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Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver

alaTest has collected and analyzed 221 reviews of Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and screen. The performance and price also get good feedback, but there are some less positive reviews about the maps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the screen and maps are generally positive. The price and performance also get good opinions.

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76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin 72H GPS - WorldwideGarmin 72H GPS - Worldwide

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Garmin GPS 72 GPS Receiver 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. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and reliability. The performance and price are also appreciated, but there are some negative reviews about the maps.

usability, price, performance, reliability, screen

maps

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

This summary is based on the products: Garmin GPS 72 Handheld GPS NavigatorGarmin GPS 72 Handheld GPS Navigator

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (electronicsme.com)

Garmin GPS 72H

 

If you're in the market for a basic handheld GPS receiver that can handle all kinds of weather, the GPS 72H would make a very good choice. Street or terrain maps can be had from the competition at this price point, but the waterproof design and...

Waterproof and floatsHigh contrast 120 x 160 pixel LCD display500 waypoints, 50 routes9-button user interface

Lacks street or terrain maps

The Garmin GPS 72H is a handheld, waterproof GPS receiver that floats...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: letsgomobile.org (letsgomobile.org)

Garmin 60CSx incelemesi

 

• Dayanıklı tasarım • Kolay kullanım • Zengin fonksiyonlar • Son derece hassas navigasyon • Google Earth ile MapSource yazılımı

• Ana haritanın detaysız olması • Paketten pil çıkmaması

Y akın geçmişte Canalys isimli bir araştırma şirketi tarafından gerçekleştirilen bir çalışma Garmin'in taşınabilir uydu navigasyon sistemleri alanında ve cihaz satışlarında lider olduğunu gösteriyor. 2007 yılı içerisinde Garmin şirketinin navigasyon...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Morris Wright (tigergps.com)

Garmin GPS 72

 

I use my Garmin GPS 72 on my Catalina 25 sailboat. I only use itfor boat speed and direction and it works perfect. It is what I needed and therefore is a perfect addition to my sailboat gauges.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: mdubbs09 (bestbuy.com)

Works Perfectly

 

Its works perfectly in the way that it should and does what it needs to.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: unhappycamperrrrrrrrr (walmart.com)

not so waterproof

 

First out canoeing with my brand new waterproof gps and, guess what? It gets wet, and guess what? It aint so waterproof. Sending back for a refund

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: MSHAM (walmart.com)

Easy to use and operate

 

I found this unit to be more basic that some units I looked at but I was very pleased and impressed with the ease of operation. Was looking for a GPS that was easy to use to ID points or do some tracking or mark points on a map. I would recommend this...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: An anonymous customer (walmart.com)

Too much for what it's supposed to do!

 

The unit I'm sure is useful for someone that doesn't need main hi way or town identifiers on it. I would have to do a special down load from my PC to get the towns and hi ways put on it. if your on the moon that's okay. but in situations where it's...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Jan (radioshack.com)

Missing parts ?

 

Missing a good connecting cable with two fitting connectors, one on each side !

Accurate, Large Screen, Quick Signal

Difficult To Set Up

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: texfred (radioshack.com)

Great low cost GPS for trail or water

 

Used it on my sailboat with great success. Has marine maps.

Accurate, Large Screen, Quick Navigation, Quick Signal, Reliable Reception

No cons

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: (gpsfaq.com)

Garmin GPS 72

 
Nov, 2008
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Product Specifications

The GPS 72 is a low-cost solution for land or marine navigation designed to provide precise GPS positioning using correction data obtained from the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). The GPS 72 can provide position accuracy to less than three meters when receiving WAAS corrections. This rugged, waterproof, unsinkable GPS receiver offers a large, 4-level grayscale screen. It's designed as the next generation in basic, entry-level Garmin GPS.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):16hour(s)/18hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:120 x 160

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.2in
Height:6.2in
Weight:7.7oz/7.9oz/7.9oz / 16oz
Width:2.7in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Europe/North America / South America/North America / South America

GPS System

Connectivity:Serial/Serial / USB
DGPS:DGPS ready
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking / Marine/Marine / Hiking
SBAS:WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:72/72 Marine Pack/72H
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin GPS

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

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