Garmin GPS 12 - 2.7 in. Handheld GPS Receiver
The GARMIN GPS 12 Personal Navigator: an affordable 12 parallel channel handheld for outdoor adventurers who want a basic, hard-working... Read More
The GARMIN GPS 12 Personal Navigator: an affordable 12 parallel channel handheld for outdoor adventurers who want a basic, hard-working 12-channel GPS, but who don't want to spend a bundle. Based on the popular GPS 12XL, the GPS 12 offers outdoor enthusiasts an entry-level way to gain the power and performance of a 12-channel receiver with fast satellite acquisition in the toughest conditions even in heavy tree cover. Minimize
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Product Review Summary
13 Reviews from Epinions.com
May 23, 2001
Perfect for the demanding beginner
Pros: Lightweight, super-rugged and dependable, great coverage, upgradable firmware
Cons: Usually ships with no software, cables, carrying case, or mounts
Jul 18, 2001
Very dependable, multipurpose map GPS
Pros: Built-in World base map, WATERPROOF, Can add map detail using Garmin CD's
Cons: Battery life not as advertised, limited unit memory - not upgradable
Dec 4, 2000
My Husband's Life Saver!
Pros: Works and very reliable.
Cons: Don't have any Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 28, 2003
Pros: Simple, Good Antenna, Decent Battery Life
Cons: Low-end display
Nov 26, 2000
nice little GPS system
Pros: easy interface
Cons: for better maps you have to buy the CD's Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 26, 2003
Garmin, it's tough and it works
Pros: Easy to use, waterproof to a point (1 meter for 30 minutes)
Cons: Possible internal lithium battery. Hey, it's been 5 years. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 9, 2004
Basic GPS unit that you can drop and get wet - Garmin Personal Navigator GPS
Pros: Good Accuracy, Nifty TracBack Feature, Rugged and Waterproof, Easy to Use
Cons: None Really if you want a basic and rugged GPS receiver for outdoor use
Oct 23, 2008
My Little Pathfinder
Does a really good job, is great for hunting and fishing.
Trying to remember the many functions.
Sep 16, 2003
Limited by GPS limitations
Pros: Good screen, robust, simple, as good as the technology will allow.
Cons: GSP technology is still not very good. Bit brick like.