Garmin GPS V

Garmin GPS V Deluxe

The GPS V is a versatile navigator that delivers automatic routing and detailed mapping all in a compact handheld GPS. It comes with the MapSource City Select CD, which gives you access to detailed street-level maps of most of Europe with locations of restaurants, hotels and other services. Use the GPS V to look up a location and it will automatically calculate a route and guide you to your destination with turn-by-turn directions and audible beeps that alert you to upcoming turns. You can even switch the display from horizontal, for mounting on a bike or a vehicle dash, to vertical for handheld use.


Navigation Features:

Waypoints - 500 with name and graphic symbol, 10 nearest (automatic), 10 proximity

Routes - Automatic turn-by-turn routes; 20 manual point-to-point routes with up to 50 points each.

Tracks - Automatic track log; 10 saved tracks let you retrace your path in both directions

Trip computer - Resettable odometer, timers, average and maximum speed.

Alarms - Anchor drag, approach and arrival, off course and proximity waypoint

Tables - Built-in celestial tables for best times to fish and hunt, sun and moon rise/set based on date and location

Map datums - More than 100, plus user datum and OSGB

Position format - Lat/Lon, UTM/UPS, Maidenhead, MGRS, Loran TDs and other grids, including user grid

Moving Map Features:

Basemap - Built-in routable basemap; European, African and Middle East to 20 mi; includes lakes, rivers, cities, railways

Uploadable Maps - Accepts up to 19 megabytes of downloaded detail from the included MapSource City Select CD. The CD is now unlocked, and features the following areas:

- Great Britain/Ireland

- France/Benelux

- Portugal*/Spain*

- Austria/Switzerland/Italy

- Germany

- Denmark/Sweden

(*coverage limited to main metro areas)

Other compatible MapSource CDs** offer topographic maps, fishing information, routable street-level detail, addresses, listings of restaurants, hotels and more.


Receiver - WAAS enabled, 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, AutoLocate: Approx.2 minutes

Update Rate - 1/second, continuous

Position Accuracy -

GPS: < 15 metres, 95% typical

DGPS (USCG): <3-5 metres, 95% typical

DGPS (WAAS): <3 metres, 95% typical

Velocity: 0.05 metre/sec steady state

Dynamics - 6g's

Interfaces - RS232 with NMEA 0183, RTCM 104 DGPS data format and proprietary GARMIN

Antenna - Detachable with standard BNC-type connector

Differential - RTCM-104, WAAS


Source - 8-35v DC, 4 AA batteries (not included)

Battery Life - Up to 25 hours


Size - 5.0"W x 2.3"H x 1.6"D (12.7 x 5.9 x 4.1 cm)

Weight - 9 ounces (255g) with batteries

Display - 2.2"H x 1.5"W (5.6 x 3.8cm) high-contrast FSTN with bright backlighting. Switchable orientation.

Case - Fully gasketed, high-impact plastic alloy, waterproof to IEC 529 IPX7 standards

Temperature range: 5 F to 158 F (15 C to 70 C)

User data storage: Indefinite, no memory battery required

Specifications are preliminary and subject to change without notice

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