Oregon® 550

Part Number: 010-00697-10
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Overview

Rugged Touchscreen Navigation

  • 3" sunlight-readable touchscreen display
  • 3.2 MP autofocus, digital zoom camera
  • 3-axis compass with accelerometer and barometric altimeter sensors
  • microSD™ card slot

The navigator with the photographic memory! Oregon 550 combines rugged outdoor touchscreen navigation with a digital camera. It is perfect for all activities, in any climate, on any terrain, yet simple enough for beginners to master.

Take Pictures and Save Locations

Oregon 550's 3.2 megapixel autofocus digital camera with 4x digital zoom automatically. geotags each photo with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to mark, remember and navigate back to that exact spot in the future. You can take and view pictures in landscape or portrait, and 850 MB of internal memory offers ample storage. Connect Oregon 550 via USB and log into my.Garmin.com to upload and store your photos at Picasa™, a popular online photo sharing community.

Touch and Go

Oregon 550 has a tough, 7.62 cm (3 in) diagonal, sunlight-readable, colour touchscreen display with a simple-to-use menu system. Both durable and waterproof, Oregon 550 is built to withstand the elements.

Get Your Bearings

Oregon 550 has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows where you're heading even when you’re standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude.

With high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix® satellite prediction, Oregon 550 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and urban landscapes.

Add Maps

Oregon 550 comes preloaded with a worldwide built-in basemap with shaded relief. You can add maps for walking, driving and for use out on the water.

On the trail Garmin GB Discoverer™ microSD™ card gives topographic and Ordnance Survey map detail, showing terrain contours, summits, trails and more.

On the road you can add Garmin GB Discoverer or City Navigator® mapping for detailed street maps and turn-by-turn directions to your destination.

On the water you can add BlueChart® g2 maps which provide information such as depth contours, full charting and harbours.

Go Geocaching

Go paperless with Oregon 550 by quickly downloading information from Opencaching.com for up to 5,000 caches, such as location, terrain, difficulty, hints and description.

Use for running or cycling

The Oregon is compatible with Garmin’s heart-rate monitors and speed/cadence sensors and can track your speed, distance, elevation and location.

Share Wirelessly

With Oregon 550, you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly other Oregon and Colorado® users. Now you can send your favorite route to a friend to enjoy or the location of a cache to find. Sharing data is easy. Just touch "send" to transfer your information to similar devices.

WAAS enabled BlueChart g2 Vision Compatible Geocaching ready Waterproof

Specs

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 2.3" x 4.5" x 1.4" (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm)
Display size, WxH 1.53"W x 2.55"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 240 x 400 pixels
Display type transflective color TFT touchscreen
Touchscreen
Weight 6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries
Battery 2 AA NiMH batteries (included)
Battery life 16 hours
Water rating IPX7
High-sensitivity receiver
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
Camera yes (3.2 megapixel with autofocus; 4x digital zoom)
Barometric altimeter
Electronic compass Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units)

Maps & Memory

Basemap
Ability to add maps
Built-in memory 850 MB
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 2000
Routes 200
Track log 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks

Outdoor Features

Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads) Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Geocaching-friendly Yes (Paperless)
Custom maps compatible
Hunt/fish calendar
Sun and moon information
Tide tables Yes (with optional Bluechart)
Area calculation
Picture viewer

Garmin Connect®

Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)

In the Box

  • Oregon 550
  • AA battery charger
  • 2 AA NiMH batteries
  • Carabiner clip
  • USB cable
  • Quickstart 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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Experience Oregon.
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View the demo.

got game?

Create and play location-based adventures with your Oregon and Wherigo.

geocaching

Find geocaches by city, postcode or landmark at OpenCaching.com.

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