The GPSMAP 62sc takes recreational navigation to a new level. The unit automatically geo-tags pictures using a 5-megapixel autofocus digital camera that allows users to mark, remember and navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Once yourGPSMAP 62sc is connected via USB, you can use Garmin's free BaseCamp software (http://garmin.com/basecamp) to easilystore and share your photos online for friends and families around the world to enjoy. BaseCamp also helps you view, plan andorganize your maps (in 2D or 3D), waypoints, routes and tracks - including elevation profiles - and send them to your Garmin handheld.
Additional features include a 2.6" 65k color sunlight-readable display, a shaded relief worldwide basemap, 3-axis electronic compass, abarometric altimeter, and internal memory or a microSD card slot for loading additional maps. The unit also supports Garmin CustomMaps and BirdsEye Satellite Imagery. Garmin Custom Maps allows you to easily transform paper and electronic maps into free,downloadable maps for your compatible Garmin GPS. BirdsEye Satellite Imagery is a subscription-based service that allows you to seeaerial views. A high-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix and quad helix antenna, enable the GPSMAP series to offer unparalleledGPS reception. This unit is also capable of sharing routes, waypoints, and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible units. Geocachers can help the environment and be more efficient by going paperless with the GPSMAP 62 series, quickly downloadingcache information directly to the device. Each model stores and displays cache information such as location, terrain, difficulty, hints and description, so that you don't have to tote printouts with you. Learn more about geocaching, such as how to get started or go paperless at www.garmin.com/geocaching and www.OpenCaching.com.