To use multiple map sets you can change microSD cards. Rotating the metal clip releases the cover, for changing batteries. The 60CSx is nearing the end of production, but at the time of writing is still available. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. I compared it to my Explorist unit and found that the Garmin unit would pickup satellites faster; it would also pickup stronger signal under heavy cover.

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Calibrating the compass is even easier no hiking involved! While their more budget-conscious trail products eTrex retain tactile interfaces the move now is for touchscreen versatility. This unit is also perfect for geocachers and has a nice geocaching utility. Jay 4 reviewer rep. Here are a few things that I like about this unit: Find by Name will locate names that start with the text that you enter, throughout the entire name database on the GPS.

Most footpaths were mqp and mapp of elevation data in the form of elevation lines provided a visual clue of my environment.


Highly recommended, especially now that prices maap falling since Garmin has come out with newer, fancier models. See details for additional description. A rugged construction and rubberised buttons… December 24, Jay 4 reviewer rep Rating: It also sips from the batteries. If you are using the latest basecamp version, try downgrading to 4.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

Helinox Ground Chair Review. The unit is also quite rugged, and wears the nicks and scuffs nap my mistreatment of it as a badge of honor.

You have to get the DVD. The slot for the microSD data card is under the batteries.

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You can expect it to work in all but the most challenging situations. I’m confident that if I got lost, I’d have plenty of juice to spare. Is mmap a bug with Openstreet Map routing?? The first image below is a screen capture from an Oregon.

However, don’t let that put you off the 60CSx as the mapping is quite usable. Even in bright sunlight, the transreflective screen shows up well. The time to the first position fix was similar to the other units. How much you use the backlight, redraw the maps and have the compass turned on etc will affect the life.


People who bought this also bought. Garmin charges for their software and locks its city versions to mal one GPS unit. The back of the unit is covered by a hard detachable battery cover. Once you have found what you are looking for in the fnd list, use the rocker pad to select the item and press the ENTR button.

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60cxs, soon it will have very attractive competion, and it should interesting to see what Garmin does then! This is probably where the Explorist will be in another year or two.

I have never dropped below 3d coverage with the Garmin unit. The retaining clip for the microSD is not especially secure. I compared it to my Explorist unit and found that the Garmin unit would pickup satellites faster; it would also pickup stronger signal under heavy cover.

Absaroka 28 reviewer rep. Unit was using the mal firmware as of Feb