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2017 News from ActiveGPS

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2017 News from ActiveGPS

Here you will find the 2017 news from ActiveGPS. We used this page to advise of new product pages and releases, back in stocks, new map updates, product reviews and more during 2017. View the very latest news from 2019.

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Mio MiVue dash cams - 752, 788 and 792 - 12th December 2017

Add a dash cam to your vehicle from Mio to capture events in the road ahead and behind your vehicle. The MiVue 788 can optionally include an A20 rear camera and the Mio MiVue 752 includes front and rear dash cams as standard. All systems include WiFi connectivity but only the MiVue 788 includes Bluetooth technology. All systems feature 140 degree wide viewing angle to capture a wide view of the road ahead. GPS technology features on the MiVue dash cams and speed cameras are an optional, downloadable database to be warned to all speed camera locations on UK roads.

The Mio MiVue 792 includes a high-quality STARVIS CMOS that provides recording of 1080p full HD at 60fps (compared to the standard 30 frames per second).

Garmin BlueChart changes and new chart release - 22nd November 2017

As of 22nd November 2017 a new Garmin BlueChart version: v2018 (v19.5) has been released. In addition a number of BlueCharts have been discontinued and a number of new chart titles have been released, these include:

Europe Atlantic Coast
Baltic Sea, East Coast
Northern Europe
Southern Europe

Read all about the changes to the Garmin BlueChart ranges.

Snooper S6810 and S8110 sat nav accessories - 5th October 2017

Accessories for the new Snooper S6810 and S8110 ranges are now in stock and available to buy from ActiveGPS.

Snooper S6810 accessories for S6810 Truckmate, Ventura and Bus/Coach models

Snooper S8110 accessories for S8110 Truckmate and Ventura models

Cardo Scala Rider Motorcycle Headsets - 29th September 2017

Cardo scala rider motorcycle intercom headsets are available at to communicate with other motorcyclists on the road. You can also listen to music or hear sat nav turn-by-turn directions. Depending on the headset chosen you can communicate with up to 4 or 15 motorcyclists. Furthermore, the range is different for each headset package. You can either buy as single headsets or as a double pack. View the full range of motorcycle headsets available from Cardo.

Snooper S6810 and S8110 sat navs - 22nd September 2017

New from Snooper and in stock now. The Snooper S6810 and Snooper S8110 models. These new sat nav ranges replace the popular Snooper S6800 and Snooper S8100 models.

Within the Snooper S6810 are three models or versions, these include:

Snooper S6810 Truckmate - for drivers of trucks and other large and heavy good vehicles.
Snooper S6810 Ventura - for drivers towing caravans or driving a motorhome.
Snooper S6810 Bus and Coach - for bus and coach drivers.

Within the Snooper S8110 are two models or versions, these include:

Snooper S8110 Truckmate - for drivers of trucks and other large and heavy good vehicles.
Snooper S8110 Ventura - for drivers towing caravans or driving a motorhome.

All of the Snooper S6810 sat navs feature a 7-inch touchscreen, FREE lifetime Europe mapping, FREE real-time traffic information, Bluetooth handsfree and TyrePilot compatibility. The Snooper S8110 sat navs include all of the same features as the S6810 range, but in addition the S8110 features a built-in DVB-T2 Freeview TV, enabling to watch TV on the sat navs 7-inch screen.

Garmin dezl 580LMT-D truck satnav - 21st September 2017

In stock now the Garmin dezl 580LMT truck satellite navigation system with a 5-inch touchscreen will route you along appropriate roads considering your vehicles dimensions. WiFi updating of software and mapping is also available eliminating the need to connect to a computer. Bluetooth technology also enables receiving and making of phone calls whilst driving. You can also buy Garmin dezl 580 accessories.

Garmin Europe Cycle Map microSD/SD card - 10th September 2017

New Garmin Europe Cycle map. The map is supplied on microSD card with SD card adaptor and is compatible with the following Garmin GPS devices: Garmin Edge 810, 820, 1000, 1030, Edge Explore 820, Edge Explore 1000, Edge Touring, Edge Touring Plus, fenix 5X, GPSMAP 276Cx, Montana 600, 600t, 610, 610t, 650, 650t, 680, 680t.

Garmin Dash Cam 65W, 55 and 45 Accessories - 16th August 2017

Garmin accessories for the latest Garmin Dash Cam 65W, Dash Cam 55 and Dash Cam 45 can now be purchased from

Garmin Dash Cam 65W accessories

Garmin Dash Cam 55 accessories

Garmin Dash Cam 45 accessories

Garmin inReach Accessories - 15th August 2017

Garmin inReach accessories can now be purchased from We sell accessories for the Garmin inReach Explorer+ and Garmin inReach SE+.

Garmin inReach Explorer+ accessories

Garmin inReach SE+ accessories

Garmin GPSMAP 276Cx - 25th July 2017

Garmin GPSMAP 276Cx is a GPS device that you can use to navigate in many different situations in many different vehicles. You can use it to navigate on a boat/yacht on the water, in-car, on a motorcycle or use it as a handheld device. You can also use the GPSMAP 276Cx to navigate off-road.

The GPSMAP 276Cx is available with or without BlueChart UK and Ireland.

Bluetooth, WiFi and ANT+ connectivity is also built-in to the GPSMAP 276Cx satnav further expanding the capabilities of the Garmin satnav system.

Add mapping using the microSD Card slot for use on the water, motorcycle, car or when walking/hiking.

TomTom GO PROFESSIONAL Sat Nav Range - 19th July 2017

The TomTom GO PROFESSIONAL 620, 6200 and 6250 satnavs are designed for use with a lorry, bus, coach, larger van or other large vehicle. All TomTom GO PROFESSIONAL satnavs include maps of Europe, both Eastern and Western.

These TomTom satnavs include a 6-inch touchscreen. Traffic information is provided via connection to your smartphone with the GO PROFESSIONAL 620 whereas the traffic is built-in to the GO PROFESSIONAL 6200 and 6250 with a built-in SIM.

Enter your truck, coach or van information into the sat nav such as dimensions, vehicle type and load type and you will only be routed along appropriate roads.

Garmin Spanish and Italian TOPO Maps - 18th July 2017

You can now buy Garmin TOPO Spain v6 PRO and Garmin TrekMap Italia v4 PRO from ActiveGPS. Both maps are special order and take up to 10 days to come into stock. Lots of other Garmin TOPO maps are available including Austria, France and Germany.

Kenwood KNA-SD18E and KNA-SD28E Maps - 4th April 2017

Buy Kenwood KNA-SD18E and KNA-SD28E Garmin City Navigator NTU Europe maps on microSD card provide you with highly detailed street-level road mapping. These maps can be used within compatible Kenwood DNN and DNX models.

Kenwood City Navigator screen shot

Kenwood City Navigator screen shot

Garmin BlueChart new version V2017 (V18.5) - 16th March 2017

The latest version of Garmin BlueChart g2 HD and g2 HD Vision version - V2017 (V18.5) is now available from ActiveGPS. All Garmin BlueCharts are custom downloaded at time of order to ensure you receive the very latest version.

Garmin Camper 770LMT-D - 15th March 2017

New Garmin Camper 770LMT-D features European maps which are free to update for the lifetime of the product. Traffic information is also FREE for the lifetime of the system. WiFi Internet connectivity allows you to connect directly to the Internet without the need to connect to a computer so you can download maps and software updates to the device instantly.

The Camper 770 screen size is 6.95-inch and will display your speed, speed limit and more. You also get two POI databases which are FourSquare and another from TripAdvisor. With these databases you can view restaurants, shops, petrol stations, local attractions and more.

Snooper S8100 Truckmate and Ventura back in stock - 31st January 2017

After serveral weeks of being out of stock, we are pleased to confirm that both the Snooper S8100 Truckmate and S8100 Ventura sat navs are now back in stock.

The S8100 Truckmate is designed for drivers of trucks, HGV's and large vans.

The S8100 Ventura is designed for drivers of motorhome or those towing caravans.

Garmin Plastic Transom Mount 6-pin Transducer - 12th January 2017

We now carry stock of the Garmin Plastic Transom Mount Transducer with Depth and Temperature (Dual Frequency, 6-pin).

NEW: Garmin City Navigator NT Maps of Western Africa - 12th January 2017

Drive in Western Africa with confidence using the Garmin City Navigator NT Maps of Western Africa on microSD/SD card. The SD card plugs directly in a compatible Garmin sat nav or GPS device, e.g. nuvi car sat nav or zumo motorcycle sat nav.

Countries include: Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroon, Chad and Republic of Congo.

Garmin STRIKER Accessories - 11th January 2017

We now stock Garmin STRIKER fishfinder accessories. Models we carry accessories for include:

Garmin STRIKER 4, 4cv and 4dv

Garmin STRIKER 5cv and 5dv

Garmin STRIKER 7cv, 7dv and 7sv

PRE-ORDER: Garmin GPSMAP 722/722xs, 922/922xs, 1022/1022xsv and 1222/1222xsv - 10th January 2017

Now available to preorder the latest GPSMAP chartplotter range includes the 7-inch, 9-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch models which are the 722/722xs, 922/922xs, 1022/1022xsv and 1222/1222xsv correspondingly. These new marine navigation systems are available with or without built-in ClearVu and SideVu which enable you to see below your boat and to the side of your boat underwater when paired with a transducer (sold separately).

All of these GPS systems are WiFi compatible and radar compatible.

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