You have just bought your 2014 Garmin Nuvi GPS Navigator, maybe you have taken our advice and bought the Garmin 2797LMT Car GPS unit. The problem is that all Garmin Nuvi units do not come with any Garmin Accessories as you have to buy these separately, but luckily this is not a problem as Garmin produce some fantastic accessories that you need to have a look at. As standard, your navigation system will usually come with just the unit, charger and instructions, however often the standard gear that you get with your unit will work fine, but is not the best Garmin Accessories on the market.
Garmin make some great accessories to help make you Garmin Nuvi even better. A great example of this would be the GPS Mount which as standard is a Garmin Windshield Sucker Mount which are illegal in some states of the US, but also leave marks on the windshield which can be a good indiction to a thief that there is a GPS unit in your car and to be honest are not that easy to use. We often find that Garmin Windshield Mounts often loose their suction and fall off right at the worst possible time. Garmin get round this problem my making a Garmin portable friction mount that can be fixed straight onto your dash-board. These types of gps mounts can form a heads up display and work very well even when taking sharp corners at high speed.
Garmin Nuvi Accessories
The Garmin HUD +Navigation, helps keep the driver’s eyes on the road while at the same time providing information such as speed, navigation and turn in his/her line of sight. It comes with two options for viewing the LED text; there is a reflective film that can be installed on vehicle’s windshield and there is a rigid plastic lens that clips onto the HUD. You can easily connect wirelessly to devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android device and Windows Phone 8 via Bluetooth and the vehicle power cable can also double as a phone charger by use of a USB cable.
Garmin BeanBag Friction Mount
You no longer have to worry about your GPS sliding off as you drive with the Garmin Fiction Mount(BeanBag). This is adjustable for positioning GPS in a number of angles and comes with a ball mount to easily attach to your existing cradle.
The mount boasts of four-pronged legs that enable it conform to the shape of your dash. This gadget is ideal for those people who prefer a mount that can be easily detached while leaving no tell-tale suction marks left. In essence, it is an ideal gadget to get you your GPS information while keeping away any potential prying eyes.
Garmin Friction Dashboard Mount
The Garmin Friction Mount-BaseWeight is lighter in weight, more flexible and more compact. Regardless of its weight though, it is able to hold its position much better than the older version. It features a movable mounting arm that can be easily folded and stored.
The base of the gadget can easily conform to your dashboard’s contours owing to the flexible rubber pad that is used with temporary adhesive. It is portable, provides stability and mobility and can be easily moved from vehicle to vehicle. In terms of packaging, no more do you have to get frustrated as you unpack it because it comes in a Frustration-Free package.
Garmin Digital Traffic Receiver
Getting stuck in traffic is no easy joke, more so if you really have somewhere you have to be like yesterday! Luckily, with traffic receivers such as the Garmin digital traffic receiver, you can now avoid the horrendous traffic!
There is a coverage of more areas, which means that you are able to access timely and accurate traffic condition updates. The gadget provides you with digital 3D traffic with no advertisement alerts and it comes with a 12-volt power adapter.
You don’t need a separate traffic subscription and you are assured of 10 times faster routing away from traffic as compared to the more traditional traffic receivers.
Garmin 12 Volt Car Charger
The Garmin 12 volt Adapter cable lets you maintain your GPS’s battery as you drive. In case you have another vehicle, then this cable does come in handy for use in the same, however, it should not be taken as a replacement of the direct receiver cable with integrated vehicle power cable that is included in the packaging of some units.
This cable is compatible with the zumo series, the nuvi 5000, 600 and 800sries in addition to the aera series and StreetPilot series. With it at hand, you no longer have to worry about low GPS batteries as you go about your travels.
Garmin All Model’s Carry Case
The Garmin Carry All case as the name indicates lets you organize your accessories in one place. With this case, you no longer have to wonder where you cable, mount or unit is.It comes with two padded, zippered compartments that are made from durable nylon material.
The compartments are designed to store and protect accessories such as the charger, power cord, mount and you Nuvi. With this case, you get to keep your unit and accessories all in one location.
The case is compatible with 3.5”, 4.3” and 5.0” nuvi models and can be purchased as a perfect little gift for yourself or someone you love.
Garmin Carabiner Clip
There may be a time when you wish to keep your GPS unit in-reach while on the move, the Garmin Carabiner Clip makes this possible. The clip makes for easy use since it can be easily attached and detached when the need arises.
Using it is as simple as slotting it onto your GPS and then proceeding to clip it to your belt or item of choice such as a bag. In essence, you get a hands-free transportation of the unit while still keeping it readily accessible. As an added beauty, you can also make use of this clip as a replacement for a lost carabiner clip.
Garmin Adjustable Suction Cup
The Garmin Adjustable suction cup lets you comfortably adjust your GPS unit owing to the pivoting nature of the gadget. In essence, with this gadget, you are provided with a hands-free platform for your navigational tool and are provided with optimum viewing of the same.
Your device can be securely mounted onto this gadget and it can be easily adjusted. The suction cup can be securely mounted onto glass windshields and when the need arises, it can be easily detached in a matter of seconds. In addition, you can also make use of the vehicle power cable to charge your device as you drive.
Garmin Packback Tether
There are moments when you need to use your gadget in a hands-free environment. The Garmin BackPack tether Accessory for Garmin devices lets you go about your activities while carrying around your unit for those conditions that require a hands-free allowance.
It is lightweight and comes in a sturdy nylon harness wrap with hook-n-loop attachment. In order to ensure that the device stays away from you at all time, it does also come with an adjustable lanyard cord that ranges from 2-14 inches.
In addition, this backpack is Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE) compatible and with it, you get optimal GPS performance while going about your activities.
Garmin Anti-Galre Screen Protector
The Garmin Anti-glare screen protector is not only excellent and easy to apply but it also sticks solidly to the screen. With it, your unit’s screen Is protected against nicks and scratches; fingerprint smudges are minimized and there is a reduction in sunlight glare.
With its ability to reduce the glare on bright, sunny days, you are able to comfortably utilize your unit’s guidance. Each package comes with three protectors and they are compatible with Montana 600, 650 and 650t.
In short, this is an ideal accessory for your device’s screen to protect it against scratches and smudges while reducing sunlight glare as you read information off the unit.
Garmin Spare Battery
Well, the Garmin Li-on Battery pack is an ideal choice for those extended outings where you don’t wish to end up with no battery!
This battery is compatible with the Montana 600, Montana 650 in addition to the Montana 650t. It is durable comes at an amazing price and keeps covered in terms of backup for your battery.
This pack is an excellent addition for those moments when you run out of battery and could use a spare battery.