For boaters and watersports enthusiasts who want to run with
the best, the rugged GPSMAP 78sc includes preloaded U.S. coastal charts
and features a 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, crisp color
mapping, a high-sensitivity receiver, new molded rubber side grips,
plus a microSD™ card slot for loading additional maps. And it floats!
Explore Coastal Waters
GPSMAP 78sc comes with built-in BlueChart® g2 coastal
charts and a worldwide basemap with imagery — perfect for all your
outdoor pursuits. Map detail includes shorelines, depth contours,
navaids, harbors, marinas and more for the U.S. and Bahamas. And, like
the rest of the 78-series, 78sc is IPX7 waterproof and even floats in
Get Your Bearings
GPSMAP 78sc has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic
compass, which shows your heading even when you're standing still,
without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in
pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to
plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on
changing weather conditions.
With GPSMAP 78sc you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes
and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible device users. Now you
can send the location of your favorite fishing spot to a friend to
find. Sharing data is easy. Just press “send” to transfer your
information to similar units.
Keep Your Fix
With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and
HotFix™ satellite prediction, GPSMAP 78sc locates your position quickly
and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and
deep canyons. The advantage is clear — whether you're in deep woods or
just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on GPSMAP 78sc to
help you find your way when you need it the most.
Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed
marine, topographic and road maps, available on microSD card.
Conveniently plug in BlueChart®
g2 preloaded cards for a great day on the water or City Navigator
map data for turn-by-turn
routing on roads (see maps tab for compatible maps). The card slot is
located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to
worry about getting it wet. GPSMAP 78sc also supports BirdsEye™
that lets you download
satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In
addition, the 78sc is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that
and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.
You've been busy exploring and now you want to store and
analyze your activities. With a simple connection to your computer and
to the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and
send tracks to your outdoor device using Garmin Connect™.
This one-stop site offers an activity table and allows you to view your
activities on a map using Google™ Earth. Explore other routes uploaded
by millions of Garmin Connect users and share your experiences on
Twitter® and Facebook®. Getting started is easy, so get out
there, explore, and share.
GPSMAP 78sc supports geocaching GPX files for downloading
geocaches and details straight to your unit. By going paperless, you're
not only helping the environment but also improving efficiency. GPSMAP
78sc stores and displays key information, including location, terrain,
difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually
entering coordinates and paper print outs! Simply upload the GPX file
to your unit and start hunting for caches. Slim and lightweight, 78sc
is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.
GPSMAP 78sc: Colorful maps, durable design and buoyant –
everything a mariner needs.