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  • 11/16/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GPS 73, a new low-cost marine handheld designed for mariners who want a simple, rugged, and reliable navigation solution. This easy-to-use handheld is packed with marine-specific features like man overboard (MOB), marine alarms, routing planning, and navigation. New SailAssist has also been added, offering sailing-inspired features like virtual starting line,more...
  • 11/4/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Quickdraw Contours, a free, easy-to-use software feature that lets mariners instantly create personalized HD fishing maps with 1-foot contours on any body of water. Quickdraw Contours results appear instantly on a compatible Garmin sonar-enabled chartplotter and the maps can be kept private or shared with others at no cost. “This is a great way tomore...
  • 11/4/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Striker series, a new line of fishfinders with CHIRP traditional sonar and CHIRP DownVü and SideVü technology that come standard with a built-in high-sensitivity GPS receiver. Fishermen will now have the ability to not only see fish and structure below the boat, but also to mark hot fishing locations and get back to them. With GPS on board, users will also havemore...
  • 11/4/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine

    Entry-level combination units with built-in CHIRP sonar technology

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the echoMAP CHIRP series – a new line of affordable chartplotter/sonar combination units with built-in CHIRP traditional sonar and CHIRP DownVü and SideVü, the clearest scanning sonar on the water. With preloaded cartography for inland or coastal waters, the new echoMAP CHIRP series offers support for Garmin Panoptix transducers, and all units come standard withmore...
  • 11/4/15 5:59 am CST
    Marine

    A compact transducer that offers LiveVü Forward sonar imagery

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Panoptix PS21, a new transducer optimized for a trolling motor that features its popular Panoptix all-seeing sonar technology. With the PS21, fishermen can now add the most attractive feature of Panoptix, LiveVü Forward, to a compatible Garmin GPSMAP® or echoMAP® CHIRP chartplotter to see real-time moving sonar images ahead of and around their boat. The PS21 ismore...
  • 11/4/15 5:59 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a new line of CHIRP transducers designed to provide fishermen the best performance from scanning and CHIRP sonar transducers. These new transducers offer sonar technologies and more flexibility in installation, including a design built specifically for ice fishing, as well as the first in-hull CHIRP transducer. Compatible with the new Garmin StrikerTM series, asmore...
  • 10/6/15 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that its popular Panoptix all-seeing sonar technology is now available with a thru-hull mounting installation, an ideal sonar solution for coastal fishermen with larger boats. With the PS60 Panoptix thru-hull down transducer, fishermen can see real-time moving sonar images below the boat. The PS60 is the newest member of the Panoptix transducer family, which alsomore...
  • 10/6/15 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GMR™ 2524 xHD2 and GMR 2526 xHD2, two new open array marine radars designed for serious fishermen and long-range cruisers. These high-definition radars offer 25kW of transmit power, an increased maximum range of 96 nautical miles, and Pulse Expansion1 that maximizes transmit energy. “With twice as much power as other radars in our xHD2 series, the GMRmore...
  • 10/5/15 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it received the honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics field by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) at the prestigious 2015 NMEA Convention in Baltimore, Md. Garmin was named Manufacturer of the Year and received awards in four product categories: autopilot, multi-function display (MFD), mobile application—aid to navigationmore...
  • 8/19/15 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    August 19, 2015 – Garmin International is pleased to announce that a number of its professional marine anglers will be competing in the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup Championship, the tournament that offers the sport’s richest prize, at Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs, Ark., Aug. 20-23. Eight professional anglers (out of a field of 50 pros) will be representing the company and fishing with Garmin electronics in the Cup.The Garmin anglers competing at this year’s FLW Cup include four of the current top-20more...
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