Garmin GPSMAP 551
Garmin GPSMAP 551 | Sounder | Internal Antenna | Preloaded UK/Ireland
Garmin GPSMAP 551 is a compact chartplotter with an ultra bright, color 5" display. GPSMAP 551 benefits from a high speed digital design for increased map drawing and panning speeds so you will always see what's around you. The GPSMAP 551s Sounder model is compatible with the optional dual frequency transducer to offer sonar to your chartplotter - available as an optional accessory.
GPSMAP 551 Features an SD card slot of the unit for the addition of BlueChart g2 Vision cards which will provide you with additional features and functionality such as;
HD Display: High resolution satellite imagery and aerial photography help you orient yourself in unfamiliar areas.
3D Mariners and Fish Eye View: offers a 3-dimensional perspective of map information for both above and below the water surface.
Auto Guidance: searches through all relevant charts to greate a route for you to follow - almost like an in-car Garmin. The route is calculated avoiding obstacles, shallow water, buoys and other obstructions.
GPSMAP 551 is compatible with an additional dual-frequency transducer for clear illustration of what lies beneath. Including depth contours, fish targets and structure, no mater wether you are in freshwater or out on the open ocean. GPSMAP 551s model comes with the Sounder included.
GPSMAP551 is NMEA 2000- Compatible for easy connectivity with instruments, sensors and new marine technology in the future.
What's in the Box:
Protective front cover
GPSMAP 551s - All of the above, including the Sounder
Maps & Memory:
Preloaded maps: yes
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: none (cannot load maps to internal memory)
Accepts data cards: SD™ card slot
Track log: 10,000 points; 50 saved tracks
Physical & Performance:
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 5.9" x 6.4" x 2.9" (15.0 x 16.3 x 7.4 cm)
Display size, WxH: 3.0" x 4.0", 5.0" diagonal (7.6 x 10.2 cm, 12.7 cm diagonal)
Display resolution, WxH: 234 x 320 pixels
Display type: QVGA display
Weight: less than 1.75 lb (0.8 kg)
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
NMEA input/output: NMEA 0183 compatible and NMEA 2000 certified
Features & Benefits:
Garmin radar compatible: no
Garmin sonar compatible: no
Garmin Marine Network™ compatible: no
Supports AIS (tracks target ships' position): yes
Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC capable VHF radio): yes
Audible alarms: yes
Tide tables: yes
Hunt/fish calendar: no
Sun and moon information: yes
3-D map view: yes (with optional BlueChart g2 Vision card)
Auto Guidance: yes (with optional BlueChart g2 Vision card)
XM WX Weather & Radio for U.S. & Canada compatible: yes
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): no
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): no
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."): no
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
Audio/video input/output: no