12” Chartplotter with Full HD In-plane Switching (IPS) Touchscreen
- Features a 12” full HD IPS touchscreen display preloaded with built-in Garmin Navionics+™ integrated coastal and inland mapping¹ with Auto Guidance+™ technology²
- Fully network capable with NMEA 2000® connectivity and the Garmin Marine Network
- Includes ANT® technology and Wi-Fi® networking
- Garmin SailAssist™ feature provides critical sailing data and displays prerace guidance for racers
- SmartMode™ station controls enable quick, one-touch access to the information you need
Serious cruisers, sailors and sail racers demand serious equipment. The easy-to-use, easy-to-install GPSMAP 8612 chartplotter delivers MFD performance in a combo-size package. It features a 12” full HD IPS touchscreen display for wider viewing angles, superior clarity and sunlight readability, even with polarized sunglasses. Multiple displays can be flat mounted edge-to-edge to create a sleek glass helm look or can be mounted flush. It also provides standard USB touch output for use as a touchscreen monitor for Windows® and Mac® operating systems.
HD IPS TOUCHSCREEN
Available in sizes from 10” to 24”, this display offers wider viewing angles, superior clarity and sunlight readability, even with polarized sunglasses.
SIMPLE, ATTRACTIVE MOUNTING OPTIONS
You can install multiple displays, either flat mounted edge-to-edge for a sleek glass helm look or mounted flush — creating a stunning helm.
GRID™ 20 REMOTE CONTROL
The optional, easy-to-use GRID 20 remote input device provides intuitive remote access and control of your entire Garmin marine system.
TRADITIONAL AND SCANNING SONAR SUPPORT
Get built-in support for 1-kW Dual-Channel CHIRP traditional sonar for superior target separation and ClearVü and SideVü scanning sonars to see up to 1,000’ below and around your boat at 260 kHz (requires transducer, sold separately).
LIVE SONAR SUPPORT
Pair your chartplotter with Garmin live sonar options (transducer sold separately) to see all around your boat in real time.
GARMIN SAILASSIST™ SAILING FEATURES
View laylines, race start line guidance, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields and tide/current/time slider, wind angle, set and drift, wind speed, polars and more.
Experience unparalleled coverage and detail with built-in Garmin Navionics+™ integrated coastal and inland mapping1 with Auto Guidance+™ technology2 on select chartplotters.
OPTIONAL CHARTS AND MAPS
Bring a fresh new look and feel to your chartplotter with optional Garmin Navionics Vision+ premium charts, featuring high-resolution relief shading, satellite imagery, sonar imagery and more.
Use the polar table to see key data, including how fast you should go at a certain wind angle and speed — so you know whether you need to adjust sail trim.
GARMIN MARINE NETWORK
If you have multiple compatible Garmin devices on your boat, you can share information — such as maps, user data, radar and IP cameras — among them.
NMEA 2000® AND NMEA 0183 NETWORKS
Connect to autopilots, digital switching, weather, FUSION-Link™ audio system, media, VHF, AIS and more from one screen.
Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity pairs with the free all-in-one mobile app for access to the all-in-one mobile app for access to the OneChart™ feature, smart notifications3 , software updates, Helm, Garmin Quickdraw™ Community data and more.
INTEGRATED BLUETOOTH® AND ANT TECHNOLOGIES
Connect with some of your favorite devices, such as quatix® marine watches, gWind™ Wireless 2 transducers, GNX™ Wind marine instruments and wireless remote controls.
This feature brings together all the operations and capabilities of third-party devices, such as EmpirBus™ digital switching, on one screen.
SMARTMODE STATION CONTROLS
Get quick, one-touch access to the information you need to ease high-stress situations such as docking. You can incorporate networked sonar, radar, cameras, media and more.
²When paired with a compatible smartphone
³Auto Guidance is for planning purposes only and does not replace safe navigation operations
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