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Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx GPS

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx GPS

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx GPS

Product Description

With expandable memory, this navigational workhorse guides you to your destination with a crisp, sunlight-readable color display. Sunlight-readable, highly reflective color display provides easy viewing in almost any lighting conditions. SiRFstar III chipset provides rapid first fix and is sensitive enough to acquire signals in urban canyons and under dense foliage. Expandable memory has unlimited potential with the addition of larger sizes of microSD cards (sold separately); includes 64 MB card. Fast USB connectivity makes loading charts and maps quick and easy; interface cable included. 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. Fast processor scrolls through screens and pans quickly. Trip computer calculates current and average speed, sunset and sunrise, trip time and distance. Proximity alerts sound at arrival, off-course, waypoint and anchor drag. WAAS-enabled (Wide Area Augmentation System) receiver delivers accuracy to 10 feet in North America. Waterproof construction keeps unit functioning; meets IEC 60529 lPX7 standards (submerge 1-meter for 30 minutes). Dedicated geocaching mode and GPS games turn the outdoors into a giant gameboard. Comes with: MapSource Trip and Waypoint Manager software, PC USB interface cable, lanyard, manual and quick start guide. Compatible with MapSource BlueChart , U.S. Topo 24K, and City Select .

Product Details

Approx. Price:
$325.00 (Click Price to View Any Changes)
Brand:
Garmin
SKU:
735607
Manufacture ID:
100042200

Reviews for Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx GPS

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Beemer01  
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11/26/2009 06:42PM
I own a slightly older version of this - no matter - the internal memory is plenty to include all of Quetico and the BWCA - for that matter much of North America. The reality is that in addition to buying this unit you'll need to buy and load both Quetico and BWCA map software from Garmin - the included base map is essentially useless. Note, after buying the separate software, no portages or campsites are indicated, so this acts in concert with your compass and paper map. (There are free 'overlays' that people have created that fill in this information) The upside? You know exactly where you are, how far you have traveled, honey holes can be marked with precision and I use the barometric pressure as a weather indicator. Garmin makes a slick handlebar holder that works perfectly mounted to a thwart.
Corsair  
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02/26/2010 09:36PM
I have had mine for 3 years now. It's the second GPS I have owned and I love it. The batteries last for 2 full days paddle.


I have a modified overlay file to show all the portages and campsites on top of Garmin's LakeMaster MN maps. The Map pack is $100. A bit pricey.


I also use this for GeoCaching and the accuracy is unbeatable.


Woods Walker  
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08/15/2011 08:17PM
This is my 3rd & by far the best GPS I have owned, I love the mapping & topo details on the color screen. I have had it now for 3 years & have no complaints. I have used it in some really thick woods in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska & South Dakota never lose signal.