Garmin Foretrex 401 GPS device is worn like a watch on your wrist - perfect if you need GPS information and don't have a free hand to pick up and hold a handheld system. Featuring a black and white LCD (100 x 64 pixel) screen you can navigate your way back to any location as well as store waypoints along your route too.
The waterproof Foretrex 401 also includes a compass, altimeter and has a battery life of up to 17 hours. You can save various routes (up to 20) and up to 500 waypoints to the device. Plus the Foretrex 401 allows you to share route and waypoint information wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS products.
Garmin Foretrex 401 - £169.99
Garmin Foretrex 401 is a small wrist-mounted GPS system designed for outdoor enthusiasts who need to use both hands as well as have the features that a GPS device provides e.g. trackable routes - making the Foretrex 401 ideal for hikers, climbers, skiers, solo sailing, etc.
The Foretrex 401 features a black and white LCD display, which displays your route as a dotted trail on the screen so you can navigate back to any location/point thanks to the TracBack feature.
In addition the Foretrex 401 also includes altimeter and electronic compass so you can get more information relating to where you are.
You can save up to 500 waypoints/locations and up to 20 routes in the device so you can navigate back to them with ease. All this is made possible with a battery life of 17 hours with 2x AAA batteries (not included). Furthermore you can connect an optional heart rate monitor for use whilst on foot or a cadence sensor for use on a bike.
The Garmin Foretrex 401 also has the ability to share information e.g. routes and waypoints wirelessly with other compatible Garmin models like the Foretrex, Oregon and Montana ranges.
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Garmin Foretrex 401 Features
‣Black and white LCD screen (100 x 64 pixels)
‣High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix for improved performance and reception
‣Unit-to-unit wireless data transfer capabilities for waypoints, routes and tracks
‣Waterproof standard: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣Up to 17 hours of battery life, 2 AAA; NiMH or Lithium recommended
‣Weighs 87.3 grams with batteries
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee
What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)
‣Garmin Foretrex 401
‣Wrist Expansion Strap
‣Owner's Manual on Disk
‣Quick Start Manual
Garmin Foretrex 401 Technical Specification
‣Display size: 3.6 x 2.3cm (1.4 x 0.9-inch)
‣Display resolution: 100 x 64 pixels
‣Display type: Black and white LCD
‣Electronic compass: Yes
‣Barometric altimeter: Yes
‣Data cards: No
‣Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣Battery: 2 AAA batteries (not included)
‣Battery life: 17 hours)
‣Dimensions: Width - 75mm, Height - 43mm, Depth - 23mm
‣Weight: 87.3g with batteries
Why buy from us?
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Page updated: 1st December 2016