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Small wrist top GPS receiver with easy to read display and USB interface.

The GARMIN Foretrex 301 is very easy to use, supports multiple languages and has an extremely sensitive antenna. It is the perfect partner for any outdoor activities. It helps to navigate and displays and records information about your movement, such as the current heading and speed, the travelled path (track), maximum and average speed etc. The built-in USB interface supports data exchange with a PC.


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GARMIN Foretrex 301

Features:

  • Wrist top device, robust, very handy
  • Easy to read display with background illumination (100x64 pixels)
  • Multilingual user interface in Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish
  • Integrated 12 channel GPS receiver with very sensitive built-in antenna
  • Powered by batteries (2x AAA, last about 18 h)
  • Short time to first fix (TTFF¹: approx. 15 seconds after a warm start, meaning there are valid coordinates of the satellites available, or approx. 45 seconds after a cold start, meaning there are no valid coordinates of the satellites available)
  • Supports WAAS/EGNOS
  • Supports more than 100 different datum (coordinate systems)
  • Supports various display formats include the Swiss Grid
  • Firmware stored in Flash-Memory, can be updated by the user
  • Operating temperatures -20 .. 60°C (-4° .. 140°F)
  • USB interface (connection cable included)
  • Dimensions: 74x44x23 mm (2.93x1.65x0.89 inches)
  • Weight: 64 g (2.26 ounces)
  • Water resistant up to approx. 3 feet (1 meter) for about 30 minutes (IPX7)

¹) TTFF: Time To First Fix, time until the first information about the local position is acquired.

Information for navigation:

  • Stores up to 500 waypoints with name (up to 8 characters), icon (choice of 31 symbols) and coordinates
  • Stores 20 reversible route with up to 125 waypoints per route. Shows the current position in relation to these waypoints (direction and distance)
  • Current position (longitude, latitude, altitude)
  • Current accuracy of the position information
  • Information about the course (turn, off course, to course)
  • Estimated travel time to the next waypoint, rsp. to the final destination
  • Estimated arrival time at the next waypoint, rsp. at the final destination
  • Current time
  • Current bearing
  • Current, average and maximum speed
  • Trip duration and distance (Odometer)
  • Stores up to 10'000 track points in up to 10 tracks (travelled path)
  • Time of sunrise and sunset
  • Supports metric, nautical and U.S. units
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GARMIN Foretrex 301 overview:

Buttons and connectors of the GARMIN Foretrex 301
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Main pages of the GARMIN Foretrex 301:

Note: You may configure the main pages through options. The screenshots below are just examples, the actual appearance may vary from the pages shown below depending on the current settings. Especially the content of the data fields is user configurable. You can choose from 36 different values, see the table below.

Menu Satellites Map  
GARMIN Foretrex 301 Main Menu GARMIN Foretrex 301 Satellites GARMIN Foretrex 301 Map  
  • Current date and time
  • Manage Waypoints
  • Manage Tracks travelled pathes
  • Manage Routes
  • Manage Settings (time format, language, units etc.)
  • GPS (see satellites page on the right)
  • Accuracy of the position information
  • Number and position of the satellites

  • Accuracy of the position information
  • Strength of the signals
  • Number of the satellites
  • Direction to destination
  • Map with waypoints and travelled path (track)
  • Scale
 
Navigation Waypoint Trip Computer Timer
GARMIN Foretrex 301 Navigation GARMIN Foretrex 301 Waypoint GARMIN Foretrex 301 Trip Computer GARMIN Foretrex 301 Timer
  • Distance to destination *)
  • Bearing *)
  • Direction to destination
*) You may chose to display one of the values listed in the table below.
  • Symbol
  • Name
  • Elevation above sea level
  • Coordinates
  • Functions: delete waypoint, show waypoint on map, navigate to waypoint, options: project waypoint, fishing/hunting near waypoint, sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset and phase of moon near waypoint
4 data fields, in this example:
  1. Current speed
  2. Travelled distance
  3. Time of day
  4. Current air pressure
The page "Trip Computer" consists of 7 data fields, split into 4 views. The content of these data fields are user configurable, see table below.
  • Timer counting up or down

Data fields on pages with user selectable data fields:

No Name Explanation
1 AVG ASCENT Average ascent speed since last reset.
2 AVG DESCNT Average descent speed since last reset.
3 BEARING Direction from the current location to the destination.
4 COURSE The direction from the starting location to the destination or from one waypoint to the next waypoint.
5 ELEVATION Current elevation above sea level.
6 FINAL DEST Final destination: Name of the final destination (last waypoint on the current route).
7 FINAL DIST Final destination distance: Distance from the current location to the final destination (straight line).
8 FINAL ETA Estimated time of arrival at the final destination.
9 FINAL ETE Estimated time en route: Estimated time required to travel from the current location to the final destination.
10 HEADING Current moving direction.
11 LAT/LON Latitude/Longitude: Coordinates of the current location in WGS84 datum.1)
12 LOCATION Coordinates of the current location in the user selected datum.1)
13 MAX ELEVTN Maximum elevation since last reset.
14 MAX SPEED Maximum speed since last reset.
15 MIN ELEVTN Minimum elevation since last reset.
16 MOV'N AVG Moving average: Average speed while moving since last reset.
17 MOV'N TIME Moving time: Elapsed time while moving since last reset.
18 NEXT DEST Next destination: Name of the next waypoint on the current route.
19 NEXT DIST Next distance: Distance from the current location to the next waypoint on the current route.
20 NEXT ETA Next estimated arrival time: Estimated arrival time at the next waypoint on the current route.
21 NEXT ETE Next estimated time en route: Estimated travel time from the current location to the next waypoint on the current route.
22 ODOMETER Overall travelled distance.
23 OFF COURSE Distance between your current location and the original course (straight line between start and destination or between the last and the next waypoints).
24 OVER'L SPD Overall speed: Average speed including time while not moving since last reset.
25 SPEED Current speed.
26 STOP TIME Stopped time: Elapsed time while not moving since last reset.
27 SUNRISE Time of sunrise at the current location.
28 SUNSET Time of sunset at the current location.
29 TIME Current time.
30 TO COURSE Direction to travel to return to the planned route.
31 TOT ASCENT Total ascent: The total elevation distance ascended since last reset.
32 TOT DESCNT Total descent: The total elevation distance descended since last reset.
33 TOTAL TIME Time elapsed since last reset.
34 TRIP ODOM Trip odometer: Travelled distance since last reset.
35 TURN The angle difference between the direction from your current location to the destination and the direction you are current heading.
36 VMG Velocity made good: Speed closing on a destination along a route.

1) These values are only available in the large fields of the trip computer.

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Price:

GARMIN Foretrex 301 Add item to shopping basket CHF 138 | EUR 121
Im Lieferumfang eingeschlossen sind:
  • GARMIN Foretrex 301
  • Wrist strap with hook and loop fastener plus extension strap
  • USB cable for data exchange with PC
  • Operating instructions in various languages including German and English
  • We will install the most recent version of the firmware available at the time of shipment
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Options:

Power supply without USB cable Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 | EUR 19 [Picture and details]
Power supply with USB cable Add item to shopping basket CHF 24 | EUR 21 [Picture and details]
Power cord for car cigarette lighter Add item to shopping basket CHF 39 | EUR 34 [Picture and details]
USB cable for data exchange with PC
(one such USB cable comes with the Foretrex 301)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 15 | EUR 13 [Picture and details]
Wrist strap with hook and loop fastener plus extension strap
(one such wrist strap plus extension strap comes with the Foretrex 301)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 19 | EUR 17 [Picture and details]
Mounting kit for handlebar Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 | EUR 19 [Picture and details]

All options for the GARMIN Foretrex 301 in detail.

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Downloads:

Here we provide additional documentation and software updates related to the Foretrex 301.

If Adobe Acrobat Reader is not installed on your computer, you may download and install it for free.
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