The Garmin GPSMap 76Cx Hiking/Marine Satellite Navigator is an ideal device for the adventurous lot who would like to go fishing or hunting. This sat nav measures 6.9 x 15.7 x 3.0 cm and weighs about 218 grams. It comes with a bright 2.7-inch display that has a resolution of 160 x 240 pixels. It runs on 2xAA batteries that come with a long battery life of about 18 hours. For interface with the computer, a serial port as well as a USB port is provided. Although, there is no internal in-built memory in this system, it does have an external memory slot for microSD memory cards. A 128MB card is included with this device.
Garmin GPSMap 76Cx Satellite Navigator includes a basemap and also provides the facility to add additional maps to system. The camera’s internal antenna is integrated with a high sensitive receiver. Routes can be planned with about 1000 waypoints in between. The system can save 50 of your favourite routes and 20 tracks. The tracks can be planned with 10000 track points. It provides you with turn-by-turn route guidance. This GPS unit allows you to add personalised points of interest. Thus you can always manage to find the nearest petrol station or hotel. It acquires signal pretty soon and can hence track your position even in the most challenging terrain such as mountainous areas or canyons.
It provides tidal data, the sunrise and sunset information as well as a fishing and hunting calender. The Garmin GPSMap 76Cx Waterproof Satellite Navigator adds a completely new dimension to all the marine friendly satellite navigators and it is best suited for the serious outdoor daring types. The major plus point of this device is its colour screen that allows the details to be clearly distinguishable. Along with this amazing sat nav you also get a 128 MB microSD card, a USB cable, a Waypoint and Mapsource Trip Manager, a wrist strap and an owner’s manual.