Paper maps may be confusing and can create quite a hassle while driving. Thus many are now choosing to replace the paper maps by an electronic GPS system. Becker Traffic Assist 7977 In-Car Satellite Navigator is 126mm wide, 81mm high and 20.8mm deep. It has a weight of 202 grams. It includes a 4.3-inch widescreen colour display with 24-bit colour depth and provides both day and night viewing modes while supporting 16.7 million colours.
It can also adjust the screen brightness automatically. This sat nav has an internal flash memory of 128MB and can be increased up-to 2GB with SD memory cards. It has a 400Mhz processor, an in-built antenna integrated with a highly sensitive SIRF III GPS receiver and high quality loudspeakers. It has a slot for USB interface, a headphone jack, an external antenna jack and a slot for external memory card.
Becker Traffic Assist 7977 Satellite Navigator includes the maps of 40 European countries on its 2GB SD card. It provides a choice of 22 languages for instructions and route guidance. It permits both 2D and 3D viewing of maps. It is equipped with many points of interest; thus now users can easily locate the nearest petrol stations, hospitals etc. It provides complete 8-digit postcode search facility. Its internal flash memory can store about 50 favourite destinations. It is equipped with nearly 4000 directional signs that are used on European roads. It uses Becker’s advanced Lane Assist feature which can indicate the recommended driving lane well in advance. Its control menu is easy even for an amateur to navigate through.