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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Pharos Science PF080

$89.00 to $241.00



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

Manufacturer:Pharos Science Product MPNKey FeaturesTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNpf080
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorHandheld
Map capabilities   Download maps
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled, EGNOS enabled
Receiver Type12 Channels
Special Features   Compass
Audible Features   Voice Navigation Instructions
Trip calculator   Real-time Traffic Reports, Points-of-Interest (POI)
PC InterfaceNMEA-0183
Expansion Slot TypeCompact Flash (CF)
AntennaBuilt-in
Accuisition Time - Cold60 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time40 sec
Accuisition Time - Hot5 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   PDA Features
Plug-in Interface   Compact Flash (CF)
Width1.93 in.
Depth0.63 in.
Height2.17 in.
Weight0.09 lb.
UPC818948001030


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Garmin Rino 110


The Rino 110 is a GPS-enabled handheld that integrates radio functionality to provide two-way communications. It's waterproof, can send communications up to five miles (using GMRS channels), and can "beam" your exact location to another Rino user within a two-mile range (on the FRS spectrum) using "Position Reporting". And because the Rino 110 has standard FRS capabilities, you can talk to friends or family who own conventional FRS radios.The Rino 110 has a built-in city point data base, with 1 MB of internal memory for additional points-of-interest data that can be downloaded from a MapSource Points of Interest CD-ROM.Minimize


Garmin Geko 201


With its distinctive canopy-green case, the powerful Geko 201 from Garmin(r) allows more waypoint and route storage, as well as available PC and external power connectivity, and built-in WAAS capability. In addition, the Geko 201 boasts a user-configurable trip computer, 10,000 trackpoints, a new upcoming-turn feature, as well as PanTrack(tm) and TracBack(r).Minimize


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