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GARMIN echoMAP™ 50s Fishfinder/GPS Combo, US Coastal/Inland maps, No Transducer

Model # 14259030Mfg # 010-01136-01

$449.99

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Product Description

 echoMAP™ 50s is a combo with a 5" diagonal display and HD-ID™ sonar. It features a built-in high-sensitivity 10Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver that updates your position and heading ten times per second to display fluid vessel movement and dramatically improve your ability to accurately mark and navigate to up to 5,000 waypoints. It also includes sonar recording that coordinates the timing of the sonar return with your boat’s position and saves digital information on the map. It features Wi-Fi wireless connectivity with Apple’s iOS device to run Garmin’s BlueChart® Mobile app. It is preloaded with Garmin U.S. coastal BlueChart cartography. Two microSD® data card slots allow gigabytes of storage. The echoMAP™ 50s makes fishing almost too easy. Almost.

  • Display Type: Color TFT LCD
  • Screen Size: 5.0"diag.
  • Horiz. Pixels: 640
  • Vert. Pixels: 480
  • Receiver Type: Superfast 10Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver
  • Transmit Power: 500W (RMS)
  • Frequency: Varies with transducer Maximum Depth: 1,900' (fresh) 700' (salt)
  • Included Accessories: Power/data/sonar cable, Tilt/swivel mount, Flush mount kit, Protective cover, Bezel
  • Width: 5 7/8"
  • Height: 6 1/8"
  • Depth: 2 3/8"
  • Data Interface: NMEA 0183, WiFi connectivity
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX7
  • Warranty: One year

What You’ll Need

The Garmin 50/200 kHz Traditional Transducers - 8 Pins are a good choice for the coastal angler, and are sold separately. Depending on the style of the transducer, you’ll get depth, speed and/or temperature readings. To complete your installation, order one of the following transducers:

Transducer Type Reading(s) Power Material Model
Standard Differential 50/200kHz Plastic Transom Mount Transducer (8-pin) (Primary) Depth/Temperature 500W Plastic 13178330
Airmar P66 200/50kHz Plastic Transom Mount Transducer (8-pin) Depth/Speed/
Temperature
600W Plastic 13178363
Airmar P79 Adjustable 50/200kHz Plastic In-hull Transducer (8-pin) Depth 600W Plastic 13178512
Airmar P319 200/50kHz Plastic Thru-hull Transducer (8-pin) Depth/Temperature 600W Plastic 13178389
Airmar B60 Tilted (20°) 50/200kHz Bronze Thru-hull Transducer (8-pin) Depth/Temperature 600W Bronze 13178397

The 77/200 kHz Traditional Transducers - 8 Pins are excellent for inland lake fishing, and are sold separately. Depending on the style of the transducer, you’ll get depth, speed and/or temperature readings. To complete your installation, order one of the following transducers:

Transducer Type Reading(s) Power Material Model
Transom/Trolling 77/200kHz Motor Mount Dual-Beam Transducer (8-pin) Depth/Temperature 500W Plastic 14446264
AIRMAR P32 77/200kHz Transom Mount Triducer (8-pin) Depth/Speed/
Temperature
500W Plastic 14390744
AIRMAR P72 70/200kHz Transducer (8-pin) Depth/Temperature 500W Plastic 14390736
Airmar P19 77/200kHz Tilted (12°) Plastic Thru-Hull Mount Transducer (8-pin) Depth/Temperature 500W Plastic 14390751

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Garmin Echomap 50s Fishfinder/gps Combo, Us Coastal/inland Maps, No Transducer
 
4.0

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Pros

  • Easy to install (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

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      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great trip planning with wifi & iPad app

      By MarkH

      from Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Reliable
      • Waterproof
      • Wifi App Sync

      Cons

      • Swivel Base Vibrates

      Best Uses

      • Indoor
      • Large Boats
      • Outdoor
      • Small Boats
      • Trip Planning

      Comments about Garmin Echomap 50s Fishfinder/gps Combo, Us Coastal/inland Maps, No Transducer:

      Installed chart plotter and depth transducer on my 17' Boston Whaler Montauk for a week-long 600 mile circumnavigation of the DelMarVa. I was looking for a chart plotter that would connect to my IPad for easy route planning when off the boat. The echoMAP 50s lived up to expectations and the Garmin BlueChart app worked great.

      Only negative is that I installed the swivel base and it vibrates a lot at speed or in a chop.

      (23 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      nice upgrade

      By Milo

      from Crystal River, Fl

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Lots Of Features
      • Reliable
      • Smooth Tracks

      Cons

      • Lack Of Support From Garm

      Best Uses

        Comments about Garmin Echomap 50s Fishfinder/gps Combo, Us Coastal/inland Maps, No Transducer:

        support from garmin lacking

        Service and delivery comments:

        when I ordered this product from west marine, I was told my exsisting transducer would work. to my surprise it did not. I called garmin and was told I needed to change from an 6 pin to a n 8 pin plug. not happy but ok. went to west marine and bought an 8 pin transducer, didn't work wrong model. called garmin again. I asked where in the manual does it state what type of transducer I needed he said your just supposed to know these things. the model number he gave me wasn't even avaible yet. I then called west marine locally and talked to the service person there and he was very helpful. since I had already made one trip to his store and got the wrong one, he didn't want to put me out anymore he drove to my house and delivered a transducer that would work. he said to bring the wrong one back at my convience for a full refund. bravo to west marine in crystal river, fl for going the extra step for customer satisfaction. maybe garmin could learn a thing or two from these guys. now it up and running and love the product.

        (15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Long awaited improvements

        By CaptCarl

        from Saint Johns, Florida

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy Operation
        • Easy To Install
        • Fluid Motion
        • Reliable
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Navigation
          • Outdoor
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Garmin Echomap 50s Fishfinder/gps Combo, Us Coastal/inland Maps, No Transducer:

          I like the way the screen is more live and fluid. I just had it out on the water for the first time and already convinced I made the right choice.

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