Garmin eTrex Vista Reviews
Product Type: Garmin in GPS Navigation
Description:Model ID 010-00243-06 / Garmin eTrex Vista - GPS receiver - hiking / The eTrex Vista combines a base map of North and South America, with a barometric altimeter and electronic compass. The compass provides bearing information while you're standing still and the altimeter determines ... more
Garmin eTrex Vista ... your precise altitude. The Vista is also designed to provide precise GPS positioning using correction data obtained from the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). This product will provide position accuracy to less than three meters when receiving WAAS corrections.
The eTrex Vista also boasts an internal memory capacity of 24 megabytes, which allows it to accept downloaded mapping data from Garmin's MapSource CD-ROMs, including Fishing Hot Spots. A silver case gives this unit a high-tech look. New to the product design, Garmin will include marine aids to navigation in addition to the base map. These navigational aids can be pre-loaded into each unit from the factory.
This kit includes the international basemap.
Newest Review: ... units which use the superior Sirf3 chipset (e.g. the eTrex H). I found if you are patient and give it time it will normally ... more
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Customer Garmin eTrex Vista Reviews (1)
by - written on 31/07/10 (Very useful, 29 readings)
I got this unit cheaply second hand to replace my ageing original eTrex. It does everything the eTrex did but adds a barometric altimeter, magnetic compass, built in maps and the joystick button on the front which makes the whole interface a lot simpler. The 12 channel receiver works ok in good conditions but sometimes struggles when held in your hand (especially if its close to your body), in thick woods, around tall buildings, in cars etc. This is quite a shock if you are used to more modern units which use the superior Sirf3 chipset (e.g. the eTrex H). I found if you are patient and give it time it will normally get a fix though and moving just ... Read the complete review
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