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Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx

Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx
alaScore 77

900 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 900 reviews of Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx. 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. Reviewers really like the screen and performance. The price and maps also get good feedback.

usability, maps, price, performance, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 215 user reviews of Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the screen and performance. The price and maps also get good feedback.

usability, maps, price, performance, screen

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin eTrex Legend HCx Handheld GPS SystemGarmin eTrex Legend HCx Handheld GPS SystemGarmin eTrex Legend HCx                             

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 425 user reviews of Garmin eTrex Legend HCx / Cx 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 size and maps. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the screen.

usability, performance, price, maps, size

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin eTrex Legend HCx Personal NavigatorGarmin eTrex Legend CX Color Mapping Handheld GPSGarmin eTrex Legend Cx Handheld GPS Navigator

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: gpsfaq.com (gpsfaq.com)

Expert Review

 
Dec, 2013
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Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

Garmin eTrex Legend HCx review

 

One of Garmin's newer eTrex H-series receivers, the Legend HCx updates the very popular Legend Cx. The “H” stands for high-sensitivity chipset, to ensure great satellite reception under canopy and in other situations where you have a limited view of...

I've had a chance to try out the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx recently. This is my first extended experience with an eTrex model since I purchased my first GPS — an eTrex Venture — many years ago.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

Garmin eTrex Legend Cx Review

 

The Garmin eTrex Legend Cx updates the popular Legend C model by adding a micro-SD card slot for expandable memory (hence the "x"). This is a great upgrade, since the Legend C's 24 MB of internal memory was almost too small to effectively utilize City...

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Garmin eTrex Legend HCx

 

The eTrex Legend HCx is a pretty safe bet if you are not too concerned about having an electronic compass and barometric altimeter. While these features will be missed by some people, this unit compares well to many GPS systems in many ways and has a...

This product has a reputation for ruggedness

Lack of barometric altimeter may be a drawback for some

This is an economical GPS unit well suited for many outdoor activities.

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Garmin ETrex Legend CX

 

The Garmin eTrex Legend CX is, simply put, hard to beat. With a newly expanded, microSD card compatible memory and an improved integrated trip computer, maps, atlases and other information essential for navigation can be located conveniently in the...

The Garmin eTrex Legend CX is, simply put, hard to beat. With a newly expanded, microSD card compatible memory and an improved integrated trip computer, maps, atlases and other information essential for navigation can be located conveniently in the...

Expert review by: (goodgearguide.com.au)

Garmin eTrex Legend HCx

 
Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: KevLinc (shopzilla.com)

Worth Keeping With You ....

 

1 hand opperation, accurate, long bat life,

Slightly small screen size, dim screen without backlight

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Aladriana (shopzilla.com)

Garmin Etrex Vista CX

 

easy to use, doesn't break if dropped, good screen

soft sides seem to be coming off, lack of maps

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: Timothy (shopzilla.com)

Buy one that speaks and has street level graphics

 

small, light weight

does not speak, must pay $100.00 or more for streets

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Awesome GPS for Geotagging Photos

 

Perfect for throwing in your backpack for geotagging. Simple to use, really nice product.

Sensitive receiver - can get a fix inside most buildings within 10 feet of windows, inside aircraft and vehicles with no problems. Excellent battery life - I've gotten up to 18 hours continuous track logging with a pair of fully charged 2500 mAhr NiMH...

None that I can think of

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Deep foliage, nor canyons phase the rugged eTrex Legend HCx. Its high-sensitivity receiver holds a GPS signal in the toughest environments. Similar to the Legend Cx, this handheld navigator also has a bright color screen, microSD card slot and automatic routing for wherever adventure takes you. With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver, eTrex Legend HCx locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The advantage is clear - whether you're in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Legend HCx to help you find your way when you need it the most. Adding maps is easier than ever with Legend HCx's microSD card slot. Conveniently plug in optional preloaded microSD cards with MapSource data for your land and sea excursions. Just insert a MapSource card with detailed street maps, and Legend HCx provides turn-by-turn directions to your destination. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. Like the rest of the eTrex series, Legend HCx is lightweight and compact - the perfect size for all your travels.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):25hour(s)/36hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:2"
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1 cm
Resolution:176 x 220

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.2in
Height:4.1in/4.2in
Weight:5.5oz
Width:2.2in

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
DGPS:DGPS ready
GPS Functions / Services:Bearing / Distance / Elevation / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / ETE (Estimated Time Enroute) / Heading / Speed / Time/date / VMG (Velocity Made Good)
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS/WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Localization:French
Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:Legend Cx/Legend HCx
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin eTrex

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

Routes:50
Tracklog Points:10000
Tracks:20
Waypoints:1000/500