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Garmin Handheld GPSMAP 86i

Garmin Handheld GPSMAP 86i
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This water resistant Garmin handheld GPS has a sunlight readable screen with inReach capabilites.
NZ $1,099.00
The Garmin handheld GPSMAP 86i has wireless connectivity and comes preloaded with worldwide basemap. Plus you can add BlueChart g3 coastal charts. You can sync the GPSMAP 86i with compatible Garmin charplotters so you can see real-time boat data displayed on your handheld. It also acts as a remote control so you can operate your Garmin autopilot. 

With built in inReach technology you are able to receive marine weather forecasts, stay in touch globally, receive two-way text messages and in the event of an emergency, trigger an interactive SOS to get help from a 24/7 global monitoring centre.

Garmin Handheld GPSMAP 86i Features

  • Water-resistant, floating design, sunlight-readable 3” display and button operation.
  • Stream boat data from compatible chartplotters and instruments to consolidate your marine system information.
  • Stay in touch with inReach satellite communication and two-way text messaging via the 100% global Iridium® satellite network (satellite subscription required).
  • Functions as a remote control for convenient operation of your Garmin autopilot and select FUSION® marine products
  • Supports optional BlueChart® g3 charts.
  • Adjustable GPS filter smooths speed and heading indications over swells.

Garmin Handheld GPSMAP 86i Specifications

Physical dimensions WxHxD: 2.75" x 7" x 1.7" (7 x 17.8 x 4.4 cm)
Display size 1.5"W x 2.5"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution 240 x 400 pixels
Display type Transflective, 65K color TFT
Weight 9.59 oz (272 g)
Battery Rechargeable internal lithium ion
Battery life Up to 35 hours in 10-minute tracking mode; up to 200 hours (expedition mode)
Water rating IPX7
High sensitivity receiver Yes
Memory/history 16 GB

Maps and Memory

Ability to add maps Yes
Basemap Yes
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads) Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
External memory storage microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints 10,000
Track log 20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
Routes 250


Barometric altimeter Yes
Compass Yes (tilt compensated 3-axis)

Outdoor Recreation

Area calculation Yes
Hunt/fish calendar Yes
Sun and moon information Yes
Geocoaching friendly Yes (paperless)
Custom maps compatible Yes 
Picture viewer Yes

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