Becker Professional 50 LMU in the Test

Good facilities, good performance: The Becker Professional 50 shows in the test, it’s all honor his name.

  1. Becker Professional 50 LMU in the test
  2. Data sheet
  3. Rating

Becker brings regular solid navigation systems on the market. The manufacturer waives Live services so far, and so also the new professional 50 LMU for 249 euros without up-to-date traffic information.

Equipment: Life card updates

The abbreviation “LMU” conceals an interesting thing: who buys the Becker Professional 50 LMU, gets free lifetime map updates. These are good preconditions for a long and happy marriage with the Becker Professional 50, especially as it is also well equipped: it houses a voice control, a hands-free kit and TMC Pro storage service in his beautiful body.

Handling, routing and guidance

Although – or just because? -the voice control is limited to the entry of destinations, does it work fairly precisely. The Becker Professional 50 LMU can while driving dictate also targets with a little practice.

This convinced the calculated route always, Schnitzer was the Becker is no. The cute made tunnel simulation that shows the remaining length, and the location within the tube we liked. Also the voice prompt was always in the picture:

The instructions were performed always at the right time clearly and including street names from the speaker.

Conclusion: Persuasive presentation

The Becker Professional convinced 50 LMU in the test by good to very good results of the facilities about the handling to destination management. The route calculation is outstanding.

Technical data and test results

Facilities  
Navigation
The read setting monitor contrast / angle /
Alternative route / manual storage function /
Show current street name / next /
Display distance / time to destination /
dynamic navigation TMC / TMC Pro / GSM / /
Color display / diagonal screen size (inch) / 4.3
Map / 3D /
Crossing / auto zoom /
Representation of the arrow / map can /
Route choice short / fast /
Route exclusion toll roads / ferries /
Speed dial / configurable /
Additional cards available
Number of special target groups 19
Travel guide function / include / Yes with text and images
Custom POIs / POI warning function can be used /
Track info text & map /
Destination input house number / intersection / postal code / /
Destination entry POI location / destination /
Destination entry milestones
Destination entry letter suppression / selection /
Destination input map / coordinates /
Destination entry last destinations (more than one)
Target store editable
Hardware
Interfaces BT
Total storage / memory space (MB) 0
Entertainment
Connectivity accessories
Audio sound control / DSP /
CC / CD / MP3 / /
DVD-video / DAB / DVB-T / /
Email / SMS functionality /
GSM connection possible / integrated /
Telematics features analog / digital /
Image / video Viewer / camera / /
Test results
Equipment Cap 100 good (80)
Navigation 70 70
Communication 20 9
Entertainment 10 1
Handhabungmax. 150 very good (142)
Operation 60 60
Destination entry 60 55
System speed 20 20
Voice control 10 7
Guidance up to 150 very good (134)
acoustic guidance 50 46
optical guidance 75 67
Positioning accuracy 25 21
Route calculation MAX 100 outstanding (97)
Overland 30 30
City 30 30
dynamically 40 37
JUDGMENT Max 500 453 very good
Price / performance well
tested in issue: 08 / 12

 

Rating

Test results  
Equipment Cap 100 good (80)
Navigation 70 70
Communication 20 9
Entertainment 10 1
Handhabungmax. 150 very good (142)
Operation 60 60
Destination entry 60 55
System speed 20 20
Voice control 10 7
Guidance up to 150 very good (134)
acoustic guidance 50 46
optical guidance 75 67
Positioning accuracy 25 21
Route calculation MAX 100 outstanding (97)
Overland 30 30
City 30 30
dynamically 40 37
JUDGMENT Max 500 453 very good
Price / performance well
tested in issue: 08 / 12