This contains addition information about the location, such as it’s locality name and possibly a street address or phone number. I’ve only had it jump around once, and that was in the heart of downtown Chicago. It can be learned, but only with time, application, trial and error. You can expect it to work in all but the most challenging situations. Of the Garmin high-end mapping GPS units it has the edge for screen visibility in bright light.

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It works absolutely fabulous!!! This map contains vectorised mapping which includes some 1: This is probably where the Explorist will be in another year or two. amp

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review

And also the article on choosing a GPS. To enter text you move the yellow highlight to the next letter or number to enter, using the rocker pad. I am sure that some of this is due to the external antenna. If you have the extra money this is the better buy, if you are not able to come up with the extra dollars the Explorist is still a good selection.


The unit 60czx pretty user friendly. When you need to enter text for a search or a waypoint etc, a keypad pops up on the screen. Follow this question By Email: Other than that this is worth its weight in gold.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review –

See details for additional description. It is difficult to program for someone jap does not use it a lot, and one should also carry a good compass.

PAGE moves you between the units different screens, map, altimeter, setup menu, trip and so on. Battery life is better than either the Oregon or Colorado. I had a 60CSx since when they came out.

Almost every aspect of 60cssx map display can be setup the way that you want. The 60CSx screen is 38mm across and 56mm tall. Old Reliable The best handheld Garmin made, or will ever make in my opinion.

I’ve only had it jump around once, and that was in the heart of downtown Chicago. The user-interface is easy to use and learn. Skip to main content. You can select the value to be shown from a large list of data like speed, distance, position etc.

Text entry is servicable, if a little cumbersome. Any Condition Any Condition. I use mine on my motorcycle, so I need to have the City Maps for nearby food, gas, services, and to search for addresses too.


The 60CSx is the heaviest of the three at g – the Oregon is the lightest at g. I remember having to constantly “scroll around” to get an idea of where I was with my Vista. Where to Buy sponsored links.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

The cost of Garmin’s exclusive maps should be considered prior to purchase. The GPS will display all the points in the selected category in a list, starting with those closest to you. Mapping is the critical component to any GPS unit. Then enter the key with the ENTR button. But that comes at a price, as I found it draining the batteries significantl y faster. Altitude data was very accurate too, most of the time reading similar figures to the OS paper maps I was holding.

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