Products reviews

Furuno GP37

$609.00 to $695.00



The new GP37 DGPS/WAAS Navigator is compact in size, yet big on power, features and performance. This waterproof unit is perfect for a wide range of boats. It is equipped with a WAAS and a DGPS receiver as standard supply. It utilizes both WAAS and differential radio beacon correction methods to give you the most accurate position fix available. The GP37 offers extremely accurate position fixes -- 10m for basic GPS, 5m or better with DGPS and 3m or better where WAAS service is available. It should be noted that DGPS is more reliable and accurate, as the WAAS system is still currently under development. There is no guarantee of accuracy, integrity, continuity or availability of the WAAS signal. For that reason, the GP37 runs with DGPS as the default setting in auto selection mode. In this mode, if the DGPS signal can not be received for any reason, the WAAS mode is automatically selected. Manual setting is also available. The display modes include Plotter, two Customizable displays, Steering, Highway and SpeedMinimize

Manufacturer:Furuno Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemMiscellaneous
MPNGP37
GPS Type   Marine
Form FactorFixed
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size4.4 in.
Display Size3.74 in. x 2.36 in.
Display TypeLCD Display
Audible Features   Anchor Alarm, Arrival Alarm, Clock Alarm
Grids   Lat/Lon, Loran TD position format
PC InterfaceSerial RS-232
Accuisition Time - Initial Time20 sec
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Enhanced position accuracy Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes50
Waypoints   999
UPC611679266842


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furuno, gp37,

Garmin GPSMAP 76CSx

$277.00 to $500.00



Safely find your way through the great outdoors with the Garmin GPSMAP 76CSx. Sporting a highly sensitive GPS receiver, the GPSMAP 76CSx can quickly and accurately chart a course through the wilderness without being impeded by dense tree cover or deep canyons. An included barometric altimeter and electronic compass give you an unprecedented level of accuracy over pinpointing your location and with the bright, color TFT display you can easily distinguish details on the screen, even while viewing in direct sunlight. The GPSMAP 76CSx is also fully waterproof and even floats in water.Minimize

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00469-01
GPS Type   Marine
Form FactorHandheld
Map capabilities   Internal, Download maps
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Input Method   Keypad
Screen Size2.7 in.
Display Size1.5 in. x 2.2 in.
Display Type256 Color LCD TFT Display
Resolutions160 X 240
Special Features   Waypoint Icons, Compass, Built-In Altimeter
Audible Features   Proximity Alarm, Anchor Alarm, Arrival Alarm, Off-Course Alarm, Clock Alarm, Shallow/Deep Alarm
Trip calculator   Moving average, Maximum speed, Odometer, Elevation Computer, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   North America Maps, South America Maps
Grids   Lat/Lon, MGRS, User Grid, UTM, Loran TD position format, Maidenhead
PC InterfaceUSB, NMEA-0183
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard, High Impact Plastic Alloy Body
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
AntennaBuilt-in, Quadrifilar Helix
Accuisition Time - Cold38 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time1 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes50
Waypoints   1000
Battery Type and Quantity2 x AA Batteries
Battery Life18 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width2.7 in.
Depth1.4 in.
Height6.2 in.
Weight0.48 lb.
Family LineGarmin GPSMAP
UPC753759051648


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garmin, gpsmap, 76csx,

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


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


Garmin Forerunner 305


Get the most out of your workouts with the Garmin Forerunner 305, a GPS personal trainer. Whether you’re going for a daily jog or training for a triathlon, the Forerunner 305 tracks and stores vital information that you can analyze on your computer with interactive graphs that chart your pace, time, distance traveled, and heart rate. Upload your information to MotionBased.com, Garmin’s web-based application that allows you to track your fitness statistics online, giving you the tools you need to take your training to the next level.Minimize


Garmin eTrex Legend


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


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.