Garmin eTrex Solar
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Overview of the NEW Garmin eTrex Solar
READY. SET. HIKE.
Adventure longer with this simple-to-use GPS handheld that has unlimited battery life — when used in sunny 75,000 lux conditions — plus wireless connectivity and multi-band GPS support, so you can enjoy exploring more.
– Bright sunlight is no problem with the high-resolution 2.2” screen.
– Head out for longer trips with unlimited battery life when used in sunny 75,000 lux conditions.
– Want next-level positional accuracy? You got it with multi-band GPS.
– Plan trips and more when you pair with the Garmin Explore™ smart-device app.
– Keep your bearings with the digital compass so you’re always on course.
– Don’t worry about the weather. It’s water-resistant and rated to IPX7.
Get unlimited battery life when used in sunny 75,000 lux conditions or up to 200 hours with no solar charging.
Multi-band GPS gives you access to multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites to improve positional accuracy.
Get automatic cache updates from Geocaching Live, including descriptions, logs and hints. When connected to the Garmin Explore app, each find will upload to your Geocaching.com profile.
Follow your bearing on the digital compass, which provides an accurate heading even when stationary.
When connected to the Garmin Explore app, you can get real-time forecast information, so you’re aware of the changing conditions.
GARMIN EXPLORE APP
Connect with the Garmin Explore app for wireless software updates, cloud storage, trip planning, smart notifications and additional mapping.
|LENS MATERIAL||chemically strengthened glass|
|DIMENSION||2.5” x 4.1”x 1.2” (6.4 cm x 10.5 cm x 3.1 cm)|
5.0 oz (141 g)
|DISPLAY TYPE||2.2″ transflective, monochrome|
|DISPLAY SIZE||1.3″ x 1.7″ (3.3 cm x 4.4 cm); 2.16″ diag (5.5 cm)|
|DISPLAY RESOLUTION||240 x 320 pixels|
|BATTERY TYPE||rechargeable, internal lithium-ion|
GPS only tracking: up to 200 hours
Maps & Memory
|BASEMAP||yes (cities only)|
|COMPASS||Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)|
|GPS COMPASS (WHILE MOVING)|
|MULTI-BAND FREQUENCY SUPPORT|
Daily Smart Features
|SMART NOTIFICATIONS ON HANDHELD|
Safety and Tracking Features
|DUAL GRID COORDINATES|
|SUN AND MOON INFORMATION|
|GEOCACHING-FRIENDLY||yes (Geocache Live)|
|COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN EXPLORE™ APP|
|GARMIN EXPLORE WEBSITE COMPATIBLE|
|CONNECTIONS WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY||
1. Can I put OS Maps on a Garmin eTrex Solar GPS unit?
No, you can not as it does not have a colour screen, put you can import routes from the Garmin Explore App to navigate with as a black course line to follow on the screen.
Also with offline maps downloaded to the Garmin Explore App on your mobile phone you can view your position moving across the map on the Explore App even with no mobile data.
2. Can you solar charge the eTrex Solar when Turned Off?
Yes you can – When you power off your device it goes into a low power, battery charging mode, and a screen will display with solar charging statistics.
The display turns off automatically when sunlight is no longer detected.
NOTE: You can enable or disable the solar charging screen in the system settings.
3. Is the Garmin eTrex Solar a good GPS for geocaching?
If you are on a budget and you just want to go geocaching this would be a great GPS for you, plus you can now access and download live Geoacaches to the device without the need for a computer when paired with a phone with Internet / Mobile Data.
Only From Us
- Unit set up by one of the Outdoor GPS Shop team to our recommended settings to get the best out of the unit.
This product is posted out using Royal Mail Special delivery which is guaranteed next-day delivery (before 13.00).
Any order placed online before 15.00 will be despatched the same working day.
In the box
- eTrex Solar
- Type-C to Type-C USB cable
- Garmin Documentation