The Rand McNally TND 740 is the company’s fifth generation of truck GPS. It does not have all of the bells and whistles of the Overdryve series. So, if you are someone who wants a less intense truck GPS, then this is the product for you. It still has a seven-inch display screen, which makes it easy to read while driving.
Rand McNally may have completely redesigned their TND 740, but it is still a classic. Keep reading to find out why.
Rand McNally always includes a lot of specifications for their products. Go here to read them all. We’ve put the most important specs below.
Most Important Feature = Fast Processing
You may not think that the processor in your truck GPS would be that important. But you would be wrong. The processor is an extremely important part of any computer—including GPS—because it determines how fast the device can process information.
In the case of the TND 740, the addition of the quad-core processor means that the GPS can give you a route extremely quickly. The storage capacity on the TND 740 has also been increase significantly. This too adds to the speed with which the TND 740 gives you the information you desire. Of all of the truck GPS out there, the TND 740 may be one of the fastest.
Other Notable Features
Being fast is a major advantage of the TND 740. However, the customizable warnings and its ELD ready nature also make it a great buy for the trucker.
Lots truck GPS provide a set amount and type of warnings. But, with the TND 740 you can customize your warnings to your own preferences. Not only can you tell the machine your display preferences and the distance you would like the warnings, but you can also choose specific warnings. Warnings like speed limit changes, sharp curves, dangerous inclines, and more can all be chosen.
If you are a professional trucker, you have to have an ELD device. Luckily for you the TND 740 comes with a preloaded Rand McNally DriverConnect app. You have to purchase the Rand McNally compliant ELD separately. However, if you decide to get this product as well, the TND 740 is already ready to connect to it.
The following pros and cons set the TND 740 apart from its competition.
Rand McNally has done it again with their TND 740. This truck GPS is an amazing example of what the company has to offer. It has a decently sized display, a lot of great features, and is specifically built with truckers in mind.
You may occasionally have problems using the buttons and/or mount—depending on where you put the GPS. However, the up to date maps, customizability, and enjoyment you will get out of the TND 740 more than make up for its flaws. Why don’t you try the Rand McNally TND 740 today? You’ll be surprised at how much it helps you do your job.