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Product Code: GAR45CV

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv chartplotter features a 4-inch touchscreen with keyed-assist buttons for use in wet conditions. The Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv when purchased from ActiveGPS comes preloaded with Bluechart with coverage for UK and Ireland.

CHIRP ClearVu provides a sonar view of the waters below your boat. Transducer is sold separately.

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv with BlueChart g2 UK and Ireland - £319.99

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv chartplotter features a bright, sunlight readable 4-inch touchscreen display. In addition for all weather conditions e.g. rain, ocean spray, etc the ECHOMAP Plus 45cv also features keyed-assist buttons, located to the right hand side of the touchscreen display.

The Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv when purchased from ActiveGPS comes preloaded with Garmin Bluechart g2 Vision HD UK and Ireland. The BlueChart coverage includes coasts for UK, Ireland, and Northern France coastal waters.

There is built-in support for Garmin high wide CHIRP traditional sonar plus CHIRP ClearVu and scanning sonars and Panoptix all-seeing sonar. (transducer sold separately). You will get crisp, clear images below your boat (ClearVu). Quickdraw Contours mapping software enables you to create personalised fishing maps on-screen with 1-foot contours as you fish. The sonar capabilities of the ECHOMAP 45cv enables you to see structure, submerged objects and fish. Clear target separation and definition provides more energy onto target than traditional sonar making sonar more effective.

To find the perfect transducer to partner your Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv and your boat please complete our online form here. Pictured below, transom mounted transducer, thru-hull transducer and in-hull transducer.

See fish swimming in real time. Add optional Panoptix all-seeing sonar transducer (see all around your boat and below). Even when your boat is stationary you can get the sonar working. Plus see lure as it sinks and view relative to structure in the water. You can watch movement of fish (and reactions to your bait) up to 100 feet away or below the boat.

SailAssist features include laylines, enhanced wind rose, heading, course-over-ground lines, true and apparent wind angle and speed (set and drift at a glance). To achieve a wind-maximising competitive edge you will will get pre-race guidance page (virtual starting line), data fields showing laylines, time to burn before the start and race timer.

NMEA 0183 support for viewing engine data, adding sensors and more.

The Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 95sv when purchased from ActiveGPS comes preloaded with Bluechart with coverage for UK and Ireland. Additional Garmin Bluecharts e.g. Canadian waters, United States waters, Arfrican and Asian waters are also available on SD/microSD Card. The very best charts are BlueChart g2 Vision SD cards. These premium charts include: MarinerEye - keep an eye on 3D information above the waterline, FishEye - provides 3D information below the waterline. Furthermore high-resolution aerial images help you to identify where you should be traveling when you are unfamiliar with the layout of the waterways. There is an Auto Guidance feature that provides a route you can follow which avoids shallow water, buoys and other obstacles.

Pictured below, screen shots from the Garmin BlueChart g2 Vision HD chart series.

BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD screen shots

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv Features

‣4.3-inch bright, sunlight readable screen (WVGA display)
‣Fishfinder via sonar (transducer sold separately)
‣Preloaded Garmin Europe Atlantic Coast Bluechart
‣Built-in 10Hx GPS/GLONASS updates your position and heading 10 times per second for fluid display of your movements
‣ClearVu for view below your boat
‣Maximum depth for Sonar use: 2,300 ft @ 77kHz (freshwater), 1,100 ft @ 77 kHz, saltwater
‣Waterproof to IPX7
‣NMEA 0183 support for engine data, sensors and more.
‣SD card slot allows upgrade to BlueChart g2 HD / g2 Vision HD cartography (Europe Atlantic Coast Bluechart is included with the purchase of this product)
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


The Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv comes complete with Tilt/Swivel Quick-Release Mount. The tilt/swivel mount surface mounts against most flat surfaces on your boat.

If required additional tilt/swivel mounts and other Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv accessories can be purchased from ActiveGPS.

Chart Coverage

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv marine chartplotter is preloaded with the UK and Ireland BlueChart.

Coverage of Garmin BlueChart g2 UK and Ireland chart

What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)

‣ECHOMAP Plus 45cv with BlueChart g2 for UK, Ireland and Northwest mainland Europe coast
‣Power/data cable
‣4-pin sounder to 8-pin transducer adapter cable
‣Tilt/swivel mount with quick release cradle

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv Accessories

Looking for Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv accessories? Accessories available to purchase include 4-inch protective cover, flush mount kit and tilt/swivel mount. If you'd like to add a transducer to your ECHOMAP Plus 45cv please see the Garmin transducers buyer's guide.

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Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv Charts

Add Garmin BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD marine charts to your Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv, view the different Garmin Bluecharts you can buy from ActiveGPS.

Garmin ECHOMAP 45cv Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS Chartlotter, Fishfinder
‣Display: 4.3-inch touchscreen WVGA display (480 x 272 pixels)
‣Battery: None
‣Waypoints/favourites/locations: 5,000
‣Routes: 100
‣Track Log: 50,000 points, 50 saved tracks
‣Basemap: Preloaded with Europe Atlantic Coast Bluechart.
‣NMEA input/output: NMEA 0183 compatible
‣Built-in memory: None (cannot load maps to internal memory)
‣SD card slot: Yes
‣Garmin radar compatible: No
‣Garmin sonar compatible: Yes
‣Waterproof: Yes, IPX7
‣Dimensions: Width - 102mm, Height - 204mm, Depth - 40mm
‣Weight: 0.70kg
‣Guarantee: 1-year
‣Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Why buy from us?

We are official Internet Retailers of Garmin products and we sell genuine Garmin accessories and maps. We purchase from the Garmin UK distributor. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page updated: 5th January 2018

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