The Garmin eTrex GPS has been replaced by the Garmin eTrex H >>
Garmin eTrex GPS is a six ounce, 12 channel, hand held GPS receiver,
with a built-in patch antenna and only five user buttons. All buttons
are located on either side of the unit, allowing for simple, one-handed
operation that won't obstruct your view of the display. Thanks to
its bright yellow case, the eTrex will be hard to misplace and easy
to find in any boat or backpack. It runs for 22 hours on two AA
alkaline in battery save mode.
addition to determining your location, the eTrex will create, name and save a
location (as an electronic waypoint) in its memory, allowing you to navigate back
to this point any time you want. Once you start moving, the eTrex provides other
data, like speed, direction of movement, time and distance to destination, and
Waypoints: Stores 500 waypoints with name and graphic
Tracks: Automatic track log saves up to 10 tracks
to retrace your path in either direction
Route: Stores 1 route with up to 50 waypoints which
can be navigated in sequence
Display resolution: 64 x 128 pixels, 3103 pixels
per square inch
Waterproofness: Meet rigid IEC 529 IPX7 waterproofness
standard (submersible for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter) NB:
Electronics are protected if immersed, but battery compartment
may get wet. Make sure batteries and compartment are dry before
Trip Computer: Current speed, average speed, maximum
speed, direction of movement, bearing, elevation, time of sunrise/sunset,
trip timer and trip odometer.
MapSource Compatibility: Trip and Waypoint Management
software on all MapSource
CDs can be utilised to transfer waypoints, routes and tracks
between PC and the eTrex. You can plan a route on your PC using
the map for reference and then transfer it to the eTrex or upload
a series of waypoints you have recorded on the eTrex to your PC
to archive or edit and reload to the receiver.
eTrex can display English only, eTrex Bilingual provides a choice
of thirteen or more languages.
Hunting and Fishing Calculator & Celestial Tables (Bilingual
version 2.04 software or later the eTrex Bilingual will
provide recommendations for the best time to hunt and fish at
a recorded waypoint location as well as sun and moon calculations.
WAAS-enabled: Recently released eTrex units are WAAS-enabled!
FEATURE DISPLAY ON THE ETREX: Although the eTrex does
not display maps, user "map features" can be created
on a PC for download to the eTrex to enhance the display!
Click here for suggestions.
AVAILABLE: Tri-M Reradiating Antennas for mobile use with the eTrex!
Mouse Wide Reradiating Antenna and Reradiating
Big Brother Antenna