Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS

Part Number: 010-00864-01
ICASA: TA-2010/927

The Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS is the next generation marine handheld GPS ? a rugged GPS unit with a colour screen, colourful maps and floating capabilities.

The Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS features a new contemporary industrial design with rubber side grips that are ideal for navigating the great outdoors. It has a bright 6.6cm LCD colour display with built-in worldwide shaded relief basemap, 3-axis compass, a barometric altimeter, wireless route and waypoint sharing and high-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix, Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS takes recreational navigation to a new level. This device is waterproof, includes a built-in microSD card slot for loading additional maps and has a dedicated MOB (man overboard) button.

The Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS is the perfect companion for any grab bag, Kayaker or RIB owner, giving instant access to important information when you need it most.

Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS Features:


Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS comes with built-in worldwide basemap, so you can navigate anywhere with ease. It?s simple to use, waterproof (IPX7) and if you do happen to drop it over the side, it floats!

Keep Your Fix
With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction, Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and mountainous regions. The advantage is clear ? whether you?re in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Garmin GPSMAP 78s to help you find your way when you need it the most.

Add Maps
Adding maps is easy with Garmap?s wide array of detailed Topo & Rec, DEM (Digital Elevation Model) and Street maps. Conveniently plug in Garmin?s BlueChart g2 or Garmap ZA Waterways preloaded cards for a great day on the water. Use Garmap Southern Africa Streetmaps for turn-by-turn routing on roads. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. Garmin GPSMAP 78s 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 78s is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.

Find Fun
Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS 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. Garmin GPSMAP 78s 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, 78s is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.

Get Connected
You've been busy exploring and now you want to store and analyse 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.

Package Includes:
- Garmin GPSMAP 78s GPS
- USB Cable
- Wrist Strap
- Quick Start Manual