Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS

Part Number:

Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS: 010-00868-01

The Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS is the next generation in rugged handhelds with all the features and capabilities that were found in the Garmin GPSMAP 60 GPS products, plus much more. With a new design and must-have features, theseis rugged unit areis a great fit in Garmin?s line-up of colour outdoor handhelds.

The Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS series takes recreational navigation to a new level. The unit features a bright 6.6cm 65k colour LCD display with a built-in basemap and a high-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix. This model boast unparalleled reception with a quad helix antenna, are waterproof, have a worldwide basemap with shaded relief and support paperless geocaching.

In addition to the standard feature set on the GPSMAP 62 GPS, the 62s version adds a 3-axis compass, a barometric altimeter and a built-in microSD card slot for loading additional maps.

Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS series features:
Physical & Performance:
Unit dimensions, W x H x D: 6.1 x 16 x 3.6 cm
Display size, W x H: 4.1 x 5.6 cm and 6.6cm diagonal
Display resolution, W x H: 160 x 240 pixels
Display type: Transflective Colour TFT touchscreen
Weight: 261g with batteries (approx.)
Battery: 2 AA batteries ( not included); NiMH/Lithium recommended
Battery life: 20 hours (approx.)
Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
Floats: No
High-sensitivity receiver: Yes
Interface: USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Maps & Memory:
Basemap: Yes
Preloaded maps: No
Ability to add maps: Yes
Built-in memory: 1.7 GB
Accepts data cards: Yes
Waypoints / Favourites / Locations: 2,000
Routes: 200
Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks

Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): Yes (with optional maps)
Electronic compass: Yes, tilt compensated 3 axis
Touchscreen: No
Barometric altimeter: Yes
Geocaching-friendly: Yes (paperless)
Camera: No
Outdoor GPS games: No
Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
Sun and moon information: Yes
Tide tables: Yes
Area calculation: Yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): Yes

Garmin Connect
Using Garmin Connect, users can quickly and easily log their runs, track totals, set goals, share workouts with friends and family and participate in an online fitness community of more than 20 million activities around the world. Garmin Connect displays information such as time distance, speed, elevation and heart rate. This information is shown through charts, illustrations, reports and a variety of map representations including street, photo, topographic, and elevation maps as well as the popular Google Earth application.

Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS comes with built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief, so you can navigate
anywhere with ease. With photo navigation, you can download pictures from Garmin Connect
Photos and navigate to them.

Keep Your Fix
With its quad helix antenna and high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction, Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS 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 Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS to help you find your way when you need it the most.

Add Maps
Adding maps is easy with Garmap?s detailed DEM (Digital Elevation Model), topographic and road maps. With 1.7GB of onboard memory, you can conveniently download BlueChart g2 for a great day on the water or Garmap Southern Africa Streetmaps for turn-by-turn routing on roads. Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS 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 62s is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.

Package Includes
In the box:
Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS, USB Cable, Carabiner Clip, Quick Start Manual.