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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,


Nextar X3B


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


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


Navman F20


The F20, provides you with a lot for very little. Loaded with features normally found in other, more expensive car navigators, the F20 packs them all into a neat, pocket-sized compact unit. It’s the advanced features that separate the F20 from other entry-level navigators. The ‘Nearest Parking and Petrol’ buttons, previously only found on our more expensive models, are a simple but brilliant idea, exclusive to Navman.Minimize


Garmin GPS 18


Turn your laptop PC into a powerful street navigator with the GPS 18 a GPS sensor bundled with nRoute and City Select software that automatically guides you with turn-by-turn directions and voice prompts to get you safely to your destination.