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 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 Forerunner 205

$128.00 to $413.00



The Forerunner 205 sports a unique design that wraps the GPS antenna around part of the wrist for a better view of the sky, and its high sensitivity GPS receiver can track under trees and near tall buildings.

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00466-00
GPS Type   Handheld (Outdoor)
Form FactorHandheld
Input Method   Keypad
Screen Size1.5 in.
Display Size1.3 in. x 0.8 in.
Display TypeLCD Display
Resolutions160 X 100
Special Features   Training Computer, 3D Map View
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Current speed, Trip Timers, Elevation Computer, Time of sunrise/sunset
PC InterfaceUSB
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
AntennaBuilt-in
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time38 sec
Accuisition Time - Hot1 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Number of routes50
Waypoints   100
Battery Type and QuantityProprietary Lithium
Battery Life10 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width2.1 in.
Depth2.7 in.
Height0.7 in.
Weight0.17 lb.
Family LineGarmin Forerunner
UPC753759051914


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garmin, forerunner, 205,


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 GPSMAP 76Cx


The GPSMAP 76CSx is a refreshing upgrade of the GPSMAP 76CS, one of our most popular models for outdoor and marine use. This unit features a removable microSD card for detailed mapping memory and a waterproof, rugged housing. The microSD card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment. Users can load map data and transfer routes and waypoints through the unit’s fast USB connection.Minimize


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


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