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Geko 101
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Geko 101

Geko 101

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Geko 101

Manufacturer: Garmin

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Page By: Alan Ellis

Created/Edited: Sep 22, 2003 / Jan 20, 2007

Object ID: 817

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Gekos are the smallest and lightest waterproof GPS units on the market—inexpensive, with sleek designs and simple operating systems.
With its sun-yellow case, the economical Geko 101 is perfect for navigational novices. Features such as one-touch waypoint marking make it a snap to use. Easily maneuver from one waypoint to the next using its 250-waypoint storage capacity with symbols, and pan along your track with PanTrack™.


Easy operation: five buttons for one-hand use
Weight: only 3.1oz with batteries
Compact size: 1.9" W x 3.9" H x .96" D
High-contrast display: 64 x 100 pixels
Battery life: 12 hours on 2 AAA batteries
Waypoint/Route storage: 250/0
Automatic track storage: 3,000 trackpoints with PanTrack and TracBack®
Waterproof: submersible for 30 minutes in one meter of water (IEC 529 IPX7 standards)



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Peter KLightweight and simple GPS device

Voted 4/5

Lightweight, simple device, convenient for hiking and mountaineering in bad weather conditions. Good battery lifetime, well arranged menus, wide functionality. The Geko 101 has no PC interface.
Posted Jan 6, 2009 11:39 am

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