However, don’t let that put you off the 60CSx as the mapping is quite usable. For heavy use, a stick-on screen protector wouldn’t be a bad idea. Micro SD memory is a great improvement. For long track logs, USB is preferred as it is far faster. I found myself cursing it daily.

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Garmin GPSMap 60CSx Reviews – Trailspace

The documentation is convoluted, gsmap and unclear. Overall the GPS is a good unit, however Garmin’s practice of locking software to a specific GPS unit will send me to the competitors on my next purchase. This can be useful for finding, say, the nearest petrol station or hut or ATM.

This… December 13, Beaux Pilgrim guest Rating: The Oregon screen has two and a half times as many pixels in its display. The 60CSx screen is 38mm across and 56mm tall.

The full-screen touch keypad on the Oregon is much faster to use. Even in bright sunlight, the transreflective screen shows up well. Pressing the power button briefly cycles through the backlight brightness settings.

The device is controlled using a rocker button to indicate direction and 8 function buttons. Flash Memory Installed Size. Click a link, garkin what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace’s independent gear reviews. But I have nothing good to say about the 64st other than it has more functions than the 60CSx.


The screen is bright and large enough to see all of the detail provided. For heavy use, a stick-on screen protector wouldn’t be a bad idea. I use one 2gb stick for the city navigator and another for garmni topo mapsource.

Get a TomTom 4. I could never get a satellite connection inside my house or my office, but I could get one with the Garmin unit no problem.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

Nor is there a list of simple, clear, step-by-step instructions to do the things most owners want most often. However, soon it will have very attractive competion, and it should interesting to see what Garmin does then! Get there with turn by turn. People who bought this also bought. The UK’s greatest tech podcast presents everything you need to know from Gamescomas well as LG’s bizarre retro mobile and much more.

Culture by Luke Westaway Aug 7, Read full review Verified purchase: Micro SD memory is a great improvement. It does have its… February 20, AL45 4 reviewer rep Rating: PAGE moves you between the units different screens, map, altimeter, setup gpsap, trip and so on.


The 60Csx is a must if you do much traveling. This unit shines in the chip set and antenna area. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

I have had both an Explorist and this unit.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review

However, in sunlight and bright 60cs, the readability is reversed – the 60CSx is the easiest to see, and the Oregon the least. This nav app may be smart, but it’s no genius. On the other hand, unless you capture a lot of waypoints, does it matter that much? The unit highlights are: To use multiple map sets you can change microSD cards.