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eTrex Venture HC, basemap, MapSource Trip & Waypoint Manager software, USB cable, wrist strap, quick start guide, user's manual.
Garmin eTrex Venture HC - 2.1 in. Handheld GPS Receiver
$149.90 - $249.00
pros: Inexpensive, easy to use, quite accurate
cons: Sometimes balky controls, no base map
Good unit for the price.
We (as a family) own several GPS units from several manufacturers, mostly Garmin. I purchased the eT... See Full Review
pros: A professional GPS.
cons: Brittle pcb connector of the display ribbon cable causing display and joystick problem.
Problem with display and joystick.
A year after I purchased my Garmin Venture horizontal lines appearing on screen. Joystick became pro... See Full Review
pros: Small and fits well on ATV handlebar, long battery life
cons: Display problems & Joystick problems
Problems with Display & Joystick
I've had this unit for 4 years now, mostly use it on my ATV (attached with Garmin handlebar mount).... See Full Review
pros: Small, light, usable with one hand, easy to learn, generally accurate
cons: Loses signal easily, no terrain features.
Well, I Like Mine, Anyway
My dad got me a handheld GPS receiver (GPSr) for Christmas last year -- the Garmin eTrex Venture. It... See Full Review
pros: Size, convenience, waterproof
cons: Poor display quality, short lifespan
Display problems after warranty ran out
Had this unit for several trouble-free months of use. Unfortunately, in about the middle of the seco... See Full Review
pros: Small size, Rock solid, TRULY waterproof, Very reliable, Free firmware updates, Good Battery Life.
cons: No detailed Mapping, Controls require patience, Expensive Accessories/Software.
Small and effective!
A year ago, I didn't even know what GPS was. I have come a long way in that time. My Etrex Venture w... See Full Review
pros: Click stick, water resistant, serial connection, backlighting
cons: Unit is not shock resistant, poor reception in woods, long boot time.
Not the best but good features for the $$
I haven't owned other GPS units but I have compared against others. I strongly dislike the lack of... See Full Review
pros: Operating system updatable with free internet downloads, accurate.
cons: Display screen started dropping out after 14 months, suspect a cheap quality display connector.
Good at the beginning, but wait
I suspect a cheap quality connector between the PC board and the display screen. After 14 months (ju... See Full Review
pros: Rugged, dependable, Weather proof, light weight, very simple, accurate, separate compass and barometer
cons: the screen could be in color and have resolution better.
The Garmin eTrex Ventura GPS is the backpackers best friend.
I have been backpacking most of my life. Very few products I've used have been able to stand up to... See Full Review
pros: Accurate, Features, battery life.
cons: Initial Tracking time
Better than Standard Military Pluggers...
Being in the Army Infantry, I get to use equipment that most people don't ever use in their lives.... See Full Review
|Enhanced accuracy||WAAS enabled|
|GPS Type||Handheld (Outdoor)|
|Screen Size||2.1 in.|
|Resolutions||176 x 220|
|Display Size||1.3 in. x 1.7 in.|
|Display Type||256 Color LCD TFT Display|
|Special Features||Geocaching Mode|
|Trip calculator||Elevation Computer, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log, Points-of-Interest (POI)|
|Environmental Protection||IPX7 Waterproof Standard|
|Built in memory||24 MB|
|Number of routes||50|
|Battery Life||Up to 14 Hours|
|Battery Type||2 x AA Batteries|
|Family Line||Garmin eTrex|