GPSMAP® 62st

Part Number: 010-00868-13
£299.99
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Overview

Rugged, full-featured GPS handheld with preloaded TOPO 100k maps

  • 2.6" sunlight-readable color screen
  • Preloaded with a European Recreational map
  • 3-axis compass with barometric altimeter
  • High sensitivity quad helix GPS antenna for unparalleled reception
  • Supports BirdsEye satellite imagery, Garmin Custom Maps and photo navigation


When the terrain gets tough, you can depend on the GPSMAP 62st handheld navigator to guide you through, with 3-axis tilt-compensated compass, barometric altimeter and preloaded European 1:100k scale recreational map. Inspired by the powerful GPSMAP 60 series, this rugged and waterproof GPS combines high-precision accuracy with high functionality to brave the demands of any terrain you dare to tackle – wherever the adventure, whatever the activity.

Explore The Terrain

GPSMAP 62st comes with built-in European 1:100k scale recreational map with street-level detail and a worldwide basemap with shaded relief, ideal tools for climbing or hiking. Map detail includes forests, roads, terrain contours, elevation information and points of interest. It has a 2.6-inch sunlight-readable colour screen and supports photo navigation, so you can download geotagged pictures from the Internet and navigate to them.

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Get Your Bearings

GPSMAP 62st has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which helps you get your orientation and points you towards your destination even when you’re standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude. View elevation and profile on the altimeter screen and you can even plot barometric pressure over time to keep an eye on changing weather conditions.

Share Wirelessly

With GPSMAP 62st you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS handhelds. So now your friends can also enjoy your favourite hike or cache — simply press “send” to transfer your information to similar units, and let the games begin.

Keep Your Fix

With a quad helix antenna and high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver with HotFix® satellite prediction, GPSMAP 62st has unparalleled reception to locate your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep valleys. The advantage is clear — whether you’re in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on GPSMAP 62st to help you find your way when you need it the most.

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Enhance Your Navigation

With space to store up to 2000 waypoints and 200 routes, GPSMAP 62st’s detailed route planning and tracking helps you navigate from point-to-point and keep track of your journey as you go. As you navigate to a destination on an active track, you can view upcoming elevation changes together with waypoints and key stages along the route for a clear picture of the journey ahead. And with customisable display, you can tailor GPSMAP 62st’s dashboard to show you the details you need on your adventure.

Explore, Record, Create and Share your Adventures

You can make an adventure out of almost anything, whether you’re climbing a mountain, taking a road-trip, cycling or going out on a boat. Now you can share your activities with friends, family and fellow explorers via Garmin Adventures. It’s a great way to show people where you’ve been and highlight your favourite places. You can add geotagged photos, YouTube® videos, geocaches and notes, then share your adventure via email and social media. Simply upload your activity via our free BaseCamp™ programme to get started.

Add Maps

Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed topographic, marine and road maps. You can download regions of our Garmin GB Discoverer™ mapping for OS Explorer (1:25k) and OS Landranger (1:50k) detail and hit the trail. The traditional look and feel of the Ordnance Survey map detail complements Garmin’s dynamic search capabilities. Use GPSMAP 62st to search, select and navigate to points of interest and street addresses and follow the route on foot, in the car or by bike with an Ordnance Survey backdrop. Add BlueChart® g2 downloads for a great day on the water or City Navigator NT® map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads (see maps tab for compatible maps). GPSMAP 62st also supports BirdsEye™ Satellite Imagery (subscription required), which lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. See the terrain in terrific clarity and high-resolution detail with satellite and aerial imagery on your GPSMAP® 62st. BirdsEye™ works with your BaseCamp™ planning software, onboard maps and points of interest to add real-world images of buildings, roads, trails, mountains and other land features. In addition, the 62st is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device. Put your favourite paper or digital maps on GPSMAP® 62st by converting details, labels and landmarks from other maps and informal plans like ski piste routes, mountain bike trails or charity treks into tailored content that’s ready to navigate.

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Get Connected

You've been busy exploring and now you want to store, save and share your routes, tracks and waypoints. With a simple connection to your computer and to the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send tracks to your outdoor device using Garmin Connect™. Simply upload activities saved on GPSMAP 62 from your hiking, camping or geocaching adventure to keep a record on the web or swap ideas and expeditions with others. This one-stop site offers an activity table and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google™ Earth. Explore other routes uploaded by millions of Garmin Connect users and share your experiences on Twitter® and Facebook®. Getting started is easy, so get out there, explore, share and take your adventures further.

Find Fun

GPSMAP 62st supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. By going paperless, you're not only helping the environment but saving time you would otherwise waste manually entering cache details before you set off. GPSMAP 62st stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering coordinates or paper print outs! Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches. Slim and lightweight, 62st is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.

GPSMAP 62st: Take it to the extreme

Specs

Physical & Performance:

Physical dimensions 2.4" x 6.3" x 1.4" (6.1 x 16.0 x 3.6 cm)
Display size, WxH 1.43" x 2.15" (3.6 x 5.5 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 160 x 240 pixels
Display type transflective, 65-K colour TFT
Weight 9.2 oz (260.1 g) with batteries
Battery 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life 20 hours
Water rating IPX7
Floats No
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Maps & Memory:

Basemap Yes
Preloaded maps yes (topographic)
Ability to add maps Yes
Built-in memory 3.5GB total space; 500MB available for use
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 2000
Routes 200
Track log 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks

Features & Benefits:

Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads) Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Electronic compass Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
Touchscreen No
Barometric altimeter Yes
Camera no
Geocaching-friendly Yes (Paperless)
Custom maps compatible Yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos) Yes
Hunt/fish calendar Yes
Sun and moon information Yes
Tide tables Yes (with optional Bluechart)
Area calculation Yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) Yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units) Yes
Picture viewer Yes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data) Yes
Additional

This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

In the Box

What's in the box:

GPSMAP 62st

  • GPSMAP 62st
  • Carabiner clip
  • USB cable
  • Quickstart Guide

Maps

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