boaters and watersports enthusiasts who want to run with the best, the
rugged GPSMAP 78s features a 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter,
crisp color mapping, high-sensitivity receiver, new molded rubber side
grips, plus a microSD™ card slot for loading additional maps. And it
78s comes with built-in worldwide basemap, so you can navigate anywhere
with ease. And, like the rest of the 78-series, 78s is IPX7 waterproof
and even floats in water.
78s has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which
shows your heading even when you’re standing still, without holding it
level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint
your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric
pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather
GPSMAP 78s you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches
wirelessly other compatible device users. Now you can send the location
of your favorite fishing spot to a friend to find. Sharing data is
easy. Just press “send” to transfer your information to similar units.
its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix™ satellite
prediction, GPSMAP 78s locates your position quickly and precisely and
maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The
advantage is clear — whether you’re in deep woods or just near tall
buildings and trees, you can count on GPSMAP 78s to help you find your
way when you need it the most.
more maps is easy with our wide array of detailed marine, topographic
and road maps, available on microSD card. Conveniently plug in BlueChart®
cards for a great day on the water or City
Navigator NT® map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads (see
maps tab for compatible maps). The card slot is located inside the
waterproof battery compartment, so you don’t have to worry about
getting it wet. GPSMAP 78s also supports BirdsEye™
Satellite Imagery (subscription required), that lets you download
satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In
addition, the 78s is compatible with Custom
Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps
into downloadable maps for your device.
been busy exploring and now you want to store and analyze your
activities. With a simple connection to your computer and to the
Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send
tracks to your outdoor device using Garmin
Connect™. This one-stop site offers an activity table and
allows you to view your activities on a map using Google™ Earth.
Explore other routes uploaded by millions of Garmin Connect users and
share your experiences on Twitter® and Facebook®. Getting started is
easy, so get out there, explore and share.
78s supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details
straight to your unit. By going paperless, you’re not only helping the
environment but also improving efficiency. GPSMAP 78s stores and
displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty,
hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering
coordinates and paper printouts. Simply upload the GPX file to your
unit and start hunting for caches. Slim and lightweight, 78s is the
perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.
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