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Garmin Edge 305 Satellite Navigator


With the market filled with in-car satellite navigators; people may often wonder if there is a satellite navigator for cyclists. The answer is the Garmin Edge 305 Satellite Navigator which has been designed specifically for the cyclists keeping in mind their needs. This GPS system is a bundle of fascinating features packed in a svelte design.

Garmin Edge 305 Cyclist’s Satellite Navigator has the dimension (WxHxD) 4.4 x 9.4 x 2.3 cm and a weight of 88 grams. It has display dimensions of .17 x 1.44 inches (1.86-inches). It has an in-built antenna integrated with high sensitivity SiRF Star GPS receiver. Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery with a battery life of 12 hours is used for powering the device.

Garmin Edge 305 Satellite Navigator

Garmin Edge 305 Satellite Navigator provides users with the option of storing up-to 100 waypoints and favourites in the system, however does not provide any base-maps. This sat nav can automatically start a new lap and has a capacity to store about 1000 laps in history. Users can create a simple workout programme by inputting the time and distance or create a customised and goal oriented workout programme. The in-built timers have an auto-pause and auto-resume feature.

Garmin Edge 305 Waterproof Satellite Navigator is compatible with the Garmin Training Centre software that acts as a personalised trainer; providing users with information on their speed, distance, climb, heart rate against various terrains and elevations. It offers Courses feature wherein users can compete against their previous workouts. This sat nav has the capability of setting up exercise and rest intervals; it also activates an alarm on reaching the goal or when the time is up.

Garmin Edge 305 Satellite Navigator brings along a Virtual Partner; a digital person against whom users can train and practise. This GPS system has an in-built Barometric altimeter for measuring pressure as well as a Heart Rate monitoring function using which it can measure the heart rate at elevations and rugged terrain. It also has a Speed Cadence sensor that measures the speed and the distance travelled. Along with such a fantastic satellite navigator users get an AC charger, a bike mount, a Garmin Training Centre CD, a Heart rate monitor, a speed cadence sensor a USB cable and a user friendly start-up guide.

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