echoMAP 55dv includes a 5-inch high-contrast color display with automatic backlight adjustment. Fast, responsive 5 Hz GPS/GLONASS refreshes your position and heading 5 times each second to make your movement on the screen more fluid. echoMAP is compatible with transducers that combine 77/200 kHz HD-ID sonar and Garmin DownVü™, the clearest scanning sonar on the water. The combo's cables plug directly into the mount, allowing you to quickly install and remove your device from power and the mount. See accessories for list of compatible transducers.
Clearest Scanning Sonar on the Water
Garmin DownVü™ scanning sonar gives you a nearly photographic image of what passes down to 750-feet below your boat. You clearly see structure, submerged objects and fish! Traditional Garmin HD-ID sonar and DownVü scanning sonar are combined into one transducer. The echoMAP 55dv also includes sonar-recording capability that coordinates the timing of the sonar return with your boat's position and saves digital information for playback on a computer using free HomePort™ planning software. Use the User Data Sharing Cable to share waypoints and routes between multiple devices.
Preloaded UK, Ireland and North West mainland Europe coast maps
Preloaded with Garmin’s highly detailed Bluechart G2 mapping covering the British Isles in their entirety, including the Thames Estuary, Caledonian Canal, Outer Hebrides, Shetland and Orkney Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Lough Neagh, The Shannon river (up to Lough Kee) and the Irish Sea. Continental coverage from Brest, FR to Kiel, DE including the Channel Islands, the Waddenzee, the IJsselmeer, the canals of The Netherlands, the Meuse River to Liege, BE; the Rhine River to Dusseldorf, DE and the Kiel Canal.
Heading and Position Refreshed 5 Times per Second
Fast, responsive 5 Hz GPS/GLONASS refreshes your position and heading 5 times each second to make your movement on the screen more fluid. It makes dropping up to 5,000 accurate waypoints and finding your way back to your secret fishing hot spots quick and easy.
Take Your echoMAP with You
When you’re off the water, it’s easy to keep your echoMAP safe and secure. You don’t have to mess with plugging and unplugging wires from the unit because the cords plug directly into the mount. This allows you to quickly install and remove your echoMAP from power and the mount.
Upgrade with the Best Garmin Maps on the Water
A single microSD™ card slot provides expandable memory for accessory map purchases such as additional areas of mapping or BlueChart® g2 Vision. BlueChart g2 Vision provide exclusive Garmin Auto Guidance that directs you right to your destination by instantly creating an on-screen path based on your boat’s specifications that you can follow to avoid shallow water and other charted obstructions.You can find an overview of all of the BlueChart® g2 Vision features and additional map regions at here
Share Maps in the Quickdraw Community
Quickdraw Contours is a free, easy-to-use software feature that is already installed on your Garmin. It instantly creates your very own personalised HD fishing maps with 1 foot contours. Tailor them to fit your needs. They’re your maps. You own them. Keep the data to yourself or share it with the Quickdraw Community on Garmin Connect™. There’s no special surveying expertise required. You just fish while it creates maps. You don’t have to wait around or send your files away like other mapping software requires — your results appear instantly. Use with any Garmin Panoptix™, any HD-ID™, any CHIRP-enabled, Garmin ClearVü™ transducer or NMEA 2000®-compatible depth transducer. Have more than 1 sonar device installed onboard? Quickdraw Contours automatically selects the most capable sonar device to provide the very best results for you!