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Garmin GPSMAP 496
6.2 out of 10

Garmin GPSMAP 496

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Overall 10
10

excellent product every time we use them in our aircraft operation

cocacompra, Ebay
12 March 2014
  • Summary: I´m very happy with the product is easy to use good product we use them in our aircraft operation every time
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Overall 6
6.0

Good aviation GPS below average automotive GPS

D. TAZ, Amazon
2 June 2013
  • Summary: I use my Garmin 495 every weekend and am amazed at it's abilities in the air. In automobile mode it recognizes street names and will navigate to cities but nothing smaller. Unfortunately the automotive mode does not have the ability to search for an address.
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Overall 10
10

GARMINMAP 496 IS GREAT, EASY TO USE AND ACTUALLY FITS IN MY COCKPIT

hollmer123, Ebay
1 September 2012
  • Summary: I have used the GPSMAP 496 for several years, this is the second one I have owned and feel it is the best of the portable GPS units that Garmin has produced. I particularly like the fact that it has automotive and marine nav built in and think the weather feature is the best thing since the engine...
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Overall 10
10

The Garmin GPSMAP496 is a great product.

ebuymrg, Ebay
13 April 2012
  • Summary: Very easy to use. I have an xm weather subscribtion and like getting current weather. I especially like safe taxi option. A great value.
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Overall 10
10

Great GPS and will be for years.

seayachtsea, Ebay
8 March 2012
  • Summary: Though now discontinued in favor of the 696 and 796, this is still an outstanding piece of avionics for many airplanes and helicopters. I moved up from using a 196 for 10+ years, so I am very comfortable with the buttons and the terrain, weather overlay, Taxiways and heliports are not just gimmicks...
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Overall 8
8.0

TOP NOTCH AVIATION PORTABLE

hopenhenry, Ebay
20 October 2010
  • Summary: This WAAS enabled GPS is superb for showing weather and other hazards along any intended route of flight for aviation use. The crisp display shows all the usual important data such as ground speed, course, and distance. A useful synthetic steam gauge and HSI display option is available.
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Overall 8
8.0

The best MFD / Navigation console on the market

Srikant Sharma, Amazon
6 July 2010
  • Summary: I bought the Garmin 496 to help aid cross-country air travel in small planes like Cessnas and Citabrias. I love this computer - it's better than having someone in the right seat figuring stuff out. Very easy single-hand use, gotta love the XM WX, terrain mapping and airport info is fantastic.
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Overall 10
10

The gpsmap 496 was in almost new condition

bobbysans1, Ebay
30 August 2009
  • Summary: I have always been an electronics person. I am amazed at this product. To be able to navigate in the air, on the road, then by water is outrageous! The details of the mapping is rich and crisp. Garmin knocked one out of the ballpark with this one!
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Overall 10
10

Garmin 496

123don123, Ebay
3 August 2009
  • Summary: Outstanding piece of navigational equipment. The capabilities are incredible. The ability to get current wx overlaid on the topographical map is a life saver.
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Overall 10
10

Contains both aviation and auto navigation with real time weather reports!

Tech Man, Amazon
23 May 2009
  • Summary: Even if you are not a pilot this GPS is the one to get. It contains both aviation and auto navigation. This gives you much more detail especially around airports when you are driving. You can also get real time weather reports.
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