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Garmin Oregon 550T Handheld GPS

Garmin Oregon 550T Handheld GPS

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Manufacturer’s Specs for the Oregon® 550T:

Physical and Performance

  • Dimensions: 2.3 inches x 4.5 inches x 1.4 inches
  • Display size: 1.53 inches W x 2.55 inches H
  • Display resolution: 240 x 400 pixels
  • Display type: Transflective color TFT touchscreen
  • Weight: 6.8 ounces with batteries
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
  • Battery life: 16 hours
  • Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
  • Floats: No
  • High sensitivity receiver: Yes
  • Interface: High-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Maps and Memory

  • Basemap: Yes
  • Ability to add maps: Yes
  • Built in memory: 850 MB
  • Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations: 2000
  • Routes: 200
  • Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks

Features

  • Automatic routing: Yes  (turn by turn routing on roads with optional mapping for detailed roads)
  • Electronic compass: Yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Barometric altimeter: Yes
  • Camera: Yes (3.2 megapixel with autofocus; 4x digital zoom)
  • Geocaching friendly: Yes (paperless)
  • Custom maps compatible: Yes
  • Photo navigation: Yes (navigate to geotagged photos)
  • Outdoor GPS games: yes (Wherigo only)
  • Hunting & Fishing calendar: Yes
  • Sun and moon information: Yes
  • Tide tables: Yes
  • Area calculation: Yes
  • Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
  • Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): Yes
  • Picture viewer: Yes
  • Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data): Yes