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Garmin GPSMAP 78s Worldwide

(Code: 361260)
£ 274.99
(321.50 €)
(-18.18%) £ 225.00
(263.05 €)
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  1. For boaters and watersports enthusiasts who want to run with the best, the rugged GPSMAP 78s features a 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, crisp colour mapping, high-sensitivity receiver, new moulded rubber side grips, plus a microSD™ card slot for loading additional maps. And it floats!

    Comes with built-in worldwide basemap, so you can navigate anywhere with ease.IPX7 waterproof and even floats in water.

    Built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you’re standing still, without holding it level.

    Barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time to keep an eye on changing weather conditions.

    Share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible device users. Send the locations to a friend or colleague to find. Sharing data is easy. Just press "send” to transfer your information to similar units.

    High-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix™ satellite prediction locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and built-up areas. The advantage is clear - whether you’re in dense woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on GPSMAP 78s to help you find your way when you need it the most.

    Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed marine, topographic and road maps, available on microSD card. Conveniently plug in BlueChart® g2 preloaded cards for a great day on the water or City Navigator NT® map data for turn-by-turn routing by road. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. GPSMAP 78 also supports BirdsEye™ Satellite Imagery (subscription required), that lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In addition, the 78s is compatible with Custom Maps, free Garmin software that transforms your own paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your GPS handheld device.

    With a simple connection to your computer and to the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send tracks to your outdoor device using Garmin Connect™. This one-stop site offers an activity table and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google™ Earth. Explore other routes uploaded by millions of other Garmin Connect users and share your experiences on Twitter® and Facebook®. Getting started is easy, so get out there, explore, and share.
  2. Physical & Performance

    Physical dimensions: 6.6 x 15.2 x 3.0cm

    Display size: 2.6" diag

    Display resolution: WxH 160 x 240 pixels

    Display type transflective: 65-K colour TFT

    Weight: 218.3g with batteries

    Battery: 2x AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended

    Battery life: 20 hours

    Water rating: IPX7

    High-sensitivity receiver

    Interface: high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

    Barometric altimeter

    Electronic compass: Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)

    Unit-to-unit transfer: shares data wirelessly with similar units

    Maps & Memory

    Basemap

    Ability to add maps

    Built-in memory: 1.7GB

    Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)

    Custom POIs: (ability to add additional points of interest)

    Waypoints/favourites/locations: 2000

    Routes: 200

    Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks

    Outdoor Features

    Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads) with optional mapping for detailed roads

    Geocaching-friendly: Paperless

    Custom maps compatible

    Hunt/fish calendar

    Sun and moon information

    Tide tables

    Area calculation

    Picture viewer

    Garmin Connect™

    Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyse, categorize and share data)

    Additional

    This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

    2 year warranty
  3. Garmin GPSMAP 78s unit , Wrist strap, USB cable and Quickstart Guide