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Snooper S6900 sat nav range - 15th October 2018

NEW from leading specialist sat nav company Snooper - S6900 sat nav range. Comprising of three models; S6900 Truckmate (for truck drivers), S6900 Ventura (for caravanners and drivers of motorhomes) and S6900 Bus and Coach (bus and coach drivers) the S6900 sat nav range features:

‣7-inch full colour LCD touch display
‣Active Magnetic Mount
here street-level maps for UK and Europe

Among many other features.

Mio MiVue dashcam range - 12th October 2018

Our Mio MiVue range of dashboard cameras has seen the addition of the following models:

MiVue 786, MiVue J85, MiVue J60, MiVue C380 and MiVue C330.

To learn more about each model click the above links. Pictured below:
(top) Mio MiVue J85 - discreet small dash camera with option to plug in a rear facing camera.
(bottom) Mio MiVue 786 - 2.7-inch touchscreen display for recording, playback and speed camera alerts.

Garmin zumo 396LMT-S - 8th October 2018

Garmin's latest motorcycle sat nav the Garmin zumo 396LMT-S is now available to buy from ActiveGPS. Featuring 4.3-inch glove-friendly touchscreen, the zumo 396 is preloaded Full Europe maps which can be updated free for life and via the unit's built-in Wi-Fi module. The zumo 396LMT-S is packed with features that are fully brought to life when you pair the zumo 396 with a compatible smartphone with Bluetooth and are running Garmin's Smartphone Link app. Read more.

Snooper 4ZERO Elite BT NOW IN STOCK - 21st June 2018

Snooper's latest 4th generation 4ZERO speed camera detector is in stock now. The latest model named Snooper 4ZERO Elite BT features GPS database (free to update) of fixed and mobile speed camera lcoations, radar detector, laser detector and the ability to update the GPS database from either a Windows PC, Mac or compatible smartphone via Bluetooth connection.

Garmin BlueChart v2018.5 (v20.0) release - 31st May 2018

As of 31st May 2018 a new Garmin BlueChart version: v2018.5 (v20.0) has been released. View the range of Garmin BlueCharts we sell here.

Garmin BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD

Garmin BC 35 Wireless Reversing Camera - 17th April 2018

The new BC 35 wireless backup or reversing camera is now in stock and is compatible with the forthcoming Garmin dezl 780LMT-D and dezlCam 785LMT-D truck sat navs. The BC 35 reversing camera features include:

‣Shows what's behind your vehicle when in reverse
‣160° wide-angle field of view; shows what’s behind your vehicle when in reverse
‣Wirelessly transmits video up to 13.7 metres (45 feet)
‣Allows up to four cameras to be used together

NEW Blackvue dash cameras - 12th April 2018

The new range of Blackvue dash cams include the DR490L 2CH, DR590W 1CH, DR590W 2CH , DR750S 1CH and DR750S 2CH. Features include WiFi for downloading of videos to your smartphone. Alternatively the Blackvue DR490L 2CH includes a 3.5-inch screen for instant playback on the dash cam's screen. All systems include built-in GPS technology apart from the DR490L where it is an optional extra.

Compact design makes the installation very discrete for all blackvue dash cam models apart from the DR490L. View the full range of latest dash cams

Garmin TOPO Great Britain PRO 1:50k NOW IN STOCK - 28th March 2018

Garmin TOPO Great Britain Pro 1:50k maps on SD/microSD card is perfect if you want to explore the countryside right across England, Scotland and Wales. Garmin TOPO Great Britain PRO provides you with detailed full coverage recreational map for Great Britain via the screen of your compatible Garmin handheld/outdoor device e.g. Garmin Montana 680.

Preloaded on the SD/microSD card is topographic coverage of all of Great Britain at 1:250k and 1:50k and of the Isle of Man at 1:25k. The GB TOPO map also displays turn-by-turn street navigation on more than 320,000 miles of roads, with full map coverage from HERE maps. Read more and buy here.

TOPO Great Britain PRO screen shot

Snooper DVR-4HD Dash Cam and GPS Speed Camera Alert device - 7th March 2018

Get the latest Snooper DVR-4HD dashboard camera and speed camera detector from ActiveGPS. The DVR-4HD records in Full 1080p HD recording quality. WIth a 3.0-inch screen for instant playback and 152 recording angle you will be able to capture events in a focus range from 1.5 metres to the horizon. Your GPS location will be recorded for playback of your trip on a PC or Mac computer.

There is also built-in GPS detection for speed camera locations. You will receive alerts to speed cameras along your route with tone (beep) warnings.

Garmin STRIKER Plus 4cv, 5cv, 7sv, 7cv and 9sv - 2nd March 2018

Garmin STRIKER Plus Fishfinders now available at www.activegps.co.uk include 4.3-inch (STRIKER Plus 4cv), 5-inch (STRIKER Plus 5cv), 7-inch (STRIKER Plus 7sv or STRIKER Plus 7cv) and the 9-inch (STRIKER Plus 9sv). All Garmin STRIKER Plus systems feature GPS speed information, keypad control and waterproof to IPX7 standards. These Garmin Fishfinders are available to buy with or without a transucer (which is required to use the fishfinder capabilities). There are no Chartplotter capabilities as these systems are Fishfinders.

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv, 65cv, 75cv, 75sv and 95sv - 5th January 2018

The new range of Garmin ECHOMAP Plus Chartplotters is now available from ActiveGPS. WiFi downloading of BlueCharts is now possible with every ECHOMAP Plus Chartplotter except the 45cv. The screen sizes are 4.3-inch (ECHOMAP Plus 45cv), 6-inch (ECHOMAP Plus 65cv), 7-inch (ECHOMAP Plus 75cv), 7-inch (ECHOMAP Plus 75sv) and 9-inch (ECHOMAP Plus 95sv).

sv models include both DownVu and SideVu which will show you the view below and to the sides of your boat respectively. cv models only show you DownVu with a view of the waters below your boat. To operate the Sonar on these Chartplotters please learn more about Garmin transducers by clicking here (sold separately).

All ECHOMAP Plus Chartplotters come preloaded with the UK and Ireland BlueChart. You can also add additional BlueCharts for navigating other waters such as European waters, US waters, Canadian waters, African waters, Asian waters and more.

As well as the ECHOMAP chartplotters being available to purchase from ActiveGPS, you can also buy all of ECHOMAP accessories too.

Page last reviewed: 15th October 2018


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