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GPS Systems

  Garmin nuvi 350 GPS
Introducing the nüvi: A versatile travel assistant that’s approximately the size of a deck of playing cards.

Only $249.99

  Garmin nuvi 360 GPS
Introducing the nüvi: A versatile travel assistant that’s approximately the size of a deck of playing cards.

Only $279.99

Garmin StreetPilot c340 GPS
Garmin - Nuvi 200 - GPS Navi
Magellan - Maestro 3100 - GP
Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS
Garmin Nuvi 650 - GPS Naviga
Garmin Nuvi 200W GPS Navigat
Tom Tom One GPS (3rd Edition
Garmin nuvi 360 GPS
TomTom GO920 GPS
Navigon 2100 GPS

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TomTom One GPS
TomTom One GPS - 3.5" Touch Screen, Bluetooth (Refurbished)
Only $149.99 

Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS
Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS - 4.3" Touch Screen Display, Anti-Glare, North American Maps
Only $399.99 

Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS
Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS - 4.3" Touch Screen Display, Anti-Glare, North American Maps
Only $399.99 

Mio C230 GPS
Mio C230 GPS - 3.5" Touch Screen, Text-To-Speech, SD Card Input, US Maps
Only $149.97 

Navman iCN 330 GPS
Navman iCN 330 Portable GPS Unit 2.8" TFT Screen Manufacturer Refurbished
Only $109.97 

Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS
Garmin Nuvi 660 Personal GPS Navigation with 4.3" Widescreen Bluetooth
Only $349.99 

InVion 7" Screen Portable GPS System
InVion 7" Screen Portable GPS System - GPS System and MP3/Movie Player with Bluetooth
Only $199.99 

Garmin StreetPilot C330 GPS
Garmin StreetPilot C330 GPS Navigator 3.5" Screen (Refurbished)
Only $139.99 

Plenio VXA-3000 Touchscreen Car GPS System
Plenio VXA-3000 7" Touchscreen Car GPS Navigation System - 2D/3D Maps and Divx Video Player, MP3 Player and Gaming
Only $199.99 

Garmin eTrex H Handheld GPS
Garmin eTrex H Handheld GPS
Only $89.99 

Magellan Maestro 3200 GPS
Magellan Maestro 3200 GPS - 3.5" Touch Screen, 1.3M POI, SD Card Input, US Maps
Only $249.99 

Navigon 7100 GPS Navigation Device
Navigon 7100 GPS Navigation Device - 4.3" Touch Screen, Multiple Views, Text To Speech, 5 Million POI
Only $349.99 

Garmin StreetPilot c340 GPS (Refurb.)
Garmin StreetPilot C340 GPS Navigator with Built-in Antenna 3.5" Touch Screen (Refurbished)
Only $159.99 

Garmin Nuvi 650 - GPS Navigation Device
Garmin Nuvi 650 - GPS Navigation Device With 4.3-Inch Touchscreen
Only $289.99 

Garmin Nuvi 670 GPS
Garmin Nuvi 670 4.3" Touchscreen GPS with North America and Europe Maps
Only $479.99 

Garmin nuvi 350 GPS
Garmin nuvi 350 Personal Travel Assistant GPS Navigator 3.5' Screen (Refurbished)
Only $209.99 

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Global Positioning System (GPS)

GPS stands for Global Positioning System - At the end of the 1970's, the United States Department of Defense (DoD), conceived a system which allowed any element of the military (planes, ships, submarines, tanks, ground forces) to know their position precisely and instantaneously, anytime and anywhere on the earth's surface. The Global Positioning System (GPS) was built to fulfill this task.

In essence, the GPS system is made of a constellation of satellites constantly orbiting the earth, at an average altitude of 20,000 kms, scattered on 6 equally spaced orbital planes. As a result, at least three satellites are always visible at anytime from anyplace on the surface of the earth. Each satellite emits a coded signal, which contains essential GPS Navigation/GPS Location information - like its position and the exact timing of the signal emission to earth. Therefore, only a simple receiver is needed to measure the elapsed time between emission and reception of the signal. The satellite to station distance is simply deduced from this travel time.

Three different measurements made on three different satellites give the three distances needed to determine the three coordinates of the station (GPS systems) position (the location of the receiver): latitude, longitude, and altitude. This type of measurement is known as "pseudo-range" measurements in GPS jargon. Every satellite emits two types of pseudo-ranges: A precise code (P code) which enables a position precision of around 10 meters and a coarse code (C/A code) which allows a precision of around 100 meters. The precise code is encrypted and restricted to the U.S. military receivers. Civilian applications are based on the pseudo-ranges measurements is this of the C/A code.  However, even using the C/A, incredibly precise location positions are possible for every day use.

GPS Navigation Systems

There are three main types of GPS devices available for consumer and commercial use: GPS Navigation; GPS Tracking; and GPS Location.

GPS Navigation (such as Garmin GPS or Magellan GPS Navigation Systems) is used to help you see where YOU are right now, and to help you get from Point A to Point B.  There are numerous devices made for GPS Navigation, from hand-held units, to those that are installed in cars and commercial vehicles, from manufacturers such as: Garmin, Magellan, TomTom, DVS/Synchrome, Harman Kardon, InVion, Mio, Navigon, Pharos, and more.  These are basically mapping systems.  Each has very limited recording (tracking) capability, and generally do not have the ability to create and upload detailed logs of vehicle travel.  Many businesses have already invested in mapping systems to increase productivity by improving route planning, and personal navigation systems are becoming wide-spread.  You can also get a GPS receiver that you can use with your portable computer and software mapping system to provide GPS mapping right you're your personal computer, from makers including: Deluo and Microsoft.

GPS Tracking is used to precisely record a log of all vehicle (or personal) activity and travel over an extended period of time.  GPS Tracking is useful in eliminating time-consuming and poor quality vehicle use logs; as well as, increase productivity, and accountability, by maximizing business use of your vehicles, while decreasing or eliminating personal use.  They are also great to keep track of where the kids have been.  The best units provide second by second tracking for the highest accuracy of position AND speed traveled, while having built-in motion sensors so data is only collected during actual travel allowing for much longer recording. 

GPS Location is used to provide Real-Time positioning of a vehicle or the GPS device, so you know where it is right now.  These usually provide minimal tracking capability or none at all, and are not a replacement for GPS Tracking.  GPS Location is mostly used for fleet vehicles, emergency location positioning, or as an aid in recovery of a vehicle or asset.  GPS Location involves "Pinging" the device via satellite or by cell phone, and having it "phone" home with its current position via satellite cellular technology.  This means that there is a recurring cost for GPS Location, that does not usually apply to GPS Tracking.

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