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.


Tags:

delorme, earthmate,

Navman F20

$80.00



The F20, provides you with a lot for very little. Loaded with features normally found in other, more expensive car navigators, the F20 packs them all into a neat, pocket-sized compact unit. It’s the advanced features that separate the F20 from other entry-level navigators. The ‘Nearest Parking and Petrol’ buttons, previously only found on our more expensive models, are a simple but brilliant idea, exclusive to Navman.Minimize

Manufacturer:Navman Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNAA005819-6E2
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Map cartridges / Data cards
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled, EGNOS enabled
Input Method   Touch Screen
Receiver Type12 Channels
Display Size3.5 in.
Special Features   Compass
Audible Features   Voice Navigation Instructions
Trip calculator   Shortest time, Current speed, Route Recalculation
Included Software/Maps   USA Maps, Canada Maps
Grids   Lat/Lon
PC InterfaceUSB
Built in memory32 MB
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
AntennaExternal Antenna Hookup
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Battery
Battery Type and QuantityRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life3.5 Hours
Width4.57 in.
Depth0.95 in.
Height3.13 in.
Weight0.44 lb.
UPC9419777105879


Tags:

navman, f20,

Garmin eTrex Legend

$110.00 to $270.00



With the eTrex Legend, GARMIN has loaded a full basemap of North and South America into one small unit. The Legend is also designed to provide precise GPS positioning using correction data obtained from the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). This product will provide position accuracy to less than three meters when receiving WAAS corrections.Minimize

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNETREX LEGEND
GPS Type   Handheld (Outdoor)
Form FactorHandheld
Map capabilities   Internal, Download maps
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Input Method   Thumb Stick
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size2.4 in.
Display Size1.1 in. x 2.1 in.
Display TypeLCD Display
Special Features   Waypoint Icons
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Current speed, Trip Timers, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   Marine Cartography, City Navigation Maps, North America Maps, Europe Maps, Australia Maps, South Africa Maps, South America Maps, Middle East Maps, Asia Maps
Grids   Lat/Lon, MGRS, UTM, Loran TD position format, Maidenhead
PC InterfaceSerial RS-232, NMEA-0183
Built in memory8 MB
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
AntennaBuilt-in
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time15 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Enhanced position accuracy Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes20
Waypoints   1000
Battery Type and Quantity2 x AA Batteries
Battery Life18 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width2 in.
Depth1.2 in.
Height4.4 in.
Weight0.33 lb.
Family LineGarmin eTrex
UPC753759030186


Tags:

garmin, etrex, legend,


Magellan eXplorist 200


For serious outdoor use, the eXplorist series handheld GPS navigation systems are built to cover all requirements. With their tough, impact-resistant, waterproof exterior and their proven Magellan technology inside that packs powerful functionality into an easy-to-use operating system, your outdoor needs will be covered.Minimize


Bushnell NAV500


Bushnell has announced their entry into the portable auto GPS navigation market with the announcement of the Bushnell Nav 500. The Nav 500 offers many features found on other navigation devices in its class such as a 3.5 inch touch screen display, pre-installed maps of the USA and Canada, and an MP3 player.


Garmin StreetPilot c550


From Garmin, the leader in portable GPS solutions, the StreetPilot c550 is easy to use, and rich with features. The StreetPilot c550 comes preloaded with City Navigator NT street maps and includes a large database of points of interest including motels, restaurants, gas stations, and grocery stores. The simple touch screen interface gives you excellent control over menus and settings, and with Bluetooth support, you can even use the c550 for hands-free calling using the built-in speaker and microphone.Minimize


Pharos Science iGPS-360


Compatible with most Pocket PCs with a CompactFlash slot, the Pharos Pocket GPS Navigator with CompactFlash inlcludes Pharos' iGPS-360 convertible receiver with a CompactFlash adaptor.Use it directly connected to the CompactFlash Adaptor, or for added flexibilty use the CF extension cable for placement and reception.Threre is no need for an external antenna!With Ostia, Pharos' award-winning navigation software installed on your Pocket PC, you can drive or walk through any city in the US, and locate your current position or quickly find a destination or point of interest. Routes can be calculated and viewed. The automated voice prompts will instruct you when and where to turn. If by chance you go "off-route," the automated voice will give an off-route warning and the system will automatically reroute you to your destination from your current position. Minimize