Navigating the menus and typing on the on-screen keyboard is non-trivially difficult. Your Review Have you used this? Once you have found what you are looking for in the fnd list, use the rocker pad to select the item and press the ENTR button. The 60CSx screen is 38mm across and 56mm tall. That should be reversed, with the content organized around the needs of the user.

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Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review –

You can also use Garmin MapSource software to transfer maps to the unit. For marine use there are the Garmin BlueChart series. You should have setup the unit for travel before you hit the trailhead. Think about amp carefully.

It’s there if you want it, but don’t buy this unit based that feature.

The 60CSx has a special find category for geocaches, but provides nothing like the paperless geocaching facilities found in the Oregon. Garmin eTrex 10 Handheld During the trek the unit was recording my path. You may also like.

The car mount is not 60sx easy to use as the rail mount on the Oregon or Colorado. Waterproof, tough, easy to use with gloves. I had a 60CSx since when they came out. Nor is there a list of simple, clear, step-by-step instructions to do the things most owners want most often.


Even in bright sunlight, the transreflective screen shows up well. I kept picturing the engineering team at Garmin sitting at a kap round table and some dope standing up stating “I have a great idea for the new model!

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 GPS falls off. Magellan’s new units are using the same chip set and antenna as this unit so I would expect them to have all the good attributes that this unit has without having to deal with Garmin’s software issues. To enter text amp move the yellow highlight to the next letter or number to enter, using the rocker pad.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review

I use one 2gb stick for the 60csd navigator and another for the topo mapsource. Is there a bug with Openstreet Map nap Absaroka 28 reviewer rep. In rough, cold, dirty conditions, the push buttons are better than on-screen icons. You ,ap expect it to work in all but the most challenging situations. Most footpaths were marked and plenty of elevation data in the form of elevation lines provided a visual clue of my environment.


If the clip comes open the data card can drop out. All the features are logical. Follow this question By Email: Once you have found what you are looking for in the fnd list, use the rocker pad to select the item and press the ENTR button. Then enter the key with the ENTR button.

Rotating the metal clip releases the cover, for changing batteries. The second is from a 60CSx and has been enlarged to reflect the relative physical size of the 60czx on the two units.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

For use in the car, there is a car kit with a suction windscreen-mount and a special lighter power cable that plugs into the 4-pin port on the unit. The 60CSx is nearing the end of 60css, but at the time of writing is still available. The Trip screen shows comprehensive information on your position and travels. It is a design that has been refined over a number of years and is the definitive outdoor 60cax in the Garmin lineup.