Garmin Nuvi 300 Satellite Navigation System ~ Pinoy Reviews

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Garmin Nuvi 300 Satellite Navigation System

Garmin is a well established firm in the UK that has introduced a wide range of satellite navigation products. The recent model introduced by them is the new Garmin Nuvi 300 satellite navigation system. It acts almost as a road guide to the user.

The satellite navigation uses SiRF star III highly sensitive chip set for receiving the satellite signals and the receiver is WAAS enabled. The system uses an integrated flip-up external antenna and an optional MCX antenna. Another remarkable factor is the display screen supported by the device. The display screen has a size of 3.5 inches with a resolution of 320 x 240dpi horizontally and vertically. The display screen is a TFT active matrix touch screen that makes the use of the device very easy. The display screen of the new Garmin Nuvi 300 Satellite Navigation is supported with 64k colour with white back light on the screen.

The satellites navigation is a versatile travelling assistant having the approximate size of the deck of playing cards. It is a portable GPS navigator and it helps the traveller with the reference of the locations and is a great digital entertaining system. It is combined with detailed maps; automatic routing, turn-by-turn voice direction, and finger-touch screen control making it easy to find your way anywhere. It comes with useful tools as travel-kit to make any journey fun filled with MP3 player, JPEG picture viewer, and world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, and calculator.

In addition this Garmin Satellite Navigation system comes with a software packages that include the language guide and travel guide. This device also helps to navigate to an address or search point of interest (POI’s) like hotels, restaurant, shopping, and tourist attractions. If the user strays off course, it automatically calculates the quickest way to get back on track. It comes with approximately 200 MB of internal memory for the storage of maps, MP3s, and audio books. The benefit of the satellite navigation system is that it indicates safety cameras or school zones, and you will receive a warning if you are travelling too fast.

Garmin Nuvi 300 Satellite Navigation consists of GPS receiver which is a 12-parallel channel receiver that can collect data from 12 different satellites at the same time. If you want to load large area maps into your GPS it is wise to look at a GPS having more memory capacity to store more map locations.

Physical aspects

The height of the product is 7.39 centimetre, its width is 9.83 centimetre and its depth is 2.21 centimetres. The weight of the product is 144.6 grams. It works on a built-in lithium ion battery. The battery provided in the satellites navigation life time is 8.0 hours.

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