Our backup GPS is a Garmin 76 CSx which plugs into the computer with a USB plug
for use with the Garmin charts
to load charts
. But also it has a NMEA
port that goes into the USB so we have real time plotting (used especially on Google
Below the handheld aquires satelites faster if I hold it up to an overhead window.
In the USA the Garmin handhelds are less than half the price
of the same units in Australia
... $270 on sale
aprox. The USB GPS receivers seem to be over $100. So would you think its better to pay extra money
and get a full hand held plotter?
Garmin GPSMAP 76CSX Handheld GPS with Barometric Altimeter and Electronic Compass