Foretrex 201 is a wrist GPS navigator, perfect for outdoor
and marine enthusiasts who desire hands-free GPS navigation in
a lightweight package.
2.75 ounces, the waterproof Foretrex 201 is lighter than most
watches, and its wrist-top mount frees up hands for outdoor activities.
The Foretrex 201 includes the GPS navigation features of the Geko
201 unit. Its six dedicated buttons (GoTo, Page, Enter/Mark,
Up, Down and Power) make it easy to operate. It offers the most
essential navigation data - enhanced GPS accuracy, extensive storage
for waypoints, and reversible routes and tracks - on an easy-to-read
Foretrex 201 runs on an internal lithium battery for 15 hours (typical use). Simply
recharge and go. The Foretrex 201 also comes equipped with special features sure
to please mariners and hikers alike. It includes a unique application for sailing
and paragliding racers that allows them to configure the start sequence of a race.
The countdown is displayed in a large-number format that audibly alerts the user
at each phase of the start sequence. With the help of Garmin's TracBackŪ technology,
hikers can mark a campsite, go trekking all day, and follow the electronic "breadcrumb
trail" back to camp in time for dinner.
GPS accuracy: 50 feet or less in normal GPS mode, 10
feet or less when WAAS-enabled
Racing timers: Configurable start sequence, alert tones
and large-number digital readout
Trip computer: Trip distance, trip timer, plus essential
Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX-7 standards (submersible in one
meter of water for up to 30 minutes)
Waypoints and routes: 500 waypoints with graphic identification;
20 reversible routes
Track log: 10,000 trackpoints, TracBack technology and 20 saved
Display: 100 x 60-pixel monochrome display with backlighting
(display size: 36mm x 23mm)
Battery life: 15 hours (typical use), rechargeable lithium
Lightweight design: 2.75 oz.
Unit dimensions: 3.3" W x 1.7" H x 0.6" D (8.38 cm x 4.32
cm x 1.52 cm)
Foretrex models are GPS navigators only. They do not provide
any fitness & training functions; for these, check out the
Forerunner 101, Forerunner
201, or Forerunner 301.)
Garmin and NMEA 0183 protocol is supported