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


Tags:

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


Tags:

magellan, maestro, 3100,


Garmin StreetPilot c530


StreetPilot c530 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator® NT street maps and a hefty points of interest (POIs) database, including motels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. Simply touch the super-bright sunlight-readable color screen to enter a destination, and the c530 takes you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, the c530 accepts custom points of interest (POIs) such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.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


Interphase Corporation Chart Master V6i


One of the first things a boater will notice about the Chart Master V6 series is their vertically oriented high-definition (234x320 pixel) six-inch super-bright color LCD displays. They provide clear visibility even in full sunlight, and the Chart Master V6I, with it's built-in GPS antenna is a great choice for boats with open cockpits, center consoles and flying bridges and can serve well as a back-up unitMinimize


TomTom Navigator 3


Get moving with TomTom Navigator 3. The flexible and personal car navigation system works on your Pocket PC. TomTom Navigator 3 guides you effortlessly from door to door via the best route. Clear 3D colour maps and spoken instructions take the stress out of driving. Plan the best route when you have multiple stops: pick up colleagues on the way to a meeting or friends on the way to a restaurant. Route around areas you would like to avoid due to traffic jams or road works. The Major Roads of Europe feature makes planning and navigating international trips easier than ever. Plan the best route from Munich to Lyon, and TomTom will guide you there.Minimize