Rugged, Waterproof, Floating Handheld Marine GPS.
Designed for the avid boater or watersports enthusiasts, the Garmin GPSMAP 78SC is a rugged marine handheld GPS with a highly sensitive, built-in WAAS-enabled GPS receiver for quick acquisition and satellite reception.The 78SC has a 2.6” LCD color display with transflective technology for easy viewing in a variety of lighting conditions.
Features of the GPSMAP 78SC include a built-in, 3 axis, tilt-compensated electronic compass which shows your heading even when standing still, plus a Barometric altimeter that pinpoints your precise altitude and tracks changes in pressure to monitor changing weather conditions.
In addition, the 78SC allows you to wirelessly share your waypoints, routes and tracks with other compatible Garmin device users. Share your favorite spots by simply touching the send button to transfer data to compatible Garmin devices.
The 78SC conveniently comes preloaded with BlueChart g2 for the entire US including Alaska, Hawaii and Explorer chart detail for the Bahamas. With the MicroSD card slot located safely inside the waterproof battery compartment you can add additional maps easily, making your 78SC more than just a marine unit. Add to it any of Garmin’s optional MapSource software including City Navigator for turn by turn routing on roads and TOPO mapping for terrain contours and topo elevations. The 78SC also accepts BirdsEye Satellite Imagery providing you downloads to an unlimited amount of satellite and aerial imagery. With almost 20 hours of battery life with just 2 AA batteries, rubber molded side grips, and the ability to float, the 78SC is perfect for any outdoor enthusiast.
In addition get detailed analysis of your activities using Garmin Connect, a feature provided by Garmin that allows you to view your activities on a map using Google Earth. Simply connect your unit to a computer and internet to view and share routes with millions of other Garmin Connect users. The 78SC also supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches directly to your unit. This versatile and waterproof unit comes with many excellent features making it the perfect tool for all your outdoor endeavors.