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Garmin GPSMAP 62s

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The newly designed GPSMAP 62s handheld navigator features a 2.6 in. sunlight-readable 65K color screen that supports BirdsEye Satellite imagery (subscription required) and Custom Maps.

- EMS

The robust Garmin GPSMAP 62s offers all the features of the GPSMAP 62, plus a compass, barometric altimeter and wireless connection to other compatible Garmin units. 3-axis, tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading even when you're standing still and holding the unit upright or at an angle. Altimeter tracks changes in barometric pressure to pinpoint your altitude; it also plots pressure over time to help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions. Share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin devices so your friends can easily enjoy your favorite hike or cache. Built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief helps you navigate with ease; photo navigation lets you download Garmin Connect(TM) photos and navigate to their locations. Quad helix antenna and high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled receiver with Hotfix(R) satellite prediction locate your position quickly and maintain reception under heavy cover. 1.7 gigabytes of onboard memory make it easy to add maps; choose from Garmin's wide array of detailed topographic, marine and road maps (sold separately). Garmin GPSMAP 62s supports BirdsEye(TM) satellite imagery (subscription required) that lets you download satellite images and integrate them with your maps. Compatible with free Custom Maps software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable files. Easily connect GPSMAP 62s to your computer and the Internet to get a detailed analysis of your activities and add tracks using Garmin Connect(TM). Garmin Connect lets you map your movements on Google Earth, explore routes uploaded by other Garmin users and share your experiences on social networking sites. Supports OpenCaching.com GPX files for downloading detailed geocache descriptions, terrain, difficulty and hints directly into GPS unit; visit OpenCaching.

- REI

Garmin GPSMAP 62s

MSRP:
$449.99

The Garmin GPSMAP 62s is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen April 12, 2014 at EMS.

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Specs

Weight 9.2 oz / 260.1 g with batteries
Dimensions 2.4 in x 6.3 in x 1.4 in / 6.1 cm x 16.0 cm x 3.6 cm
Display size 1.43 in x 2.15 in / 3.6 cm x 5.5 cm, .6 in diag / 6.6 cm
Display resolution 160 x 240 pixels
Display type transflective, 65-K color TFT
Battery 2 AA batteries- not included, NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life 20 hours
Waterproof yes (IPX7)
Floats no
High-sensitivity receiver yes
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible