The eTrex Venture has been replaced by the Garmin eTrex Venture HC. Also see a huge selection of our handheld GPS units here>
eTrex Venture offers a worldwide database of cities (similar to
12XL database) and one megabyte of internal memory which accepts
downloaded information from Garmin's new MapSource
US Points of Interest CDROM. The CD enables users to download
locations such as restaurants, hotels, shopping, entertainment,
campgrounds, navaids, etc. Once the information is loaded into
the unit, you can lookup a destination and view the telephone
and address information.
detail is presented on a high resolution liquid crystal display (268 x 160 pixel,
FSTN). The rocker switch on the front allows for quick and accurate map panning,
as well as selection and enter functions.
a result of processing speed, built-in memory and the high resolution display,
the Garmin eTrex Venture offers full-feature navigation capabilities. Satellite status and
navigation displays provide details for both the basic and advanced user.
Venture can provide position accuracy to less than 3 metres when receiving WAAS
Stores 500 waypoints with symbol
Routes: 20 routes with
up to 50 waypoints each
Tracks: Automatic track
log saves up to 10 tracks to retrace your path
Memory: 1MB internal
memory for downloading points of interest
calendar with best fishing and hunting time recommendations
Waterproofness: Meet rigid IEC 529 IPX7
waterproofness standard (submersible for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter) NB:
Electronics are protected if immersed, but battery compartment may get wet. Make
sure batteries and compartment are dry before using.
High resolution screen, 160 x 288 pixels, 17454 pixels per square
Position Format: May
be selected. Latitude/Longitude, UTM/UPS, Maidenhead, MGRS, Loran
TDs, and other grids included.
User interface may be customized for English, French, Spanish,
German, Italian or Swedish.
Venture version 2.26 software update added a new accessory
to calculate the area of a track. The area of a saved track is
displayed on the track detail page.
A Worldwide City
database is pre-loaded into memory.
If MapSource data is loaded to the Venture, the preloaded
database will be erased. To recover
this data the preloaded database file can be downloaded
from GARMIN's web site.
MapSource data and the Worldwide
City database cannot be loaded at the same time.
FEATURE DISPLAY ON THE VENTURE: Although the Venture does not display maps,
user "map features" can be created on a PC for download to the Venture
to enhance the display! Click here for suggestions.|
AVAILABLE: Tri-M Reradiating Antennas for mobile use with the eTrex Venture!
Mighty Mouse Wide Reradiating Antenna and
Reradiating Big Brother Antenna