Lowrance iFinder PhD Plus Handheld GPS Unit
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Think you can handle all the pomp and circumstance that GPS has to offer? Then graduate to the highest degree of GPS handhelds with the Lowrance iFinder PhD Plus. Features mobile navigation extras, plus an MP3/Ogg Vorbis music player, in an innovative new Lowrance waterproof GPS handheld! Includes an electronic compass, barometric altimeter, and microphone (for voice notes) too!
The iFINDER PhD Plus has the same great features of the standard model, with the added plus of exclusive MapCreate 6.3 U.S. Topo mapping software, one MMC/SD memory card, and an MMC/SD card reader with USB connector - for custom, high-detail mapmaking on a PC.
Plus Package Features
Expanded Memory Capabilities
Plus package includes one MMC/SD memory card and an MMC/SD card reader with USB connector. Perfect for storing professional-quality maps!
MapCreate 6.3 is loaded with newly-advanced navigation extras. Featuring expanded mapping enhancements. Lowrance now puts the power of the exclusive, most comprehensive software for custom electronic charts ever released at your fingertips with the new MapCreate Series 6 software on two CDs named USA East and USA West.
Example of MapCreate detail level:
With a personal computer, you can start enjoying the widest latitude of creating a never-ending library of rich, custom, electronic GPS charts with MapCreate 6.3. Plus, a wealth of dynamic mapping detail, control, flexibility, diversity and choices, all at an extremely affordable one-time price.
Enhanced Chart Detail
MapCreate Series 6 CDs database delivers superb detail for the 48 contiguous states and Hawaii that covers:
- Rivers, Lakes & Tributaries
- Over 60,000 critical navigation aids & 10,000 wrecks/obstructions in coastal and Great Lakes waters
- Interstate, Federal and State Highway listings
- Interstate Exit Services (restaurants, lodging, fuel, auto/truck services)
- Hard-to find rural roads, cities & towns, railways and key landmarks
- Searchable Points-of-Interest database (includes airports, hotels, restaurants, entertainment, emergency services, etc.)
- Searchable Street Intersections & Street Addresses
- National Parks & Forests with Boundaries
- Wildlife Preserves, and more!
Easier Map Loading and Transfer
MapCreate Series 6 is compatible with all Lowrance GPS units using ultra-small, rewritable Multi-Media Card (MMC) memory cards to make loading custom mapping a breeze! Now, your can leave your GPS on the boat. Simply save your custom mapping to any MMC card (from 8MB to 1GB), then load it into any compatible Lowrance GPS for navigational display.
Any Size, Any Shape
Only MapCreate lets you create custom mapping to exacting proportions. With its unique "cookie cutter" map chooser feature, you can carve out detailed charts with specific map boundaries of your choosing. So, you maximize the usability of your mapping and MMC card memory space.
Map Detail Volume Control
Besides creating only the specific map areas you want, you can also control the level of detail in your maps, simply by turning on or off map display features like railroads, rural roads, etc. By keeping the features you need, and deactivating the ones you don't, you again maximize both the usability of your custom maps, while making the most efficient use of MMC card memory space.
iFINDER PhD FEATURES
- 240V x 180H pixel resolution
- 3" (7.6 cm) diagonal display size
- High contrast Film SuperTwist
- White LED backlit screen
- 16-level grayscale
- Excellent direct sunlight and low-light/night viewing
- Weighs 8.7oz/247g with 2 AA batteries loaded (batteries not included)
- 5.588x2.549x0.955 inches / 14.2x6.5x2.4 cm pocket-sized
- Precision 12-parallel channel GPS+WAAS receiver
- Antenna port for connecting optional external GPS+WAAS antenna
- Dual processors for higher speed screen updates and scrolling
- Dual Easy/Advanced operation modes
- Built-in electronics compass and barometric altimeter
- Built-in continental U.S. and Hawaii background map featuring interstate exit services
- One MMC/SD digital media memory card slot for higher-detailed mapping, GPS trip details recording/playing, and MP3 or Ogg Vorbis music playing capabilities
- Optional MapCreate Accessories Topo Pack that includes MapCreate U.S. Topo mapping software, one digital MMC/SD memory card, and an MMC/SD card reader/writer with USB connector for PC
- Also compatible with optional Lowrance FreedomMaps, Fishing Hot Spots, and Navionics Gold, Classic and HotMaps electronic charts
- 1,000 waypoints/1,000 event markers/100 routes
- Up to 100 savable and retraceable plot trails, with up to 10,000 points in any trail
- 40 map zoom ranges, 0.02 - 4,000 miles
- 42 graphic icons to mark special spots
- Internal back-up memory
- Easy point-and-map cursor navigation/route planning
- MP3/Ogg Vorbis music playing capabilities
- Music files loaded by MMC/SD digital memory card (not included)
- Microphone feature for recording voice notes
- Stereo headphones
- Cigarette plug power adapter
- Waterproof with sure-grip rubber welt seal
- Operates up to 12 hours or longer on two AA batteries (not included)
- Full one-year warranty
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