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 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,


Pharos Science PSD80


The Pharos Pocket GPS Navigator is an excellent navigation solution for your Dell Pocket PC. The package comes with a compact iGPS-SD receiver and the Ostia Smart Navigator software with detailed street-level maps of entire US. It even includes a car charger that powers the GPS while charging your Pocket PC simultaneously. The iGPS-SD receiver is a small, slim and sensitive GPS receiver that plugs in the Pocket PC's SDIO slot. Ostia helps you locate your current position, find a destination or point of interest (POI) and get a route to your destination. Simply activate the GPS navigation program and begin traveling; the automated voice-prompts will tell you when and where to turn. If by chance you go 'off route', the Pocket GPS Navigator will always reroute you to your destination from your current GPS position.Minimize


Lowrance iFINDER GO2


Just grab this bright yellow handheld iFINDER Go 64MB GPS and go, go, go. It's easy to use, waterproof, has a 2.2 diagonal Film SuperTwist display with backlighting and a built-in 64MB background map with coverage of the continental U.S. and Hawaii. The GPS also includes up to 1,000 waypoints, 1,000 event markers and 100 routes; up to 100 retraceable plot trails and up to 10,000 points in any trail; 30+ map zoom ranges and 42 graphic icons to mark spots.Minimize


Garmin Rino 130


The Rino 130 is the most feature-rich unit in the Rino family with a built-in electronic compass barometric sensor weather receiver for seven NOAA weather channels and 24 MBs of internal memory This handheld radio has a built-in electronic compass to give a heading while the user is standing still and a barometric altimeter to provide extremely accurate elevation and pressure information which will assist users in identifying weather data The Rino 130 provides two-way radio communication with a transmission range of up to two miles using FRS channels and up to five miles with GMRS The integration of two-way radio and GPS enables users to transmit their position with a simple button press allowing others to navigate to their position The Rino 130 also has a polling feature which allows a user to manually request GPS location information from other Rino unitsMinimize


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