GARMIN Dakota 20

Item: 010-00781-01
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Compatible maps

Suggested Maps and Software:

Inland Lakes

Inland Lakes
Comprehensive coverage of thousands of freshwater lakes throughout the continental U.S. and parts of Canada.

BlueChart g2, g3 on micro SD card with adapter

BlueChart g2, g3 on micro SD card with adapter
Detailed offshore BlueChart g2 marine maps to help you navigate ó plus enhanced 3-D maps and rich detail and content. Maps are conveniently recorded on a micro SD card for the easy computer-free installation. Compatible with the most chartplotters and handhelds with an SD card slot.

Garmin Street Maps and City Navigation

Garmin Street Maps and City Navigation
Maps for your car, motorcycle or a truck GPS Navigator. LifeTime updates for street maps.

Garmin Topographic Maps

Garmin Topographic Maps
Landscape details for outdoor enthusiasts.

Garmin Extras

Garmin Extras
Additional maps and software

Contents of the package

  • Dakota 20
  • Lanyard
  • USB cable
  • Owner's manual on disk
  • Quick start manual

  • Features

    The Dakota 20 combines touchscreen technology with outdoor navigation, along with healthy doses of high-sensitivity GPS with HotFix satellite prediction, barometric altimeter, 3-axis electronic compass and microSD card slot.
    All in all, itís a pretty amazing combination for one of the most powerful, affordable devices on the market.

    Easy and durable
    Your Dakota 20 features a durable, sunlight-readable 2.6-inch color touchscreen display. The simple interface means you'll spend more time admiring your surroundings and less time with your face buried in your GPS. Plus, the Dakota 20 stands up to Mother Natureís surprises. Not only is it waterproof, it can withstand bumps, dust, dirt and water.

    Know exactly where you are
    Built into the Dakota 20 is a 3-axis electronic compass, which tells you where you are, even if youíre standing still or not holding it level. The barometric altimeter tracks pressure changes to pinpoint your precise altitude. Plus, you can use your Dakota 20 to plot barometric pressure over time to anticipate changing weather. Even in deep canyons or heavy cover, Dakota 20 uses its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction to find your position quickly and precisely.

    Attention geocachers
    Paperless geocaching is a breeze with the Dakota 20. You can easily download up to 2,000 caches with information such as location, terrain, difficulty, hints and description. That means you donít need any more paper printouts, and you definitely donít need to manually enter coordinates.

    Explore and conquer
    Dakota 20 gives you a built-in worldwide basemap, allowing you to navigate anywhere. And if you want to add more maps, just use Garminís detailed topographic, marine and road maps on microSD card.

    Go social
    Your Dakota 20 allows you to share your waypoints, tracks, geocaches and routes wirelessly with compatible Oregon, Dakota and Colorado and Foretrex users. All you have to do is press "send" to transfer your favorite route or geocache location.


    Installed languages: English, Spanish, French, Deutsch, Italiano, Portugues, Cesky, Dansk, Nederlands, Norsk, Suomi, Hrvatski, Magyar, Polski, Russian, Svenska, Turkse, Latvian, Slovak, Slovenian, Greek, Arabic, Farsi, Bulgarian.
    More languages may be available through Garmin web updater.

    Physical & Performance:
    Unit dimensions, WxHxD:  2.2" x 3.9" x 1.3" (5.5 x 10 x 3.3 cm) 
    Display size, WxH:  1.43"W x 2.15"H (3.6 x 5.5 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm) 
    Display resolution, WxH:  160 x 240 pixels 
    Display type:  Transflective color TFT touchscreen 
    Weight:  6.75 oz (191.4 g) with batteries 
    Battery:  2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended 
    Battery life:  20 hours 
    Waterproof:  yes (IPX7) 
    Floats:  no 
    High-sensitivity receiver:  yes 
    Interface:  USB 
    RoHS version available:  yes 

    Maps & Memory:
    Basemap:  yes 
    Preloaded maps:  no 
    Ability to add maps:  yes 
    Built-in memory:  850 MB 
    Accepts data cards:  microSDô card (not included) 
    Waypoints/favorites/locations:  1000 
    Routes:  50 
    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) 
    Touchscreen:  yes 
    Barometric altimeter:  yes 
    Geocaching-friendly:  yes (paperless) 
    Outdoor GPS games:  no 
    Hunt/fish calendar:  yes 
    Sun and moon information:  yes 
    Tide tables:  yes 
    Area calculation:  yes 
    Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):  yes 
    Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):  yes 
    Picture viewer:  no 

    Item number: 010-00781-01
    UPC: 753759104252
    Package weight: 0.9 lb

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    Product Reviews

    Following reviews were written by actual customers.
    Every GPS4US customer has a chance to live a feedback after receiving a product.


    by fahad A, , 7/31/2016
    GARMIN Dakota 20 You are like a completely new very excellent device Thank you so much

    by Nathan T, , 7/21/2016
    Great GPS, touch screen recessed so you don''t bump it accidentally like you can with the new Garmins

    by Albert T P, , 2/11/2016
    For a refurbished unit this gps works really well. This is my 2nd refurbished unit and it''s used to navigate when I foot hunt hog with dogs . And the Shipping was super fast.

    by Galin P, , 2/18/2015

    by Galin P, , 2/18/2015
    Great small GPS, Does everything I need

    by Galen P, , 11/9/2014

    by Inta G, , 4/25/2014
    I enjoy using my Garmin Dakota 20.I have already used it many times for geocaching and it works well.

    by Katty D, , 9/9/2013
    very good :)

    by Galin P, , 12/27/2011
    Nice little GPS navigator with all major functions you want from GPS device, great helper everywhere I go

    by Eddie R, , 12/27/2011
    For compact device it is surprisingly good in map quality and zooms in to the fine level of details, I planned to use it for geocaching but it works great in the car and on the bike too. Touch screen is calibrated well and menus are convenient to use.

    by Galin P, , 12/20/2011
    i like the simple yet very convenient interface and long battery life is definitely a big plus

    by Lisa, , 12/19/2011
    Owning it just for several days and getting acknowledged with this nice handheld, menu is simple and convenient, bright screen, lots of maps, very good GPS.

    by Galin P, , 11/21/2011
    Rugged and waterproof with simple touchscreen and friendly user interface, my new Dakota came preloaded with World-wide topographic map out of the box. The screen is bright enough in direct sunlight. Overall this GPS is very easy to use.

    by Matthias L, , 9/21/2011
    It was a refurbished Version. Unfortunately it lost all maps and saved waypoints and tracks the evening of my first hike. I had to turn it in and still await the replacement. I liked it just for a couple of hours.

    by Abigail B, , 8/13/2011
    It was just what I expected! Great for recording my bike routes and for geocaching.

    by Atanas P, , 8/3/2011
    Good GPS for the price

    by bilal T, , 7/22/2011
    thank you GPS4US.good market.garmin very good machine.but existing software inadequate

    by Daniel G, , 7/18/2011
    Good price. Small and powerful unit.

    by Lauhirat M, , 7/7/2011
    The GPS is great but there are occasions where the touch screen does not work properly. I''m trying to reach Garmin to see if this is a fault or what. Thanks for keeping in touch.

    by Yevgeniy K, , 6/30/2011
    good product

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