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Garmin GPSMAP 498C Sounder

Garmin GPSMAP 498C Sounder
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4 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size. The screen also gets good reviews, but there are some critical reviews about the value for money.

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On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Garmin GPSMAP 498C Sounder from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on

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This summary is based on the products: Garmin GPSMAP 498 Sounder 5-Inch Waterproof Marine GPS and Chartplotter with Sounder (External Antenna)Garmin Gpsmap 498 External Chartplotter


Product Specifications

The 498C Sounder gives you the cartography you need to venture offshore. This versatile unit comes ready to launch with preloaded marine map detail utilizing the new BlueChart g2 technology. Features include integrated mapping, 2D or 3D map perspective, tide and current data, improved IALA symbols, navaids, marinas, boat ramps, roads, and more. The unit accepts preprogrammed data cards for loading additional map or BlueChart detail for other regions. And the GPSMAP 498C's built-in 500-watt (RMS) sounder features Ultrascroll for high-speed screen updates, with the proprietary Garmin CANet bus enabling sounder display information to be shared with, and controlled from, another chartplotter on your boat.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:5"
Diagonal Size (metric):12.7 cm
Resolution:320 x 240

GPS System

Recommended Use:Marine
Type:GPS receiver


Model:498C Sounder
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin GPSMAP