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Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus, GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus

Product Codes: GAR1222P and GAR1222XP

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus chartplotters features a 12-inch colour windscreen touchscreen display and comes preloaded with worldwide basemap and seamlessly integrates into your Garmin marine system. There is an SD card slot to add additional Garmin BlueChart g3 marine charts to the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus chartplotter.

The Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus features a high-sensitivity internal 10Hx GPS/GLONASS that will update your position and heading 10 times per second. Using WiFi you can also connect with a smartphone or tablet.

The Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus comprises of two models; Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus and Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus. Only the Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus features a Sonar with ClearVu and SideVu. To take advantage of GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus features you will need to purchase a compatible Garmin transducer separately.

Also available to buy from ActiveGPS are the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 and Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv chartplotters and also the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Touch and GPSMAP 1222xsv Touch models.

Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus with Worldwide Basemap - £2149.99

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus with Worldwide Basemap - £1999.99


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The Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus chartplotters available to purchase on this webpage comprises of two models;

‣Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus with Worldwide Basemap
‣Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus with Worldwide Basemap (xsv with ability to add a Garmin transducer)

Further Garmin GPSMAP 1222 models are also available to buy from ActiveGPS, these are;

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 / GPSMAP 1222xsv
Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Touch / GPSMAP 1222xsv Touch

The Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus chartplotters both feature a 12-inch colour touchscreen display. You can save 5,000 accurate waypoints and navigate back to them quickly and easily. Waypoints, tracks and frequently used routes can be transferred too and the Garmin chartplotter allows the transfer of industry-standard GPX software formatted data files. With both Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus marine chartplotters you can also add Garmin BlueChart g3 or BlueChart g3 Vision marine charts for navigation on the water all over the world. The Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus is ideal for cruisers, sailors, sailing racers, recreational boaters and more.

Built-in Sonar capabilities come as standard with the Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus model only. The Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus model includes Garmin 1kW CHIRP sonar, CHIRP ClearVu (view below your boat) and SideVu (view to the sides of your boat). This chartplotter also supports Panoptix all-seeing sonar, premium Garmin sonar and a wide range of transducers (sold separately).

To find the perfect transducer to partner your Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus and your boat please complete our online transducer form. Alternatively, if you know which transducer your require (we do however recommend that you complete our online form to find the perfect transducer) you can view the comprehensive range of transducers available buy from ActiveGPS. Pictured below, transom mounted transducer, thru-hull transducer and in-hull transducer.

CHiRP sonar technology, ClearVu and SideVu are also available with external black box sonar module. Plus you can find fish when using the Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus with a compatible Garmin marine transducer.

Built-in WiFi connectivity enables control of the Garmin chartplotter using BlueChart Mobile 2.0 app or Garmin ActiveCaptain app whereby connectivity pairs with the free all-in-one mobile app for access to the OneChart feature, smart notifications, software updates, Garmin Helm, Garmin Quickdraw Community data and more.

You can share sonar, maps, user data, dome or open-array radar, IP cameras and Panoptix sonar.

Heading and position is refreshed on screen 10 times per second enabling fluid viewing of your boat or yacht GPS position. There is a high-sensitivity, fast, responsive 10Hz GPS and GLONASS receiver. The GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus chartplotters also features NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 connectivity.

Garmin SailAssist sailing features enables you to view laylines, race start line guidance, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields and tide/current/time slider, wind angle, set and drift, wind speed and more.

Built-in ANT connectivity enables connection with some of your favourite devices, such as the Garmin quatix 5 marine watch, Garmin gWind Wireless 2 transducers, Garmin GNX Windmarine instruments and wireless remote controls including the Garmin GRID 20 Remote Input Device.

The Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus features J1939 connectivity. J1939 connectivity enables you to connect the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus or GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus chartplotter to different kinds of engines, including Yamaha engines. In addition, the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus models feature OneHelm, this exclusive feature brings together all the operations and capabilities of third-party devices, such as EmpirBus digital switching, on one screen.

The Garmin GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus and GPSMAP 1222 Plus are both preloaded with a worldwide basemap. Additional detailed Garmin Bluechart g3 marine charts on pre-programmed microSD/SD card can also be purhcased from ActiveGPS. The very best and latest charts, named BlueChart g3 Vision include premium features such as high resolution satellite imagery of harbours, ports, etc, auto guidance, MarinerEye - keep an eye on 3D information above the waterline and FishEye - provides 3D information below the waterline.

Garmin BlueChart g3 Vision UK and European titles come in three different sizes or areas of water - Garmin BlueChart g3 Vision Small, Garmin BlueChart g3 Vision Regular and Garmin BlueChart g3 Vision Large. Available Garmin BlueChart g3 Vision titles for UK waters include: Thames Estuary (Small Chart), English Channel (Regular Chart), Scotland, West Coast (Regular Chart) and Europe Atlantic Coast (Large Chart). Find your perfect UK and European BlueChart title. Heading to North America? We also sell US and Canadian g3 BlueCharts.

Pictured below: screenshots from the Garmin BlueChart g3 Vision chart series.

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus Features

‣12-inch multi-touch WXGA screen chartplotter
‣Touchscreen display
‣Easily integrate with more engines
‣Connect to your favourite third-party devices
‣Easily build your marine system using the best of network connectivity
‣Take the guesswork out of sailing with clear laylines and more, right on the screen
‣Manage your marine experience from nearly anywhere
‣J1939 connectivity
‣OneHelm feature
‣Fishfinder via sonar with the GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus model
‣Preloaded Garmin worldwide basemap
‣Built-in 10Hx GPS/GLONASS receiver updates your position and heading 10 times per second for fluid display of your movements
‣Sonar features only with GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus: ClearVu and SideVu for views below the boat and also an underwater view to the sides of your boat
‣Maximum depth for Sonar use (GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus only): 1,500m at 1kW
‣Waterproof to IPX7
‣Wireless communication via WiFi
‣Digital Switching support
‣Radar compatible
‣Autopilot integration
‣FLIR Thermal Camera and IP Camera support
‣Composite video input
‣VIRB integration compatible
‣FUSION-Link support
‣Quickdraw Contours, Garmin Helm and BlueChart Mobile 2.0 compatible
‣NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 compatible
‣Supports optional Garmin BlueChart g3 HD charts for Auto Guidance and other premium navigation features
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


Flush, Flat and Bail mounting options enable you to mount the GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus device against most flat surfaces in your boat.

Chart Coverage

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus and GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus marine chartplotters are preloaded with a worldwide basemap. The worldwide basemap is a non-detailed map for general reference.

To add marine charts to the Garmin GPMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus requires the purchase of a Garmin BlueChart g3 title. With lots of different charts avialable you can find the perfect Garmin Bluechart for the area of water you will be using the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus or 1222xsv Plus chartplotter. Three different chart and chart sizes are shown below. The first covers a small area or water (small chart), the second a slightly larger area of water (regular chart), while the third shows the largest chart size (large chart) Garmin produce. View all Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus and GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus compatible Garmin g3 BlueCharts.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣GPSMAP 1222 Plus chartplotter
‣Power/data cable
‣NMEA 2000 T-connector
‣NMEA 2000 drop cable (2metre)
Bail mount kit with knobs
Flush mount kit with gasket
Protective cover
‣Trim piece snap covers

‣GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus chartplotter
‣Power/data cable
‣NMEA 2000 T-connector
‣NMEA 2000 drop cable (2metre)
8-pin transducer to 12-pin sounder adapter cable
Bail mount kit with knobs
Flush mount kit with gasket
Protective cover
‣Trim piece snap covers

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus? Accessories available to purchase include replacement protective cover, 8-pin power/data cable and bail mount. Pictured below are a few of the other accessories that arecompatible and will enhance the functionality and usability of the Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus and GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus chartplotters. View all Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus and GPSMAP 1222xsv Plus accessories.

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus GRID 20 Remote Input Device


‣Garmin GRID 20 remote input device provides access and control of your entire Garmin marine system.

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus GPS 24xd NMEA 2000 Antenna


‣Garmin GPS 24xd NMEA 2000 multi band GNSS antenna provides 10Hz position update rates for high-sensitivity tracking.

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus/1222xsv Plus SteadyCast Heading Sensor


‣Garmin SteadyCast heading sensor provides fast calibration and premium heading accuracy.

Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS Chartlotter, Fishfinder
‣Display: 12.1-inch multi-touch WXGA touchscreen display (1280 x 800 pixels)
‣Display size: 262mm x 163mm; 307mm diagonal
‣Battery: None
‣Mounting options: Bail mount or flush mount
‣Waypoints/favourites/locations: 5,000
‣Track Log: 50,000 points, 50 saved tracks
‣Routes: 100
‣Basemap: Preloaded with worldwide basemap
‣NMEA input/output: NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 compatible
‣Built-in memory: None (cannot load maps to internal memory)
‣SD card slot: Yes, 2 SD Card slots, 32GB max
‣Garmin radar compatible: Yes
‣Garmin sonar compatible: Yes (with external black box)
‣GSD Black Box Sonar support: Yes
‣GCV Black Box Sonar support: Yes
‣Waterproof: Yes, IPX7
‣Dimensions: Width - 330mm, Height - 226mm, Depth - 79mm
‣Weight: 2.6kg
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin GPSMAP 1222 Plus 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.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. 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 last reviewed: 20th June 2022

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