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Cobra Unveils 5550 PRO Navigation System For Professional Drivers

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading manufacturer of Navigation systems for professional drivers, today announced the Cobra 5550 PRO, its new 5-inch navigation unit specifically designed for the professional driver.  The new 5550 PRO will be on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show taking place in Louisville, KY from March 30 through April 2, 2011.  With features nearly identical to its larger sibling— the Cobra 7750 Platinum — the 5550 PRO offers enhanced graphics, Junction View with Lane Assist, State Mileage Log, and Hours-of-Service Log, along with the industry's best last-mile routing for unmatched road coverage on secondary highways.

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The enhanced graphics and menu options on the 5550 PRO offer superior visibility in bright sunlight, along with a highly intuitive interface for optimized efficiency when scrolling through searches and configuration settings. The handy Quick-Tabs feature puts critical information — such as the distances to weigh stations, travel centers, rest areas and mile markers — at the driver's fingertips.  Junction View with Lane Assist provides drivers with 3D images of upcoming highway junctions as well as lane guidance and enhanced turn-by-turn directions.  Also, the 5550 PRO has a State Mileage Log feature that monitors miles driven within a state for IFTA reporting and an Hours-of-Service timer that makes it easier than ever for drivers to track their On-Duty, Off-Duty, and Driving Time.  

"At Cobra, we have been designing products for the professional driver for over 50 years.  We understand what drivers want and use this knowledge to create the most intuitive, efficient, and powerful line of truck-specific GPS products on the market," said Sally Washlow, senior vice president of marketing and sales, Cobra Electronics.  "With the 5550 PRO, we've taken virtually all the power and functionality of the award-winning 7750 Platinum unit and paired it with a 5-inch LCD screen.  The result is one of the most impressive navigation systems on the market for professional truckers."

The Cobra 5550 PRO also features the map rated highest in route quality and reliability, based on the results of certified quality testing. The map in the 5550 PRO delivers more than 1 million additional miles of road coverage in the US than the competing map, plus 17x more last mile (dock-to-dock) coverage and 4x more trucking attribute coverage on secondary highways.

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