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Garmin GPSMAP 78S Waterproof handheld gps system

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$405.90    AU$369.00

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Garmin GPSMAP 78S


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2.6" Sunlight-readable 65K Colour Screen

6.6cm outdoor screen that works superbly in the sun.

The GPSMAP 78S has a 2.6 inch 65K colour TFT display, which looks good, even in direct sunlight. It also has a shaded relief worldwide basemap, 1.7GB internal memory and microSD slot for adding detailed mapping. Supports Birds Eye Satellite Imager,  Garmin Custom Maps, as well as detailed street, topo or marine mapping.
This GPS stores 2000 waypoints, 200 routes, and has a 10,000 point active track log, with 200 saved tracks. The GPSMAP 78S also features audible alarms for anchor drag, approach and arrival, off-course, proximity waypoint, shallow water and deep water. There's also a dedicated "Man Overboard" button for quick and easy access in case of an incident.
The GPSMAP 78S also includes Garmin's TracBack Feature, which allows you to retrace your path back to where you started. You can also calculates areas. This is useful for farming and other rural and marine applications. Area measurement is simple and fast. Just walk, drive or ride around the perimeter to be measured, press a button, and there you have it. A really productive feature for farmers, botanists, agronomists, graziers, oyster and fish culture, salt-works... etc etc. For farming, agriculture, agronomy, aquaculture and related endeavours, the GPSMAP 78S measures distances and directions between points, and area measurements. 



Waterproof & Even Floats!

Waterproof to IPX7

The GPSMAP 78S is waterproof and will even float, so there's no worries of losing your GPS when out on the water. It also has moulded rubber grips so you can keep a tight grip on it when in rough conditions.
The GPSMAP 78S is designed for use around water - perfect for boaters and watersports enthusiasts.


All day battery. All day navigation.

Takes 2 readily available AA batteries. Up to 20 hours.

The GPSMAP 78S can run for up to 20 hours using Garmin's innovative battery saving technology, on two AA batteries.
No battery packs or internal proprietary batteries to worry about.
This GPS is also high speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible.



Barometric Altimeter, Electronic Compass & Wireless Sharing

3-axis tilt-compensated compass and altimeter sensors.

The GPSMAP 78S has a 3-axis, tilt-compensated electronic compass - which shows your heading even when you're standing still, without holding it level.
The 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 conditions.
With the GPSMAP 78S you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin device users. So now your friends can also enjoy your favourite hike or cache — simply press "send" to transfer your information to similar units.

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