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Garmin Foretrex 401
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The Garmin Foretrex 401 is a slim wrist-mounted watch style GPS navigator perfect for outdoor activities that require the use of both hands. Garmin's Foretrex 401 combines a high-sensitivity waterproof GPS receiver, electronic compass and barometric altimeter into a lightweight device ideal for hikers, skiers, campers and military personnel. To share data easily, you can connect the Foretrex 401 to your computer with USB or just send data wirelessly to another device.

Retrace Your Steps

No matter where your adventure takes you, you'll never worry about getting lost with the Garmin Foretrex 401. Garmin Foretrex 401keeps track of your path and displays it as a dotted trail on the screen. Just turn on Garmin Foretrex's TracBack feature, and you can retrace your path back to where you started. Keep track of your bearing and altitude with Foretrex 401's electronic compass and barometric altimeter. You can save locations in memory as waypoints (up to 500), so you can always find your way back to any important place, like your campsite or vehicle. And with up to 17 hours of battery life and replaceable AAA batteries, you'll never worry about making it back.

Track Your Data

The Garmin Foretrex 401 lets you create and store routes to up to 20 of your favorite places and provides other helpful information, including a trip computer, sunrise/sunset times and hunting and fishing information. For even more data, connect your Garmin Foretrex 401 to a wireless Garmin fitness accessory, such as a heart rate monitor, cadence sensor, or clip it on your bike with the accessory bike mount. To keep track of your trip, connect your Foretrex 401 to your PC or Mac with USB to store your waypoints, routes and tracks on your computer. You can also share waypoints, routes and tracks wirelessly with another Foretrex 401.

Tip: The Garmin Foretrex 301 is another great hands-free option if you do not require an electronic compass, barometric altimeter, fitness accessory compatibility or if you do not need to share routes wirelessly with other units.

Foretrex 401 features
• High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix for improved performance and reception
• USB interface
• Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX-7 standards (submersible in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes)
• Rugged, lightweight
Battery life: 18 hours (typical use), rechargeable AAA NiMH or lithium batteries recommended
• Lightweight design: 3.08 oz with batteries.
• Unit dimensions: 1.7" x 2.9" x 0.9"

• Unit-to-unit wireless data transfer capabilities for waypoints, routes and tracks

• Electronic compass and barometic altimeter

• 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

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Garmin Foretrex 401 010-00777-00

Package includes:
• Foretrex 401
• Expander strap
• USB cable
• Owner's Manual
• Quick start guidel


Windows and Mac compatible.

Garmin Foretrex 401

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