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Garmin-gpsmap-196.32731193
5.0 out of 10

Garmin GPSMAP 196

This WAAS-capable unit has detailed moving map graphics, HSI ste Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:
6.18"W x 3.4"H x 2.25"D (15.7 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm)
Display size, WxH:
3.02"W x 2.27"H (7.7 x 5.8 cm); 3.8" diagonal
Display resolution, WxH:
320 x 240 pixels
Display type:
12 gray high-contrast FSTN LCD with backlighting
Weight:
24 ounces (680.4 g)
Battery:
four "AA" batteries
Battery life:
up to 16 hours (Battery Saver mode, no backlighting)
Voltage range:
10-40
IFR or VFR:
VFR
Basemap:
yes
Preloaded SafeTaxi™ airport diagrams:
no
Preloaded AOPA Airport Directory:
no
Ability to add maps:
yes
Accepts data cards:
yes (Garmin data cards)
Built-in memory:
internal solid state
Routes:
50
Moving map:
yes
Traffic Information Services (TIS) alerts compatible:
no
Audible terrain alerts:
no
Smart Airspace Feature (generates and displays altitude-sensitive alerts):
no
Separate serial and USB interfaces:
no
Automatic logbook:
yes
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."):
no
3-D map view:
no
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):
no
Waterproof:
no
Navigation database (includes Jeppesen® data):
yes
Types of Jeppesen data:
full and ARTCC, FSS frequencies and final approach waypoints
Navigation database coverage areas:
Americas, Atlantic International or Pacific International
Preloaded Terrain database:
no
Preloaded Garmin FliteCharts®:
no
Preloaded low & high altitude enroute airways:
no
Preloaded private airports:
no
Preloaded street maps:
no
Patented panel page:
yes
HSI (GPS-based):
yes
IFR map mode:
no
Terrain resolution:
not available
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."):
no
Bluetooth® wireless technology:
no
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe):
no
XM WX Weather & Radio for U.S. & Canada compatible:
no
SBAS/WAAS receiver:
12 channel
Preloaded Obstacle database:
yes
Waypoints/favorites/locations:
1000
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation):
no
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription):
no
Release Date
First seen
5 August 2005