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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 StreetPilot c580

$270.00 to $940.00



Receive door-to-door directions while staying on top of weather, traffic and localized information with the StreetPilot c580. Similar to the c550, StreetPilot c580 comes with hands-free calling, preloaded maps and an MP3 player, then takes it up a notch by adding dynamic content from MSN® Direct.

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemPDA FeaturesBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00522-06
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Internal, Download maps
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled, EGNOS enabled
Input Method   Touch Screen
Receiver Type18 Channels
Screen Size3.5 in.
Display Size2.8 in. x 2.1 in.
Display Type16-bit Color LCD TFT Display
Resolutions320 X 240
Special Features   MP3 Player, JPEG Image Viewer, 3D Map View
Trip calculator   Shortest time, Maximum speed, Current speed, Route Recalculation, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   North America Maps, Canada Maps, Europe Maps, Australia Maps, South Africa Maps, South America Maps, Middle East Maps, Great Britain
PC InterfaceUSB
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
AntennaBuilt-in, External Antenna Hookup
Accuisition Time - Cold38 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time1 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Waypoints   500
Compatible PDA OSWindows 2000
Compatible DevicesNotebook
Battery Type and QuantityProprietary Li-Ion
Battery Life8 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width4.4 in.
Depth2.2 in.
Height3.2 in.
Weight0.59 lb.
Family LineGarmin StreetPilot
UPC753759068004


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garmin, streetpilot, c580,

Garmin Geko 201

$90.00 to $140.00



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

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00318-00
GPS Type   Handheld (Outdoor)
Form FactorHandheld
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Input Method   Keypad
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size1.7 in.
Display Size0.92 in. x 1.44 in.
Display Type4 Level Grayscale LCD Display
Resolutions64 X 100
Special Features   Waypoint Icons
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Odometer, Current speed, Trip Timers, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log
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   Enhanced position accuracy Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes20
Waypoints   500
Battery Type and Quantity2 x AAA Batteries
Battery Life12 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width1.9 in.
Depth0.96 in.
Height3.9 in.
Weight0.14 lb.
Family LineGarmin Geko
UPC753759042066


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garmin, geko, 201,


Garmin GPS 152


The GPS 152 is a 12 parallel channel GPS receiver loaded with a database of American cities and nautical navigation aids such as lights, buoys, sound signals, day beacons and tide data. Built-in memory of one megabyte makes the GPS 152 compatible with GARMIN's MapSource Points of Interest CD. With this CD and the GPS 152, you add additional marine navaid detail to your unit.In addition to larger memory, the GPS 152 is compatible with the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), a technology designed to improve the accuracy of GPS positioning to about three meters.On the outside, the GPS 152 comes housed in a waterproof case that's about four inches high and five inches wide. A large four-inch diagonal, high-contrast display features 100x160 pixels for the ultimate in readability. A simple keypad at the bottom of the unit makes entering information easy, without blocking your view of the display.Minimize


Garmin GPSMAP 3205


Plug into the power of the Garmin Marine network with the Garmin 3200 series. Rugged, waterproof, and easy to install, these chartplotters come preloaded with Garmin's detail-rich marine cartography utilizing BlueChart® g2 technology.


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


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