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Garmin Oregon 400c Handheld GPS Navigator – Now Only $299.99

The first handheld outdoor navigator with convenient touchscreen operation!

Garmin Oregon 400c Handheld GPS Navigator

Garmin Oregon 400c Handheld GPS Navigator


Outstanding features include an antenna that is completely internal, making the Oregon easy to slip into your pocket. Each Oregon includes an electronic compass, barometric altimeter,* 65,000-color, sunlight-readable touchscreen, plus the ability to wirelessly exchange user routes, tracks, waypoints and geographic locations with other “buddy” units. Wireless capability also gives you the ability to use a heart-rate monitor or connect to a GSC10 Bike Speed/Cadence Sensor (sensors sold separately) for the ultimate in “inner” and “outer” situational awareness!

The Oregon 200 comes preloaded with a worldwide base map, while the 300 offers the same map with shaded relief for superior detail. Saltwater mariners love the 400c with its preloaded, detailed BlueChart g2 coverage for the coastal U.S. and the Bahamas. Preloaded with inland lakes, rivers and shoreline detail, the 400i is your all-purpose guide to inland water adventures. With state-of-the-art 3-D elevation perspective and preloaded topographic maps, the rugged 400t gives you all you need for serious hiking, climbing and other outdoor fun. You can also customize your Oregon with five different user profiles: automotive, marine, recreation, fitness or geocache. So no matter what your favorite form of outdoor fun, there is an Oregon GPS navigator for you!

*Compass and altimeter not included with the Oregon 200.

  • Unit dimensions: 2.3″ x 4.5″ x 1.4″ (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm)
  • Display size: 1.53″W x 2.55″H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3″ diag (7.6 cm)
  • Display resolution: 240 x 400 pixels
  • Display type: Transflective color TFT touchscreen
  • Weight: 6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries
  • Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
  • Battery life: 16 hours
  • Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
  • Floats: No
  • High-sensitivity receiver: Yes
  • PC interface: USB
  • RoHS version available: Yes
  • Basemap: Yes
  • Preloaded maps: Yes (BlueChart® g2 with limited capability)
  • Ability to add maps: Yes
  • Built-in memory: Yes
  • Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
  • Routes: 50
  • Track log: 10,000 points, 20 saved tracks
  • Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
  • Electronic compass: Yes
  • Barometric altimeter: Yes
  • Geocaching mode: Yes (paperless)
  • Outdoor GPS games: Yes
  • Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
  • Sun and moon information: Yes
  • Tide tables: Yes
  • Area calculation: Yes
  • Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
  • Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): Yes
  • Picture viewer: Yes
  • Additional: Touchscreen: Yes


West Marine Green Product of the Year Contest - Win $10,000

“Green Product of the Year Award” Recipient to Receive $10,000 Award

West Marine, the largest retailer of boating supplies, is pleased to bring its first annual “Green Product of the Year Award” contest to Seattle, Washington, and encourages local residents to enter its first annual contest online at

As part of West Marine’s mission to support the protection of the local marine environments and to promote sustainable practices in the communities in which it does business, the company will honor one grand prize winner award with $10,000 – to be presented at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show in Miami Beach, Florida. West Marine’s competition is open to manufacturers, distributors and/or inventors of boating products throughout the United States.

“West Marine is fully committed to sustainable business practices that guarantee the future of our oceans and fosters innovation throughout the boating community,” said Chuck Hawley, West Marine’s VP of Product Information. “Through this contest, West Marine plans to attract all local marine innovators who are equally committed to West Marine’s ideals of sustainability and innovation.”

Judges confirmed for the first annual West Marine “Green Product of the Year Award”:

  • Mike Sutton from Center for the Future of the Oceans
  • Dr. Randy Kochevar from Stanford University
  • Ruth Wood, President, Boat US Foundation
  • Chuck Husick, President, Owa, Inc., former President of Cessna Aircraft and Chris-Craft Boats
  • Stan Honey, Ocean Racing Navigator, Founder of Etak and SportVision, Inventor of the “First Down Line”
  • Randy Repass, Chairman and Founder, West Marine

The panel of judges will evaluate entries based on how well the product actually improves the marine environment (and reduces pollutants) whether or not it is cost effective, how big of an impact it will make on the environment, and the degree of innovation involved.

Applicants can view the complete rules and entry requirements and complete an entry form online at All product entries must be received by November 1, 2009 at 5 p.m. PST.

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