Garmin has sent out a major software update on June 30th 2014. The software update has
a lot of new features I for one have cried out for. Kudos to Garmin for listening! Garmin seem like they are really upping their game and catching up with Navico/Simrad/Lowrance and Raymarine.
So if you have one of the latest generation Garmin GPSMAP devices the software update in general covers:
Continue reading Major Garmin software update for 5×7/7×1/800/1000 and 8000 series
From the announcement in November 2012 – until delivery in mid June 2013 -finally I got
the Garmin 741xs. So was it worth the wait? And is it better than the Garmin GPSMAP 720/740?
The unit arrived Sunday afternoon – and was installed on the boat 3 hours later with NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 connected, using my test setup with Tallonsocket and a RAM Mount. Continue reading Garmin GPSMAP 741xs unboxing & first looks