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Garmin eTrex Venture HC Handheld GPS Devices

Garmin eTrex Venture HC Handheld

Find your way around unknown regions effortlessly using the Garmin eTrex Venture HC GPS receiver. A sunlight-readable TFT screen of this... Read More
Find your way around unknown regions effortlessly using the Garmin eTrex Venture HC GPS receiver. A sunlight-readable TFT screen of this handheld GPS navigator displays all data in vibrant colors. Highly-sensitive, this Garmin GPS receiver locks onto satellites even under tree cover or when close to tall buildings. This lightweight handheld GPS navigator stores and locates hundreds of your favorite shops and restaurants. What’s more, the Garmin eTrex Venture HC GPS receiver can attain position corrections from WAAS, making its positioning data all the more reliable. You can rely on this Garmin GPS receiver as it is not only rugged, but also waterproof. Minimize
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Product Review Summary
86 Reviews from Epinions.com
Overall Rating: Rating: 4.61/5 stars
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By: joshuabrand
Mar 3, 2002

A Great Little Unit for a Little Price

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: great battery life, easy to use, great value for features

Cons: some reception problems with heavy tree cover or obstructions

Bottom Line:
I highly recommend this product. It offers great value for features and will not let you down. Read More at Epinions.com


By: ijasonh
May 20, 2002

Etrex makes a great GPS.

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: Small, lightweight, inexpensive and very user friendly.

Cons: Must pay extra for Points of Interest data.

Bottom Line:
The features and user-friendly interface are a great buy. This GPS does far more than I would expect for the price! Read More at Epinions.com


By: l3it3r
May 16, 2003

Better than Standard Military Pluggers...

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: Accurate, Features, battery life.

Cons: Initial Tracking time

Bottom Line:
I reccomend this to any military personnel, hiker, etc. Very versatile Read More at Epinions.com


By: fidelisunum
May 20, 2003

The Garmin eTrex Ventura GPS is the backpackers best friend.

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: Rugged, dependable, Weather proof, light weight, very simple, accurate, separate compass and barometer

Cons: the screen could be in color and have resolution better.

Bottom Line:
The Garmin eTrex is Hardcore. GET ONE! or GET LOST! Read More at Epinions.com


By: jmangieri
Feb 3, 2002

Perfect for Geocaching

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: Small, light, excellent display, battery life, price

Cons: Click stick for left-handers, case separate and blocks antenna

Bottom Line:
Excellent for Geocaching and hiking. It's waterproof, easy to use, light, and best of all, reasonably priced. Read More at Epinions.com


By: timbersky
Jan 14, 2003

Great Tool - Great Price

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: Small, Lightweight, Accurate, Cheap, Easy to Use

Cons: A minor one - no external antenna jack

Bottom Line:
It does everything it says it does exceptionally well, and for a great price. Read More at Epinions.com


By: rictrue
Nov 30, 2002

Garmin Etrex Venture.

Author's Rating: Rating: 5/5 stars

Pros: Best bag for the buck. Compact and light.

Cons: Didn't come with any AC/DC plug.

Bottom Line:
If you are looking for a beginner's unit, spend the extra cash and get this unit. For the $25 different it is well worth it. Read More at Epinions.com


By: live4java
Aug 23, 2007

Good unit for the price.

Author's Rating: Rating: 4/5 stars

Pros: Inexpensive, easy to use, quite accurate

Cons: Sometimes balky controls, no base map

Bottom Line:
Great unit for Hiking, GeoCaching, or other uses that don't require mapping functions. Light, easy to use, accurate, inexpensive, and rugged. Read More at Epinions.com


By: Sunliner
Jan 8, 2006

Well, I Like Mine, Anyway

Author's Rating: Rating: 4/5 stars

Pros: Small, light, usable with one hand, easy to learn, generally accurate

Cons: Loses signal easily, no terrain features.

Bottom Line:
I like my Venture, it's small, cheap, and easy...just remember to never trust technology 100%. Read More at Epinions.com


By: swiftone
Apr 15, 2004

Small and effective!

Author's Rating: Rating: 4/5 stars

Pros: Small size, Rock solid, TRULY waterproof, Very reliable, Free firmware updates, Good Battery Life.

Cons: No detailed Mapping, Controls require patience, Expensive Accessories/Software.

Bottom Line:
This GPS reciever is very reliable. While some things I would change, it has all the fundamentals. All around fantastic product which has served me very well! Read More at Epinions.com


By: kksanchez
Dec 24, 2002

Not Too Bad, Could Be Worse

Author's Rating: Rating: 4/5 stars

Pros: Size, user friendliness

Cons: Not powerful enough...loses signal with just light tree cover and in cold weather.

Bottom Line:
Brought model for the purpose of going hiking and geocaching. I was unhappy that the unit doesn't do more things for the money. But, not a bad unit at all. Read More at Epinions.com


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