Discontinued. No longer available
The TomTom USB RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver receives traffic incidents
while driving and sends the data to your TomTom. TomTom then
routes you around each incident.
time traffic updates
the quickest alternatives and (re) calculate the estimated
year of free traffic data included
traffic data over the FM airwaves
installation, plug in and go
Connect the RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver to your TomTom and the
car charger, and receive traffic incidents automatically over
the TMC connection*. Once a route is planned, traffic warnings
- including total time of delay and distance to incident - along
your route are clearly displayed on the traffic bar on the main
navigation screen. Touch the traffic bar and receive detailed
information specific to the incident(s) on your route. For example,
you can view the cause of incident (accident, construction work,
congestion, traffic building, etc.) location, duration, and length
To optimize the your use of the RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver, update
your device's application automatically and free of charge through
interactive map of the US and Canadian RDS-TMC traffic data
To Use (see diagram at right)
When you install your navigation device in your car, don’t block the driver’s
view of the road.
1. Connect the RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver to your navigation device.
2. Connect the Car Charger to the RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver
and then plug the Car Charger into your car’s cigarette
Note: The RDS-TMC receiver does not work if the Car Charger is not connected.
3. Place the transparent suction cup at the tip of the antenna
firmly against the upper left of your car's windshield.
4. Then place the remaining suction cups along the edge of the
windscreen, as shown, and keep the cable straight.
5. Switch on your navigation device. The Traffic bar is shown
in the Driving View and your navigation device searches for a
radio station that carries RDS-TMC information.