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Garmin Geko 201

$90.00 to $140.00



With its distinctive canopy-green case, the powerful Geko 201 from Garmin(r) allows more waypoint and route storage, as well as available PC and external power connectivity, and built-in WAAS capability. In addition, the Geko 201 boasts a user-configurable trip computer, 10,000 trackpoints, a new upcoming-turn feature, as well as PanTrack(tm) and TracBack(r).Minimize

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00318-00
GPS Type   Handheld (Outdoor)
Form FactorHandheld
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Input Method   Keypad
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size1.7 in.
Display Size0.92 in. x 1.44 in.
Display Type4 Level Grayscale LCD Display
Resolutions64 X 100
Special Features   Waypoint Icons
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Odometer, Current speed, Trip Timers, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log
Grids   Lat/Lon, MGRS, UTM, Maidenhead
PC InterfaceSerial RS-232, NMEA-0183
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
AntennaBuilt-in
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Accuisition Time - Initial Time15 sec
Update rate1 per second, continuous
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Enhanced position accuracy Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes20
Waypoints   500
Battery Type and Quantity2 x AAA Batteries
Battery Life12 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width1.9 in.
Depth0.96 in.
Height3.9 in.
Weight0.14 lb.
Family LineGarmin Geko
UPC753759042066


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garmin, geko, 201,

DeLorme Earthmate

$142.00 to $550.00



Never Get Lost Again When was the last time you wasted valuable travel time because you took a wrong turn in an unfamiliar location? Now there's an affordable and reliable solution - the new Earthmate GPS receiver. The small and flexible Earthmate GPS receiver is a high-performance, easy-to-use link to the satellite navigation technology of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Accessing these satellites is available for no additional charge. Earthmate, connected to a USB laptop PC, shows your real-time position on detailed Street Atlas USA maps anywhere in the U.S. (software included). You will always know where you are and where you need to go.Minimize

Manufacturer:DeLorme Product MPNKey FeaturesTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemDimensions
MPNAE-006761-201
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorWireless Receiver Module
Map capabilities   Internal
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Receiver Type12 Channels
Included Software/Maps   USA Maps
PC InterfaceUSB
Accuisition Time - Cold45 sec
Max. Horizontal accuracy   Enhanced position accuracyPDA Features
Compatible PDA OSWindows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98SE
Compatible DevicesNotebook
Width1.88 in.
Height2.09 in.


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delorme, earthmate,

Bushnell NAV500

$164.00 to $285.00



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.

Manufacturer:Bushnell Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN36-5001
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Internal, Map cartridges / Data cards, DVD
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Input Method   Keypad, Touch Screen
Receiver Type20 Channels
Display Size3.5 in.
Display TypeLCD Display
Resolutions320 X 240
Marine FeaturesSplit Screen
Special Features   Compass, MP3 Player
Audible Features   Voice Navigation Instructions
Trip calculator   Route Recalculation
Included Software/Maps   Canada Maps
Grids   Lat/Lon
PC InterfaceUSB, Bluetooth
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
Battery Type and QuantityRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Warranty1 Year
Width5.63 in.
Depth0.91 in.
Height3 in.
Weight0.75 lb.
UPC029757365002


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bushnell, nav500,


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 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 Rino 130


The Rino 130 is the most feature-rich unit in the Rino family with a built-in electronic compass barometric sensor weather receiver for seven NOAA weather channels and 24 MBs of internal memory This handheld radio has a built-in electronic compass to give a heading while the user is standing still and a barometric altimeter to provide extremely accurate elevation and pressure information which will assist users in identifying weather data The Rino 130 provides two-way radio communication with a transmission range of up to two miles using FRS channels and up to five miles with GMRS The integration of two-way radio and GPS enables users to transmit their position with a simple button press allowing others to navigate to their position The Rino 130 also has a polling feature which allows a user to manually request GPS location information from other Rino unitsMinimize


Garmin nuvi 650


The Garmin nuvi 650 isn’t just a portable GPS system; it’s a fully featured multimedia device capable of MP3 playback and JPEG picture viewing. The nuvi 650 comes preloaded with City Navigator NT street maps that are loaded with hundreds of useful points of interest including gas stations, restaurants, and movie theaters. The touch screen interface gives you quick and easy access the nuvi 650’s many functions, and with the slim, sleek design you can easily stow it in your purse, backpack, or pocket. A rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it suitable for navigation while in the car or even on foot.Minimize