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Garmin Rino 520HCx

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The latest generation of push-to-talk GPS, the Garmin Rino 520HCx enables communication and navigation using the same device. 20-channel FRS/GMRS compatibility allows you to stay in contact within a 12-mile maximum range and points the way with a bold color screen, a MicroSD slot for MapSource cards and easy route retracing.

- Mountain Gear

Not only does the Garmin Rino 520 HCx GPS make navigation easier than ever, it includes a GMRS radio to communicate with your group and Position Reporting feature which sends out your location. Ideal for anything from a group of friends to search and rescue crews, the Rino 520 HCx GPS provides all the tools you need for logistically complex outings. The powerful 5 watt radio lets you communicate from up to 14 miles line of sight. Garmin's crystal-clear color display shows up to 50 routes and 500 waypoints, and you can add more with microSD cards and computer compatibility.

- Backcountry.com

Combining powerful two-way tranceivers with GPS navigation and color mapping, these feature-packed RINO units keep you on track and in touch with your fellow adventurers. Easily keep track of the location of others in your party with Garmin's patented position-reporting capability. New high-sensitivity receivers make them even more reliable in challenging conditions. The RINO 520 packs 5 watts of transmit power for a range of up to 14 miles. MicroSD port allows for expanded memory for additional uploaded maps. Stores up to 50 routes, 500 waypoints and 20 tracks. And of course they're waterproof. For hikers and climbers, the equally powerful Rino 530 adds an electronic compass, barometric altimeter and an NOAA weather receiver to the mix. Weight: 10.3 oz with rechargeable, lithium-ion battery pack (included).

- Altrec Outdoors

Garmin Rino 520HCx

MSRP:
$449.99

The Garmin Rino 520HCx is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 15, 2013 at Mountain Gear.

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Specs

Weight 10.3 oz / 292 g with battery pack
Dimensions 2.3 in x 5.1 in x 1.8 in, 7.5 in high with antenna / 5.8 cm x 13.0 cm x 4.6 cm, 19 cm with antenna
Display size 1.3 in x 1.7 in / 3.3 cm x 4.3 cm
Display resolution 176 x 220 pixels
Display type 256 level color TFT
Battery removable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
Battery life 14 hours
Waterproof yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver yes
Interface USB