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Monthly Archives: May 2010

  • Another new Garmin product.

    Another new product from Garmin is the new GPS 152H high-sensitivity GPS. This quality grayscale GPS fits both your boat and your budget. Mariners will be able to acquire satellite signals quickly and accurately, regardless of their position, thanks to the high sensitivity GPS receiver and WAAS capability. The unit also features a built-in BNC external antenna connector. The increased memory in the GPS 152H allows users to store up to 3,000 waypoints and 50 routes. And, best of all, it’s easy to use!

  • Garmin Product announcement

    Garmin have announced the next generation in marine handhelds: the GPSMAP 78 series. Incorporating a sleek, new design and must-have features, these rugged units are a great fit in Garmin’s best-selling lineup of colour marine handhelds - and they float! Featuring a bright 2.6-inch LCD color display with built-in basemap and high-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix®, the GPSMAP 78 series takes recreational navigation to a new level. Both models are waterproof, include a built-in microSD™ card slot for loading additional maps and have a dedicated MOB (man over board) button. In addition to the standard feature set on the GPSMAP 78, the 78s version adds a 3-axis compass, a barometric altimeter and a world wide shaded relief basemap. The GPSMAP 78s also offers wireless route and waypoint sharing with other compatible units. Both units support Garmin Custom Maps and BirdsEye™ Satellite Imagery. Garmin Custom Maps is a free and simple process that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your compatible Garmin GPS. BirdsEye Satellite Imagery is a subscription-based service that allows you to see aerial views of your destination. If you’re looking for the perfect high-performance marine handheld, take your pick from the GPSMAP 78 series.

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