Garmin is a forerunner in GPS systems, from handheld to aviation. The company has the Oregon 550 and Oregon 550T models, and both are in our review inside.
GPS Navigation Systems
GPS. What did we do without it? From portable GPS units designed for the dashboard of your car to handheld systems for hiking and geocaching, if you know where to go, GPS systems can get you there. Bright Hub’s GPS & Navigation channel offers reviews, buying guides and tips on choosing the right GPS for you, as well as FAQs on how to use GPS systems when motoring, hiking and Geocaching.
GPS purchasing decisions are always hard, every consumer wants to buy the unit that offers the best value for the price paid, and there is often no clear-cut solution that fits perfectly with your needs. Here we discuss what to look at and how to choose the best portable GPS (buying guide included).
Garmin Fishfinder Transducers are the ultimate non-human companion for your fishing expeditions on a boat. These devices combine Global Positioning System technology with the ability to determine and display on a digital screen where fish are when traversing any body of water. Find out more below.
Before too long, cell phones will have an application to double as the kitchen sink. Until then, let us explore how well cell phones with activated GPS work and compare them to the conventional, dedicated GPS devices.
The GPS capabilities on a cell phone are quite handy when it comes to finding your way around a city or on the highway. However, can they be utilized effectively when you get off the roads and onto a trail system? Find out what a GPS enabled cell phone for hiking is all about below.
The special criteria that a backpacker has in choosing the best hand held GPS unit for expeditions into the back country needs to be carefully considered. Find the best ratings for a GPS navigational device that will guide a trekker on the trail and, more importantly, off the trail bushwhacking.
Going for a ride on your bike? Or maybe leaving your bike and taking the car? Can the Garmin Zumo 660 be a good navigation assistant for both 2-wheelers and 4-wheelers? We’ll answer that question in this review.
The Garmin GPSMap 396 is a product specially manufactured for serious navigators. With enhanced features implemented for aviators, the GPSMap 396 is a product that you have to consider.
The Garmin Rino 520 is a GPS receiver that also features a 2-way radio. Although the product is discontinued, it is still available on the market today. We will see if it is still a good GPS receiver for outdoor activities.
In this review, we’ll take a look at the popular Garmin Nuvi 800 GPS navigation system. This unit is a bit pricier than some of Garmin’s other models, but is it worth the investment?