Garmin eTrex Vista H Reviews
Product Type: Garmin in GPS Navigation
Description:Model ID 010-00780-01 / Garmin eTrex Vista H - GPS receiver - hiking / Ideal for serious hikers and climbers, the rugged eTrex Vista H features a high-sensitivity receiver, detailed base map, barometric altimeter, electronic compass and 24 megabytes (MB) of internal memory for extra ... more
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by rogerzilla - written on 15/03/09
Good value unit with mapping. It locks on quickly and reliably and you'll never get lost again. Also has all the features you're likely to need if you buy it with a City Navigator NT map. There are some problems: the bicycle mounts are poor quality so the unit rattles insufferably in them and may even switch itself off. People have used black insulating tape to pad out the mount, or buy a more robust aftermarket RAM mount which cradles the whole unit. Auto-routing (the follow road navigation option) works like a car satnav but sometimes picks blind alleys, forcing U-turns, and generally the routing is worse than a human could achieve with a map and a grain of common sense. ...
Garmin eTrex Legend CDon't get lost without it! (415 words)
by ermine - written on 31/08/09 (Very useful, 127 readings)
I bought the eTrex Legend C as an upgrade to a Garmin Emap. The unit is smaller, has a colour screen, and seems to go on longer on a set of AA batteries. Uploads now happen over USB, which can also be used to power the unit, and this is a very welcome addition, particularly as many modern laptops don t even have a regular serial port, only USB. The memory capacity of the Legend C is fixed, and it is only 24Mb, and this is one of the main downsides to this unit. It hasn t got enough capacity to store the metroguide map for the whole of the UK, which means that you have to load the device with the regions you ll be travelling in, rather that just putting mapping for the ...
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