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RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Magellan Introduces New Lineup of DashCam Devices

Thu Oct 6, 2016

147577205638961.jpgSAN DIMAS, California - Magellan has introduced its newest lineup of 2016 MiVue DashCam devices. With four new stylish DashCams, there is a model to meet the needs of every user, whether it's recording those iconic spots along your scenic travels or capturing those unexpected moments like the inevitable traffic incident.

"If a picture is worth a thousand words, you want the best quality picture possible," Magellan Associate Vice President of Product Management Stig Pedersen says. "Whether fighting a traffic ticket or insurance fraud, protecting against parking lot accidents, or simply keeping an eye on teenage and other drivers, having high quality footage can mean all the difference."

The new models are MiVue 240, MiVue 320, MiVue 420 and MiVue 480D with all of them available now.

MiVue 240

Below are a few of the Magellan features that the entry-level MiVue 240 device includes.

MiVue Manager - Intuitive interface allows you to browse recorded videos. Video recorded from the Impact Sensor can be reviewed for post-accident analysis. Video may be shared on social media sites like YouTube and Facebook.

720p HD Recording – Capture everything that happens on your drive in crystal clear HD.

Wide Angle Lens – The 130-degree wide angle lens provides an enhanced peripheral view to record the entire street.

Impact Sensor – Records impact forces, which show the direction and magnitude of an accident impact.

Event Recording Mode – When the 3-axis sensor detects sudden changes in motion, the device instantly saves protected files to prevent them from being overwritten.

2.3-inch screen provides an easy-to-view display of the road ahead.

Rotating Mount Design – Mount is easily rotated to any desired angle assuring you never miss an important moment.

Camera Mode – Switch to Camera Mode to collect photo evidence or create lasting memories. With the built-in battery, the device can be taken out of the car to get close-up photos.

MiVue 320

In addition to all of the features above, the MiVue 320 also includes the following:

Full 1080p HD Recording at 30 frames per second – Capture everything that happens on your drive in crystal clear HD.

2-inch screen provides an easy-to-view display of the road ahead.

GPS Tracking – The built-in high-sensitivity GPS receiver automatically records your driving information on the video, so you have both a location and time stamp during video playback.

Night View Enhancement – Automatic day/night light adjustment assuring the best picture quality regardless of lighting conditions.

Maximum Memory of 128GB – One of the largest storage capacities of any dash camera on the consumer market.

Cruise Speed Alert – Visual and audio alert appears when speed is detected over the preset speed limit.

Parking Mode – In situations where there's an impact while the car is parked, the DashCam wakes up to record the event. You can even choose to have the device always recording with vehicles that have constant power supplied to the unit.

Wide Angle Lens – The 140-degree wide angle lens provides an enhanced peripheral view to record the entire street.

MiVue 420

In addition to all of the features above, the MiVue 420 also includes the following:

2.7-inch Screen – Larger than competitors for enhanced viewing, ease-of-use and safety.

Lane Departure Warnings ­– Audio alert and icon (left or right) appears when departing to the left or right of the current lane.

Forward Collision Avoidance – Audio alert and icon appear when traffic facing the camera detects that the driver is getting too close to the car ahead. Driver can adjust distance settings for the alert.

1296p Super High Definition Recording – With a maximum aperture of f/1.8, the MiVue 420 provides some of the sharpest night view images available.

MiVue 480D

The MiVue 480D takes Dash Cameras to a new level of functionality with:

Dual Cameras – Includes two cameras to assure every important event is recorded.

1296p Front/1080p Rear Super High Definition Recording – With a maximum aperture of f/1.8 front and f/2.0 rear, the MiVue 480D provides some of the sharpest night view images available.

Wide Angle Lenses – A 140-degree front and 130-degree rear lens provide a full view of events both in front of and behind your vehicle to capture a more expansive peripheral view at critical moments.

Motion Detection Parking Mode – In situations where there's motion happening around the car while parked, the DashCam wakes up to record the event.

The Magellan MiVue DashCam product line is available now at retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as online at www.magellangps.com. MSRPs are as follows: $79.99 (MiVue 240); $129.99 (MiVue 320); $179.99 (MiVue 420); and $299.99 (MiVue 480D).