Part Number: 010-00384-00
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The portable color GPSMAP 96C along with the grayscale GPSMAP 96 combine a pilot-friendly operating system with powerful navigation features and great value — giving you the freedom to go anywhere.

Enhance Situational Awarenes

GPSMAP 96C offers a built-in Jeppesen® database and a U.S. database of obstacles, for the ultimate in situational awareness. View Jeppesen airport data overlaid on a map and receive alerts when potential obstacles loom ahead. In addition, the 96C shows localizer-like runway extensions and graphic HSI steering with GPS-derived VNAV for added orientation.

View Images in Sharp Detail

GPSMAP 96C features a bright sunlight-readable color display that makes map detail easy to read. Its simple keypad and streamlined design literally put the world of GPS capability in the palm of your hand.

Automate Your Logbook

A built-in logbook tracks your flying hours and automatically records departure and arrival locations. When used with Garmin's free logbook software, FlightBook, you can simplify your record keeping by creating, managing, analyzing, saving and printing flight data from the GPSMAP 96C's logbook.

Navigate by Air, Land or Sea

GPSMAP 96C's three navigation modes and built-in autorouting basemap let you go from plane to car to boat to hiking boots without missing a beat. With 119 megabytes of memory and a mini USB port, you can quickly download and store map data from a variety of optional MapSource® products. Add detailed street maps for street navigation. Or, for a great day on the water, customize the waterproof 96C with marine cartography. The 96C also operates on 2 AA batteries, making it easy to use on foot.

GPSMAP 96C: Go from plane to boat to automobile without missing a beat.

Online Jeppeson NavData WAAS enabled BlueChart compatible


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Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 2.7"W x 6.2"H x 1.4"D (6.9 x 15.7 x 3.6 cm)
Display size, WxH 1.5"W x 2.2"H (3.8 x 5.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 160 x 240 pixels
Display type 256 color transflective TFT
Weight 7.6 ounces (215 g)
Battery two "AA" batteries
Battery life up to 40 hours (in battery save mode)
Water rating No
Voltage range 8-36
SBAS/WAAS receiver 12 channel

Maps, Databases & Memory

Basemap Yes
Navigation database (includes Jeppesen® data) Yes
Types of Jeppesen data full + ARTCC, FSS frequencies and final approach waypoints
Navigation database coverage areas Americas, Atlantic International or Pacific International
Preloaded Terrain database No
Preloaded Obstacle database Yes
Preloaded SafeTaxi™ airport diagrams No
Preloaded AOPA Airport Directory No
Preloaded Garmin FliteCharts® No
Preloaded low & high altitude enroute airways No
Preloaded private airports No
Preloaded street maps No
Ability to add maps Yes
Accepts data cards no
Built-in memory 119 MB
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1,000
Routes 50

Features & Benefits

Moving map Yes
Patented panel page No
HSI (GPS-based) Yes
IFR map mode No
Traffic Information Services (TIS) alerts compatible No
Audible terrain alerts No
Terrain resolution not available
Smart Airspace Feature (generates and displays altitude-sensitive alerts) No
Automatic logbook Yes
Separate serial and USB interfaces Yes
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.") No
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") No
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) No
3-D map view No
Bluetooth® wireless technology no
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) No
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) No
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) No
SiriusXM™ Weather & Radio compatible No

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Maps for New Regions

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