The GPSMAP 531 is a compact chartplotter that features an ultra-bright 5" QVGA color display along with an improved high-speed digital design for increased map drawing and panning speeds. Its ready to go with a built-in, satellite-enhanced basemap preloaded with U.S. Garmin Lakes and an easy-to-use interface designed to help you navigate the open waters with ease. The GPSMAP 531 also accepts BlueChart g2 Vision cards (sold separately) for added features and functionality such as high-resolution satellite imagery, 3-D views and Auto Guidance technology.
The GPSMAP 531 comes ready to go with preloaded U.S. Garmin Lake map data. For areas outside the U.S., the GPSMAP 531 has a worldwide basemap with satellite images in place of more traditional maps. The GPSMAP 531 also comes standard with a high-sensitivity GPS receiver for superior satellite tracking and quicker acquisition times. And with an SD card slot, its easy to add additional maps without connecting to a computer.
Specifications and Features:
Large, ultra-bright 5" diagonal QVGA display, 234 x 320 pixels - over 800 nits of brightness
Preloaded with charts for over 14,000 U.S. lakes and navigable rivers
Compatible with GXM 51 for XM Satellite Radio and XM WX Satellite Weather
Built-in high-sensitivity GPS receiver
High-speed processor for fast screen redraws and smooth panning
Two NMEA 0183 I/O ports
Streamlined user interface makes it simple to select modes and features
Single SD memory card slot for BlueChart g2 Vision cards, as well as saving waypoints, routes and tracks to an SD card
Optional BlueChart g2 Vision cards provide marine chart detail and enhanced navigation features like Auto Guidance, satellite imagery, 3-D Mariner's Eye View and 3-D Fish Eye View
Backlit keypad for easy operation in low light conditions
Unit dimensions: 5.9"H x6.4"W x 2.9"D
Protective front cover