Although the manufacturer's manual contains the official recommendations and is a tremendous reference, ZD Publishing, Inc. concentrates on a task-oriented format that guides you step-by-step. Generous use of graphics helps you understand the text for unfamiliar tasks. All the GPS operations are covered. This comprehensive manual also describes all the receiver's pages and their uses. The table of contents, combined with the task-oriented format, make this take-along manual an invaluable aid for seldom-used features.
The GPSMAP 196 is a versatile navigator for air, land, and sea. This WAAS-capable unit has detailed moving map graphics, HSI steering guidance, a Jeppesen database, and all the other pilot-friendly features you'd expect from Garmin. The unit boasts a 12-level grayscale display, and its lightning-fast processor makes for extremely fast map redraws.
The land detail that includes political boundaries, cities, interstates, roads, rivers, and lakes. The weight and balance and automatic logbook remove some of the drudgery from daily tasks.
Partial Table of Contents:
- Direct to a Waypoint
- Creating a new route
- Activate, Copy or Delete Routes
- Deactive or Edit Route on Map
- Invert Route
- Rename a Route
- Setting Nearest Airport Criteria
- User Waypoints
- Measuring Distance
- OBS Mode
- Vertical Navigation
GPSMap 196 Sample Page 1
GPSMap 196 Sample Page 2