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Garmin fenix 6X Pro now in stock - 29th November 2019

Buy the latest GPS smartwatch from Garmin, the Garmin fenix 6X Pro. This watch boosts numerous features including preloaded:

‣TopoActive Europe maps
‣41,000 golf courses around the world
‣2,000 ski resorts around the world
‣Nearby points of interest


Mio MiVue 821 and MiVue 826 dash cams - stock due soon - 14th November 2019

The new Mio MiVue 821 and Mio MiVue 826 dash cams both record in 1080p HD with 60fps.,via a wide 150° viewing angle. Speed camera and speed limit alerts are also provided free for the lifetime of the dash camera via the units 2.7-inch colour screen, which is also used for recorded video playback. The Mio MiVue 826 additionally has WIFI connectivity to connect to Mio's App on your smartphone to backup video files, transfer the latest speed camera data and more.


Snooper DVR-PRO Professional Drive Recorder - 12th November 2019

The Snooper DVR-PRO HD dash camera is now avaialble to buy from ActiveGPS. Pair it with your compatible Apple or Android smartphone or tablet for video playback. The new Snooper DVR-PRO records in 1080p HD at 30fps and has an impressive 165° recording angle.


Garmin GPSMAP 86i and GPSMAP 86s - 11th September 2019

Garmin GPSMAP 86s and Garmin GPSMAP 86i (pictured below) are both due into stock during September 2019. Both models feature a 3-inch 65,000 colour sunlight readable display, 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter, 16GB internal memory and worldwide basemap.

The Garmin Garmin GPSMAP 86i additionally includes satellite communication, enabling you to send and receive text messages and trigger an SOS alert.

Both Garmin GPSMAP 86 models float on water and designed with marine use in mind. To this end they both are fully compatible with the Garmin BlueChart g3 marine charts for coastal and inland waters.


Garmin eTrex 22x and Garmin eTrex 32x - 18th July 2019

Garmin eTrex 22x and Garmin eTrex 32x are both now in stock. Both models feature a 2.2-inch 65,000 colour sunlight readable display, 8GB internal memory and TopoActive Europe maps.

The Garmin eTrex 32x additionally features 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter, plus ANT+ connectivity.


Garmin Camper 785 & Digital Traffic - 10th July 2019

New and shipping, the Garmin Camper 780 & Digital Traffic is the latest motorhome / caravan sat nav from Garmin.

Featuring an impressive 7-inch display, the new Garmin Camper 780 & Digital Traffic sat nav features cararvan and camper friendly routes, plus is the only model in the Garmin Camper range to feature a built-in dash cam.

Buy the Garmin Camper 780 & Digital Traffic. A number of authentic Garmin Camper 780 accessories are also available to buy.


Garmin GPSMAP 66i - 14th June 2019

Pre-order the latest GPS handheld from Garmin. The Garmin GPSMAP 66i features inReach communication technology for 2-way messaging and SOS distress alerts.

The GPSMAP 66i features 3.0-inch screen and Wi-Fi, BLUETOOTH and ANT+ makes connectivity wirelessly possible for sharing of files, downloading of maps and software updates easy and instant without the need for a computer.


Garmin GPSMAP 64sx and GPSMAP 64x - 14th June 2019

New for 2019, the Garmin GPSMAP 64sx and GPSMAP 64x both feature Quad helix antenna and multi-GNSS support for strong GPS signal. Bluetooth and ANT+ for wireless connectivity is also included. Both the GPSMAP 64sx and 64x are waterproof and feature a 2.6-inch screen and the GPS handheld systems also support paperless geocaching; store waypoints, routes, tracks, hints and descriptions

There is an 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter featured on the Garmin GPSMAP 64sx (not available on the GPSMAP 64x). This is the only difference between to the 64sx and 64x.


Garmin Camper 780 & Digital Traffic - 16th April 2019

The latest Garmin camper and caravan sat nav is the Garmin Camper 780 which includes Digital Traffic and features a 6.95-inch screen. You can enter the dimensions of your camper or car and caravan to be routed along appropriate roads only. A BC 40 reversing camera is also included although you can choose to buy the Garmin Camper 780 without a BC 40 reversing camera too.

WiFi updating is possible negating the need for a computer to update the mapping or software. Bluetooth also makes it possible to answer calls when paired with a compatible mobile phone. A speed camera database is included and the speed camera data is provided by Cyclops.


Garmin BC 40 Reversing Camera - 16th April 2019

The latest Garmin reversing camera, named the BC 40, is now in stock. The BC 40 can be paired with compatible Garmin sat navs including the new Garmin Camper 780 and new Garmin DriveSmart 65. What's new and more is the fact the BC 40 is powered by 2x AA batteries, negating the need to hardwire the Garmin BC 40 reversing camera into your vehicles' electrics.


Garmin zumo 595LM NOH - 8th April 2019

Available whilst stocks last Garmin zumo 595LM NOH (Newly Overhauled). We have a limited supply of the popular Garmin zumo 595LM motorcycle sat nav. The zumo 595LM features 5-inch touchscreen, FREE lifetime Full Europe maps and Bluetooth connectivity.


NEW Mio MiVue 798 dash cam - 5th April 2019

New and in stock the Mio MiVue 798 dash cam is available with and without a rear dash camera.


NEW Garmin Drive and DriveSmart sat navs - 22nd March 2019

Buy from a choice of Garmin car sat navs including the Garmin Drive 62 & Live Traffic, Garmin DriveSmart 65 & Digital Traffic and Garmin DriveSmart 55 & Digital Traffic. All "Digital Traffic" models include traffic receiver included with the sat nav. However the "Live Traffic" model reqlies upon a connection to your smartphone which requires data services provided by your mobile phone provider. WiFi connectivity is used to update maps and software.


NEW TomTom RIDER motorcycle navigators - 20th March 2019

If you are looking for a motorcycle sat nav, TomTom have launched the new TomTom RIDER 500, TomTom Rider 550 and TomTom Rider 550 Premium Pack. The Rider 500 includes European mapping whereas the 550 models both include European mapping and free access to add world maps too. The screen size across this TomTom series s 4.3-inch and the touchscreen sensitivity can be chosen for thin and thick gloves (toggle between summer and winter use).

Hands free calls are available using the Bluetooth technology built-in. WiFi technology also allows you to download updates and mapping without the need to connect to a computer.

Buy, as an optional extra, a headset to hear voice guidance whereby you will be provided with navigational directions to your destination.


Garmin Foretrex 601 and 701 wrist-mounted GPS navigators with smart notifications - 11th March 2019

If you need to use GPS navigation but need to use both hands too, wrist-mount a Foretrex from Garmin to make navigation easy. You will have access to GPS location, distance and speed and expected time or arrival (based on distance and current speed). Battery life is 17 hours on the Garmin Foretrex 401 and is improved to 48 hours (in GPS Mode) with the new Garmin Foretrex 601 and new Garmin Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition. The Garmin Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition also includes the additional feature of Ballistic software for hunters shooting and aiming at long-distance targets. All models include altimeter, barometer and compass.


Garmin BlueChart g3 and g3 Vision marine charts - 1st March 2019

New Garmin BlueCharts now available - version v2019.00 (V20.5). Buy the Garmin g3 / g3 Vision BlueCharts for your compatible Chartplotter or Handheld GPS system. If you are sailing the UK, European or Northern America waters the BlueCharts have just been released. You can also now get access to inland waterways using the BlueCharts as Garmin are now using Navionics data within their BlueChart microSD/SD cards coverage.


Snooper S8110 Bus and Coach - 3rd January 2019

The Snooper S8110 Bus and Coach sat nav is now available to buy from ActiveGPS.co.uk and is the top of the range in the Snooper Bus and Coach sat nav range. Featuring sat nav friendly routes for bus and coach drivers for roads in the UK and Europe, the S8110 also features a 7-inch touchscreen display, built-in DVB-T2 Digital TV and FM transmitter. View the full coach and bus sat nav range.


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