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,

Magellan Maestro 3100

$99.00 to $212.00



Magellan Maestro 3100 offers simple, sophisticated GPS navigation that's remarkably affordable. The most intuitive graphical 3.5" touch-screen interface available makes navigation easy. Enter virtually any destination and get turn-by-turn voice guidance to locations all over the contiguous United States. Smart touch-icons and Magellan's unique QuickSpell function enable error-free spelling, minimizing steps, so you get a customized route to your destination with just a few touches of the screen. Hundreds of thousands of preprogrammed points of interest make it easy to find restaurants, gas stations, ATM and more. Minimize

Manufacturer:Magellan Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN980934-01
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Map cartridges / Data cards
Receiver Type20 Channels
Display Type64k Colors LCD TFT Display
Resolutions320 X 240
Special Features   Waypoint Icons
Trip calculator   Route Recalculation, Detour Feature, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   USA Maps
AntennaBuilt-in
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Battery
Battery Life3 Hours
Width4.3 in.
Depth1.1 in.
Height3.5 in.
Weight6.5 lb.
UPC763357117226


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magellan, maestro, 3100,


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 Forerunner 101


The Forerunner 101 offers athletes and recreational walkers and runners an entry-level personal training device with GPS. It has the same features as the Forerunner 201, but operates on two AAA batteries. The Forerunner 101 stores lap histories for up to two years to provide an archive of workout performance over time. Users can retrieve lap data for previous workouts by date, week, month, or over a specific time interval. For business travelers who want to train on the road, the Forerunner 101 also doubles as a navigator. Users can mark their hotel as a specific location, see their current position on the plotter display, and follow an electronic breadcrumb trail back to their starting point.Minimize


Garmin GPS 72


The GPS 72 is a low-cost solution for land or marine navigation designed to provide precise GPS positioning using correction data obtained from the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). The GPS 72 can provide position accuracy to less than three meters when receiving WAAS corrections. This rugged, waterproof, unsinkable GPS receiver offers a large, 4-level grayscale screen. It's designed as the next generation in basic, entry-level GARMIN GPS.Minimize


Garmin eTrex Legend Cx


The eTrex Legend Cx is loaded with the same popular features found in the eTrex Legend C, including sunlight-readable color and advanced GPS routing capabilities — all in a waterproof design. In addition, it comes with a blank 32 MB microSD card for storage of optional map detail. Download maps directly to the card or purchase microSD cards preloaded with MapSource® Topo and inland lake maps, BlueChart® marine cartography, and City Navigator™ street maps.Minimize