Garmin today announced that it was introducing the GPS 72H with new features including a better GPS receiver, a faster USB interface, and the ability to float.
GPS 72 Marine Handheld has been around since 2002, pleasing anybody that wanted a simple, rugged, and reliable navigator, Now with 72H it is faster and more reliable. One of the other new features is the ablitiy to transfer waypoints, tracks, and routes via its USB interface. Battery life is upgraded with the Garmin GPS 72H Marine Handheld promising about 18 hours with typical use.
Like the legacy GPS 72, the updated 72H is fully waterproof to IPX-7 standards (submersible in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes).
Garmin GPS 72H Marine Handheld is expected to be available in October for $150.