The Garmin AERA 500 GPS
touch screen portable offers easy transition from flying to driving with an intuitive, icon-driven user interface. The aera models feature crisp 4.3” QVGA widescreens, plus the simplicity of a single cable solution for power.
For aviation, aera combines colourfully detailed topography with built-in terrain alerting, high resolution terrain, and airways are also available with selected models.
Aviation Features and Specifications
- Easy-to-use touch screen interface
- Bright 4.3” diagonal, color touch screen display; 480 x 272 pixels; WQVGA TFT display with white backlight
- Lithium-ion battery - lasts up to five hours, depending on usage and settings
- Flight Plans: 50 with up to 300 points each
- Flight log: At least 30 most recent flights
- Auto time zone – aera will automatically adjust your time zone while navigating
- High-sensitivity GPS receiver with WAAS position accuracy for improved performance and reception
- Simplified PC connectivity, using USB mass storage for easy data base updates at http://fly.garmin.com
- Unit dimensions – 5.3”W x 3.3”H x 0.9”D
- Weight – 9.5 oz (270g)
- Rugged and waterproof (IPX-7)
- Interface with SL30 and SL40 for frequency tuning
- Preloaded street maps
- Turn-by-turn directions with voice guidance - “Turn right on High Street”
- Bluetooth wireless technology– enabling hands-free calling
- Micro-SD™ card slot for optional mapping and data storage
- Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more
- Garmin Connect™ Photos – associate your favorite images with saved locations and visit Garmin Connect at http://connect.garmin.com to download new images with included coordinates
- Built-in travel kit includes features such as picture viewer, world clock, currency and measurement converters and calculator
- Popular optional accessories include: motorcycle mount
Package includes: aera 500, yoke mount, automotive friction mount, vehicle power cable, battery, USB cable, pilot’s guide, quick start manuals
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