Inside and outside temperature readout * LED battery level indicator * Flashing LED warns of icy road conditions * Features cardinal and numeric digital direction reading * Plugs into cigarette lighter socket Roadpro Electronic Compass with Ice Alert is manufactured to readout inside and outside temperature. This is constructed using durable material that ensures durability and longevity. It features a LED battery level indicator that flash and warns of icy road conditions. This compass plugs easily into the cigarette lighter 12V socket.
The unit arrived promptly. I installed in my Ford Edge and it sits neatly on the console under the dash overhang. Upon powering it up, I noticed that the thermometer defaulted to celsius - no problem - all I had to was open the small battery door in the base and slide the switch to Farenheidt. I did that and everything seemed to work perfectly. The compass was easy to calibrate and matches the readings on my GPS. Upon powering off the unit and back on again, I discovered the temp reading reverted to celsiu..
The compass is of great help as we're relatively new in the area. The temp. read out is a great asset. and as for the ice ice alert- I'll wait a bit for that.(hopefully).I recommend to everyone that does not already have a factory installed compass. It is easy to install and very simple to take down if nescessary.
I bought this for my wife's new Ford Escape because she missed having a temperature readout. This is a very accurate inside and outside thermometer and has 3 compass readouts. I installed it in the console, in less than an hour, instead of the dashboard to keep it out of the line of sight. The built in back lighting makes it easy to read day or night. The outdoor temperature sensor is long enough to run to the grill area and fresh air that is not contaminated by engine heat, which gives a more accurate ..