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Garmin GPSMAP 276C

$615.00 to $1,000.00



This portable GPS navigator features a 256-color TFT display that's easy to read in bright sun along with a built-in basemap and auto routing to provide you with turn-by-turn directions to the marina for a day of boating.

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPN010-00331-00
GPS Type   Automobile
Form FactorFixed
Map capabilities   Internal, Map cartridges / Data cards
Enhanced accuracyWAAS enabled
Input Method   Keypad
Receiver Type12 Channels
Display Size3.8 in.
Display Type256 Color LCD TFT Display
Resolutions480 X 320
Marine FeaturesChart Plotter
Audible Features   Proximity Alarm, Anchor Alarm, Arrival Alarm, Off-Course Alarm, Clock Alarm
Trip calculator   Points-of-Interest (POI)
Included Software/Maps   North America Maps, Canada Maps, Europe Maps
Grids   Lat/Lon, MGRS, User Grid, UTM, Loran TD position format, Maidenhead
PC InterfaceUSB
Environmental ProtectionIPX7 Waterproof Standard
AntennaQuadrifilar Helix
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 routes50
Waypoints   3000
Battery Type and QuantityProprietary Lithium
Battery Life15 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width5.7 in.
Depth1.9 in.
Height3.2 in.
Weight0.85 lb.
Family LineGarmin GPSMAP
UPC839438266340


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garmin, gpsmap, 276c,

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,

Garmin eTrex Summit

$165.00 to $299.00



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

Manufacturer:Garmin Product MPNKey FeaturesDisplayTechnical FeaturesOther FeaturesGPS SystemBatteryWarrantyDimensionsMiscellaneous
MPNeTrexSummit
GPS Type   Marine
Form FactorHandheld
Receiver Type12 Channels
Screen Size2.4 in.
Display Size1.1 in. x 2.1 in.
Display Type4 Level Grayscale LCD Display
Special Features   Waypoint Icons, Compass, Built-In Barometer, Built-In Altimeter
Trip calculator   Maximum speed, Current speed, Trip Timers, Elevation Computer, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log, Points-of-Interest (POI)
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   Differential standardsDGPS Ready
Number of routes20
Waypoints   500
Battery Type and Quantity2 x AA Batteries
Battery Life16 Hours
Warranty1 Year
Width2 in.
Depth1.2 in.
Height4.4 in.
Weight0.33 lb.
Family LineGarmin eTrex
UPC753759072926


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garmin, etrex, summit,


Garmin nüvi 350


Sleek and portable, the Garmin nuvi 350 comes preloaded with City Navigator NT street maps that highlight countless points of interest including hotels, restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and much more. A simple touch-screen interface allows you to quickly pull up 2-D or 3-D maps, and with turn-by-turn voice directions, you’ll never have to take your eyes off the road to get your bearings. The nuvi 350 also includes MP3 playback, a JPEG picture viewer, currency converters, and a host of other travel handy applications.Minimize


Garmin Rino 530


No matter where your outdoor activities take you, the Rino® 530 keeps you on track and in touch. Similar to the 520, this rugged, two-way radio with GPS packs a bold color display, 14-mile communication range, and turn-by-turn directions - giving you peace of mind in the great outdoors. Taking it a step further, the Rino 530 adds an electronic compass, barometric altimeter, and NOAA weather receiver, making it a favorite with hikers and climbers.Minimize


Garmin Edge 305


Rugged, lightweight Edge attaches easily to the stem or handlebars of your bike with the included bike mount. Just turn it on, acquire GPS satellites and go. Edge 305 automatically measures your speed, distance, time, calories burned, altitude, climb and descent, and also records the route you have taken for review. For extra-precise climb and descent data, Edge 305 also incorporates a barometric altimeter to pinpoint changes in elevation.Minimize


Garmin Rino 110


The Rino 110 is a GPS-enabled handheld that integrates radio functionality to provide two-way communications. It's waterproof, can send communications up to five miles (using GMRS channels), and can "beam" your exact location to another Rino user within a two-mile range (on the FRS spectrum) using "Position Reporting". And because the Rino 110 has standard FRS capabilities, you can talk to friends or family who own conventional FRS radios.The Rino 110 has a built-in city point data base, with 1 MB of internal memory for additional points-of-interest data that can be downloaded from a MapSource Points of Interest CD-ROM.Minimize