For boaters and watersports enthusiasts who want to run with the best, the rugged GPSMAP 78sc includes preloaded Australia and New Zealand charts and features a 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, crisp colour mapping, a high-sensitivity receiver, new moulded rubber side grips, plus a microSD card slot for loading additional maps. And it floats!
Explore Coastal Waters
GPSMAP 78sc comes with built-in BlueChartÔøΩÔøΩ_ g2 coastal charts and a worldwide basemap with imagery ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_ perfect for all your outdoor pursuits. Map detail includes shorelines, depth contours, navaids, harbours, marinas and more for Australia and New Zealand. And, like the rest of the 78-series, 78sc is IPX7 waterproof and even floats in water.
Get Your Bearings
GPSMAP 78sc has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when youÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ__ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_re standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.
With GPSMAP 78sc you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible device users. Now you can send the location of your favourite fishing spot to a friend to find. Sharing data is easy. Just press ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_?sendÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ__? to transfer your information to similar units.
Keep Your Fix
With its high-sensitivity GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction, GPSMAP 78sc locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The advantage is clear ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_ whether youÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ__ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_re in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on GPSMAP 78sc to help you find your way when you need it the most.
Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed marine, topographic and road maps, available on microSD card. Conveniently plug inBlueChartÔøΩÔøΩ_ g2preloaded cards for a great day on the water orCity Navigator NTÔøΩÔøΩ_ map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads (see maps tab for compatible maps). The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. GPSMAP 78sc also supportsBirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), that lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In addition, the 78sc is compatible withCustom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.
You've been busy exploring and now you want to store and analyse your activities. With a simple connection to your computer and to the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send tracks to your outdoor device usingGarmin Connect. This one-stop site offers an activity table and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google Earth. Explore other routes uploaded by millions of Garmin Connect users and share your experiences on TwitterÔøΩÔøΩ_ and FacebookÔøΩÔøΩ_. Getting started is easy, so get out there, explore, and share.
GPSMAP 78sc supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. By going paperless, you're not only helping the environment but also improving efficiency. GPSMAP 78sc 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. Slim and lightweight, 78sc is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.
GPSMAP 78sc: Colourful maps, durable design and buoyant ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_ÔøΩÔøΩ_ everything a mariner needs.