There are a great many options allowing you to customise the device just the way that you want it. The unit is also quite rugged, and wears the nicks and scuffs of my mistreatment of it as a badge of honor. This unit beats the Explorist hands down. The Oregon and Colorado screens are 38mm x 63mm. It can be learned, but only with time, application, trial and error.

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I had a 60CSx since when they came out.

The receiver really is extremely sensitive. There are two find modes.

Not constant use, obviously. You can also use Garmin MapSource software to transfer maps to the unit. The power button is on the top of the unit. Many of… December 1, J guest Rating: Mine has the scars to prove it!

Run Time Up To. It also sips from the batteries. When you need to enter text for a search or a waypoint etc, a keypad pops up on the screen.

This unit is tried and true and I feel 60cxx navigating with it in the harshest conditions. This contains addition information about the location, such as it’s locality name and possibly a street address or phone number.


Mobile Apps by Lance Whitney Dec 17, I gps,ap run a 2GB card and can’t imagine needing more. However, don’t let that put you off the 60CSx as the mapping is quite usable.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

This was accurate and indicates off-course drift on the same screen. I’m confident that if I got lost, I’d have plenty of juice to spare.

This results in selecting the wrong letter or menu option more often than I care to accept without frustration.

I have taken it out on to some trails and have had no issues. To enter text you move the yellow highlight to the next letter or number to enter, using the rocker pad. All this in a package that seems to appreciate the occasional drop onto rocks!

Mobile by Lance Whitney Jul 29, I found myself cursing it daily. It will also give you the ability to search addresses, so it works much more like a car GPS.

Unscientific tests under challenging conditions gave similar results for the 60CSx compared with the Oregon and Colorado. The external antenna connector provides the option of using the unit in a vehcile or boat where there is no clear view of the sky.


Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Overview – CNET

It works absolutely fabulous!!! Physically, the difference is not great, but the Oregon and Colorado have a much higher pixel density. A buck buys you your first 30 days of service.

I backpack regularly and this thing is right on the money for satellite coverage, even in dense tree coverage – which is the reason I bought this unit.

You can use this to transfer track logs that have been saved on the data card to your PC. Easy choice for me! Almost every aspect of the map display can be setup the way that you want.

Garmin GPSMap 60CSx Reviews – Trailspace

If you have the extra money this is the better buy, if you are not able to come up with the extra dollars the Explorist is still a good selection. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. You will see the scren below.