I used a Garmin GPS several years ago and loved it. It did very few things and was ...
DesertHowler "deserthowler", Amazon
17 August 2014
Summary: I used a Garmin GPS several years ago and loved it. It did very few things and was simple to use. I can not say the same for this device. I became very frustrated trying to use it (FYI I am not a tech illiterate and use Linux from the command line).
Summary: It is definitely protective and with it in place I do not fear to drop my GPS. I find, however, that I don't actually use it for a number of reasons. It is bulky and makes it hard to just shove into a pocket. It obscures the buttons so I can't effectively and easily utilize the GPS unit.
Summary: This was a nice package. A little misleading however. Yes you can get cache info to the unit, but detailed requires a subscription we found out. I thought that was the point in this one vs other units. May have went with another unit. Works well however.
Summary: Locks on very quickly, even indoors. Display is adequate for most applications. The operating system seems to hang-up from time to time, particularly when entering new waypoints. I find the function of the keys un-intuitive and it's easy to get onto the wrong page.
Summary: For a simple, hand-held GPS this moderately priced little one works well. It replaces earlier models of the eTrex and the older mounts (for bicycle, car) no longer work. But the menus are easy to navigate and an earlier problem of the screen not having enough contrast to be read in bright sunlight...
Summary: I chose this GPS based on price and accuracy. It's quite accurate, but it has only around 7MB (Yes, megabytes, not gigabytes) of user available space. I can find 4GB USB flash drives for 99¢ all over the internet, I wonder what their reason for putting only 10MB of memory in the GPS could be.
Summary: I needed a GPS to survey the shoreline around a lake. The project was to record "many" waypoints, with each one marked as gravel, sand, rock, or muck. The resulting data needed to be transferred to a spreadsheet, along with total feet of shoreline with each type of lake bottom.
Summary: Upon opening the package and reviewing the contents, I decided to return it and spend more money for a better unit. This is very basic and does not include much in the way of topography mapping or map points.
Summary: Key-word in this product description is BASE-MAP. It doesn't give you much detail at all other than if you are headed in the right direction. We just moved to Germany and wanted something that we could use when we were out walking around villages as well as while driving from point A to point B, so...