GPSMAP® 172C

Part Number: 010-00327-00

Overview

Venture offshore with the GPSMAP 172C and its counterpart, the GPSMAP 178C Sounder. With a bright, sunlight-readable colour display and worldwide marine basemap, the 172C is ready to chart your next marine adventure.

Chart Your Course

The GPSMAP 172C features a built-in worldwide marine basemap and accepts MapSource® BlueChart® offshore marine cartography, featuring detailed depth contours, inter-tidal zones, wrecks, navaids, and many other points of interest. You can also use compatible preprogrammed data cards, which insert easily into the slot on the front of the plotter.

GPSMAP 172C: Chart your course with this versatile plotter

WAAS enabled BlueChart compatible Marine Updater

Specs

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Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 6.3" x 4.9" x 2.8" (15.7 x 12.2 x 7.1 cm)
Display size, WxH 3.2" x 3.2" (8.1 x 8.1 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 320 x 320 pixels
Display type 256-color CSTN
Weight 15.6 oz (442 g)
Water rating IPX7
Antenna Internal with external connection
NMEA 0183 compatible
Power consumption Max power usage at 13.8 Vdc: 6W
Mounting options Bail or Flush
Garmin Marine Network™ ports None

Maps & Memory

Accepts data cards 1 Garmin Data Card
Waypoints 3,000
Routes 50
Track log 10,000 points

Chartplotter Features

Garmin Sonar compatible Yes (with optional GSD 20 or GSD 21)
Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC-capable VHF radio)
Tide tables
GSD™ Black Box sonar support

Sonar Features & Specifications

Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable Yes (with compatible black box sonar)
Dual-beam (77/200 kHz) sonar capable Yes (with compatible black box sonar)

Connections

NMEA 0183 input ports 2
NMEA 0183 output ports 2
Video input ports None
Video output ports None

In the Box

  • GPSMAP 172C
  • Basemap: Worldwide Marine
  • Internal or external antenna
  • Bail mount
  • Protective front cover
  • Power/data cable
  • Owner's manual
  • Quick reference guide

Maps

Maps for New Regions

Need maps for other regions? See all maps that are compatible with this device.

Need a map update?

Update the maps that came with your device for the best navigation experience.

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Accessories

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