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Garmin eTrex 20 GPS

    Garmin eTrex 20 GPS

    The Garmin eTrex 20 GPS features an full-color display, expandable memory and geochaching to offer a fun and easy GPS experience for outdoor enthusiasts. See details

    • $179.95

    Item # 825491

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    The Garmin eTrex 20 GPS features an full-color display, expandable memory and geochaching to offer a fun and easy GPS experience for outdoor enthusiasts.

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    The Garmin eTrex 20 GPS features an full-color display, expandable memory and geochaching to offer a fun and easy GPS experience for outdoor enthusiasts.

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    The Garmin eTrex 20 GPS features an full-color display, expandable memory and geochaching to offer a fun and easy GPS experience for outdoor enthusiasts.

    • Comes with a built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief that helps you navigate with ease
    • Features a 2.2 in., 65k color display can be viewed in bright sunlight;
    • WAAS-enabled receiver locates your position quickly and maintains reception under heavy cover
    • Compatibility with Russian Glonass system allows about 20% faster and more reliable satellite acquisition, helpful in challenging spots such as deep canyons or tall buildings
    • 1.7 gigabytes of memory make it easy to add maps; choose from Garmin TOPO U.S. 24k maps, BlueChart® g2 marine maps and City Navigator® road maps (sold separately)
    • Supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocache locations and details straight to the unit using the high-speed USB connection
    • Stores and displays geocache location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions—no more manually entering coordinates or toting around paper printouts!
    • MicroSD™ card slot for storing additional data
    • Operational buttons are located along the sides of the device for easy 1-hand operation
    • 2 AA batteries (sold separately) provide up to 25 hrs. of use of the Garmin eTrex 20 GPS
    • Waterproof design meets IEC 60529 lPX7 standards (can be submerged to 1m for up to 30 min.)

    Please note: Garmin products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.


    Item 825491

    Garmin eTrex 20 GPS Specs
    Best use
    Windows / Mac
    2.2 (diagonal) inches
    176 x 220
    1.7 GB internal/expandable microSD card slot
    WAAS enabled 3 meters
    2 AA
    25 hours
    3.9 x 2.1 x 1.3 inches
    5 ounces
    Preloaded map
    Preloaded geocaches
    Wireless communication
    OS compatibility
    Display size
    Screen Pixels
    Touch screen
    Visual map display
    Color screen
    Number of routes
    Number of waypoints
    Internal memory
    Expandable memory
    Compact antenna
    Position accuracy
    Average battery life

    Garmin eTrex 20 GPS

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    Garmin eTrex 20 GPSis rated4.1875out of5by16.
    Rated1out of5byfromAntiquated product line not worth the money.I purchased this unit expecting to have a nice piece technology. However this little box has a screen reminiscent of a 1990's cell phone and the controls function in the same clunky fashion as one as well. The base map is useless as it only provides main highways. If you want additional maps (24k topo) expect to shell out an additional $100. If you would like the satellite imagery as well, it's an additional $30. That $130 only covers 2 states! I can only assume that the lack competition has allowed Garmin to charge ridiculous prices for essentially nothing especially when you consider that a smart phone is a mini computer with GPS built in. I was expecting much more than what I received for $180.
    Date published: 2014-04-17
    Rated5out of5byfromReliable, Accurate, Durable, Great battery life.I have been using this for about a year I love it. I got off the main trail and wondered onto a game trail and was able to use the e trex 20 to find my way back to the hiking trail. I have used this in pouring rain,dropped it on the rocks, This is a quality product . Put lithium batteries in for use in 17 deg weather. This was my first gps unit and there was a small learning curve. I ordered the sd card topo maps for my region and they are great!!!! I have even used it driving around town. I never go hiking without it.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated5out of5byfromWorks good, accurateIt's a little challenging to get used to the functions, but is very accurate. Take it on a few day hikes first. Be aware that you need to purchase the $100 software on top of the purchase price. Exploring your trail on your home computer is very helpful in planning your route to check out elevation gain and mileage.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat GPS ExperienceI was looking for a new, small GPS unit to take to field sites. I map sampling locations and I need to download the data quickly into a spreadsheet. This unit is great and easy to use. The used rechargeable batteries and they lasted for over three days of use.
    Date published: 2013-12-04
    Rated5out of5byfromgreat GPSfinding owners of land and hunting areas
    Date published: 2013-11-21
    Rated4out of5byfromGood productI bought this specifically for backpacking and hunting in areas that are too thick with vegetation and lacking significant geographic features to be easily navigated with a map and compass. When you factor in the trips out/back for hunting in the dark, and difficult terrain in marshes and swamps, I didn't want to rely on a map & compass to navigate safely. The eTrex 20 fills the bill nicely. When some of the free map software (Google search for it) is downloaded, boundaries for public/private lands are readily available, base maps for various areas are there to be had, and overall the set-up and running of the eTrex 20 is easy to do. It's small, lightweight, and the battery life has been very good. Coverage, even in tight vegetative cover, has been excellent and plenty fast enough. For a basic GPS that will get you there, mark your waypoints accurately, and get you back safely, the eTrex 20 has everything you need and none of the fancy (expensive) options you don't.
    Date published: 2013-10-28
    Rated5out of5byfromI am totally satisfied with this GPS.I used to use an old Edge 205 and my Iphone 4S to Geocache. When I upgraded to the eTrex 20, I mostly use it as my primary GPS and use the iPhone only when I'm in heavy cover. Do not think of using Alkaline batteries!
    Date published: 2013-09-06
    Rated5out of5byfromi use it for geacachingi like geocaching and i like it plan to use it on my troops hiking
    Date published: 2013-08-18

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