Garmin Tactix GPS Navigator Watch - Unisex

5036-551

Description

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This stealthy GPS wrist navigator won’t give your position away to wildlife or paintball adversaries. A domed lens and matte finish reduce sun reflections, while the reversed display keeps your night-vision gear glare-free during nocturnal photography. (The tactix doubles as a remote control for Garmin VIRB cameras.) Add an optional HRM strap or speed and cadence sensor and the tactix becomes a drill sergeant who’ll keep you fighting fit.

  • Jumpmaster software handles HAHO, HALO, and static line drops so those tricky insertions go smoothly.
  • MOB (Man Overboard) function guides you quickly back to a marked point.
  • Altimeter, barometer and compass functions are all self-calibrated via the high-sensitivity GPS.
  • Bluetooth Smart enabled for transferring trip and route data wirelessly to similar devices, computer, or smartphone.
  • Tilt-compensated, 3-axis digital compass.
  • Built-in thermometer. Also compatible with Garmin Tempe external temperature sensor.
  • Paperless geocaching functions.
  • Hunting and fishing calendar.
  • Tide tables.
  • Area calculation.
  • Watch functions include alarms, tones, vibration alerts, timer, and stopwatch.
  • ANT sensor compatible.
  • Compatible with Garmin Chest Strap and Speed and Cadence Sensor.
  • Fitness functions include user profiles for running and cycling, Auto Pause®, Auto Lap®, alerts, and customizable data fields such as heart rate, distance, pace, calories, laps and more.
  • Garmin Connect compatibility lets you download your workouts to analyze and map them.
  • Compatible with Garmin BaseCamp and BaseCamp Mobile.
  • 50 hour battery life in GPS mode and 5 week battery life in watch mode.
  • Scratch-resistant mineral crystal is domed to reduce reflections.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Travel
Display dimensions 3.1 x 3.1cm
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

IP X8
Built-in memory 20MB
Dimensions 4.9 x 4.9 x 1.7cm
Snooze No
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.

Yes
Waypoints

Waypoints consist of a standard set of coordinates (two for land, three for air or space) that identify a specific physical location. A route is navigated between two or more waypoints.

1000
Display type Transflective monochrome LCD
Interface USB and Wireless
Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.

Yes
Basemap

A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

Yes
Area calculation Yes
Track log 10,000 points, 100 saved tracks
Tide tables Yes
Battery power indicator Yes
Data card Not accepted
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

No
Foot pod

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

Sold separately
Garmin Connect

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

Yes
Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

No
Heart rate monitor Sold separately
Touch screen No
Heart rate target zones

Displays heart rate zones during activity.

No
Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Yes
Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

No
Distance/time alarm Yes
Floats No
Interval training Yes
Button lock Yes
Bluetooth No
Batteries Lithium-ion (included)
Routes 50
Haptic feedback Yes
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Yes
Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

No
Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

No
Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

Yes
Battery life 50 h
Chest strap Sold separately
Custom POI

A POI (point of interest) is a specific location that someone may find interesting (i.e., favourite viewpoint, best coffee stop before the trailhead). The custom POI feature allows the user to load only the POI's that interest them onto their GPS unit.

Yes
Made in Taiwan