Product description Garmin GPS Map 62S :
With the Garmin GPS 62S, GPSMap 62s handheld navigator features a newly designed 3-axis tilt-compensated compass, barometric altimeter and supports Custom Maps, Birdseye ™ satellite imagery ( subscription required) and photo navigation. Rugged and waterproof, GPSMAP 62s employs quad helix antenna for unparalleled reception, has a high-speed USB connection, a sleek new design and connects wirelessly to a compatible Garmin handheld.
GPSMAP 62s are equipped with built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief, so you can navigate anywhere with ease. With photo navigation, you can download pictures from Garmin Connect ™ Photos and navigate to them.
Get Your Bearings
GPSMAP 62s has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you re standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to determine your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.
With the GPSMAP 62s you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other Garmin users the compatible devices. So now your friends can enjoy your favorite hike or cache – just press ” send ” to transfer your information to similar units, and let the games begin.
Keep Your Fix
With the quad helix antenna and high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction ® , GPSMAP 62s locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The advantage is clear – whether you’ re in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on the GPSMAP 62s to help you find your way when you need it.
Adding maps is easier with Garmin’ s diverse topography maps, sea and road detail. With 1.7G of memory onboard, you can easily download the 24K and 100K topo maps and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart ® g2 preloaded cards for a great day on the water or City Navigator ® NT map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads ( see maps tab for compatible maps) . GPSMAP 62s also supports Birdseye ™ Satellite Imagery ( subscription required) , which lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your map. In addition, the 62s is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that converts paper maps and electronic maps that can be downloaded to your device.
You’ re busy exploring and now you want to store and analyze your activities. With a simple connection to your computer and the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send songs to your outdoor device using Garmin Connect ™ . This site offers one-stop desk activities and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google ™ Earth. Explore other routes uploaded by millions of Garmin Connect users and share your experience on Twitter ® and Facebook ® . Starting is easy, so get out there, explore, and share.
GPSMAP 62s supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. By going paperless, you’ re not only helping the environment but also improve efficiency. GPSMAP 62s stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and description, which means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print out! Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches. Slim and lightweight, 62s is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.