GPSMAP® 79s

369.99

Marine Handheld With Worldwide Basemap

 

In stock

 

Description

CAST OFF CONFIDENTLY

Stay on course, and track more adventures with the GPSMAP® 79s rugged, floating handheld.

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It’s water-resistant, it floats, and it’s fogproof, so it belongs on the water — just like you.

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This thing can remember up to 10,000 waypoints and more, so you don’t have to.

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It’s nice to have reliable positioning when you’re out on the water.

COMPASS

The built-in compass will point you in the right direction.

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Get the best of Garmin and Navionics® data with optional BlueChart® g3 charts.

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Stay out longer with up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS mode.

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RUGGED HANDHELD

This handheld is water-resistant IPX7 with a high-resolution colour display you can read in the sun. The glass is even scratch-resistant and fogproof.

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DESIGNED TO FLOAT

If rough waters come and the handheld goes overboard, don’t worry. This device floats.

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BATTERY LIFE

User-replaceable AA batteries (not included) provide up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS tracking mode.

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ACCURATE TRACKING

With support for multiple satellite constellations — such as GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS — you’ll get accurate, reliable tracking and positioning around the world.

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INCREASED MEMORY

More memory than previous models means you can save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fitness activity files.

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BUILT-IN COMPASS

The 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading — even while the boat is standing still.

specs

General

 

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS 6.77 x 17.40 x 4.23 cm
DISPLAY SIZE 3.8 x 6.3 cm; 3″ diag (7.6 cm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 240 x 400 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE Transflective, 65K colour TFT
WEIGHT 282g with batteries
BATTERY TYPE 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
BATTERY LIFE Up to 19 hours
WATER RATING IPX7
MIL-STD-810 yes (thermal, shock, water); bare unit only
HIGH-SENSITIVITY RECEIVER Yes
INTERFACE High speed microUSB and NMEA 0183 compatible
MEMORY/HISTORY 8 GB
 

Maps & memory

PRELOADED MAPS None
BASEMAP Yes
AUTOMATIC ROUTING (TURN BY TURN ROUTING ON ROADS) FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
MAP SEGMENTS 15,000
INCLUDES DETAILED HYDROGRAPHIC FEATURES (COASTLINES, LAKE/RIVER SHORELINES, WETLANDS AND PERENNIAL AND SEASONAL STREAMS) Yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
INCLUDES SEARCHABLE POINTS OF INTERESTS (PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS, SCENIC LOOKOUTS AND PICNIC SITES) Yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
DISPLAYS NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND WILDERNESS AREAS Yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
STORAGE AND POWER CAPACITY Yes (32 GB max microSD™ card, not included)
WAYPOINTS/FAVOURITES/LOCATIONS 10,000
TRACKS 250
TRACK LOG 20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
ROUTES 250, 250 points per route; 50 points auto routing
RINEX LOGGING Yes
 

Sensors

GPS Yes
GLONASS Yes
GALILEO Yes
QZSS Yes
COMPASS Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
GPS COMPASS (WHILE MOVING) Yes
 

Outdoor recreation

POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION Yes
AREA CALCULATION Yes
HUNT/FISH CALENDAR Yes
GEOCACHING-FRIENDLY Yes (paperless)
CUSTOM MAPS COMPATIBLE Yes
PICTURE VIEWER Yes

in the box

  • GPSMAP 79s
  • Lanyard
  • USB cable
  • Documentation