Hand held Garmin GPS Receivers are normally battery operated and portable. Providing the inbuilt aerial can see the sky you will be able to obtain instant position. They have the same features as larger chart plotters but hand held units between $195 and $400 do not have any charts. Charting is available for the more expensive units.
Garmin Handheld GPS receivers can show your location on a detailed electronic map. Ideal for assisting you to navigate, you can create routes, identify interesting landmarks and points of interest, providing simple, clear directions to your destination. All in a portable package.
Ideal for tramping, hiking, road trips, boating or any outdoor activity.
The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011