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GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS

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Model # 10972230 | Mfg # 010-00840-01

Product Description

The GPS 72H is the next generation of a long line of proven handheld navigators from Garmin. Based on the popular GPS 72, the 72H incorporates many new features making it the premier entry level handheld for marine use.

This rugged, waterproof handheld navigator features a high-sensitivity receiver, WAAS/EGNOS capability and a USB interface. The GPS 72H is incredibly simple to use, and it even floats if dropped in the water. Garmin has increased the battery life (to 18 hours) using 2 AA batteries. USB interface and NMEA 0183 ports for connectivity with your VHF radio or autopilot.

  • Display Type: 4-level gray LCD
  • Screen Size: 1.6"W x 2.2"H
  • Screen Resolution: 120 x 160 pixels
  • Cartography: Includes US celestial navigation and fishing/hunting calculator. Non-cartographic
  • Receiver Type: WAAS-enabled hi-sensitivity 
  • Battery Type: Two AA batteries (sold separately)
  • Battery Life: 18 hours
  • Dimensions: 2 3/4"W x 6 1/4"H x 1 1/4"D
  • Weight: 7.7oz.
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX7 submersible; Floats
  • NMEA Interface: NMEA 0183, USB
  • Included Equipment: Wrist strap, quick start manual and owner’s manual on disk
  • Warranty: One year

Specs

GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS

Antenna Internal GPS Antenna
Best Use Marine
Connection Interface USB
Dimensions 2 3/4" Width x 6 1/4" Height x 1 1/4" Depth
Display Size 1 1/2" Width x 2 1/4" Height
Display Type 4 Level Gray LCD
External Sensors Compass
Barometric Altimeter
Features Floats
Waterproof
Resolution 120 x 160
Warranty Details One Year
Weight 7.7 Ounces

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS
 
3.4

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

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    (1)

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    (0)

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    (3)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (3)
  • Durable (3)
  • Lightweight (3)
  • Reliable (3)
  • Waterproof (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

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1.0

unable to use

By dm

from ma

About Me Hunter

Verified Reviewer

Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

i had to call Garmin for the owners manual.just like the Etrex-10 i bought [and sent back] THE MANUAL DOES NOT DESCRIBE HOW TO USE THE UNIT STEP BY STEP.so this is getting returned.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

easy to follow "highway " mode like the old ones for ocean s

By carib99

from Detroit and the Caribbean

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Easy To Adjust
  • Lightweight
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

      great old tech, way less confusing than the new high tech GPS's. great for sailing over distance because it still has the "highway" mode page and uses very little esectric

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      I have the gps76h but couldnt pass up the price

      By Sonny

      from South San Francisco

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Easy To Adjust
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • way points for fishing & navigation on ocean

        Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

        I caught tons of fish just using my way points. In an emergency I can find my current location by pushing one button.

        Service and delivery comments:

        recieved it in two days

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Too small to read!

        By Sundowner

        from Naples, Fl

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

            Because the screen was so small, it was difficult to read......therefore I returned it.

            Service and delivery comments:

            I paid CASH which turned out to be a mistake. The reason being: I now have to WAIT 21 DAYS FOR A CHECK to be MAILED to me.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            no

            By juyt

            from ma

            About Me Hunter

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hunting

                Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

                i have to return the GPS it did not come with a owners manual.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works great

                By Dave J

                from Folsom

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Reliable
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Small Boats

                  Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

                  Works great and has lots of features. I use it when trolling in the ocean and when I get a bite I press the MOB (man overboard) button so that I can return to the same spot.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I love this tool...

                  By Billvanrav

                  from Houston, TX

                  About Me Advanced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cheap, very effective
                  • Durable
                  • Reliable
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                  • Needs longer lanyard

                  Best Uses

                  • Coastal navigation
                  • Outdoor
                  • Race Committee

                  Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

                  I love these cheap, durable GPS units. I use them for Race Committee work (I am a PRO). They display GPS time in minutes and seconds (required when capturing handicap finish times), and distance in feet when less than 1/10th of a mile. Feet is useful when setting a starting line or gate. The simple B&W display is a bit crude, but VERY effective. Few features but they are well developed and work!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product!

                  By Yak C

                  from Sneads Ferry, NC

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate
                  • Durable
                  • Reliable
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Boats
                    • Outdoor
                    • Small Boats

                    Comments about Garmin GPS 72H Floating Hi-Sensitivity Handheld GPS:

                    Great product to have on the boat with you! Not only is it easy to use but its easy to program and follow. I use it for offshore kayak fishing and it works phenomenally. I can paddle to and from my destination with ease and if I drop it overboard it really does float. It also picks up a signal right away seconds after powering it up. I would definitely recommend this for anyone that kayak fishes or kayak offshore.

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                    • No

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