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Dennis Pogson Dennis Pogson is offline
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Default Garmin/PC interface?

Akka wrote:
We're thinking of buying a new Garmin GPS. We don't need a plotter
because we use our laptop with C-MAP for that. The only way we can
find to buy a Garmin GPS without also paying for the built-in plotter
is to get a 152. When we looked at the Users' Manual for the 152, we
found the NMEA output port (listed as being for an autopilot, but will
work fine with the PC) and two input ports. Problem is, they're noted
as being for a 'Beacon Receiver' and a 'Device with Sonar Output'.
Can we use those lines to upload waypoints from the PC? If so, how?

Buy a handheld, there are dozens to choose from.