Someone over there at Garmin understands what backpackers care about. The Garmin units are small and fairly easy to use. A few are the built- in barometer and the built-in altimeter. Also seems speedier in terms of redraws than the old Etrex. Fixed a potential problem where the wrong number of bytes could be sent for USB get requests. If your computer asks for a driver, please see the software and installation instructions that came with your device, or download and install the USB driver from Garmin’s website at www. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
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Important information Legal Disclaimer Ships in original retail packaging. I was reluctant to give up my trusty Garmin Etrex Legend, but I really wanted an altimeter and digital compass for the unintiated, GPS compasses only work while you are moving.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Fixed problem with Indonesian Southern Grid using wrong longitude of origin. Using the route recorder, this unit kept a great log of the otherwise undocumented roads I traversed in Africa. Not much difference between the two except the screen is so much easier to see. Click on the button labeled “Un-zip”. Corrected intermittent USB data transfer.
Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers. Cost– This unit ain’t cheap, but I have to say you get what you pay for. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. For me doing backpacking and hiking the size is perfect and with the downloaded Topo maps for Maine it can’t be beat. Very helpful when finding places to eat in obscure areas on the fly. Garmin eTrex 30x Handheld Navigator.
This item doesn’t belong on this page. For hiking and geocaching, you want excellent GPS reception. In comparison, the 60cs is ever-so-slightly bigger than the VistaC – and that’s mostly because the 60 series has a more powerful, more effective antenna.
There was a problem loading comments right now. I am never lost in a new city. The 60cs’ awesome antenna is better able to cope with real-world conditions that you’d find on the trail and on tree-lined roads. All I can say is Im still using this one 2 years later. A few are the built- in barometer and the built-in altimeter.
See details for description of any imperfections. You really can read it in the light, especially with the strong backlight.
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Battery life is not great, especially when satellite signals are weak or you use the backlight a lot. See All Buying Options. Fixed problem where compass pointer could transition to the next turn too quickly. See all 46 reviews. The altimeter and compass are extras that I didn’t miss on the legend, but I have grown fond of them on the Vista Color.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. You won’t miss a thing when you take this colorful, lightweight, easy-to-use handheld out hiking, biking, boating or even geocaching. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Please take me back. Rugged construction, though I’ve gatmin been hard on it.