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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 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


Furuno GP7000F NT


The GP-7000F/NT is a GPS/WAAS plotter designed for a variety of vessels desiring video plotting and echo sounding capabilities. With the GP-7000 series, you can see the highly accurate position of your boat on the chart. The GP-7000 series has four display modes: Course Plot, Nav Data, Steering, and Highway modes. The course plot mode is useful for obtaining general information about surrounding sea areas. The Nav data mode clearly shows important navigational information with large text, which is easy to see even from a distance. The steering mode and highway mode assist the operator in following a predetermined route.Minimize


Garmin StreetPilot c580


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.


Garmin nuvi 250


Packed with features and available in a variety of hip colors, the Garmin nuvi 250 is affordably priced and easy to use. The nuvi 250 comes preloaded with City Navigator map data giving you quick, turn-by-turn directions to anywhere in the continental United States. Pull up colorful, 2-D or 3-D maps on the sunlight-readable screen and voice directions will guide you safely and quickly to your selected destination. You can also set custom points of interest on the nuvi 250 such as your favorite restaurants or coffee shops, and with proximity alerts you’re always aware of where you’re going, and where you’ve been.Minimize