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Garmin eTrex Venture HC

Garmin's eTrex Venture HC handheld GPS unit is an essential piec Read more

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Garmin eTrex Venture HC

16 December 2011
  • Summary: Among reviewers, GPSTracklog.com provides the best information on the eTrex Venture HC. The site does a great job comparing it to other receivers in its buyer's guide and provides a number of related links in their review. ConsumerReports.org includes the Venture HC in a roundup of several handheld GPS devices, and users on Amazon.com provide good insight into how happy owners are weeks and months after the sale.
  • Pros: Inexpensive, Highly sensitive signal processor, Color display
  • Cons: Non-expandable memory, No high-end features, Included maps aren't the most detailed
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Overall 6

Expert Review

Live For The Outdoors
8 September 2011
  • Excerpt: The eTrex is famously simple and reliable, almost a mini-brand in itself, and they are hugely popular with those dipping their first toe in the world of GPS. This unit doesn’t have the ability to load Ordnance Survey mapping via a flash memory card, which means it’s most commonly used as a basic position-finder and walks log, or as a ...
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A Device For Every Tackle Box: Garmin eTrex Venture GPS

Personal Electronics buzz
12 April 2008
  • Excerpt: The Garmin eTrex Venture is a tool every fisherman's tackle box should include. In fact, the Garmin eTrex Venture is a device every sportsman, camper or outdoors person should have. The Garmin eTrex is equipped with WAAS that enables users to get a satellite signal no matter how dense the terrain. It works with dense fog, clouds and other annoying weather conditions. It is a GPS plain and simple. There are no fancy features other than an excellent GPS.
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Expert Review

4 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Il Garmin eTrex Venture HC è un navigatore satellitare portatile cartografico ideale per tutte le attività all’aria aperta, come l’escursionismo o la mountain bike ma può essere utilizzato anche a cavallo, come navigatore da auto, sulle imbarcazioni o addirittura per il turismo a piedi.
  • Pros: Punti di interesse, Basemap precaricato
  • Cons: Poche funzioni aggiuntive
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