Garmin Foretrex 401 Wrist-Mount GPS

Garmin Foretrex 401 Wrist-Mount GPS

Garmin Foretrex 401 Wrist-Mount GPS
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Garmin Foretrex 401 Wrist-Mount GPS.

Tandem instructors, wingsuit flyers and experienced skydivers allowed to jump over clouds use this to come through the clouds in their desired location. Also a popular GPS for skaters, skydivers and photo/video enthusiasts out for the weekend camping, hiking or skiing!

The most exciting feature for skydivers is the Jumpmaster function, designed for skydiving, with options including forward throw, windspeed and HARP to ensure an accurate location in the air. This is a great backup for your real altimeter when above clouds.

Foretrex 401 is a slim wrist-mounted GPS navigator perfect for outdoor activities that require the use of both hands. It combines a high-sensitivity waterproof GPS receiver, electronic compass and barometric altimeter into a lightweight device ideal for hikers, skiers and campers. To share data easily, you can connect Foretrex to your computer with USB or just send data wirelessly to another device.

Retrace Your Steps
You'll never worry about getting lost with Foretrex 401. It keeps track of your path and displays it as a dotted trail on the screen. Just turn on the TracBack® feature and you can retrace your path back to where you started. Keep track of your bearing and altitude with Foretrex 401's electronic compass and barometric altimeter. You can save locations in memory as waypoints, so you always can find your way back to any important place, such as your campsite or vehicle. And it boasts up to 17 hours of battery life and replaceable AAA batteries.

Track Your Data
Foretrex 401 lets you create and store routes to all of your favorite places and provides other helpful information, including a trip computer, sunrise/sunset times and hunting and fishing information. For even more data, connect Foretrex 401 to a wireless accessory, such as a heart rate monitor or cadence sensor, or clip it on your bike with a mount. To keep track of your trip, connect your Foretrex to your computer with USB to store your waypoints, routes and tracks, or share them wirelessly with another Foretrex 401.

Get Connected
With a simple connection to your computer and the Internet, you can get detailed analysis of your activities using Garmin Connect™. It allows you to view your activities on a map using Google™ Earth. Explore other routes from more than 12 million customers and share your experiences on Twitter® and Facebook®.

Plan Your Next Trip
BaseCamp™ lets you view and organize your maps, waypoints, routes, and tracks and send them to your device. It displays topographic map data in 2-D or 3-D on your computer, including contour lines and elevation profiles.

Physical & Performance:

  • Unit dimensions, WxHxD 2.9" x 1.7" x 0.9" (7.5 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm)

  • Display size, WxH 1.4" x 0.9" (3.6 x 2.3 cm)

  • Display resolution, WxH 100 x 64 pixels

  • Display type Black and white LCD

  • Weight 3.1 oz (87.3 g) with batteries

  • Powered by 2 AAA batteries (not included)

  • Battery life 17 hours

  • Waterproof (IPX7)

  • High-sensitivity receiver

  • Interface USB

Maps & Memory:

  • 500 Waypoints/favorites/locations

  • 20 Routes

  • Track log 10,000 points, 10 saved tracks

Features & Benefits:

  • Electronic compass

  • Barometric altimeter

  • Hunt/fish calendar

  • Sun and moon information 

  • Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units) 

  • Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)

What's Included:

  • Foretrex 401

  • Wrist expansion strap

  • USB cable

  • Manuals

Detail Information

Alarm Type
Battery TypeAAA
Data Log
Downloadable InfoYes
Feet or Meters
Protective Case AvailableNo
Replaceable LensNo
Saveable ProfilesNo
Visual Port
Water ResistantYes
Night Jump GlowNo


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Garmin Foretrex 401 Wrist-Mount GPS