5.3 oz / 150 g with batteries
2.0 in x 4.4 in x 1.2 in / 5.1 cm x 11.2 cm x 3.0 cm
1.1 in x 2.1 in / 2.8 cm x 5.4 cm
160 x 288 pixels
4 level gray LCD
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It's the ultimate navigational tool. eTrex Vista has enough map detail to help you get out of town, an electronic compass to keep you on course, and a barometric altimeter to record the details of your trek. The Vista is designed to provide precise GPS positioning using WAAS. It also boasts an internal memory of 24 MB (Vista), enough to store 20 routes (50 HCx), 1000 waypoints, and 10 tracks or downloaded Mapsource maps for greater detail. The Vista HCx adds high-sensitivity receiver, color screen, and a microSD card port. That's a ton of utility in a unit weighing a mere 5.3 oz (5.5 oz HCx)!
- Altrec Outdoors
The compact Garmin eTrex Vista H GPS includes an electronic compass and barometric altimeter, and sports a high-sensitivity receiver, USB interface and easy-to-use rocker switch. Also includes 24 MB of built-in memory, crisp resolution and built-in basemap. High-sensitivity chipset delivers fast signal acquisition and lock for reception in narrow valleys, dense woodlands and urban jungles. Innovative rocker switch accommodates quick and accurate panning, selection and Enter functions. Built-in memory allows you to download points of interest and detailed maps using Garmin MapSource™ software (sold separately); USB interface allows high-speed downloads. Electronic compass provides accurate bearing when standing still. Precise barometric altimeter with pressure recording tracks elevation gain and loss. High resolution display features 4-level gray scale and high contrast for easy viewing. Includes a built-in general basemap and nautical navigational aids for North and South America. Track your route and find your way back with Garmin's exclusive TracBack™ feature. Store up to 1,000 waypoints with graphic icons. eTrex maintains tight satellite-lock, even through dense forest, by continuously tracking up to 12 satellites. Trip computer calculates current and average speed, sunset and sunrise, trip time and distance. Weatherproof body keeps eTrex functioning in wet conditions; waterproof to IEC 529 lPX7 standards. WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) enabled receiver delivers sub-3m accuracy. Comes with USB interface cable, lanyard, owner's manual and quick reference guide.
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