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Garmin GPSMAP 440s

$437.00 to $1,032.00



Offshore fishermen and boaters will gravitate toward this sleek, space-saving chartplotter. The GPSMAP 440 features preloaded detailed maps for the U.S. coast as well as an ultra-bright 4” QVGA display; built-in, satellite-enhanced worldwide basemap and simplified user operation.

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00516-44
GPS Type   Marine
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Internal, Map cartridges / Data cards
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled, EGNOS enabled
Input Method   Keypad
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size4 in.
Display Size2.4 in. x 3.2 in.
Display TypeLCD Display
Resolutions240 X 320
Marine FeaturesTide Prediction, Split Screen, Water Temp. Sensor, Depth Display, Chart Plotter, Sonar / Sounder, MOB (Man Over Board)
Audible Features   Anchor Alarm, Arrival Alarm, Clock Alarm, Accuracy Alarm, Fish Alarm, Shallow/Deep Alarm, Low Battary/Voltage Alarm, Water Temperature Alarm
Trip calculator   Route Recalculation, Trip Timers, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   Marine Cartography
PC InterfaceNMEA-0183
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
AntennaBuilt-in, External Antenna Hookup
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time15 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Waypoints   1500
Warranty1 Year
Width5.7 in.
Depth2.7 in.
Height5 in.
Weight1.3 lb.
Family LineGarmin GPSMAP
UPC753759065836


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garmin, gpsmap, 440s,

Pharos Science PF080

$89.00 to $241.00



Pharos, the leader in advanced, affordable navigation solutions for handheld computing, has created the ultimate navigation tool for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and mobile devices. Use Pharos Pocket GPS Navigator with CompactFlash to navigate door-to-door or point-to-point. Use it for hiking, walking tours or other outdoor activities. With audio voice prompts to guide you to your destination, the Pocket GPS Navigator is great for your car, too. In fact, the Pharos GPS Navigator performs just like more expensive, factory-installed, in-vehicle navigation systems, at a fraction of the cost yet, its easy to load into your Pocket PC and simple to use.Minimize

Manufacturer:Pharos Science Product MPNKey FeaturesTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNpf080
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorHandheld
Map capabilities   Download maps
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled, EGNOS enabled
Receiver Type12 Channels
Special Features   Compass
Audible Features   Voice Navigation Instructions
Trip calculator   Real-time Traffic Reports, Points-of-Interest (POI)
PC InterfaceNMEA-0183
Expansion Slot TypeCompact Flash (CF)
AntennaBuilt-in
Accuisition Time - Cold60 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time40 sec
Accuisition Time - Hot5 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   PDA Features
Plug-in Interface   Compact Flash (CF)
Width1.93 in.
Depth0.63 in.
Height2.17 in.
Weight0.09 lb.
UPC818948001030


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pharos, science, pf080,

Nextar X3B

$97.00 to $230.00



The Nextar GPS X3B mobile navigation system assures that your days of getting lost are over! Finding an address or any of 1.6 million points of interest such as the nearest gas station or restaurant is a snap anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. Just enter information in the X3B's 3.5 inch touch screen and let the voice prompt and detailed map guide you to the destination. With the latest TTS (Text to Speech) function, street names are clrearly pronounced in English. The X3B's built in MP3 player will entertain you with your favorite tunes while en route. Just copy your favorite play list onto an SD card and insert into the slot. The X3B moves easily from car to car using the convenient vent mount. A recharageable lithium ion battery assures that the unit stays active. Other features of the X3B include built-in maps of the 50 United States and Canada, 1GB built in Flash Memory.Minimize

Manufacturer:Nextar Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesPDA FeaturesBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNX3B
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Internal, Map cartridges / Data cards
Input Method   Touch Screen
Display TypeLCD TFT Display
Special Features   Address Book, MP3 Player, JPEG Image Viewer, 3D Map View
Audible Features   Voice Navigation Instructions
Trip calculator   Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   USA Maps, Canada Maps
PC InterfaceUSB, Bluetooth
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
AntennaExternal Antenna Hookup
Plug-in Interface   Secure Digital (SD)
Battery Type and QuantityRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life3 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width2.99 in.
Depth3.93 in.
Height0.9 in.
UPC714129936644


Tags:

nextar, x3b,


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 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 Forerunner 205


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.