sunlight-readable touchscreen display
U.S. topographical maps with shaded relief basemap
MP autofocus, digital zoom camera
compass with accelerometer and barometric altimeter sensors
Pictures and Save Locations
locations and memories with Oregon 550t’s 3.2 megapixel autofocus
digital camera with 4x digital zoom. Each photo is geotagged
automatically with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to
navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Snap and view pictures
in landscape or portrait orientation. With 850 MB of internal memory,
you’ll never miss a photo opportunity. To store online, simply connect
Oregon 550 via USB and visit myDashboard to
upload and store your photos at Picasa™, a popular online photo sharing
community. For more storage, insert a microSD card; you even can view
pictures from other devices on microSD with Oregon’s picture viewer.
550t makes rugged navigation effortless with a tough, 3″ (7.62 cm)
diagonal, sunlight-readable, color touchscreen display. The interface
is easy to use, so you’ll spend more time enjoying the outdoors and
less time searching for information. Both durable and waterproof,
Oregon 550t is built to withstand the elements; bumps, dust, dirt,
humidity and water are no match for this rugged navigator.
550t comes with built-in U.S. topographic data for the continental U.S.
and a worldwide basemap with shaded relief — all the tools for serious
climbing or hiking. Map detail includes national, state and local parks
and forests, along with terrain contours, elevation information,
trails, rivers, lakes and points of interest.
550t has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which
shows where you’re 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 even can use it to plot
barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on
changing weather conditions. And with its high-sensitivity,
WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix® satellite prediction, Oregon 550t
locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS
location even in heavy cover and deep canyons.
Oregon 550t you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches
wirelessly with other compatible Oregon, Colorado® and Dakota® devices.
Send your favorite hike to your friend to enjoy or the location of a
cache to find. Just touch “send” to transfer your information.
more maps to Oregon is easy. Load TOPO
U.S. 24K maps
and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart®
g2preloaded cards for a great day on the water or load City
Navigator map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads (see maps tab for
compatible maps). Add satellite images to your maps with BirdsEye
Satellite Imagery(subscription required).
550t supports OpenCaching.com 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. Oregon stores and displays key information,
including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which
means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs!
Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches.
Show off photos of your excursions with Oregon’s picture viewer. Slim
and lightweight, Oregon is the perfect companion for all your outdoor
Your Next Trip
charge of your next adventure with BaseCamp™,
software that lets you view and organize maps, waypoints, routes, and
tracks. This free trip-planning software even allows you to create Garmin
Adventuresthat you can share with friends, family or fellow
explorers. BaseCamp displays topographic map data in 2-D or 3-D on your
computer screen, including contour lines and elevation profiles. It
also can transfer an unlimited amount of satellite images to your
device when paired with a BirdsEye
Satellite Imagery subscription.