GPS - Garmin Fenix Watch
The Garmin Fenix combines a fully functioning GPS with an altimeter, barometer and electronic compass and of course a wristwatch. Designed for use by serious outdoors enthusiasts its tough, user friendly and invaluable hands-free navigation tool.
The Garmin fēnix™ is the first GPS navigator + ABC (Altimeter, Barometer & Compass) wristwatch to include comprehensive Garmin GPS navigation. Developed together with professional mountain guides and designed for the serious expeditionist and outdoor enthusiast, fēnix is the hands-free outdoor navigation tool that guides you with confidence through demanding mountain environments, allowing you to make your own way to the summit and back to the safety of a mountain shelter. With self-calibrating ABC sensors and Garmin quality navigation features such as TracBack™ it provides a new standard for navigation in mountain environments.
You can create and follow routes and mark up to 1,000 waypoints which you can navigate with ease. In addition fēnix can store up to 10,000 track points. Share data wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS units and smartphones*. Naturally, as a navigating GPS+ABC watch, it also includes altimeter, barometer, 3-axis electronic compass and temperature sensor. Rugged, stylish and waterproof to 50m it's as comfortable for everyday wear in the inner city as it is off the beaten path, conquering mountains or having great adventures.
Navigation by Garmin
No other navigator GPS+ABC wristwatch offers you the GPS navigation capabilities of Garmin -- The world's most trusted name in navigation. fēnix tracks where you have been, but it can also guide you into the wilderness and, more importantly, guide you back out again so you can feel 100% confident and safe with every step you take.
It records a track log, creating a GPS "bread crumb trail" as you move. It also allows you to mark waypoints, such as your vehicle location, safety shelter, great viewpoints and other POIs (points of interest). With fēnix, you can create and follow routes, mark up to 1,000 waypoints and store up to 10,000 track points. You even can create your trip data on BaseCamp™, the free desktop trip-planning software from Garmin. Plan your trip at home, download all data to fēnix and follow the navigation arrow to waypoints or the clearly visible track line to your destination. Use TracBack™ to show you the way home.
THE GARMIN FENIX GPS FEATURES
Rugged and attractive, the fēnix is also a highly accurate timepiece that can be worn everyday. It includes settings for alarms, chimes and vibration alerts. It also functions as a timer, stopwatch and world clock. But above all it is the ultimate statement for your mountain and outdoor lifestyle.
Watch functions: time, date, alarm, timer, chronograph, chimes and vibration
fēnix has a built-in barometric altimeter that provides accurate elevation information along your way. This enables you to keep track of your ascent and descent, so you always know how high you climb from base to summit. With automatic calibration, altimeter accuracy is improved thanks to fēnix continuously monitoring and recalibrating the sensor. So you will always know how far you have to climb until you reach your destination.
The built-in barometer can help you monitor and predict weather changes by showing you short-term changes in the barometric air pressure. As an example, if the barometric pressure begins a steady decline, this is an indication for an impending storm.
fēnix includes a 3-axis electronic compass that keeps your bearing in any position and also whether you're moving or not. Sight a bearing and be confident fēnix will keep you headed toward your goal. The compass sensor can alternatively be set to automatic calibration ensuring you always hit your destination point.
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