Garmin/eTrex Summit

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Garmin eTrex Summit
Garmin eTrex Summit
Description navigator
GNSS 12 channels
augmentation: waas;egnos
Memory Internal: (10.000 max logging). External: ? no.
Integrated equipment compass,altimeter
Connectivity rs232
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  • Not too expensive.
  • Has an electronic compass and altimeter.
  • One-handed use.
  • Suitably splashproof.
  • Supports WAAS/EGNOS.
  • Like some other eTrex models, waypoint names are limited to 6 characters.
  • Can take a long time to acquire enough satellites to navigate, especially if you're impatient and start moving.
  • Only has a 10,000 point track memory, and saved logs limited to 750 points each.
  • Serial cable is optional.

12 channel GPS with electronic compass and altimeter, but no mapping capability. Uses 2 AA batteries; rechargable batteries suffice.