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Garmin Forerunner 205

Product Code: GARFR205

Designed for athletes of all levels, the Garmin Forerunner 205 running partner and personal trainer monitors your speed, distance, pace and calories burned so you can train smarter, more effectively. It tracks your every move with a super-sensitive GPS receiver that even works on tree-covered trials and near tall buildings. Receive a detailed post-workout analysis on the PC with included Training Center software.

Garmin Forerunner 205 has been discontinued.


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The Garmin Forerunner 205 "wraps" the GPS antenna around part of the wrist for a better view of the sky, improving reception during training. This high sensitivity GPS receiver provides faster acquisition times and improves tracking under trees and near tall buildings. The Forerunner 205's customizable screens let you view up to 12 data fields on 3 data screens for immediate feedback on the information you need most when training. The multi-sport capability lets you seamlessly transition between sports without resetting the unit, so you can use it for running, biking, and more. Furthermore customize your Forerunner 205 to get the most out of your training.

Included Training Center software helps you tailor workouts to meet specific goals and objectives. Create your own workouts or use workout templates included on the CD. Interactive analysis tools let you chart performance overlaid on a map.

Data acquired by the Garmin Forerunner 205 may also be analyzed with MotionBased.com, a web-based application that has partnered with Garmin. MotionBase provides in-depth analysis of your workouts, online mapping and route sharing that will take your training to the next level. Endurance athletes may also use the Forerunner with TrainingPeaks.com, an easy-to-use web based training system designed to help athletes train for any event.

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Garmin Forerunner 205 Features

‣Courses feature lets you download recorded courses and compete against previous workouts
‣Auto PauseĀ® pauses and resumes training timer based on a specified speed so you never have to start or stop the timer
‣Auto LapĀ® records lap data when you reach a specified time, distance or position so you never have to punch the lap button
‣Virtual PartnerT lets you train against a digital person at specified time, distance or pace goals
‣AutoScrollT cycles through data pages during a workout Wireless Heart Rate Monitor
‣GSC10 optional wireless speed/cadence sensor
‣Training Centre software
‣High-sensitivity GPS receiver that provides faster acquisition times and improves tracking under trees and near tall buildings
‣Customisable screens let you view up to 12 data fields on 3 data screens
‣Course feature lets you download recorded courses and compete against previous workouts
‣GPS: High Sensitivity SiRFstarIIIT architecture
‣Lap Memory: 1,000 laps
‣Battery: Rechargeable internal lithium ion
‣Battery Life: 10 hours (typical use)
‣Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX7 standards (submersible in one meter of water for up to 30 mins.)

The Garmin Forerunner 201 will also calculate the amount of calories you have burned over the course of a workout.

In addition an pace whistle sounds alert when you begin travelling slower faster then desired pace. Distance whistle sounds when you reach a specified duration or distance.

Garmin Forerunner 205 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Installation: Wrist
‣Power: Internal Battery
‣Dimensions: Width - 34.8mm, Depth - 12.7mm, H - 35.6mm
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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Page updated: 21st December 2016


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