Garmin: GPSMAP 62st
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The new pinnacle of handheld GPS technology has arrived in the form of the Garmin GPSMAP 62st. This newly designed handheld navigator features a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass, a barometric altimeter, preloaded 100K topo maps and supports Custom Maps, BirdsEye™ Satellite imagery (subscription required) and photo navigation. Rugged and waterproof, GPSMAP 62st employs a quad helix antenna for unparalleled reception, has a high-speed USB connection, a sleek new design and connects wirelessly to compatible Garmin handhelds.
GPSMAP 62st comes with built-in U.S. 100k 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.
GPSMAP 62st 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 conditions.
With GPSMAP 62st you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin device users. So now your friends can also enjoy your favorite hike or cache — simply press “send” to transfer your information to similar units, and let the games begin.
With its quad helix antenna and high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix® satellite prediction, GPSMAP 62st 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 62st to help you find your way when you need it the most.
Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed topographic, marine and road maps. With its onboard memory, GPSMAP 62st lets you conveniently download 24K maps and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart® g2 preloaded 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). GPSMAP 62st 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 62st is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.
You've 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.
GPSMAP 62st 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 62st 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. Slim and lightweight, 62st is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.
- Comes preloaded with 100K topo of the United States for all of your stateside adventures
- A quad helix antenna, high sensitivity WAAS enabled GPS receiver, HotFix satellite prediction, and barometric altimeter make this one of the most accurate handheld GPS units ever made
- A 3-axis tilt-compensated compass shows your heading even when your not moving and without holding the unit level
- Wirelessly connects to simarily equipped Garmin handhelds and can exchange tracks and routes instantly
- Built in 500 MB of memory and microSD card slot make this unit extremely versitile
- Garmin Connect makes sharing your trips easier than ever and you can even export your tracks to Google Earth and share on Twitter and Facebook!
- Geocaching friendly and supports GPX files
|Dimensions:||2.4 x 6.3 x 1.4 in / 6.1 x 16 x 3.6 cm|
|Weight:||9.2 oz / 260.1 g with batteries|
|Display Resolution:||160 x 240 pixles|
|Display Dimensions:||1.6 x 2.2 in / 4.1 x 5.6 cm|
|Battery Life:||20 hours|
|Battery Type:||2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended|
|Built in Memory:||500 MB|
|Accepts MicroSD Cards?:||Yes|