Garmin Montana 600

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Specs

Weight 10.2 oz / 289 g with included lithium-ion battery pack, 11.7 oz / 333 g with 3 AA batteries (not included)
Dimensions 2.9 in x 5.7 in x 1.4 in / 7.48 cm x 14.42 cm x 3.64 cm
Display size 2 in x 3.5 in / 5.06 cm x 8.93 cm, 4 in diag / 10.2 cm
Display resolution 272 x 480 pixels
Display type bright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen- sunlight readable
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included), NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life up to 16 hours (lithium-ion), up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
Waterproof yes (IPX7)
Floats no
High-sensitivity receiver yes
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The Garmin Montana 600 has become something of a staple for adventurous outdoors people. One look at its generous 4 inch screen and rugged body will expose one of the main reasons-- these things are ready to be put through the ringer. The worldwide basemap can be overlaid with a handful of different map options to give you all the information you need to get to your destination. Your routes and waypoints can be shared wirelessly with other Garmin GPS users. Plus, it's proven to be a reliable way to pinpoint your location, even in areas where lesser units lose their bearings. Tucked into the durable body is a large 4 inch, glove friendly, backlit color screen, which is easily visible in both low and high light. In addition to the included worldwide basemap, you can load the Montana with TOPO 24k maps, BlueChart marine maps, and CityNavigator maps, and Custom Maps via the MicroSD port. If you still need more information, you can download BirdsEye satellite images, and overlay them on your map. Waypoints can be selected off of the mapping feature, or by importing them wirelessly from compatible devices. It's easy to save, modify, and index your routes for future trips. Your waypoints and routes can be shared wirelessly with other users of compatible Garmin GPS devices. By downloading a geocaching . GPX file, you'll have access to hidden caches, for more options on your next outing. And you're able to select the profile of your trip, which helps you to organize your information between recreation, driving, boating, and training. By using both GPS and HotFix technology, the Montana is able to determine and maintain your location, even in deep canyons and around tall buildings. To ensure that your information is presented in a way that works for you, the dashboard is customizable with a 3d compass, barometric altimeter, and configurable data fields, among other tools. It's compatible with a number of aftermarket mounts, making it highly adaptable to nearly any outdoo...

- Backcountry.com

The tough and waterproof Garmin Montana 600 GPS features a large touch-screen display, multiple mapping options, a 3-axis compass and a barometric altimeter.

- REI

Take it hiking. Take it hunting. Take it on the water. The Garmin Montana 600 features a bold 4 in. color touchscreen dual orientation display and supports multiple mapping options.

- EMS

The Montana uses the same touch-screen technology that makes Garmin's automotive GPS's so easy to use. The sunlight-readable display is a generous four inches diagonal with rich colors and the ability to display high-definition images. It's equipped with a high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver with HotFix satellite prediction that provides exceptionally fast position acquisition and excellent accuracy. It's a great choice for hunting, backpacking trips or just about any outdoor adventure. Preloaded with a worldwide base map. With 3 GB of internal memory, there's plenty of memory for adding maps, and a microSD card slot lets you add even more memory. Compatible with Garmin's TOPO U.S. 24K, BlueChart g2 and City Navigator NT maps. It also supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery that lets you download satellite images to your device; subscription required. Rugged and waterproof, it's built to withstand any kind of weather. The Montana features a one-of-a-kind dual battery system. You can use the included rechargeable lithium-ion pack or use three AA batteries, not included. Go paperless when geocaching by downloading GPX files from opencaching.com. All the information will be displayed onscreen, so you won't need to carry lists of coordinates and descriptions on reams of paper. Wireless technology lets you share waypoints, routes and geocache information with other compatible Garmin units. It also has a built-in three-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you're standing still. A barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you even can use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions. Other features include a hunting and fishing calendar, sun and moon information, tide tables, custom points of interest and a picture viewer. USB cable and AC charger included. Imported. Unit dimensions 5.7"H x 2.9"W x 1.4"D. Display dimensions 3.5

- L.L.Bean