Montana® 650

Part Number: 010-00924-01
$529.99 USD
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Overview

Big, Tough Outdoor GPS with Camera

  • 4" dual-orientation, glove-friendly touchscreen display
  • 5 MP autofocus camera
  • 3-axis compass with barometric altimeter
  • Uses rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack or AA batteries


Take it hiking. Take it hunting. Take it on the water. Montana 650 features a bold 4" color touchscreen dual orientation display and supports multiple mapping options like BirdsEye Satellite Imagery and it has a 5 megapixel camera to boot. Montana has key features for the outdoors such as a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass and barometric altimeter. Buy the auto mount and a City Navigator NT® map and it'll give you spoken turn-by-turn driving directions.

See the Big View

Montana: See it in Action

Montana 650 features a vast 4", sunlight-readable touchscreen display that offers crystal clear enhanced colors and displays high-resolution images. It’s easy-to-use interface means you’ll spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time searching for information. Both durable and water resistant, Montana 650 is built to withstand the elements. Bumps, dust, dirt, humidity and water are no match for this rugged navigator. No matter the setting — on the boat, in the RV or on an ATV — Montana is right at home.

Take Geotagged Pictures

Capture locations and memories with Montana 650’s 5 megapixel digital camera. Each photo is geotagged automatically with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Snap and view pictures in landscape or portrait orientation. Keep track of your photos and see their locations on a map using BaseCamp™. Insert a microSD™ card for more photo storage or to view pictures from other devices.

Go Anywhere

With an array of compatible mounts, Montana 650 is designed for use on ATVs, in boats, as a handheld or in your car. Use the auto mount with City Navigator maps for spoken, turn-by-turn driving directions, or the rugged mount for your motorcycle or ATV.

BirdsEye satellite image

Go Everywhere

Adding more maps to Montana is easy. Load TOPO U.S. 24K maps and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart® g2 preloaded cards for a great day on the water, or load City Navigator map data for turn-by-turn driving directions. Add satellite images to your maps with BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required). Or, transform paper maps into files you can download to your Montana with Custom Maps.

Share Wirelessly

With Montana 650 you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS users. So now your friends also can enjoy your favorite hike or cache – simply press “send” to transfer your information to similar units, and let the games begin.

Keep Your Fix

With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix® satellite prediction, Montana 650 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The advantage is clear — whether you’re in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Montana 650 to help you find your way when you need it the most.

Navigate with Ease

Montana 650 has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you’re standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you even can use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.

Double Your Power

Montana 650 features a one-of-a-kind dual battery system. You’ll have the option of using the rechargeable lithium-ion pack or traditional AA batteries — whichever suits your needs better.

Find Fun

Montana 650 supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. Visit OpenCaching.com to start your geocaching adventure. By going paperless, you're not only helping the environment but also improving efficiency. Montana 650 stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs! Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches.

Plan Your Next Trip

Take charge of your next adventure with BaseCamp™, software that lets you view and organize maps, waypoints, routes, and tracks. This free trip-planning software even allows you to create Garmin Adventures that you can share with friends, family or fellow explorers. BaseCamp displays topographic map data in 2-D or 3-D on your computer screen, including contour lines and elevation profiles. It also can transfer an unlimited amount of satellite images to your device when paired with a BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription.

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Features

Easier to Customize

Advanced Shortcut Features

Whether it’s loading an application, navigating to a waypoint, switching your profile or customizing specific settings to your needs, advanced shortcuts lets you combine these functions to create a custom-tailored, streamlined experience. Each Montana comes with pre-loaded shortcuts — Go Home, Track Log On/Off and Stop Navigation — to get you started.

More Dashboards in More Places

With 1 touch of the power button, you can pull up a multi-orientation dashboard from anywhere — your map, home screen, compass, trip computer, status page and more — so you can create more dashboards in more places.

Fully Customizable Homescreen

Whether you go somewhere often, continually change settings or create shortcuts, Montana’s fully customizable home screen allows you to bring up to 16 items from "Where To?," "Setup" and "Shortcuts" to your home screen so you can easily access them without having to click between screens.

Reorderable Menu Options

Reorder any menu however you like with this new feature, which keeps you from constantly scrolling to the bottom of a long list.

Smarter Profiles

Montana’s smarter profiles feature remembers which profile you were using, based on the mount, so when you’re off-roading or trying to find a bike shop, it will put you in the right frame of mind so you can get on your way quickly.

Adaptable Controls

Don’t like the way something is set up? No worries. With a tap of a button, you can configure your applications easily and quickly with adaptable controls. Have to mount on the right handle bar? No problem. Montana can accommodate left- or right-handed setups based on the screen orientation.

Big and Tough — Goes Anywhere, Everywhere

  • Uses map data to display your “full track view” so you know what you’re up against
  • Logs everything (waypoints, tracks, caches, etc.) on your calendar so you can review (or brag) about your accomplishments later
  • Changes to “night mode” automatically so your eyes stay focused even when the sun goes down
  • Includes a QWERTY keyboard so you can find what you need and take notes faster
  • Helps you keep your bearings straight by letting you to lock your screen to keep it from shifting directions (portrait to landscape or vice versa)
  • Includes a 5 megapixel camera; each photo automatically is geotagged with the location of where it was taken
  • Includes a microSD™ card slot so you can load topographic maps (for the trail) or BlueChart® g2 preloaded cards (for the water). Also supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery and Custom Maps
  • Shares waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS users
  • Locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains it even in heavy cover and deep canyons
  • Includes a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass and barometric altimeter
  • Features a one-of-a-kind dual battery system; you can use the rechargeable lithium-ion pack or traditional AA batteries
  • Supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit
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Specs

Physical & Performance:

Physical dimensions 2.9" x 5.7" x 1.4" (7.48 x 14.42 x 3.64 cm)
Display size, WxH 2"W x 3.5"H (5.06 x 8.93 cm); 4" diag (10.2 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 272 x 480 pixels
Display type bright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
Weight 10.2 oz (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; 11.7 oz (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
Water rating IPX7
Floats No
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Maps & Memory:

Basemap Yes
Preloaded maps no
Ability to add maps Yes
Built-in memory 3.0 GB
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 4000
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 Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes
Camera yes (5 megapixel with autofocus; automatic geo-tagging)
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

In the Box

  • Montana 650
  • Lithium-ion battery pack
  • USB cable
  • AC charger
  • Quickstart Guide

Maps

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