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Garmin GPSMAP78sc

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Product Description

We recommend you always use your GPS unit in a waterproof bag - the Aquapac 358 is the perfect fit!

The Kayak-ready GPS unit!

Garmin GPSMAP 78SC comes with built-in BlueChart g2 coastal charts for Australia and New Zealand and a worldwide basemap with imagery - perfect for all your outdoor pursuits. Map detail includes shorelines, depth contours, navaids, harbours, marinas and more. 


The Garmin GPSMAP 78SC is rated at IPX7 waterproof* and even floats.

In the Box:

  • Garmin GPSMAP 78sc
  • Wrist strap
  • Quick Start Manual
  • USB cable


Physical & Performance
Physical Dimensions 6.6 x 15.2 x 3.0 cm
Display size 4.1 x 5.6cm, 6.6cm diagonal
Display Resolution & type 160 x 240 pixels, transflective, 65-K colour TFT
Weight 218g (with batteries)
Battery (not included) 2x AA batteries (NiMH or Lithium recommended)
Battery Life 20 hours
Water Rating IPX7
Floats Yes
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Interface High speed USB & NMEA0183 compatible
Maps & Memory
Basemap Yes
Preloaded maps Yes
Ability to add maps Yes
Built-in memory 1.7GB
Accepts data cards micro SD card (up to 8GB) - not included
Waypoints/favourites / Locations 2000
Routes 200
Track log 10,000 track points / 200 saved tracks
Features & Benefits
Automatic routing (turn by turn on roads) Yes (with optional detailed road maps)
Electronic compass Yes (tilt compensated 3 axis)
Touchscreen No
Barometric altimeter Yes
Camera No
Geocache friendly Yes (paperless)
Custom maps compatible Yes
Hunt/fish calendar  Yes
Sun and moon information  Yes 
Area calculation Yes 
Custom Points of Interest can be added? Yes 
Unit to unit wireless transfers? Yes
Picture viewer Yes
Garmin Connect compatable Yes


*IPX7 Definition:Withstands incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes, ie. Indoor/outdoor use in the presence of rain, snow or brief splashes of water. Not suitable for any immersion of more than 1 meter, regardless of duration of immersion, or any immersion of more than 30 minutes, regardless of depth of immersion. We therefore recommend that you use your GPS unit in a waterproof bag - it will fit inside an Aquapac 358

Download the User Manual

Use you Garmin GPSMAP 78sc to plan your trip - download free Homeport Software for your PC or Mac. 

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