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6.9* out of 10

Garmin aera 550

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:
5.3"W x 3.3"H x .9"D (13.5 x 8.4 x 2.3 cm)
Display size, WxH:
3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:
480 x 272 pixels
Display type:
touchscreen WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight:
9.5 ounces (270 g)
Battery:
removable, rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life:
up to 5 hours (less with full backlight and options)
Waterproof:
yes (IPX7)
Voltage range:
11-35
IFR or VFR:
VFR
Basemap:
yes
Navigation database (includes Jeppesen® data):
yes
Types of Jeppesen data:
full and ARTCC, FSS frequencies and final approach waypoints
Navigation database coverage areas:
Americas or Atlantic or Pacific
Preloaded AOPA Airport Directory:
yes (U.S. only)
Preloaded Garmin FliteCharts®:
no
Preloaded low & high altitude enroute airways:
yes
Preloaded street maps:
yes
Ability to add maps:
yes
Accepts data cards:
yes (microSD™ cards)
Built-in memory:
internal solid state
Waypoints/favorites/locations:
3,000 (aviation mode); 1,000 (automotive mode)
Routes:
50
Moving map:
yes
HSI (GPS-based):
yes
IFR map mode:
yes
Traffic Information Services (TIS) alerts compatible:
yes
Audible terrain alerts:
yes
Terrain resolution:
high
Smart Airspace Feature (generates and displays altitude-sensitive alerts):
yes
Automatic logbook:
yes
Separate serial and USB interfaces:
yes
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."):
yes (auto mode)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."):
yes (auto mode)
3-D map view:
yes (auto mode)
Bluetooth® wireless technology:
yes (auto mode)
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe):
yes (auto mode)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):
yes (auto mode)
XM WX Weather & Radio for U.S. & Canada compatible:
no
Preloaded Terrain database:
yes
Preloaded SafeTaxi™ airport diagrams:
yes (U.S. only)
Preloaded private airports:
yes (U.S. only)
Patented panel page:
yes
SBAS/WAAS receiver:
high-sensitivity with WAAS position accuracy
Preloaded Obstacle database:
yes (U.S. and Europe only)
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation):
yes (auto mode)
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription):
yes (auto mode)
Release Date
First seen
7 November 2009