Garmin Rino 520HCx and 530 HCx

Garmin Rino HCx

Garmin recently announced the release of two additions to their Rino series, which are gps enabled two way radio’s. The Rino 520HCx and Rino 530 HCx feature a high sensitivity gps receiver for faster location acquisition and improve accuracy. They also come with a base map which covers North and South America, and displays cities, highways, and borders. The new microSD card slot enable you to get pre-programmed Map Source Topo maps for hiking or hunting adventure, City Navigator NT maps for turn-by-turn driving directions, or BlueChart or Inland Lakes maps for on- the-water voyages.

Rino 520HCx and 530 HCx

The Rino 520HCx is expected to be available in June 2007 and has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $449.99. The Rino 530HCx is expected to be available in June 2007 and has an MSRP of $499.99. Both machines feature:

  • Bold color TFT display makes it easy to see and navigate to family or friends at an amusement park, lake or other outdoor group activity.
  • microSD card slot accepts preloaded MapSource&#reg; data cards with detailed maps.
  • Automatic routing and turn-by-turn directions with alert tones let you find an address or point of interest and drive there (with optional MapSource map data).
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides up to 14 hours of outdoor use.

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