Products reviews

DeLorme Earthmate

$142.00 to $550.00



Never Get Lost Again When was the last time you wasted valuable travel time because you took a wrong turn in an unfamiliar location? Now there's an affordable and reliable solution - the new Earthmate GPS receiver. The small and flexible Earthmate GPS receiver is a high-performance, easy-to-use link to the satellite navigation technology of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Accessing these satellites is available for no additional charge. Earthmate, connected to a USB laptop PC, shows your real-time position on detailed Street Atlas USA maps anywhere in the U.S. (software included). You will always know where you are and where you need to go.Minimize

Manufacturer:DeLorme Product MPNKey FeaturesTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemDimensions
MPNAE-006761-201
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorWireless Receiver Module
Map capabilities   Internal
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Receiver Type12 Channels
Included Software/Maps   USA Maps
PC InterfaceUSB
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Enhanced position accuracyPDA Features
Compatible PDA OSWindows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98SE
Compatible DevicesNotebook
Width1.88 in.
Height2.09 in.


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delorme, earthmate,

Garmin eTrex Summit

$165.00 to $299.00



The eTrex Summit comes on the heels of the extremely popular eTrex, which was designed for both marine and recreation use. This new all-in-one navigation device for the outdoor enthusiast is the first combination GPS, altimeter, and electronic compass. The electronic compass provides bearing information when you're standing still and the altimeter determines precise altitude, so you can tell how high you've climbed and your rate of ascent. Like its predecessor, the eTrex Summit boasts a powerful 12 parallel channel GPS receiver and comes packaged in a small, sleek case with operating buttons located on either side of the unit. The case is completely waterproof to withstand immersion in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes.Minimize

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNeTrexSummit
GPS Type   Marine
Form FactorHandheld
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size2.4 in.
Display Size1.1 in. x 2.1 in.
Display Type4 Level Grayscale LCD Display
Special Features   Waypoint Icons, Compass, Built-In Barometer, Built-In Altimeter
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Current speed, Trip Timers, Elevation Computer, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Grids   Lat/Lon, MGRS, UTM, Maidenhead
PC InterfaceSerial RS-232, NMEA-0183
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
AntennaBuilt-in
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time15 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes20
Waypoints   500
Battery Type and Quantity2 x AA Batteries
Battery Life16 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width2 in.
Depth1.2 in.
Height4.4 in.
Weight0.33 lb.
Family LineGarmin eTrex
UPC753759072926


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garmin, etrex, summit,

Garmin Edge 305

$175.00 to $449.00



Rugged, lightweight Edge attaches easily to the stem or handlebars of your bike with the included bike mount. Just turn it on, acquire GPS satellites and go. Edge 305 automatically measures your speed, distance, time, calories burned, altitude, climb and descent, and also records the route you have taken for review. For extra-precise climb and descent data, Edge 305 also incorporates a barometric altimeter to pinpoint changes in elevation.Minimize

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNGE305CAD
GPS Type   Handheld (Outdoor)
Form FactorHandheld
Screen Size1.9 in.
Display Size1.17 in. x 1.44 in.
Display Type4 Level Grayscale LCD Display
Resolutions128 x 160
Special Features   Built-In Barometer, Built-In Altimeter, Heart Rate Monitor, Training Computer
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Elevation Computer
PC InterfaceUSB
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
AntennaBuilt-in
Battery Type and QuantityProprietary Lithium
Battery Life12 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width1.75 in.
Depth0.9 in.
Height3.7 in.
Weight0.19 lb.
UPC753759051716


Tags:

garmin, edge, 305,


Lowrance M68C


Combining the 256-color technology of the sonar industry and the superior precision of Lowrance GPS units, the M-68c sonar/map gives you all the capabilities of the extreme high-end combo units in a smaller, more affordable package. Features a full 12-parallel channel GPS and WAAS receiver and 40 map ranges from .02 to 4,000 miles with easy zoom. The high-bright 3.5" diagonal TFT active matrix transflective display delivers a wide viewing angle and superb readability in direct sunlight. And, it includes an advanced LED screen and keypad backlighting for night and low-light operation.Minimize


Pharos Science PF080


Pharos, the leader in advanced, affordable navigation solutions for handheld computing, has created the ultimate navigation tool for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and mobile devices. Use Pharos Pocket GPS Navigator with CompactFlash to navigate door-to-door or point-to-point. Use it for hiking, walking tours or other outdoor activities. With audio voice prompts to guide you to your destination, the Pocket GPS Navigator is great for your car, too. In fact, the Pharos GPS Navigator performs just like more expensive, factory-installed, in-vehicle navigation systems, at a fraction of the cost yet, its easy to load into your Pocket PC and simple to use.Minimize


Garmin nuvi 250


Packed with features and available in a variety of hip colors, the Garmin nuvi 250 is affordably priced and easy to use. The nuvi 250 comes preloaded with City Navigator map data giving you quick, turn-by-turn directions to anywhere in the continental United States. Pull up colorful, 2-D or 3-D maps on the sunlight-readable screen and voice directions will guide you safely and quickly to your selected destination. You can also set custom points of interest on the nuvi 250 such as your favorite restaurants or coffee shops, and with proximity alerts you’re always aware of where you’re going, and where you’ve been.Minimize


Interphase Corporation Chart Master V6i


One of the first things a boater will notice about the Chart Master V6 series is their vertically oriented high-definition (234x320 pixel) six-inch super-bright color LCD displays. They provide clear visibility even in full sunlight, and the Chart Master V6I, with it's built-in GPS antenna is a great choice for boats with open cockpits, center consoles and flying bridges and can serve well as a back-up unitMinimize