Garmin GPSMAP 60CS
Simply the best piece of electonic equipment ever…
Price Paid: $480
Simply the best piece of electonic equipment ever made. Must have extra maps, worth the money. City select North America lets you find hotels, gas stations, restaurants...anything. Topo USA is also essential for the unit. Unit displys color and with free download from Garmin, turns your laptop into a talking gps. City Select Europe is also a must if you travel western Europe. Lists everything. Garmin support is tops. Use with dash mat in car, AAA+++++ You won't be sorry.
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The Garmin GPSMAP 60CS GPS is a new all-purpose unitpacked with exciting new features and delivering the kind of color that consumers want in their handheld GPSs. This lightweight, rugged, waterproof unit raises the bar to offer a 256-color, highly reflective display that provides easy viewing in almost any lighting condition.
- Backcountry Outlet
So bright and colorful you'll be tempted to reach for your sunglasses! The all-purpose Garmin GPSMAP 60CS is the next evolution in GPS technology. Sunlight-readable, highly reflective color display provides easy viewing in almost any lighting conditions. Huge 56MB of open memory allows you to download detailed maps from Garmin MapSource™ CD-ROMs, sold separately. Fast processor scrolls through screens and pans quickly. Preloaded detailed basemaps have general map data including highways, roads and borders. Electronic compass provides accurate bearing while standing still. Precise barometric sensor with pressure trend recording tracks elevation gain and loss as well as weather trends. Follow your route, marking up to 50 reversible routes; find your way back with Garmin's exclusive TracBack™ feature. Proximity alerts sound at arrival, off-course, waypoint and anchor drag. Trip computer calculates current and average speed, sunset and sunrise, trip time and distance. Waterproof construction keeps unit functioning; meets IEC 60529 lPX7 standards (submerge 1-meter for 30 minutes). WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) enabled receiver delivers accuracy to 10 feet in North America. With optional MapSource® City Select® and 24K Topo receive auto routing, turn-by-turn directions and audio alert on city streets or trails. Indoor/outdoor GPS games include Virtual Maze, Nibbons and Geko™ Smak.
A rugged, waterproof GPS that features a 256-color display, plus electronic compass and barometric altimeter capabilities. Ideal for hikers and climbers. Includes preloaded base map data for North and South America with major roads, towns, and rivers. Accepts up to 56 MB of optional MapSource; downloads for detailed topo, marine, and city roadmap navigation; USB interface cable included; MapSource; software sold separately. 256-color display provides easy viewing in almost any lighting conditions, including sunlight. Multiplatform navigation for use in car, boat, or on foot (auto and marine mounts not included). 50 reversible routes, 10,000 track points with TracBack; technology; proximity alerts for arrival or for when off course. Elevation computer provides current elevation. ascent/descent rate, min and max elevation, total ascent and descent. Trip computer provides odometer, stopped time, moving average, total time, max speed and more; electronic compass displays accurate heading while standing still. Preloaded with geolocation games such as Virtual Maze, Nibbons, Geko; Smak, Memory Race, and Gekoids. 5.4 ounces without batteries; 7.5 ounces with batteries; measures 2.4 x 6.1 x 1.3 inches; 20-hour battery life; includes 2 AA batteries; waterproof construction.
The Garmin GPSMAP 60CS handheld GPS unit with an electronic compass and barometric sensor, boasts TFT, 256-color display technology that produces a bright, sunlight-readable display. It's set-up with a built-in Americas basemap with auto-routing capabilities and is fully compatible with MapSource products like BlueChart , 24K Topo and City Select (not included), which provide detailed streets for turn-by-turn guidance.
- FogDog Sports