Garmin Oregon 550 Waterproof Hiking GPS

The Garmin Oregon is simply put, the best GPS that you can find out there. It loaded with features that can be used easily and efficiently. The makers sure did know what they were dealing with because the device is manufactured to deal with any and every kind of rough situation. It is waterproof and so wont malfunction if it is accidentally dropped into a pond. It is a tough navigator and the likes of humidity, dust and dirt have no effect on it.

Unlike its competitors, the Garmin Oregon is not just a GPS device, it is so much more. Equipped with a 3.2 megapixel camera, the gadget can be used to take pictures anywhere and the major plus point is that it will save the exact location of where the image was taken so that it can assist in future references. It is has an internal memory of 850mb, but if you are the sort of photo junkie who like click constantly then you get yourself an external memory card and fit that into the microSD card.

The gadget will help you find your way back when you have no idea where to go, it also has an inbuilt compass that doesn’t need to be tilted in order to work, instead you can just hold it straight and it will tell you where what is. The Garmin Oregon 550 is easy to use and the functions are readily available on your fingertips. The screen of the device is such that is can be easily read even in sunlight, this means that you don’t need occupy your other hand to shade it in order to read what it says. So whether it’s a hiking trip you mean to take or a simple tour that you are going on, the Garmin will be your buddy wherever whenever.

One Response to “Garmin Oregon 550 Waterproof Hiking GPS”

  1. November 8, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    I have found that I spend most of my hikes with the Oregon on the computer page. There I have my hiking distance, time hiked, time stopped, average speed. Then on occasion I will go to the map page to confirm my location relative to my destination.

    Great GPS!

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