Garmin GPSMAP 500 and 700 Series Chartplotter and Combo Units

Garmin GPSMAP 500 and 700 Series Chartplotter and Combo Units

Garmin GPSMAP 500 and 700 Series Chartplotter and Combo Units

Garmin introduces its new GPSMAP 500 and 700 series of chartplotters and combination plotter/sonar units. There are 8 models in total, all feature sleek design and a large display for easy viewing. The GPSMAP 500 series has a 5-inch VGA display and the GPSMAP 700 gets 7-inch WVGA touchscreen with pinch-to-zoom.

Garmin’s new GPSMAP models include 547, 741, 547xs and 741xs that comes with built-in US coastal and inland mapping, and the 527, 721, 527xs, and 721xs with built-in World-wide basemap. All models are equipped with 10Hz high-sensitivity GPS/GLONASS receiver for updating position and heading ten times per second. The xs models pack HD-ID sonar technology and built-in Spread-Spectrum CHIRP sonar capability.

You can also load the GPSMAP 700 series with optional BlueChart g2 Vision micro-SD card to navigate with a clear moving-map representation of the boat’s position. The series also fully support radar. The GPSMAP 500 models start at $649.99 and the 700-series starts at $1499.99.

[Businesswire][Garmin]

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