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Garmin GPSMAP 79s Marine Handheld

Cat.No:
45854
Sup. No.
010-02635-00
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Cast off confidently with the GPSMAP 79s marine GPS handheld.

The rugged, floating handheld features a sunlight-readable, high-resolution colour display that are fog proof and scratch-resistant.

You get access to a range of satellites constellations, so you get more reliable, accurate tracking around the world.

Navigate wherever your adventures take you with a worldwide basemap.

With more than previous models, you can save and track 10,000 waypoints and 250 routes.

Features

  • It’s water-resistant, it floats, and it’s fog proof, so it belongs on the water.
  • This thing can remember up to 10,000 waypoints and more, so you don’t have to.
  • It’s nice to have reliable positioning when you’re out on the water.
  • The built-in compass will point you in the right direction.
  • Stay out longer with up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS mode.

General

  • High-sensitivity receiver: Yes 
  • Dimension: 6.77 x 17.40 x 4.23 cm
  • Display Size: 3.8 x 6.3 cm; 3" diag (7.6 cm)
  • Display Resolution: 240 x 400 pixels
  • Display Type: Transflective, 65K colour TFT
  • Weight: 282g with batteries
  • Battery type: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
  • Battery life: Up to 19 hours
  • Waterproof: IPX7
  • MIL-STD-810: yes (thermal, shock, water); bare unit only
  • Interface: High speed microUSB and NMEA 0183 compatible
  • Memory/History: 8 GB (user space varies based on included mapping on sc version)

Maps & Memory

  • Preloaded maps: Available on sc version only
  • Ability to add maps: Yes
  • Basemap: Yes
  • Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads) for outdoor activities: Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
  • Map segments: 15,000
  • Includes detailed hydrographic features (coastlines, lake/river shorelines, wetlands and perennial and seasonal streams) yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
  • Includes searchable points of interests (parks, campgrounds, scenic lookouts and picnic sites) yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
  • Displays national, state and local parks, forests, and wilderness areas: yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
  • External memory storage: Yes (32 GB max microSD™ card, not included)
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations: 10,000
  • Tracks: 250
  • Navigation Track Log: 20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
  • Navigation Routes: 250, 250 points per route; 50 points auto-routing
  • Rinex logging: Yes

Sensors

  • GPS: Yes
  • GLONASS: Yes
  • Galileo: Yes
  • QZSS: Yes
  • SBAS: Yes
  • Compass Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
  • GPS compass (while moving) 

Outdoor Recreation

  • Point-to-point navigation: Yes 
  • Area calculation: Yes 
  • Hunt/fish calendar: Yes 
  • Geocaching-friendly Yes (Paperless)
  • Custom maps compatible: Yes 
  • Picture viewer: Yes 

In The Box

  • GPSMAP 79s 
  • Lanyard
  • USB cable
  • Documentation

DOWNLOADS:

pdf download icon  Owner's Manual

Cast off confidently with the GPSMAP 79s marine GPS handheld.

The rugged, floating handheld features a sunlight-readable, high-resolution colour display that is fog proof and scratch-resistant.

You get access to a range of satellites constellations, so you get more reliable, accurate tracking around the world.

Navigate wherever your adventures take you with a worldwide base map.

With more than previous models, you can save and track 10,000 waypoints and 250 routes.

Features

  • It’s water-resistant, it floats, and it’s fog proof, so it belongs on the water just like you.
  • This thing can remember up to 10,000 waypoints and more, so you don’t have to.
  • It’s nice to have reliable positioning when you’re out on the water.
  • The built-in compass will point you in the right direction.
  • Get the best of Garmin and Navionics® data with optional BlueChart® g3 coastal charts. (GPSMAP 79sc only)
  • Stay out longer with up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS mode.

RUGGED HANDHELD

This handheld is water-resistant IPX7 with a high-resolution colour display you can read in the sun. The glass is even scratch-resistant and fogproof.

DESIGNED TO FLOAT

If rough waters come and the handheld goes overboard, don’t worry. This device floats.

BATTERY LIFE

User-replaceable AA batteries (not included) provide up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS tracking mode.

ACCURATE TRACKING

With support for multiple satellite constellations such as GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, and SBAS  you’ll get accurate, reliable tracking and positioning around the world.

INCREASED MEMORY

More memory than previous models means you can save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fitness activity files.

BUILT-IN COMPASS

The 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading even while the boat is standing still.

BLUECHART COVERAGE

Preloaded BlueChart g3 coastal charts (GPSMAP 79sc only) give you leading-edge coverage, clarity, and detail with integrated Garmin and Navionics data.

DOWNLOADS:

pdf download icon  Owner's Manual

Specifications
Specification

General

  • High-sensitivity receiver: Yes 
  • Dimension: 6.77 x 17.40 x 4.23 cm
  • Display Size: 3.8 x 6.3 cm; 3" diag (7.6 cm)
  • Display Resolution: 240 x 400 pixels
  • Display Type: Transflective, 65K colour TFT
  • Weight: 282g with batteries
  • Battery type: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
  • Battery life: Up to 19 hours
  • Waterproof: IPX7
  • MIL-STD-810: yes (thermal, shock, water); bare unit only
  • Interface: High-speed micro USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
  • Memory/History: 8 GB (user space varies based on included mapping on sc version)

Maps & Memory

  • Preloaded maps: Available on sc version only
  • Ability to add maps: Yes
  • Basemap: Yes
  • Automatic routing (turn-by-turn routing on roads) for outdoor activities: Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
  • Map segments: 15,000
  • Includes detailed hydrographic features (coastlines, lake/river shorelines, wetlands and perennial and seasonal streams) yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
  • Includes searchable points of interest (parks, campgrounds, scenic lookouts and picnic sites) yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
  • Displays national, state, and local parks, forests, and wilderness areas: yes (downloadable from Garmin Express™)
  • External memory storage: Yes (32 GB max microSD™ card, not included)
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations: 10,000
  • Tracks: 250
  • Navigation Track Log: 20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
  • Navigation Routes: 250, 250 points per route; 50 points auto-routing
  • Rinex logging: Yes

Sensors

  • GPS: Yes
  • GLONASS: Yes
  • Galileo: Yes
  • QZSS: Yes
  • SBAS: Yes
  • Compass Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
  • GPS compass (while moving) 

Outdoor Recreation

In The Box

  • GPSMAP 79s 
  • Lanyard
  • USB cable
  • Documentation

 

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CHRISTMAS ORDERS

Australia Post and our Commercial Couriers are expecting the festive season to be extra busy this year. Based on their advice, we cannot guarantee orders placed after the cut-off dates listed below will be delivered by Christmas.

To avoid disappointment place your Christmas orders as early as possible.

State Regular Express
ACT 11th Dec 15th Dec
NSW 11th Dec 15th Dec
NT   5th Dec 11th Dec
QLD 11th Dec 15th Dec
SA 11th Dec 15th Dec
TAS 11th Dec 15th Dec
VIC 11th Dec 15th Dec
WA   1st Dec 11th Dec

 

Overseas, offshore islands and distant mainland locations may take up to 3 or 4 weeks to deliver. Please contact your local Mail Order Department to discuss specific details relating to your situation.


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All orders are shipped from our Brookvale, Sydney order fulfilment centre. Orders are normally shipped within 5 business days - most quicker!

Shipping day estimates after your order leaves our fulfilment centre in Sydney are based on Australia Post domestic delivery times:

 State   Regular
  Express
 ACT   2 - 3 business days   1 - 2 business days
 NSW   2 - 4 business days   1 - 3 business days
 NT   4 - 13 business days   3 - 5 business days
 QLD   3 -12 business days   2 - 4 business days
 SA   3 - 5 business days   2 - 4 business days
 TAS   4 - 8 business days   2 - 4 business days
 VIC   3 - 5 business days   2 - 3 business days
 WA   5 - 10 business days   2 - 6 business days

Last updated 12/09/2023

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