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The Garmin eTrex Vista HCx is a waterproof WAAS-equipped GPS receiver which is similar to the Vista Cx.

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Pros

Electronic compass

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Like Legend HCx but brings electronic compass en barometer

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Electronic barometer

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4-way and enter joystick

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High-accuracy GPS

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10,000 trackpoint on active track

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Waterproof construction IPx7 (1m depth for 30min)

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Accepts maps (.IMG format) and it supports door-to-door and off-road navigation

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Very tough construction

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Only MiniUSB connection

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Accepts a MicroSD card

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Transflective and tough screen

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WAAS/EGNOS

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Includes a basemap with cities

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Directive patch antenna, high gain

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Doesn't have geocaching paperless

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Interrumps the track on the 500th trackpoint while transferring over MiniUSB

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Only 500 trackpoint on each saved track

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Doesn't have Bluetooth

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Can't use saved tracks to MicroSD

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Garmin eTrex Vista HCx is a waterproof WAAS-equipped GPS receiver which is similar to the Vista Cx. Some of the features of this model include an electronic compass, barometric altimeter, automatic routing, and a MicroSD card slot which is located in the waterproof battery compartment. You can expand memory by inserting preprogrammed MapSource MicroSD cards containing street maps, terrain maps, and coastal/ocean maps. The Vista HCx also has USB support for transferring travel data to your computer.

Features
  • MicroSD card slot
  • USB port
  • Waterproof (IPX7)
  • Electronic Compass
  • Barometric Altimeter
  • Turn-by-turn directions
  • Outdoor GPS games
  • Sun and moon information
  • Area calculation
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