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Ilse Jurrien
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Garmin Montana

content type Press information Mail the editor Posted by Ilse Jurrien
Wednesday, June 1st 2011 - 17:40 CEST - Comments: 0
G armin International announces the new Garmin Montana handheld GPS device, the most advanced Garmin handheld featuring a ruggedized design with multiple mounting and battery options, dual-orientation and screen layout options and support for a wide range of Garmin cartography. The Garmin Montana has a barometric altimeter for elevation profiling and ability to profile the route ahead using included worldwide elevation model. The included 3-axis compass gives it a heading while standing still or not held level. Garmin Montana’s responsive touchscreen is a sprawling 4-inches and the photos taken by its 5-megapixel autofocus camera are displayed in sunlight-readable brilliant color. It's versatile. It's tough. It earned the name Montana.
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Garmin Montana

 

Garmin Montana GPS handheld device

"Montana was designed with the ‘get dirty, go hard then go home crowd' in mind, who are always after adventure," said Dan Bartel, Garmin's vice president of worldwide sales. "We now have one device to fulfill all of your rugged GPS needs. From navigating waterways in your boat and traversing the back country in your ATV, to hiking the Austrian Alps and even receiving spoken turn-by-turn directions on the way to the grocery store, Garmin Montana has the versatility and mapping compatibility to do what you need it to."

 

Garmin Montana

 

Garmin Montana waterproof GPS receiver

With Garmin Montana's new ruggedized design there is no longer a need to hold back, regardless of your adventure. The Garmin Montana GPS handheld is fully waterproof and capable of withstanding all the mud and grit you can throw at it, even when connected to its optional powered mount. Use the power mount capability and City Navigator for spoken, turn-by-turn driving directions, or the rugged mount for your motorcycle or ATV. If you are on foot, simply plug headphones into Montana's 3.5mm audio jack to hear the spoken prompts.

 

Garmin Montana Maps

 

Garmin Montana maps

When it comes to mapping, the Garmin Montana has you covered with support for Garmin's wide array of detailed topographic, marine, and road maps. The Garmin Montana also supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), that lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In addition, Garmin Montana is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.

 

Garmin Montana compass

 

Garmin Montana battery

The Garmin Montana GPS receiver offers two battery options to keep your handheld device powered during remote hunting trips or other outdoor adventures. When you have a chance to rest and recharge each night, a thin, light weight lithium ion battery pack, lasting up to 16 hours, comes in the box. For those trips where you're off the grid, the Garmin Montana also works on three AA batteries, giving users an additional 22 hours of use without being weighted down.

 

Garmin Montana GPS handheld

 

Garmin Montana geocaching GPX files

The Garmin Montana supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to the unit. Garmin Montana GPS receiver 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. Caches can be downloaded from OpenCaching, a completely free online community for creating, sharing and finding geocaches around the world.

 

Garmin Montana camera

 

Garmin Montana digital camera

While you are out searching for your next cache or trekking through untouched wilderness, capture locations and memories with Garmin Montana's 5-megapixel digital camera. Each photo is automatically geotagged with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Snap and view pictures in landscape or portrait orientation. For more storage, insert a microSD card; you can even view pictures from other devices on microSD with Garmin Montana's picture viewer.

 

Garmin Montana GPS

 

Garmin Montana GPS receiver

The Garmin Montana GPS handheld is the latest breakthrough from Garmin, which has spent more than 20 years developing technologies and innovations to enhance users' lives, making Garmin a household name in the automotive, aviation, marine, wireless, outdoor and fitness industries.

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