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Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver

Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver
alaScore 74

144 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and maps. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. Opinions about the memory and screen are different.

usability, price, performance, maps, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 144 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the size and performance are overall positive. The price and maps are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the memory.

usability, maps, price, performance, size

memory

73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 user reviews of Garmin eTrex Venture GPS Receiver from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the maps and screen.

usability, price, performance, size, reliability

screen, maps

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin eTrex Venture Waterproof Hiking GPSGarmin eTrex Venture Waterproof Hiking GPS

Dec, 2016

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

Expert Review

 
Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

Garmin eTrex Venture Review

 

Here's what others are saying:

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: johey (shopzilla.com)

Very nice portable unit

 

Ultra portable, easily programmable, good resolution

case could be sturdier, all accessories extra

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: Britt (cameraworld.com)

eTrex Venture HC

 

I love my new Garmin. I had the 1st generation of eTrex and I Finally upgraded to the Venture HC. It is very user friendly. I love Geocaching with it! :)

Accurate ; Easy to use ; Intuitive Menu ; Large Screen ; Quick Navigation ; Quick Signal ; Reliable Reception ; Simple Controls

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

The eTrex Venture offers a worldwide database of cities and increased internal memory. It is also one of three eTrex units that are designed to provide precise GPS positioning using correction data obtained from the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). This product will provide position accuracy to less than three meters when receiving WAAS corrections. The memory capacity of one megabyte allows the eTrex Venture to accept downloaded information from Garmin's new MapSource Points of Interest CD-ROM. The CD enables users to download locations such as restaurants, hotels, shopping, and entertainment. Once the information is loaded into the unit, you can make a selection and telephone and address information for a particular point of interest will appear on the screen. The CD also includes marine data such as lights, buoys, wrecks and obstructions. The eTrex Venture comes housed in a stylish, translucent green case.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):20hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:288 x 160

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.2in
Height:4.4in
Weight:5.3oz
Width:2in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Worldwide

GPS System

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

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:Venture
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin eTrex

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

Routes:20
Tracklog Points:2048
Tracks:10
Waypoints:500
Waypoints per route:50