Garmin Montana 600 Touch-Screen Handheld GPS Receiver
Take it hiking. Take it hunting. Take it on the water. The Garmin Montana 600 features a 4" diagonal color touchscreen with dual orientation and a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass and barometric altimeter.. Buy the auto mount (click here) and a City Navigator NT (click here) map, and it'll give you spoken turn-by-turn driving directions in the car or motorcycle. Add a BlueChart g2 (click here) pre-programmed card, and the Montana becomes your chartplotter. It even has has a 5 megapixel camera to boot!
See the Big View
Montana 600 features a vast 4" diagonal, sunlight-readable touchscreen display that offers crystal clear enhanced colors and displays high-resolution images. It's easy-to-use interface means you'll spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time searching for information. Both durable and waterproof, Montana 600 is built to withstand the elements. Bumps, dust, dirt, humidity and water are no match for this rugged navigator. No matter the setting – on the boat, in the RV or on an ATV – Montana is right at home.
Take Geotagged Pictures
Capture locations and memories with Montana 600's 5 megapixel digital camera. Each photo is geotagged automatically with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Snap and view pictures in landscape or portrait orientation. To keep track of your photos and show their location on a map, simply connect Montana 600 via USB and use Garmin's free BaseCamp software. For more storage, insert a microSD card; you can even view pictures from other devices on microSD with Montana's picture viewer.
With an array of compatible mounts, Montana 600 is designed for use on ATV's, in boats, as a handheld or in your car as a personal navigator. Use the auto mount with City Navigator maps for spoken, turn-by-turn driving directions, or the rugged mount for your motorcycle or ATV. Wherever you think you might take Montana, it has the mapping and mounts to get you there.
Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed topographic, marine and road maps. With its microSD card slot, Montana 600 lets you load TOPO U.S. 24K maps and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart g2 (click here) preloaded cards for a great day on the water or City Navigator map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads (see maps tab for compatible maps). Montana 600 also supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), that lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In addition, Montana is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.
With Montana 600 you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS users. So now your friends also can enjoy your favorite hike or cache – simply press "send" to transfer your information to similar units, and let the games begin.
Keep Your Fix
With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction, Montana 600 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The advantage is clear — whether you're in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Montana 600 to help you find your way when you need it the most.
Navigate with Ease
Montana 600 has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you're standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you even can use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.
Double Your Power
Montana 600 features a one-of-a-kind dual battery system. You'll have the option of using the rechargeable lithium-ion pack or traditional AA alkaline batteries – whichever suits your needs better.
Montana 600 supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. Visit OpenCaching.com to start your geocaching adventure. By going paperless, you're not only helping the environment but also improving efficiency. Montana 600 stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs! Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches.
Garmin Montana Comparison Chart
|Montana 600||Montana 650||Montana 650t|
|microSD card slot||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Internal memory||3.0 GB||3.0 GB||3.5 GB|
|Coverage||Worldwide DEM basemap||Worldwide DEM basemap||100K U.S. Topo maps|
|Link||Montana 600||Montana 650||Montana 650t|
Garmin Montana Feature Video
Garmin Montana 650 vs. Oregon 550 Comparison Chart
|Oregon 550||Montana 650|
|Unit Dimensions||2.3" x 4.5" x 1.4"||2.9" x 5.7" x 1.4"|
|Display size, W x H||1.53" x 2.55"||2" x 3.5"|
|Display Resolution||240 x 400 pixels||272 x 480 pixels|
|Weight||6.8 oz||10.2 oz|
|Built-in memory||850 MB||3.5 GB|
|Camera||3.5 megapixel||5.0 megapixel|
Garmin Montana vs. Oregon vs. nuvi Sizer Chart
MPN: 010-00924-00 UPC: 753759975746
What's in the Box:
- Montana 600
- Lithium-ion battery pack
- USB cable
- AC charger
- Owner's manual on disk
- Quick start manual
|Physical & Performance:|
|Unit dimensions, WxHxD:||2.9" x 5.7" x 1.4" (7.48 x 14.42 x 3.64 cm)|
|Display size, WxH:||2"W x 3.5"H (5.06 x 8.93 cm); 4" diag (10.2 cm)|
|Display resolution, WxH:||272 x 480 pixels|
|Display type:||bright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable|
|Weight:||10.2 oz (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; 11.7 oz (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)|
|Battery:||rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended|
|Battery life:||up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)|
|high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible|
|Maps & Memory:|
|Ability to add maps:||yes|
|Built-in memory:||3.0 GB|
Accepts data cards:
|microSD card (not included)|
|Track log:||10,000 points, 200 saved tracks|
|Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads):||yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)|
|Electronic compass:||yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)|
|Custom maps compatible:||yes|
|Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):||yes|
|Outdoor GPS games:||no|
|Sun and moon information:||yes|
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):||yes|
|Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):||yes|
|Garmin Connect compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):||yes|
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