GPSMAP® 557xs

Part Number: 010-01094-03
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Overview

Premier 5” combination chartplotter/sounder with powerful 10 Hz GPS

  • 5” VGA display
  • Includes HD-ID™ sonar and CHIRP capability
  • 10 Hz Garmin GPS – (GPS/GLONASS) – updates 10 times per second
  • Full wireless connectivity
for exciting applications
  • Preloaded with UK and Ireland offshore cartography.

The premier Garmin GPSMAP 557xs is a combination chartplotter/sounder unit with a 5” VGA display, HD-ID™ sonar and CHIRP capability. Built-in high-sensitivity 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver updates position and heading 10 times per second to display fluid vessel movement and dramatically improves your ability to mark and navigate to 5,000 waypoints. Includes sonar recording that coordinates the timing of the sonar return with your boat's position and saves depth and position information. Also includes full wireless connectivity and comes preloaded with UK and Ireland1 Bluechart g2 charting.

More Powerful Processor

This new GPSMAP combo features 60 percent more processing power than its previous generation for faster zooming and panning.

See What's Below With HD-ID Sonar

Exclusive Garmin HD-ID target tracking technology gives you better separation and definition of images for the clearest possible picture of what lies below. You see fish. You catch fish. Easy.

Experience the Advantage of CHIRP

The sonar technology that you’ve been waiting for is now built-in to this combo. CHIRP technology sweep multiple frequencies to better focus on certain fish at certain depths (CHIRP sold separately).

Superfast 10 Hz Garmin GPS (GPS/GLONASS)

This new combo features 10 Hz Garmin GPS. And that’s important when you are trying to navigate your way back to a hot fishing spot you have given a waypoint. This powerful GPS updates your position and heading 10 times per second…10 times more often than the more common 1 Hz GPS. This means you see more fluid vessel movement on you plotter screen. At low speeds, it gives you a huge advantage.

Capture Sonar Recording

Sonar recording coordinates the timing of the sonar return with your boat's position and saves digital information on the map.

Mounting Options

You have your choice of 3 ways to mount this combo: Bail mount, flush mount and flat mount.

¹Also includes Northern France, Belgium, Netherlands and North West Germany

NMEA 2000 Compatible BlueChart g2 Vision Compatible WAAS enabled

Specs

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 5.9" x 6.1" x 2.4" (15.0 x 15.5 x 6.1 cm)
Display size, WxH

3.0" x 4.0"; 5.0" diagonal

(7.6 x 10.2 cm; 12.7 cm diagonal)

Display resolution, WxH 480 x 640 pixels
Display type VGA display
Weight 1.7 lbs (0.8 kg)
Water rating IPX7
Antenna Internal with external connection
NMEA 2000® compatible
NMEA 0183 compatible
Power consumption

Max power usage at 10 Vdc: 27 W

Typical current draw at 12 Vdc: 450 mA

Max current draw at 12 Vdc: 2.7 A

Mounting options Bail, flat or flush
Garmin Marine Network™ ports 1

Maps & Memory

Preloaded maps None
Accepts data cards 2 microSD™ cards
Waypoints 5,000
Routes 100
Track log 50,000 points; 50 saved tracks

Chartplotter Features

Garmin Sonar compatible
Supports AIS (tracks target ships position)
Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC-capable VHF radio)
Tide tables
Garmin Meteor Audio System compatible
Supports Fusion-Link compatible marine radios
BlueChart® Mobile (planning) compatible
Garmin Helm compatible

Sonar Features & Specifications

Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable
Dual-beam (77/200 kHz) sonar capable
Frequencies supported 50/77/200 kHz, CHIRP (low, medium, high), DownVü
Transmit power 1 kW traditional; 600 W CHIRP
CHIRP sonar technology Yes (Built-in)
DownVü™ Yes with CHIRP (built-in)
Maximum depth

2,000 ft salt water

(depth capacity is dependent on water bottom type and other water conditions)

Bottom lock (shows return from the bottom up)
Water temperature log and graph
Sonar recording
Sonar history rewind

Connections

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

In the Box

  • GPSMAP 557xs
  • Power/data cable or power/data/sonar cable
  • Bail mount and knobs
  • Flush mount kit
  • Protective cover
  • Bezel
  • Documentation

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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