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Gear Details: GPS

Dakota 20

Manufacturer: Garmin International

SKU: 010-00781-01

Product Details:
Product Year2010
Use:Fitness, Geocaching, Outdoor
Type:Handheld Device
Supported Phones:
Screen Size (Diagonal):2.6
Color Screen:
Included Maps:Base Maps
Power Source:AA
Features:Altimeter, Bike mount, Compatible with, Electronic Compass, Elevation Profile, Expandable Memory Slot, Records routes, Records tracklogs, Saves waypoints, Sun and Moon Schedules, Supports .gpx files, Supports .kml files, Supports cadence sensors, Supports heart rate monitors, Tide Tables, Touch screen, USB cord included, Upgradable Maps available, WASS-capable, Waterproof
Weight (lbs, oz):
Compact and waterproof Dakota 20 GPS navigator tracks your location on a rugged 2.6-inch bright, sunlight-readable touchscreen. Features a high-sensitivity GPS receiver with Hotfix™ that maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. A 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading even when standing still. A barometric altimeter helps keep track of elevation and changing weather. Wirelessly shares routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches with other select Garmin devices. Preloaded with a worldwide basemap, it is also compatible with Garmin City Navigator NT for turn-by-turn directions on city streets, Blue Chart g2 for marine charting, and TOPO U.S. 24K and 100K map software for incredible terrain detail (each sold separately).


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Love this little GPS. Small lightweight, but bright screen, even in direct sunlight. It grabs satellites quickly, even in sheltered areas or overcast skies. Doesn't come with extensive maps, but grabbing free Topo maps and such are easy to put into this unit. It comes with tons of applications, even an alarm clock that will turn itself on and alert you to the time you set it for. The price that Backpacker magazine is stating is high, perhaps they are listing the MSRP. You can easily pick one of these up for around $250.
Posted by Lilricky, Jul 27, 2010 Star Star Star Star

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