Garmin eTrex Vista HCx
Note: We highly recommend purchasing a blank MicroSD card if you plan to store any maps on this unit. Blank MicroSD cards are found under the ACCESSORIES tab. A 2GB MicroSD card will hold all of City Navigator North America NT, a large region of Topo US 2008 or BlueCharts.
Deep foliage, nor canyons faze the rugged eTrex Vista HCx. Its high-sensitivity receiver holds a GPS signal in the toughest environments. Similar to the Vista Cx, this handheld navigator also has a bright color screen, microSD card slot and automatic routing for wherever adventure takes you. Enjoy Clear Reception With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver, eTrex Vista HCx 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 eTrex Vista HCx to help you find your way when you need it the most. Get Your Bearings The Vista HCx has a built-in electronic compass that provides bearing information even while you're standing still, and its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude. You can even use the altimeter to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions. Expand Your Memory Adding maps is easier than ever with Vista HCx's microSD card slot. Conveniently plug in optional preloaded microSD cards with MapSource data for your land and sea excursions. Just insert a MapSource card with detailed street maps, and Vista HCx provides turn-by-turn directions to your destination. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. Take It Anywhere Like the rest of the eTrex series, Vista HCx is lightweight and compact - the perfect size for all your travels. Other Vista HCx Features - Waterproof, so it can withstand the elements or an accidental dunk in water - Crisp 256-color, sunlight readable display makes it easy to distinguish map details - plus, it looks fantastic - Fast USB computer connection so you can transfer waypoints and other data to your computer eTrex Vista HCx: Lock onto the great outdoors.
Maps & Software Options Click Here for Trail and Topo Maps Click Here for Lake and Coastal Charts Click Here for Road Maps
What's in the Box eTrex Vista HCx Americas Recreational basemap MapSource Trip & Waypoint Manager USB cable Wrist strap Owner's manual Quick start guide
Physical and Performance Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.2" x 2.2" x 1.2" (10.7 x 5.6 x 3.0 cm) Display size, WxH: 1.3" x 1.7" (3.3 x 4.3 cm) Display resolution, WxH: 176 x 220 pixels Display type: 256 level color TFT Weight: 5.5 oz (156 g) with batteries Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included) Battery life: 25 hours Waterproof: Yes (IPX7) Floats: No High-sensitivity receiver: Yes PC interface: USB RoHS version available: Yes Maps & Memory Basemap: Yes Ability to add maps: Yes Built-in memory: No Accepts data cards: MicroSD card (not included) Waypoints: 1000 Routes: 50 Track log: 10,000 points, 20 saved tracks Features Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): Yes Electric compass: Yes Barometric altimeter: Yes Geocaching mode: Yes Outdoor GPS games: Yes Hunt/fish calendar: Yes Sun and moon information: Yes Tide tables: No Area calculation: Yes Custom POIs ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
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