Garmin GPSMAP® 79sc – Marine Handheld Preloaded With BlueChart® g3 Coastal Charts
- Rugged, floating, water-resistant (IPX6 — unit level only) handheld GPS with a high-resolution color display and scratch-resistant, fogproof glass
- Increased memory to save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fit activities
- Supports multiple satellite constellations (GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS) for reliable tracking around the world
- Includes worldwide basemap
- Built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows heading while standing still
- Barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude
- Battery life: up to 20 hours in GPS mode
Cast off confidently with the GPSMAP® 79s marine GPS handheld. This rugged, floating handheld features a sunlight-readable, high-resolution color display that is fogproof and scratch-resistant. You get access to a range of satellite constellations, so you get more reliable, accurate tracking around the world. Navigate wherever your adventures take you with the worldwide basemap. With more memory than previous models, you can save and track 10,000 waypoints and 250 routes. Keep your bearings with the built-in compass.
This handheld is water-resistant (IPX7) with a high-resolution color display you can read in the sun. The glass is even scratch-resistant and fogproof.
If rough waters come and the handheld goes overboard, don’t worry. This device floats.
User-replaceable AA batteries (not included) provide up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS tracking mode.
With support for multiple satellite constellations — such as GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS — you’ll get accurate, reliable tracking and positioning around the world.
More memory than previous models means you can save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fitness activity files.
The 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading — even while the boat is standing still.
Preloaded BlueChart g3 coastal charts (GPSMAP 79sc only) give you leading-edge coverage, clarity and detail with integrated Garmin and Navionics data.
|PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS||2.67” x 6.85” x 1.67” (6.77 x 17.40 x 4.23 cm)|
|DISPLAY SIZE||1.5″W x 2.5″H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3″ diag (7.6 cm)|
|DISPLAY RESOLUTION||240 x 400 pixels|
|DISPLAY TYPE||transflective, 65K color TFT|
|WEIGHT||9.95 oz (282g) with batteries|
|BATTERY TYPE||2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended|
|BATTERY LIFE||up to 19 hours|
|MIL-STD-810||yes (thermal, shock, water); bare unit only|
|INTERFACE||high speed microUSB and NMEA 0183 compatible|
|MEMORY/HISTORY||8 GB (user space varies based on included mapping on sc version)|
|Maps & Memory|
|PRELOADED MAPS||BlueChart® g3 Coastal Charts|
|ABILITY TO ADD MAPS||Yes|
|AUTOMATIC ROUTING (TURN BY TURN ROUTING ON ROADS) FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES||Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)|
|INCLUDES DETAILED HYDROGRAPHIC FEATURES (COASTLINES, LAKE/RIVER SHORELINES, WETLANDS AND PERENNIAL AND SEASONAL STREAMS)||Yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)|
|INCLUDES SEARCHABLE POINTS OF INTERESTS (PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS, SCENIC LOOKOUTS AND PICNIC SITES)||Yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)|
|DISPLAYS NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND WILDERNESS AREAS||Yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)|
|EXTERNAL MEMORY STORAGE||yes (32 GB max microSD™ card, not included)|
|TRACK LOG||20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities|
|20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities||250, 250 points per route; 50 points auto routing|
|Compass||Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)|
|GPS COMPASS (WHILE MOVING)||Yes|
|CUSTOM MAPS COMPATIBLE||Yes|
What’s in the Box:
- GPSMAP 79s
- USB Cable