The GarminGPS Map 60CSx is the ultimate GPS receiver out today. It is a 12 channel, multi-purpose global positioning device and sports a 2.2 x 1.5 color LCD with 240 x 160 pixels. It presents information in 256 colors that affords you a high quality image to view your location along with information you never thought you needed.
The Garmin GPSMap 60CSx, comes with a helix antenna and the SiRF star III chipset that pulls in signals through roofs, through trees and other challenging situations. The SiRF star III chipset is fed through the bulbous helix antenna for excellent reception in all kinds of situations thick forests, mountains doesn't hinder its capability to give exact information. Whether you are under a roof, in cars or campsites or wherever you are outdoors, Garmin GPSMap 60CSx does a pretty good job of maintaining its position thereof offering a lot in a handheld GPS.
Garmin GPSMap 60CSx comes in with 64 MB microSD with expandable external memory system that allows you to take a lot of maps and data with you on your trip and store additional data like new programs as well as store previous trips.
The garmin GPSMap 60CSx has 1000 waypoints and 50 routes that can be stored. It stores your favorite waypoints and additional points of intersection can be added. It has an automatic track log that saves up to 10,000 points and 20 tracks, and trackBack that lets you reverse tracks back to your starting point.
The Garmin GPSMap 60CSx is certainly a portable handheld device you'll need. It is a multipurpose GPS receiver suited for variety of activities in which it can serve as an electronic compass, biometric altimeter. There are also numerous customizations that allow you to get the map to look just the way you want it: North up, direction of travel up, turn guidance text on when you are navigating a route, set the amount of mapping details you want shown on the screen, turn on or off track recording, and many more.
Garmin GPSMap 60CSx also has a built in fishing calendar, sun and moon information, area calculation, and geo-caching mode that is best suitable for various activities like hiking, biking, and skiing. The beauty of the Garmin GPSMap 60CSx is that you can create pressure plots over time, meaning you can get either your total ascent or descent for a trip displayed over time, distance, or speed. Additionally, it is waterproof. It can withstand accidental splashes or rain and meets IPX7 standards.
The Garmin GPSMap 60CSx series is so lightweight weighing only 5.4 oz. and it comes with a very easy to use belt holder that clips on your belt making it easy to carry.
Best of all even with Garmin GPSMap 60CSx loads of features and mind-boggling number of options it is easy to use and is there when you need it.