This handheld chartplotter from Garmin is built for life on the boat. The rugged, handheld device has IPX7 rated water resistance with a sunlight-readable high resolution colour display. The glass is even scratch-resistant and fogproof. Furthermore, the handheld chartplotter floats - so there's no need to panic if you drop it overboard.
The handheld chartplotter has a 3-axis tilt compensated electronic compass that shows your heading, even while your boat is standing still. Plus, 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. GPSMAP 79s has more memory than previous models, so you can save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fitness activity files.
Built-in compass points you in the right direction.
Optional BlueChart g3 charts.
Remembers up to 10,000 waypoints, so you don't have to.
Up to 19 hours battery life in GPS mode.
Water resistant, floating, fogproof design.
Dimensions: 6.77 x 17.40 x 4.23cm.
Display Size: 3.8 x 6.3cm / 7.6cm (3") diagonal.
Display Resolution: 240 x 400 pixels.
Display Type: Transflective, 65K colour TFT.
Weight: 282g with batteries.
Battery Type: 2 x AA batteries (not included). NiMH or Lithium recommended.
Battery Life: Up to 19 hours.
Water Rating: IPX7.
MIL-STD-810: Yes (thermal, shock, water).
Interface: High speed microUSB and NMEA 0183 compatible.
Maps & Memory:
Preloaded Maps: None.
Ability To Add Maps: 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 & Power Capacity: Yes (32GB max microSD card, not included).
Navigation Track Log: 20,000 points, 250 saved GPS tracks, 300 saved fit activities.
Navigation Routes: 250, 250 points per route, 50 points auto routing.
RINEX Logging: Yes.
High-Sensitivity Receiver: Yes.
Compass: Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis).
GPS Compass (While Moving): Yes.
Point-To-Point Navigation: Yes.
Area Calculation: Yes.
Hunt/Fish Calendar: Yes.
Geocaching-Friendly: Yes (paperless).
Custom Maps Compatible: Yes.
Picture Viewer: Yes.
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