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Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Costal Charts GPS
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Code: GA-ND-010-00864-02
MPN: 010-00864-02
UPC: 753759100926

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Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Costal Charts GPS Product Info

Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Costal Charts GPS 010-00864-02 rugged device for watersports enthusiast and boaters alike. If you're looking to run with the best, then this is it! The Garmin GPSMAP 78sc with Coastal Charts features 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, crisp color mapping, new molded rubber side grips, high-sensitivity GPS receiver and a microSD card slot for loading more maps. And best of all, it floats!

The Garmin GPSMAP 78sc GPS includes BlueChart g2 Coastal Charts and worldwide basemap with imagery. This Garmin GPS is perfect for all outdoor pursuits! GPSMAP 78sc GPS by Garmin offers map detail including shorelines, depth contours, navaids, harbors, marinas and more for the United States and Bahamas. The built-in 3-axis tilt compensated electronic compass shows your heading even while you're standing still. The barometric altimeter feature can track changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude. When out on the waters, you can the Garmin GPSMAP 78-sc GPS to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions. This GPS also allows you to share waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly. Meaning, you can share the location of your favorite restaurants or stores. The built-in worldwide basemap will get you where you need to go, so you can navigate anywhere with ease using the Garmin GPS MAP 78sc. The high sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction will center in on your position quickly and precisely. The Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Navigation Device will maintain its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. You can count on this Garmin GPS, regardless if you're deep in the woods or near tall buildings and trees, to help you find your way. Uploading additional maps is easy with the wide array of detailed marine, topographic and road maps which Garmin has made available on microSD. Simply plug in Garmin BlueChart g2 preloaded cards for a day on the water or Garmin City Navigator NT map data for making your way by road. Don't worry about the microSD card getting wet. The card slot is located inside of the waterproof battery compartment. This GPS also supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required). This program allows you to download satellite images directly to your device and merge them with your preloaded maps. The Garmin GPS-MAP 78sc is also compatible with Custom Maps Software which transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your GPS device.

After making your errands or taking a short sail around the marina, you can now store and analyze your activities. Well, that's simple and easy to do with the Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Handheld GPS. Connect the unit to your computer and internet and view a detailed analysis of your activities. You have the ability of sending tracks to your outdoor device by using Garmin Connect, a site which offers an activity table and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google Earth. Ultimately, the Garmin GPSMAP 78sc offers colorful maps, a durable design and buoyant, everything a mariner could ask for or need.

Specifications for Garmin GPSMAP 78sc 0100086402:

Physical & Performance
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.6" x 6.0" x 1.2" (6.6 x 15.2 x 3.0 cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.6" x 2.2" (4.1 x 5.6 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 160 x 240 pixels
Display type: transflective, 65-K color TFT
Weight: 7.7 oz (218.3 g) with batteries
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life: 20 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
Floats: yes
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Interface: high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
Maps & Memory
Basemap: yes
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: 1.7 GB
Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 2000
Routes: 200
Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Electronic compass: yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)
Touchscreen: no
Barometric altimeter: yes
Camera: no
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless)
Custom maps compatible: yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): yes
Outdoor GPS games: no
Hunt/fish calendar: yes
Sun and moon information: yes
Tide tables: yes
Area calculation: yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (wireless sharing): yes
Picture viewer: no
Garmin Connect compatible (online community): yes

Features of Garmin GPSMAP 78sc 0100086-402:

  • Crisp color mapping
  • High-sensitivity receiver
  • Molded rubber side grips
  • microSD card slot for loading additional maps
  • Waterproof; floats on water
  • Comes with built-in worldwide basemap
  • WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction
  • Maintains GPS location in heavy cover and deep canyons
  • Easy to add additional maps
  • Card slot located inside waterproof battery compartment
  • Supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required)
  • Compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for device
  • Slim and lightweight, the perfect companion for all outdoor pursuits

Package Contents:

  • Garmin GPSMAP 78sc World Wide 010-00864-02
  • Wrist strap
  • USB cable
  • Quick start manual

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