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23 August 2007

SatMap - A Sports GPS

SatMap - A Sports GPS called the 'active10'

Sat Map Sports GPS

Source: © Satmap Systems Ltd

Specifically built for the UK Market. So it's waterproof!

Contains Ordnance Survey Mapping (on SD Card)

Easy to use
No computer is needed, just insert a map (SD Card) and go.

Real maps select from the wide range of titles
containing high quality maps supported by Ordnance Survey.
1:50,000 and 1:25,000 Mapping

Clear navigation
The intelligence of the active10 makes finding your way simple.SatMap Sports GPS Features

Source: © Satmap Systems Ltd

Internet links
A simple USB cable is all you need to connect to the Internet to download maps or share your favourite routes.

18 different titles, each one giving you all the 1:25,000 EXPLORER and 1:50,000 LANDRANGER maps on the trail making sure you stay on track.

UK Regions
10 different titles, each showing over 20,000 km2 of the country on a 1:50,000
LANDRANGER map giving you the freedom to roam throughout your region.

UK Counties
67 different titles, each on a 1:50,000 LANDRANGER map, allowing you to
focus on your favourite county.

Electronic compass
An internal electronic compass that works just like a standard hand-held compass.

Trip statistics
Automatically records route data so you always know how you are doing.

Price £300

Looks good and sounds great but a few questions

Does is export to KML?
Battery life?
Can you add your own mapping?
If you don't need PC how do you connect to the internet to share maps? (Built in Wifi?)

Technical Specs (PDF)
http://www.satmap.com/eshot/Satmap_product.pdf

http://www.satmap.com/eshot/Satmap_Tech_Spec.pdf

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2 Comments:

At Thursday, August 23, 2007 5:59:00 pm, Blogger Rob Roy said...

Feature set looks great, however based on past experience with OS-sourced data the regional maps on SD will probably be extortionately expensive!

 
At Friday, August 24, 2007 8:51:00 am, Blogger Mapperz said...

£99 Each

Though think about buying a 4GB SD Card and adding our own 'custom area' data is still a cheaper way of doing it.

I guess the OS Data on the SD cards are highly compressed and encrypted.

(hence why cheaper to by your own)

Mapperz

 

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