eTrex Key Features

eTrex Venture HC

WAAS enabled                          –          Yes
Database or map                       –         City point database
Display resolution                    –         160×288 pixels
Routes                                            –        20 reversible
Battery life                                    –         20 hours
Sensors                                           –         None
MapSource compatibility       -         Some-accepts 1Mb data from the point of interest CD**

eTrex Legend HCx

WAAS enabled                          –          Yes
Database or map                      –          Detailed basemap
Display resolution                   -           160×288 pixels
Routes                                           –           20 reversible
Battery life                                   -          18 hours
Sensors                                          -           None
MapSource compatibility      –          Extensive-accepts 8Mb of downloaded map detail from a variety of MapSource CDs**

eTrex  Summit Hc

WAAS enabled                               –        N/A
Database or map                           -        None
Display resolution                        –        160×288 pixels
Routes                                               –        20 reversible
Battery life                                       -        16 hours
Sensors                                              –        Electronic compass, barometric altimeter.
MapSource compatibility          -        Limited – able to transfer waypoints, routes and tracks between PC and GPS.

eTrex Vista HCx

WAAS enabled                                 –      Yes
Database or map                             -       Detailed basemap
Display resolution                          -       160×288 pixels
Routes                                                  –       20 reversible
Battery life                                          –       12 hours
Sensors                                                –        Electronic compass, barometric altimeter.
MapSource compatibility            -        Extensive-accepts 24Mb of downloaded map detail from a variety of MapSource CDs**

** These units are able to transfert waypoints, routes and tracks between the PC and GPS using MapSource

SPECIFICATIONS

Navigation Features

Waypoints/Icons                     –               500 with name and graphic symbol

Tracks                                            –              Automatic track log; 10 saved tracks let you retrace your path in both directions
Route                                              –             1 reversible route with up to 50 waypoints
Trip computer                            -             Current speed, average speed, time of sunrise/sunset, resetable maximum speed, trip timer, and trip distance.

Map datums                                 –              More than 100
Position format                          -              Lat/Lon, UTM/UPS, Maidenhead, MGRS and other grids

Performance

Receiver                                         –            Differential-ready, 12 parallel channel GPS receiver continuously tracks and uses up to 12 satellites to compute and update your position.

Acquisition Times                      –            Warm: approx. 15 seconds Cold: approx. 45 seconds  Auto Locate™: approx. 5 minutes.

Update Rate                                  –             1 second, continuous

GPS Accuracy                              –              Position: <15 meters (49 feet), 95% typical* Velocity: 0.05 meter/sec steady state.
DGPS (USCG)                                 –             Accuracy Position: 3-5 meters, 95% typical Velocity: 0.05 meter/sec steady state.
DGPS (WAAS)                               –              Accuracy Position: <3 meters, 95% typical Velocity: 0.05 meter/sec steady state.
Dynamics                                        –             6g’s
Interfaces                                       -             RS232 with NMEA 0183, RTCM 104 DGPS data format and proprietary GARMIN.
Antenna                                          –              Built-in patch

Physical

Size                                     –           4.4″H x 2.0″W x 1.2″D (11.2 x 5.1 x 3.0 cm)
Weight                               –           5.3 ounces (150 g) with batteries
Display                              –          2.1″H x 1.1″W (5.4 x 2.7 cm) high-contrast LCD with bright back lighting
Case                                    -           Waterproof to IEC 529 IPX7 standards
Temperature range     -            5°F to 158°F (-15°C to 70°C)
Data storage                   -            Indefinite; no memory battery required
Power Source                –            2 AA batteries (not included)
Battery Life                     –            Up to 22 hours

Accessories
Standard                          -   PC interface cable (Venture, Legend and Vista only)
-    User’s guide  – Quick reference guide  – Wrist strap

Optional         -     Carrying case  – Holster  – PC interface cable  – PC interface cable with 12-volt adapter.
-    12-volt adapter cable -Handlebar mount  – Marine mount  – Automotive suction mount
- Adjustable automotive mounting bracket  – Map Source CD-ROMs  – Instructional video

Electronic Compass Features (Summit and Vista only)

Accuracy      -      ±2 degrees with proper calibration (typical); ± 5 degrees extreme northern and southern latitudes.

Resolution    -       1 degree

Barometric Altimeter Features (Summit and Vista only)

Accuracy        -       10 feet with proper calibration (user and/or automatic calibration)
Resolution     -           1 foot
Range               –        -2,000 to 30,000 feet
Elevation Computer      -      Current elevation, resetable minimum and maximum elevation, ascent/descent rate, total ascent/descent, average and maximum ascent/descent rate.

Pressure    -     Local pressure (mbar/inches HG), 12-hour automatic pressure trend recording.