I am sure that some of this is due to the external antenna. Most relevant reviews See all reviews. How often will you really need to change the polling interval or the routing strategy or the time zone while you’re busy surviving on the trail? The unit is also quite rugged, and wears the nicks and scuffs of my mistreatment of it as a badge of honor. The time to the first position fix was similar to the other units. You will see the scren below. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

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Others have reported the Oregon receiver isn’t as good, but this didn’t seem 60scx be the case. In rough, cold, dirty conditions, the push buttons are better than on-screen icons.

It would get signal almost as fast inside as it does outside. I also purchased the Topo US software.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review –

The Oregon and Colorado screens are 38mm x 63mm. Unfortunately, it is no longer produced. The Csx improvements over their older lines are wonderful! The current 64st has some cool new features such as imagery and GLONAS, but barely enough to see me using it in place of my old 60csx.


I still had 3 bars left out of 4 after a 15km trek. On each page further functions for that page are accessed by pressing the MENU button.

That should be reversed, with the content organized around the needs of the user. Highly recommended, especially now that prices are falling since Garmin has come out with newer, fancier models. Mobile by Rick Broida Jan 4, Run Time Up To. The user-interface is easy to use and learn. I had a route containing some 20 Waypoints each waypoint can contain up to 16 Chrs info which was downloaded to the unit using MemoryMap application and OSGB 1: Some parts of the trail involved thick canopy cover through the forests.

This nav app may be smart, but it’s no genius. The retaining clip for the microSD is not especially secure.

Garmin GPSMap 60CSx Reviews – Trailspace

Signal Strength and Lock Screen. Garmin should listen to the many complaints and re-write everything in an intuitive arrangement using standard English. Using the metal clip on the battery cover for a lanyard is not a good idea as it can pull the cover open and the 60cxs falls off.

The receiver really is extremely sensitive. Select a category icon, e. Why squint at one of those typically tiny GPS screens when, for a few gpz more, you can get a roomy, easy-on-the-eyes 5-incher?


Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

I use one 2gb stick for the city navigator and another for the topo mapsource. I was supposed to get it for Christmas… December 16, jmcwatty 10 reviewer rep Rating: In addition the 60CSx display can display only unique colours whereas the Oregon and Colorado can display many 06csx the specs don’t say how many.

While their more budget-conscious trail products eTrex retain tactile interfaces the move now is for touchscreen versatility. The first image below is a screen capture from an Oregon. This difference is hard to convey on a computer screen. Still, this GPS is extraordinarily capable and, if you need some of its premium features, it might be the sweet spot in the price-to-performance category. Gadgets by Rick Broida Apr 26, Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

Rotating the metal clip releases the cover, for changing batteries. It will also give you the ability to search addresses, so it works much more like a car GPS. The 60CSx screen is 38mm across and 56mm tall.