Garmin map navigator owner’s manual
Brand: Garmin, Pages: 94
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CAUTION: Garmin Accessories have been designed and tested
specifically for use with Garmin products. Accessories offered
for sale by other manufacturers have not necessarily been tested or approved by Garmin for use with Garmin Products. Use of such accessories might cause damage to your Garmin Product
and void the terms of the warranty. Using Garmin Accessories
with other manufacturer’s products is not recommended.
See your Garmin Dealer or website for availability.
Accessories (Included with the Unit)
- Provides convenient method for carrying the unit.
Belt Clip - Attaches to the back of the unit and clips to belt or waistband.
USB Interface Cable - Provides connection to a PC for data transfer. Also includes
MapSource Trip and Waypoint Manager CD-ROM with USB Drivers.
Owner’s Manual - Start up instructions and detailed operation reference.
Quick Start Guide - Abbreviated overview of unit operation and reference.
Note: Refer to the list of accessories on the unit packaging.
Optional Accessories (Not included with the Unit)
Cigarette Lighter Adapter - Provides power from an automobile cigarette lighter.
A/C Adapter - Provides operation from AC power. (Not shown)
GA 27C Remote GPS Antenna - Allows enhanced satellite acquisition.
MapSource CD-ROMs -
Allows transfer of detailed map data. (Not shown)
PC Interface Cable - Provides connection to a PC for data transfer. (Not shown)
PC Interface Cable with Auxiliary Power Supply -
Provides connection to a
PC for data transfer. (Not shown)
Interface Cable - Wiring harness. Bare wire connections for data input/output. (Not shown)
Carrying Case - Provides protection during transport of the unit. (Not shown)
Auto Mount Kit - Allows installation on a vehicle dash.
Marine Mount Kit - Allows installation on a boat.
Suction Mount Kit - Allows installation on a vehicle windshield.
Bicycle Mount Kit - Allows installation on bicycle handlebar.
Belt Clip Assembly
(Clip Knob is shipped installed on the back of the unit)
GA 27C Remote GPS Antenna with MCX
USB Interface Cable and MapSource Trip and
Waypoint Manager CD-ROM
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AppendicesInstalling the Belt Clip and Carry Lanyard
Suction Mount Kit
Auto Dash Mount Kit
Marine Mount Kit
Bicycle Mount Kit
Back of GPSmap 60Power/Data Cable
(attaches to belt or waistband)
Wrist Strap Installation
External Antenna Connector
(under weather cover)
USB Connector (under
(Press tab to
release the Clip
Belt Clip Knob
(Unscrew to remove if
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Case: Rugged, fully gasketed, water resistant, IEC-
60529 IPX7 (Submersible 1 meter @ 30 minutes)
Size: 6.1”H x 2.4”W x 1.3”D
Weight: 5.2 ounces (147 g) without batteries installed
7.0 ounces (198 g) with batteries
Display: 1.4”W x 2.1”H, high-contrast, 4-level gray LCD
with backlighting (160 x 240 pixels)
Antenna: Built-in quad helix, with remote antenna
Keypad: Nine multifunction backlit keys
Operating Range: 5 to 158oF (-15 to 70oC)1
Receiver: WAAS enabled, 12 parallel channel
Acquisition Time: Warm: Approximately 15 seconds
Cold: Approximately 45 seconds
™: Approximately 2 minutes
Update Rate: Once per second, continuous
Position: < 15 meters (49 feet), 95% typical
Velocity: 0.05 meter/sec steady state
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Position: 3-5 meters (10-16 feet), 95% typical
Velocity: 0.05 meter/sec steady state
Dynamics: Performs to speciﬁcations to 6 g’s
Interfaces: NMEA 0183 version 3.01, RTCM SC-104 (for
DGPS corrections) and RS-232 and
USB for PC interface
Data Storage Life: Indeﬁnite: no memory battery required
Map Storage: Internal; approximately 24 MB
Source: Two 1.5 volt AA batteries or 12 V Adapter Cable,
or up to 36 VDC external power
Up to 28 hours (typical use)4
Speciﬁcations subject to change without notice.
1. The temperature rating to the GPSmap 60 may exceed the usable range of some batter-
ies. Some batteries can rupture at high temperatures.
2. Subject to accuracy degradation to 100m 2DRMS under the U.S. DoD imposed Selective
Availability (SA) Program.
3. With optional Garmin GBR 21 Beacon Receiver input.
4. Alkaline batteries lose a signiﬁcant amount of their capacity as the temperature
decreases. Use Lithium batteries when operating the GPSmap 60 in below-
freezing conditions. Extensive use of screen backlighting and/or audible
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Data Field OptionsThe following list provides a brief description of each data field
option. Some of these options are supported only by devices interfaced to
your GPSmap 60.
Accuracy GPS - The current accuracy of your GPS determined location.
Bearing - The compass direction from your current position to a destina-
Course - The desired path of travel from your starting point to your destina-
Depth - The depth of water from sonar NMEA input.
Distance - Next - The distance to the next point on a route.
Distance - Destination - The entire distance, from beginning to end, of a
ETA - Next - The estimated time that you will arrive at the next point on
your route, if you maintain your current speed and course.
ETA - Destination - The estimated time that you will arrive at your
destination, if you maintain your current speed and course.
Elevation - The distance above or below mean sea level.
Glide Ratio - The ratio of horizontal distance traveled to vertical dis-