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Garmin zumo XT Group Ride Tracker - 10th August 2022

The Garmin zumo XT Group Ride Tracker is now available to purchase from ActiveGPS. Compatible with the Garmin zumo XT motorcycle sat nav the Group Ride Tracker enables users to share their location, send pre-defined messages e.g. "On my way", "Meet me here", etc. The Group Ride Tracker also has the ability to share live route tracking and create and join group rides with up to 20 other Garmin zumo XT sat nav users also using the Group Ride accessory within a 2-4 mile radius.

NEW Garmin dezlCam LGV710 truck sat nav with built-in Dash Cam - 1st August 2022

The Garmin dezlCam LGV710 dedicated truck, HGV, van sat nav has been added to the line up of new Garmin truck sat navs. The 7-inch touchscreen dezlCam LGV 710 features a dash cam built into the unit which records in 1080p HD, up to 30FPS (Frames Per Second) with a 140 degrees (diagonal) field of view.

Garmin dezl LGV1010 truck sat nav is now in stock - 15th July 2022

The Garmin dezl LGV1010 (10-inch screen) truck sat nav is now in stock and shipping from today.

Garmin dezl LGV810 truck sat nav is now in stock - 6th July 2022

The Garmin dezl LGV810 (8-inch screen) truck sat nav is now in stock and shipping from today. The Garmin dezl LGV1010 (10-inch screen) is coming soon.

Garmin dezl LGV610 and dezl LGV710 truck sat navs now in stock - 5th July 2022

Garmin's latest truck sat navs have started to arrive into stock. The new Garmin dezl LGV '10' range comprises of four models and includes BirdsEye Satellite Imagery featuring aerial photographs of the loading bay / goods yard, truck entrances and security gates (see example below of Garmin dezl LGV710 screen with BirdsEye photo). The main difference within the new Garmin truck sat nav range is the screen size, starting with a 6-inch screen up to a 10-inch screen on the top-of-range model.

Garmin dezl LGV 10 models now in stock include the Garmin dezl LGV610 (6-inch screen) and Garmin dezl LGV710 (7-inch screen). At a later date the range will also be joined by the Garmin dezl LGV810 (8-inch screen) and Garmin dezl LGV1010 (10-inch screen).

Garmin BC50 Reversing Cameras - 21st June 2022

Two new Garmin BC (Back-Up Cameras) reversing cameras are now available to purchase from ActiveGPS. The BC50 Reversing Camera series comprises of two models, these are:

Garmin BC50 Wireless Reversing Camera
Garmin BC50 Wireless Reversing Camera with Night Vision (NightGlo night vision illumination)

Both models provide a wide angle 160° field of view behind your vehicle. Hardwire installation to your vehicles' rear tail/reversing lights is required to power the Garmin BC50 reversing cameras, professional installation is recommended

The Garmin BC50 reversing cameras are compatible with Garmin CamperVan, dezl 780, 785, dezl LGV 610, LGV 700, LGV 710, LGV 800, LGV 810, LGV 1000, LGV 1010, DriveSmart 66, DriveSmart 76, DriveSmart 86.

Garmin ECHOMAP UHD2 models - 14th June 2022

Two new Garmin ECHOMAP chartplotters are available to purchase from ActiveGPS. The new models are named Garmin ECHOMAP UHD2 55cv and Garmin ECHOMAP UHD2 75cv and offer a 5-inch and 7-inch screen respectively.

Both ECHOMAP UHD2 55cv and ECHOMAP UHD2 75cv chartplotters are preloaded with Garmin Navionics+ marine charts for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Northwest mainland Europe coast and both support a variety of Garmin transducers for two types of sonar: Garmin traditional and ClearVu scanning sonars (transducer sold separately).

Garmin Navionics+ and Navionics Vision+ Marine Charts - 24th May 2022

Garmin Navionics+ and Garmin Navionics Vision+ Marine Charts are now available to purchase from ActiveGPS. You can choose between Regular charts and Large charts. The difference between regular and large is the area or size of coastal water/sea that is included. All charts are made to order and supplied on pre-programmed microSD card with SD card adaptor. What's more all Navionics marine charts purchased from ActiveGPS include with 1 year free subscription to daily updates via the Garmin ActiveCaptain smartphone App.

View the Garmin Navionics marine charts for European waters

Pictured below Garmin Navionics Vision+ UK, Ireland and Holland Marine Charts microSD/SD card

Garmin BlueChart g3 and g3 Vision new chart release - 15th May 2022

We sell the very latest Garmin BlueCharts, a new version has just been released named v2022.50 (V24). All Garmin BlueCharts ordered through ActiveGPS website will feature v2022.50 (V24) data. What's more all Garmin BlueCharts purchased from ActiveGPS come with a 12 month new chart guarantee.

NEW and in stock - Garmin inReach Mini 2 - 6th April 202

Garmin's latest satellite handheld communicator is now in stock and ready to dispatch. The Garmin inReach Mini 2 is available in a choice of two colours; Flame Red and Black.

Garmin inReach Mini 2 is a lightweight and compact satellite communicator that uses 100% global iridium satellite network is used to enable you to send and receive text messages even when out of range of the mobile phone network using the GPS signal (subscription required). The Garmin inReach Mini / Mini 2 Dive Case is now also available to purchase among many other genuine Garmin inReach Mini and Garmin inReach Mini 2 accessories.

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