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Garmin Aera 500 GPS

GARAERA500
Brand: Garmin
  • £585.00 (inc. VAT)
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Product Summary

The Garmin AERA 500 GPS touch screen portable offers easy transition from flying to driving with an intuitive, icon-driven user interface. The aera models feature crisp 4.3" QVGA widescreens, plus the simplicity of a single cable solution for power.

The aera 500 GPS from Garmin features a crisp 4.3-inch QVGA wide-format touch screen and pre-loaded graphical mapping, this versatile, feature-rich unit comes ready for takeoff, right out of the box. In aviation mode, the aera 500s detailed chart-style shaded mapping and extensive terrain and aviation databases help you visualize your flight path in relation to nearby navaids, terrain, SUAs, obstructions, and so on.

Plus, the addition of private airports and heliports to the database affords even more navigation and emergency nearest options. A database-driven terrain advisory feature offers TAWS-like color coding and pop-up alerts when possible obstructions or ground proximity conflicts loom ahead. And with terrain/obstacle data shown at standard 30 arc-second resolution, youll enjoy a surprising level of detail on the display.

The units graphical Terrain page offers both overhead and vertical profile views of the topography youre flying over. Whats more, theres an IFR map mode that lets you display and navigate on high or low en-route airways. You can also pull up MEAs (Minimum En-route Altitudes) and distances between intersections by touching the airway on the map. As in all the aera models, GPS updating is provided at a super-fast 5 Hz rate

Built to Fly. Born to Run Once your aircraft returns to terra firma, the fun of aera navigation continues with full automotive GPS capability and preloaded City Navigator NT street mapping. Operating much like Garmins popular nvi line of touch screen auto navigators, your aera 500 offers voice-guided turn-by-turn directions with text-to-speech audio technology that calls out streets by name. In addition, theres built-in Bluetooth support for wireless hands-free calling with your compatible mobile phone. And the aeras built-in points of interest database offers helpful guidance to millions of motels, restaurants, gas stations, ATMs, and other local attractions. To further speed your transition from aircraft to automotive mode, a unique smart mount for the aera offers instant clip-and-go car navigation.

Details

Aviation Features and Specifications

  • Easy-to-use touch screen interface
  • Bright 4.3 diagonal, color touch screen display; 480 x 272 pixels; WQVGA TFT display with white backlight
  • Lithium-ion battery - lasts up to five hours, depending on usage and settings
  • Flight Plans: 50 with up to 300 points each
  • Flight log: At least 30 most recent flights
  • Auto time zone aera will automatically adjust your time zone while navigating
  • High-sensitivity GPS receiver with WAAS position accuracy for improved performance and reception
  • Simplified PC connectivity, using USB mass storage for easy data base updates
  • Unit dimensions 5.3W x 3.3H x 0.9D
  • Weight 9.5 oz (270g)
  • Rugged and waterproof (IPX-7)
  • Interface with SL30 and SL40 for frequency tuning

Automotive Features

  • Preloaded street maps of Europe
  • Turn-by-turn directions with voice guidance - Turn right on High Street
  • Bluetooth wireless technology enabling hands-free calling
  • Micro-SD card slot for optional mapping and data storage
  • Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more
  • Lane Assist lane guidance will direct you to the lane that you need to be in while navigating (550)
  • Garmin Connect Photos associate your favorite images with saved locations with included coordinates
  • Built-in travel kit includes features such as picture viewer, world clock, currency and measurement converters and calculator

 

Package includes: aera 500, yoke mount, automotive friction mount, vehicle power cable, battery, USB cable, pilot-s guide, quick start manuals

 

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