunnels

 

  • TMC traffic not always accurate only offering one alternative route
  • SD card included with the unit is poor quality (would recommend purchasing a better one separately)
  • Volume not ideally loud enough
  • reports of error messages by previous customers

Once again Snooper seems to develop a good sat nav device for truck drivers but let the unit down by providing a poor quality SD card which throws up errors, overall this is a great Snooper truck sat nav device but throw the SD card away and purchase a quality one to replace it before use.

Snooper TRUCKMATE S6900 EU

Snooper TRUCKMATE S6900. The perfect on-board truck navigation system for the professional driver and long-distance lorry driver. Includes 7″ touch screen, active magnetic mount, and built-in Multi route technology. UK / EU coverage LIVE, Active Lanes software included *CLEAR* features a clear user interface with easy to read text. With HGV Lane Guidance and Junction View you can be safe in the knowledge that every route is analysed before you take it, Truckmate also includes FREE Lifetime updates to the latest maps of both Europe and the UK ensuring your maps stay up to date.

Pros

Cons

  • Clear easy to see 7″ LCD touch screen
  • Multi route technology allowing you to input up to 16 destinations perfect for multidrop deliveries
  • Lane guidance and junction view helping drivers navigate easily on motorways and by-passes
  • Free lifetime map updates via a hassle-free download
  • User-defined alerts easy vehicle data input including height and width to ensure your route does not take you near low bridges or tunnels

 

  • Volume could be louder for trucks that have noisy cabs
  • Not straightforward to update if using Windows 10

Overall the Snooper TRUCKMATE S6900 is one of their better GPS devices, the volume level seems to be a little low compared to other GPS devices available but the screen is large and clear with easy data input and functions for your truck.

Snooper TRUCKMATE SC5900 DVR G2

The Snooper SC5900 DVR sat nav delivers the very best in large vehicle navigation.

With an easy to read crystal clear 5” LCD display, plus a Built-in Dash Camera to record your drive which may aid in the case of an incident.

Snooper SC5900 DVR makes navigation stress free and easy.

The SC5900 DVR includes full European map coverage with free lifetime updates and improved TMC.

A video input socket allows for connection of a reversing camera, reducing clutter in the cab.

Features

  • Truckmate Routing Software
  • Built-in HD DVR
  • TMC traffic information technology
  • Junction View
  • Lane Guidance
  • My-Speed® – speed limits
  • Your Route – calculate your own bespoke routes
  • Multi-route planner
  • Route Timer
  • User POIs
  • Navigate by junction number
  • Navigate by co-ordinate
  • Navigate by Easting & Northing
  • Built-in MSTAR GPS antenna
  • Bluetooth® handsfree
  • 5″ full colour LCD touch display
  • 3D Direction indicators
  • Turn by turn voice instructions
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • ‘One touch’ Home & Office route planner
  • 2D & 3D map views
  • A choice of different screen colours
  • An extensive list of Points of Interest

Sat Nav Specifictations

  • Processor (CPU) MSB2531 800MHz
  • OS WinCE 6.0
  • Memory 512MB SDRAMMemory Card (Navigation) Micro SD Card upto 8GB
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS Receiver High Sensitivity GPS Chipset
  • LCD Display Display size: 5”
  • Display Resolution: 800×480
  • 16:9 TFT LCD
  • Speaker Mono 8Ω / 1W (MAX) speaker
  • Battery Li-ion battery 1000 mAh
  • Power 12-24V DC, USB 2.0 OUTPUT: 5.2V DC 1.5A
  • Operating Temperature range. -10°C.~ +70°C.
  • Unit Weight – 167g (with built-in battery)

DVR Specifications

  • DVR Memory Card Micro SD Card up to 32GB (8GB Included)
  • DVR Camera 1080p HD
  • 130° Wide-View Camera

Pros

Cons

  • Clear easy to see 5″ LCD touch screen
  • Built-in GPS Dash Cam with 3 axis G Sensor
  • Multi route technology allowing you to input up to 16 destinations perfect for multidrop deliveries
  • Lane guidance and junction view helping drivers navigate easily on motorways and by-passes
  • Free lifetime map updates via a hassle-free download
  • User-defined alerts easy vehicle data input including height and width to ensure your route does not take you near low bridges or tunnels

 

  • Bracket doesn’t feel sturdy but has had no issues

The Snooper SC5900 DVR G2 is the best snooper truck sat nav option in their range in our opinion, with plenty of functionality including the built-in DVR dashcam which offers HD recording of your trucks journey, it feels strong and robust as a unit although the mounting bracket feels slightly lesser quality it is still up to the task.

Snooper 7 inch Sun Visor to reduce sun glare

This useful attachment for the Snooper 7″ Truck Sat Nav is Perfect for shading your 7″ screen from strong direct sunlight, Snooper Sun Visors are a genuine Snooper product, specially designed and tooled to fit Snooper 7″ devices.

Snooper Truck Sat Nav Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do all Snooper Sat Navs have free map updates?

A. Yes All units purchased after 2013 with Snooper® have free lifetime map updates you will not be charged to update mapping or software, register your unit within 30 days of first use.

Q. Can I enter my trucks specifications Height Width Weight to avoid bridges and weight limits?

A. Yes all the Snooper Truck sat Nav options enable you to enter your trucks dimensions and weight.

Useful Snooper Truck Sat Nav Videos

Entering Truck dimensions and weight on a Snooper Truck Sat Nav

Updating a Snooper Truck Sat Nav Lifetime maps

Updating Software on a Snooper Truck Sat Nav Device

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