The Cobra® GPS 500 GPS unit features a 18-parallel channel Global Position System that continuously tracks and uses up to 18 satellites to compute and update your approximate position with a quick acquisition time. It stores up to 500 waypoints with names and symbols and allows you to create up to 20 routes with up to 50 points of interest. The compact design is waterproof and includes a backlit LCD screen.
18 parallel channel GPS continuously tracks and uses up to 18 satellites to compute and update user's position giving the quickest acquisition time of any handheld recreational GPS receiver available.
Store up to 500 waypoints with names and symbols.
Create up to 20 routes with up to 50 points (waypoints and/or points of interest).
Automatically tracks your travel with up to 2,000 log points.
Save up to 10 tracks from the track log with the ability to navigate the track path in both forward and reverse.
Pre-programmed with coordinates for hundreds of worldwide cities.
Pre-programmed with continental U.S. state boundaries, Canadian political boundaries and European country boundaries.
With optional computer software and interface cable, user can exchange data with powerful computer mapping programs and download points of interest to use in navigation or as map references.
Choose from up to 100 map datums to compare with a paper map or other navigational reference.
Choose from 18 position formats used to display the location coordinates.
Lets the user display up to 5 fields about their position or navigation chosen from: Accuracy, Average Speed, Bearing, Date, Destination, Elevation, ETA, Location, Maximum Speed, Odometer, Power, Speed, Time, Trip Odometer, Trip Time.
Unit, User Guide and Quick Reference Guide support 8 languages including Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.
Compass, Altimeter, Clock, Indefinite User Data Storage.
One year Limited Warranty
Acquisition Time: Approximately 10 sec. (warm), 35 sec. (cold), 50 sec. (first time)
Update Rate: 1/second, continuous (selectable)
Position Accuracy: Up to 3 meters (10 feet)
Velocity Accuracy: 0.1 knot / 0.1 km/h
Dynamics: Performs to specifications to 6 g's
Antenna: Built-in patch antenna
Waterproof Case: Fully gasketted, high impact ABS plastic, waterproof to 1 meter for 30 min (IPX7 standards)
Memory: 2 MB (Megabytes) built-in
Battery Life: Up to 22 hours in battery save mode
Temperature Range: 5-+F to 158-+F (-15-+C to 70-+C)