Garmin GPS 18 Deluxe
nRoute Navigation Software... Voice directions on a laptop!
your laptop PC into a powerful street navigator with the GPS 18 Deluxe - a GPS sensor bundled with nRouteT and City Navigator*
software that automatically guides you with turn-by-turn directions
and laptop voice prompts to get you safely to your destination.
Around with nRoute...
to Garmin's MapSource software, nRoute features an easy-to-use interface, making
it intuitive to operate so you can focus on driving. It offers auto-routing and
voice-prompting capabilities to virtually any address, with track up navigation
available if preferred.
Maps, Super Detail
GPS 18 Deluxe package also includes City Navigator North America
map data* with detailed maps of the United States and Canada.
data is fully unlocked, and map detail includes highways, interstates,
business and residential roads, with turn restrictions, speed
categories, and other navigation features. It also features more
than five million points of interest including restaurants, lodging,
attractions, shopping, emergency services, post offices, and more.
GPS 18 includes a 12 parallel channel, WAAS-enabled sensor, available with either
a PC or USB connection. The receiver includes an integrated magnetic base and
is less than three inches in diameter.
with your laptop on business or vacation? The GPS 18 is a simple,
convenient, inexpensive way to turn your PC laptop into a personal
navigator to get you where you're going.
Q: Can I use the GPS 18 USB with non-Garmin software?
A: Not directly. The GPS 18 USB produces data
ONLY in the Garmin proprietary format and so is directly
compatible ONLY with Garmin mapping products, or other
software products that can decipher Garmin protocol
such as FUGAWI
software. It cannot be used with non-Garmin software
which requires NMEA input, UNLESS ancilliary software
Can I buy the GPS 18 USB without City Navigator to
use with NMEA mapping software and GpsGate?
A: Yes. The GPS 18 USB is
Can I use the GPS 18 PC with non-Garmin
Yes. The GPS 18 PC will output data in NMEA format
that can be read by other software. The output of
the 18 PC must be changed from Garmin to NMEA to
Q: How do I change the output of the GPS 18
PC between Garmin and NMEA?
A: Sensor Configuration Software from the Garmin
website is used to configure the GPS output. See Appendix
D of the GPS
18 Technical Specifications Manual for detail.
If I buy a GPS18USB Deluxe or GPS18PC Deluxe will
I be able to load the City Navigator* maps onto a regular handheld
autorouting GPS such as the GPSMAP 60C or GPSMAP 76C series?
A: No, Garmin no longer offers a second unlock.
CHECK FIRST! To
ensure that the current City Navigator map detail
is suitable for your requirements, please use Garmin's
MapSource Map Viewer before
purchase. Opened software
cannot be returned.
versions of the GPS 18 are also available (without
sensor is now replaced with a new 18x receiver>>
Mobile PC replaces the mapping/sensor product>>