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Garmin Astro 220

Garmin Astro 220
alaScore 79

174 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 174 reviews of Garmin Astro 220. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Comments about the design and durability are overall positive. The performance and price also get good feedback. The reliability and size get mixed reviews.

usability, price, performance, durability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Astro 220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Astro 220

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 142 user reviews of Garmin Astro 220 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. People really like the design and durability. The performance and price are also appreciated. Reviews about the reliability and size are different.

usability, price, performance, durability, design

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Astro 220 Dog Tracking GPS Bundle with DC40 Wireless Transmitter Collar (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin Astro 220 Dog Tracking GPS Bundle with DC40 Wireless Transmitter CollarGarmin Astro 220 Dog Tracking 2.6-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: DBraman3 (cnet.com)

Good but could be much better

 

I like the product for the obvious reasons; I can watch my hounds as they work. I do not like for the reasons stated above. The charging system and battery life are terrible. I also wish one could by a unit capable tracking 15 hounds

It makes what I do much easier. Great concept and simple to use

Charging problems due to bad design. Dirt gets into the charging area and has to be cleaned out every time. Battery life is terrible. Other (non gps) tracking systems have a battery life of well over 500 hours

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: ian (tigergps.com)

DC-20 antenna

 

this sistem is very cool and easy to use! but needs to do something about the antenna on collar (DC 20) it keeps on breaking when the dog goes under fences and in tall grass!

Dec, 2007
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Consumer review by: John - Norway (tigergps.com)

The best way to track your dog

 

probably the best tracking system you can get

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: zachandy (viewpoints.com)

dependale, but becomes outdated fast ”

 

p style="__styledocument: [object];">My wife bought this GPS for me two years ago for Christmas at a Black Friday special. For being a cheap, low end GPS, it has performed very well. Aside from the occasional saying I am driving in a river, it gives...

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: rr123 (viewpoints.com)

very unique ”

 

The Garmin Astro is a unique product which gives you the ability to track your dog by GPS while hunting. The Astro resembles many of the other Garmin handheld devices but with the addition of a second antenna. In fact, it is really just a modification...

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Release the hounds and know what they're up to with Astro, the GPS-enabled dog tracking system for hunters. Ready to go right out of the box, the Astro system will have you hunting in no time. This unique system pinpoints your dog's position every 5 seconds. You will know if your dog is pointing, sitting, moving or treeing. Where it's at. Where it's been. How fast it's moving and how far it's gone.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):24hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:160 x 240

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.3in
Height:6.3in
Weight:6.5oz
Width:2.2in

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
GPS Functions / Services:Altimeter / Distance / Electronic compass / Elevation / Local pressure / Speed
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking
SBAS:WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:220
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin Astro

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

Routes:50
Tracklog Points:10000
Tracks:20
Waypoints:1000
Waypoints per route:250