Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Chartplotter
  • Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Chartplotter
  • Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Chartplotter
  • Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Chartplotter

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Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Chartplotter

Garmin’s GPSMAP 8617 Glass Helm Chartplotter provides a full HD IPS Screen with Touch Control. A Crisp 17” display allows viewing from all angles without distortion. Built in Bluechart G2 Coastal and LakeVu HD Charts, HDMI Video Input/Output, FLIR Camera Compatibility, Wireless Connectivity, Smart Boundaries, NMEA2000, NMEA0183 and Fully Network Capable- add Sonar, Radar, VHF, Autopilot and More!
GA0151001   MAN#: 010-01510-01   ID#: 4914
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Our Price: $7,499.99
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17” Full HD, Multi Touch Glass Helm Display

Marine GPS Has Touch Screen Waterproof Sunlight Viewable Network Capable

A premium 17 inch chartplotter! The Garmin 8617 comes packaged with a 19x antenna and preloaded coastal mapping for US, Canada, and the Bahamas as well as LakeVu HD Mapping for the US. Detailed Coastal Charting shows basic chart details, depth contours, IALA symbols and more, while the included freshwater charts cover more than 17,000 US Lakes, Rivers and Reservoirs with over 13,000 HD Lakes offering 1’ contours shoreline to shoreline. An In-Plane Switching (IPS) LCD display provides the ability to view the display at any angle with consistent accurate colors and little to no distortion. This anti-glare, sunlight viewable display with pinch to zoom technology, makes marking waypoints, panning on the map, and entering information easier than ever.

Network connectivity allows for a complete marine setup and integration. Add Additional Displays Radar, Sonar, FusionLink Compatible Devices – the list goes on. With 4 Wired Ethernet Ports and the optional GMS10 Call for Help with Marine Electronics Port Expander the 8617 can connect to multiple devices. Garmin offers a full line of Open Array and Dome Radars as well as multiple sonar modules that can provide CHIRP Sonar, DownVu and SideVu all which are plug and play compatible with the 8617. Add to that NMEA2000, NMEA0183, WiFi Technology, ANT Technology, Video Input/Output, and USB Touch Output the 8617 has endless opportunities.

The 8617 MFD doesn’t stop there though. Offering customizing options as well so you can modify the unit to suit your needs best and have all of the information you need right at your fingertips. Manage engine data, sonar, navigation, and more all on one screen or split them into individual screens. The multi-use of the Garmin 8617 goes above and beyond any other plotter with the addition of CZone technology. CZone by Mastervolt allows a remote key fob or a downloaded app full functionality to power your boat while away from the dock, switch on pumps, or control lighting inside the boat or underwater lighting. Unsurpassed functionality is a top quality of the MFD 8617.

With the addition of a Garmin Card Reader you can enhance the detail in your 8617 extensively. Choose from a Garmin Bluechart g2 Vision HD or LakeVu HD Ultra which adds Auto Guidance 3.0 providing route guidance to nearly all accessible destinations on water and 3D views above and below the water line (Included in Both G2 Vision HD and LakeVU HU Ultra), Dynamic Lake Level (LakeVU HD Ultra) allowing you adjust your maps to the lake’s current water levels giving you a better idea of spots that are either accessible or too shallow to explore, High Resolution Satellite Imagery and Real world photos of ports, harbors and marinas (G2 Vision HD) and more.

Garmin has improved the functionality of this unit since its release with the addition of Chart and Weather Layers Simplification with the Layers menu. Switching between layers and adding multiple layers is quick and intuitive. ‘On Screen Controls’ also allow for improved ease of use. No more searching for the controls for commonly adjusted items as they will now remain present on the screen. Create ‘Smart Boundaries’ and assign them with appropriate SmartModes. Your display will switch to the appropriate screen when entering a Smart Boundary. Entering a docking area? Designate it at as a boundary and your screen will instantly switch to a Docking screen as soon as your vessel enters the territory you assigned. FLIR Camera Support is another feature enabled with by updating your software. All next generation M-series models and new digital models are supported with continuous zoom support and gyro stabilization control. Need to give your MFD a rest? Expanded Sleep Mode will enable the user to turn off the backlight and sonar transmissions and can also place a networked autopilot into standby. This feature will not work if a networked unit is requiring sonar from that unit. As you can see, Garmin is continually developing new ways to support and improve their existing product line. Software updates are quick, simple and free of charge.

Now enjoy OneHelm Integration with the February Garmin Marine Software update. Simply update your 8600 series MFD and control all of the operations and capabilities provided by Garmin industry associates in one simple and convenient control center. The Garmin GPSMAP 8600 series has never been more intuitive.

Adding to the capability of the GPSMAP 8600 series is the ability to control and stream video from the VIRB X/XE camera. You can now connect up to 4 VIRB X/XE cameras at one time. The screen of the chartplotter can be split to view up to four of the cameras at once, while each camera can be named for easy identification. Not only can you stream video but you actually gain control of each camera and its functions. G-Metrix data can be sent through a NMEA 2000 network and overlaid on the screen using the VIRB X/XE camera. Record video or take snapshots using your VIRB X/XE and with the Garmin Helm App you can save, share and view on the screen of your marine device.

Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Details
Each Garmin GPSMAP 8617 comes with: GPSMAP 8617, Trim piece snap covers, GPS 19x NMEA 2000 (with pole mount, flush mount and under deck mount adapters), Protective cover, Flush mount hardware, Power cable, NMEA 2000 2 m backbone/drop cable, NMEA 2000 6 m backbone cable, NMEA 2000 power cable, NMEA 2000 T-connector & terminator kit, Documentation and a 2-Year Warranty.
Size: 16.5"W x 12.1"H x 2.8"D
Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Special Features
  • Built-In Bluechart G2 And LakeVu HD Charts
  • 17” Glass Helm Display
  • Wi-Fi Control
  • Full Networking Capabilities
  • 1 Touch Access
Garmin BlueChart G2 Vision HD Charts on SD
Vision SD Card For more information on the plug and play Garmin BlueChart G2 Vision chart cards click here for a full list of the available regions.
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