Best GPS Devices for Mapping in Kenya

Handheld GPS devices have come a long way. They were originally used by elite armed forces but today handheld GPS are used by individuals to track movement and organizations for mapping field data.

The most popular handheld GPS for mapping in Kenya are Garmin eTrex series, these include, Garmin eTrex 10, 20 and 30.

hanheld gps for mappingYellow – Garmin eTrex 10(The basic entry level model)

Orange – Garmin eTrex 20

Black – Garmin eTrex 30

The all have a USB slot to transfer data from the device to your P.C. or laptop

They all perform similar function(i.e ability to collect coordinates). The differences are memory size and ability to add external maps.

Main Features of Garmin eTrex

  • Portable, easy to use, robust, waterproof to IPX-7 standard (withstands 30 minutes under water up to 1 meter (3 feet) deep).
  • Easy to read display with background illumination. The etrex 10 has a monochrome display with 128×160 pixel, the etrex 20 and 30 have a color display with 176×220 pixel.
  • Profiles to manage multiple collections of settings for different purposes.
  • Easy to use with buttons and thumb stick.
  • High sensitivity receiver
  • Etrex 20,30 are equipped with a slot for a standard micro SD memory card
  • The etrex 20 and 30 have 1.7 GB built-in memory to store user data and to receive additional, more detailed maps
  • Stores up to 1000 waypoints (etrex 10) rsp. 2000 waypoints (etrex 20 and 30) with name (up to 30 characters), icon (choice of 135 symbols) and coordinates

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