Create a Fully Integrated System with Ease!
The Garmin GPSMAP 8700 Black Box system will be at the center of you electronics package. Integrate charting with various sonar technologies, as well as autopilot, engine data, cameras, and more and display them all on compatible Garmin marine monitors or third-party touch screen monitors (sold separately). Build and configure a system so everything is conveniently right at your fingertips. This black box provides plenty of networking ports so the options for a full electronics suite are endless. Each 8700 Black Box provides 4 ethernet ports, 2 micro USB connections, wireless connectivity, 1 HDMI in - 1 HDMI out, 4 NMEA 0183 inputs, 2 NMEA 0183 output ports, and is also NMEA 2000 compatible.
Automatically sync your personal preferences and user data for all networked chartplotters with the Garmin SmartMode control for one-touch access to docking, cruising, fishing, and more. NMEA 2000 support and the Garmin Marine network allow you to easily build a full electronics suite from radar to autopilot, cameras, instruments, and forward looking sonar. Add and integrate internal sonar sharing, apps, engine data, and more for a simplified system build. Garmin’s exclusive OneHelm system coordinates many third-party onboard marine products such as lighting, stabilization, Fusion entertainment, and more.
Pair the Garmin 8700 Black Box with the GPS19x external GPS receiver (sold separately and required) to update your position and heading up to 10 times per second offering a more fluid vessel movement on your compatible plotter display. Add a Garmin Card reader into the mix (sold separately) to obtain a convenient remote station providing a single access point for 2 mapping slots that can be vertically or horizontally mounted. Multiple card readers can also be mounted and integrated for additional access points throughout your vessel. The 8700 Black Box is fully compatible with BlueChart G3, BlueChart G3 Vision, LakeVu G3 and LakeVu G3 Ultra charts (all sold separately) via the Garmin card reader (sold separately).
Utilize the Garmin Active Captain app along with built-in WiFi for access to OneChart, smart notifications to receive text and call alerts, and access to the Garmin QuickDraw community as well. The GPSMAP 8700 Black Box is the prime choice for your vessels electronics focal point.
- GPSMAP 8700 Black Box
- Mounting Hardware
- Power Cable
- Right Angle NMEA 0183 with Audio Cable
- NMEA 2000 Power Cable
- NMEA 2000 2 Meter Drop Cable
- NMEA 2000 T-Connectors and Terminators
- Two Year Warranty
- Compatible with Garmin marine monitors or supported third-party touchscreen monitors (sold separately)
- Automatically syncs personal preferences and user data to all networked chartplotters.
- Compatible with Garmin BlueChart G3, BlueChart G3 Vision, LakeVu G3 and LakeVu G3 Ultra
- Supports Garmin Quickdraw Contours Software
- Preloaded with Garmin Worldwide Basemap
- Size: 14.2"W x 7.8"H x 6.7“D
Product Accessories for Garmin GPSMAP 8700 Black Box
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Starter Kit comes with all of the parts you need to start a NMEA2000 Marine Network.
The Garmin GFS 10 Fuel Sensor provides fuel flow and fuel level measurement data. You can view this information on your compatible Garmin NMEA2000 compliant chartplotter, GPS/FF combo or GMI 10 display.
Garmin GMS 10 Network Port Expander will add 5 Network ports to your Garmin network.
Garmin Marine Network Cable (20').
The Garmin Marine Network Cable Connector gives you the ability to wire on the connector after you have run the cable through your boat. Sold in a pack of two.
The Garmin GPS 19x HVS Antenna is a highly-sensitive GPS Receiver that has 32-channels to provide the enhanced position accuracy, heading and speed.
Garmin Marine Network Cable (6').
The Garmin NMEA 2000 T-Connector is required for adding components to your network. It is installed on the backbone cable and uses one end of the T-Connector for the drop cable.
The Garmin GPS 19x NMEA 2000 Antenna is a highly-sensitive GPS Receiver that has 32-channels to provide the enhanced position accuracy, heading and speed.
Garmin’s GMR Fantom 18” Dome Radar offers Solid state pulse compression, 40W of Transmit Power, Motionscope Technology using the Doppler effect and 20ft to 48NM Range with a 5.2° Beam width.
This cable can be used as your NMEA 2000 backbone or drop cable. Length 2 Meter
Garmin's SteadyCast Heading Sensor offers a simple solution to heading accuracy. Easy to Install with a 10Hz output rate and accuracy to +/- 3°
Garmin’s GMR Fantom 24” Dome Radar offers Solid state pulse compression, 40W of Transmit Power, Motionscope Technology using the Doppler effect and 20ft to 48NM Range with a 3.7° Beam width.
Garmin’s GMR 18 HD+ Dome Radar with Dynamic Auto gain adjusts automatically to your surroundings for optimal performance. Other features include 36NM range, Sea Filter and True Color.
The Garmin 18 xHD provides high resolution targeting thanks to its Dynamic Auto Gain and Dynamic Sea Filter which continually adjust to your surroundings. See storms and precipitation as far out as 48nm and zoom in closer to see boats, buoys and land.
Garmin’s GMI20 will clearly Display NMEA2000 data from devices on your NMEA2K system like Depth, Speed and Wind. The Large 4” Bonded Color Display offers both day and night modes.
Garmin NMEA 2000 Multiport T-Connector.
Connect 2 Marine Network cables end to end with the Garmin 010-10580-00 Cable Coupler.
This Garmin cable can be used as your NMEA 2000 backbone or drop cable. Length: 6 Meters.
Garmin Marine Network Cable (40').
This Garmin cable can be used as your NMEA 2000 backbone cable. Length 10 Meter. This cable can not be used as a drop cable.
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Power Cable is used to power your NMEA 2K network through a standard NMEA2000 T-Connector.
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Male Terminator is used to begin or end the NMEA 2000 Backbone. It should be installed on one side of a Micro-Tee.
Panoptix LiveScope System allows for real-time views of structure and fish below your boat even when motionless. With three convenient mounting options- Panoptix LiveScope suits almost any application.
The Garmin GMR 24xHD High-Definition Radar Dome is a perfect option for the weekend cruiser or the tournament fisherman. The sleek design paired with 4kw digital high-definition performance will help you navigate in the dark or find a group of boats on the fish. The GMR 24xHD has a 25-Degree Vertical Beam width and 3.7-Degree Horizontal Beam width.
Marine Network Cable PoE Isolation Coupler, Required when installing a FLIR camera on a Garmin Marine Network. Also requires an additional Garmin Marine Network Cable to connect from Coupler to MFD.
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Female Terminator is used to begin or end the NMEA 2000 Backbone. It should be installed on one side of a Micro-Tee.
Garmins 9 Axis Heading Sensor provides accuracy +/- 2°. 10Hz Output Rate ensures your chart orientation and boat heading is accurate with reality. Premium Heading Accuracy at low speeds and even when bow is pitching, rolling or heeling over.
View whats going on in and around your boat with Garmin’s GC 100 Marine Camera. Wirelessly pair with your compatible Garmin GPSMAP Chartplotter and Chartplotter Fishfinder Combo units.
Monitor in and around your vessel with real time HD Video. Stream up to 4 GC 200 cameras and see what’s going on when you’re not on your boat. Includes both Standard and Reverse Image settings with almost unlimited mounting options.
The PS-51 LiveVu Forward Thru Hull Transducer from Garmin is a forward looking sonar with a narrow 20° beam that shows you what lies ahead of your boat in real time, helping to avoid the possibility of running aground.
The Garmin GMR 1224xHD2 is the most powerful, compact 4’ open array radar available. With 12kw ouput power and a narrow 1.8 degree beamwidth the 1224xHD2 reaches up to 72 nm. Whether cruising or fishing offshore this radar is sure to increase your situational awareness. Featuring Bird Mode, Echo Trails, Dual Range and More.
Garmin’s Ultra High Definition Scanning Sonar system provides crisp images of fish and structure below and to the left and right of your boat when paired with appropriate GT34UHD Transom or Thru-Hull Transducer(s). Plug and Play with compatible units via Garmin Marine network.
The PS22-TR Trolling Motor Mounted Panoptix Transducer From Garmin provides real time views all around and below your boat with LiveVu Forward and LiveVu Down. Wherever your Trolling Motor is mounted you will see live images of what's going on in the water!
View bottom, structure and fish swimming around and in front of your boat in real time with Garmin's Panoptix PS 31. Connected via the Garmin Marine Network the PS31 provides Forward and RealVü 3-D Forward views.
Garmin’s Panoptix PS60 Thru-Hull Down Transducer enables you to see fish and bait swimming under your boat in real time! Connected via Garmin’s Marine Network you will receive LiveVü Down, RealVü 3-D Down and RealVü 3-D Historical views.
View Fish and Bait swimming around your boat in Real Time with Garmin Panoptix PS30 Transom Mount Transducer. Connected via the Garmin Network the PS-30 Transducer provides LiveVü Down, RealVü 3-D Down and RealVü 3-D Historical.
Garmin’s GNX20 Marine Display provides important vessel information on the 4” Glass Bonded Display. Customizable Color Background and User Profile, the GNX20 uses NMEA2000 connectivity and monitors GPS speed, water depth and temperature, wind direction, and wind speed when paired with appropriate sensors.
Garmin’s GNX-21 with Inverted LCD Display provides important vessel information with white or colored digits on a black display providing high visibility in low light. Low power consumption, the GNX21 has 5 display configurations, uses NMEA2000 connectivity and monitors GPS speed, water depth and temperature, wind direction, and wind speed when paired with appropriate sensors.
Garmin’s GNX Wind Instrument is an affordable source for wind data from a compatible NMEA2000 wind transducer. The GNX can connect wirelessly to a quatix 3 or compatible chartplotter and provides important wind data such as true and apparent wind, steering guidance and more when paired with appropriate sensors.
Garmin's Card Reader provides 2 SD Card slots to add maps such as Bluechart, Bluechart G2 Vision or Lake Mapping to your GPSMAP 8000 and 8200 MFD's, 8500 Series Black Box and 8600 Series MFD's. Magnetic, Waterproof housing allows the unit to be mounted either horizontially or vertically.
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