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Garmin Handheld GPSMAP 78sc

Cat.No:  45866N Sup. No:  010-00864-04

Availability: In stock

RRP: $499.00

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Featuring a bright 2.6-inch LCD colour display with built-in basemap and high-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix¨, the GPSMAP 78sc takes recreational navigation to a new level.

This unit is waterproof, includes a built-in microSDª card slot for loading additional maps and has a dedicated MOB (man over board) button.

The 78sc adds a 3-axis compass, a barometric altimeter and a world wide shaded relief basemap.

Also comes preloaded with marine charts for Australia and New Zealand and offers wireless route and waypoint sharing with other compatible units.

Supports Garmin Custom Maps and BirdsEyeª Satellite Imagery.

Garmin Custom Maps is a free and simple process that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your compatible Garmin GPS.

BirdsEye Satellite Imagery is a subscription-based service that allows you to see aerial views of your destination.


  • High-sensitivity GPS receiver and HotFix
  • Floats
  • Rugged, waterproof (IEC 60529 IPX7)
  • Worldwide built-in basemap with shaded relief
  • 1.7 GB of internal memory, plus microSD card slot for optional mapping and data storage
  • Wirelessly share thumbnails, routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches between compatible units
  • Bright LCD sunlight readable colour display (160 x 240 pixels)
  • 3-axis compass provides accurate heading even when the unit is not held level
  • Barometric altimeter tracks pressure changes to pinpoint your precise altitude and to help monitor weather
  • Preloaded Australia and New Zealand charts
  • High-speed USB interface, Full-speed USB and NMEA 0183
  • Up to 20 hours of battery life, battery type: 2 AA (not included) NiMH or lithium recommended
  • Weight: 218g with batteries


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Physical & Performance

  • Unit dimensions: 66(W) x 152(H) x 30(D) mm
  • Display size: 41(W) x 56(H) mm; diag 66 mm
  • Display resolution: 160(W) x 240(H) pixels
  • Display type: Transflective, 65-K colour TFT
  • Weight: 218.3g with batteries
  • Battery life: 20 hours
  • Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
  • Floats: yes
  • High-sensitivity receiver: yes
  • Interface: High-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Maps & Memory

  • Basemap: yes
  • Ability to add maps: yes
  • Built-in memory: 1.7 GB
  • Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
  • Waypoints/favourites/locations: 2000
  • Routes: 200
  • Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks

What's in the Box

  • GPSMAP 78sc
  • Wrist strap
  • USB cable
  • Quick start manual
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