Garmin Montana 650t handheld GPS device is the perfect partner for walking/hiking. Plus with additional maps and mounts can also be used when driving, cycling and sailing too. Featuring a 4-inch colour touchscreen, the Montana 650t can be viewed either in landscape or portrait orientation.
The Montana 650t is preloaded with European topo map data and includes a 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter. The 650t, like the 650 also includes a built-in 5 megapixel digital camera which geotags your photos with the location so you can view and navigate back to them in future.
Please note: Garmin Montana 650t pictured right with GB Discoverer maps are sold separately. To view GB Discoverer map click here.
At the centre of the Montana 650t is a large sunlight-readable 4-inch colour touchscreen display which features a QWERTY keyboard for taking notes and finding things quickly. The display is also dual-orientation and can be viewed in either portrait or landscape mode - useful when using the device in varying environments such as at the helm of boat, behind the wheel of a car and a walk in the countryside.
The 650t handheld unit locates satellites quickly and maintains satellite tracking even when in built-up areas or in woods, for example. The screen also changes to “night mode” automatically when it starts to get dark for continuous viewing throughout the day and is also waterproof to IPX7 standards.
The 650t is part of the Garmin Montana range and is the top-of-the-range model, which includes the following premium features:
‣Built-in 5 megapixel digital camera - the '5' in 650t
‣Preloaded topographical maps for Europe - the 't' in 650t
‣Electronic compass and barometric altimeter
‣Internal 3.5GB memory
With its built-in 5 megapixel digital camera, the Montana 650t enables you to take photos and automatically geotags them with the GPS co-ordinates of where they were taken. This enables you to view and navigate back to exact the location too.
The Montana 650t also features a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, a barometric altimeter and wireless connectivity with other compatible Garmin handheld devices. Enabling you to wirelessly share geocaches waypoints, tracks and routes with other device owners. Plus with its internal 3.5GB memory you can store up to 4000 waypoints, 200 routes and 10,000 points on 200 saved tracks. Furthermore the Montana’s 3-D map view will show elevations along your route.
Preloaded to the premium Montana 650t memory are topo maps for Europe. Topo or topographical maps provide rich map data with contours, elevation, roads and rivers, etc. The scale of these pre-installed topo maps is 1:100k.
Additional maps and charts are also available for the 650t. Mapping options include: City Navigator street-level road maps, BlueChart g2 marine charts and GB Discoverer Ordnance Survey LandRanger maps at 1:25k or 1:50k scale. Each of these maps are available on SD/microSD card for more details and coverage click here. Furthermore with Garmin’s Custom Maps you can transfer paper or digital maps into your device along with landmarks, points of interest, etc. This is useful with maps such as ski piste routes, mountain bike trails or favourite hiking trails.
The Garmin Montana 650t features a dual-battery system; you can use the rechargeable lithium-ion pack or AA batteries. The battery life is 16 hours with Lithium-Ion and 22 hours with AA batteries making a total of 38 hours.
To use the Montana 650t in varying places other than in the palm of your hand, a number of different mounts are available. These accessories include a handlebar mount ideal for using on a bike, a car mount and speaker for use in-car and marine mount when using on a boat.
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Garmin Montana 650t Features
‣4-inch TFT sunlight-readable, colour, touchscreen display
‣5 megapixel with autofocus; automatic geo-tagging
‣Dual Orientation display
‣Built-in basemap with DEM (Digital Elevation Model) data
‣Stores 4000 waypoints and 200 saved tracks
‣Provides automatic turn-by-turn directions with optional auto navigation kit
‣High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix for improved performance and reception
‣3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass
‣Easy-to-use, touchscreen interface
‣Waterproof standard: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣3.5GB internal memory for map data and photos
‣Wirelessly share routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches between units
‣microSD card slot for additional map data
‣Up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
‣Weighs (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
‣1 year guarantee
Garmin Montana 650t is preloaded with a worldwide basemap with shaded relief and topographic maps for Europe. Please note: Additional maps can be loaded to the Montana 650t. The Montana 650t features a SD/microSD card slot, an easy way to add new maps and mapping updates.
What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)
‣Garmin Montana 650t
‣Lithium-ion battery pack
Garmin Montana 650t Accessories
Looking for accessories to use with the Garmin Montana 650t handheld device? We sell a vast selection of genuine parts and spares including Montana 650t anti-glare screen protectors, carrying case, automotive suction cup mount, marine mount, Lithium Ion Battery, external GPS antenna and premium heart rate monitor.
Garmin Montana 650t Maps
Garmin Montana 650t is preloaded with a Worldwide basemap with shaded relief. However, a number of other maps supplied on SD/microSD card are also compatible including street-level road maps - perfect for cycling of using your Montana 650t in a car, 1:50K and 1:25K Ordnance Survey maps - ideal for hiking and walking the countryside of Great Britain and marine BlueCharts - ideal if you want to navigate the waters around the UK, Europe or further afield.
Garmin Montana 650t Technical Specification
‣Display: 272 x 480 pixels, bright, transflective 65k colour TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
‣Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
‣Built-in memory: 3.0GB
‣Electronic compass: Yes
‣Barometric altimeter: Yes
‣Data cards: microSD card
‣Battery: up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
‣Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
‣Dimensions: Width - 74.8mm, Height - 144.2mm, Depth - 36.4mm
‣Weight: (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
‣Garmin Montana 650t manual
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Page updated: 20th December 2016