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Garmin GPSMAP 8612xsv with Mapping and Sonar

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Product Details

The Garmin GPSMAP 8612xsv with Mapping and Sonar is for those who are serious about their sport fishing, cruising, sailing, or racing on the water. The chartplotter includes a 12-inch full HD In-plane Switching (IPS) bright touchscreen display preloaded with both BlueChart g3 U.S. coastal and LakeVü HD maps (with Navionics data and Auto Guidance technology); NMEA 2000 connectivity and the Garmin Marine Network; ANT technology and Wi-Fi networking; and a SmartMode station which controls access to the information you need quickly. The GPSMAP 8612xsv chartplotter/sonar combo is complete with built-in support for Garmin sonar, such as the dual-channel 1 kW traditional CHIRP, ClearVü and SideVü scanning sonars. There is also built-in support for Ultra High-Definition scanning sonar (no black box required). Anglers will also find that the chartplotter supports the entire Panoptix all-seeing sonar line (transducers sold separately).

The GPSMAP 861212xsv chartplotter enables fast map drawing, superior networking, video distribution, and more. With the built-in Wi-Fi technology, you can sync with the free ActiveCaptain app for access to OneChart, smart notifications, Garmin Quickdraw community data, and more. The unit can control video streaming from Garmin's GC 100 wireless camera and VIRB action cameras. Further connectivity is built-in to accommodate the ANT wireless system linking directly to Garmin watches, wireless transducers, marine instrumentation, and remote controls. The chartplotter comes preloaded with BlueChart g3 coastal charts and LakeVu g3 inland maps each with Navionics and data. Auto Guidance technology suggests destination routes based upon your boat’s specs, and contains expandable memory for accessory maps, too!

With all of the information the GPSMAP 8612xsv with Mapping and Sonar can provide, it's advantageous to see and interpret it all by adding a second or third multi-function display for wider viewing angles, clarity, and sunlight readability, even with polarized sunglasses. Mount each flush or edge-to-edge to your fishing machine. The chartplotter can control your marine electronics with the help of NMEA 2000 networking and the Garmin Marine Network — from radar and autopilots to cameras, instruments and forward-looking sonar — and shared across multiple screens. Further, Garmin's OneHelm system synchronizes with many third-party onboard marine technology like lighting, digital switching, stabilization, and others to bring their control through the GPSMAP 8612xsv display.

When you're building your marine electronics suite, investigate the networking abilities and expansion capabilities when your needs grow for cruising, sailing, racing, or sport fishing, you may find the Garmin GPSMAP 8612xsv with Mapping and Sonar is the system for you.

  • Features a 12 in. full HD IPS touchscreen display preloaded with BlueChart g3 U.S. coastal and LakeVü HD maps featuring Navionics data and Auto Guidance technology
  • Fully network capable with NMEA 2000 connectivity and the Garmin Marine Network
  • Built-in support for the full suite of Garmin sonar capabilities
  • Includes ANT technology and Wi-Fi networking
  • SmartMode station controls enable quick, one-touch access to the information you need
  • Includes:
    • GPSMAP 8612xsv
    • Power cable
    • NMEA 2000 T-connector
    • NMEA 2000 drop cable
    • Bail mount kit with knobs
    • Flush mount kit
    • Sun cover
    • Trim piece snap covers
    • Documentation

Technical Specifications

  • Physical Dimensions: 11.9 in. x 8.5 in. x 3.0 in.
  • Display Size: 10.1 in. x 5.7 in.; 11.6 in. diagonal
  • Display Resolution: FHD; 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display Type: Touchscreen IPS display with anti-glare finish
  • Weight: 6.0 lbs.
  • Water Rating: IPX7
  • Mounting Options: Bail, flush, or flat (Garmin does not offer hardware or accessories for a flat-mount installation. Professional tools and knowledge required.)
  • Polarized Support: Yes
  • Power Consumption: 3.1 A
  • Antenna: Internal or External over NMEA 2000
  • Transmit Power: 1 kW traditional; 1 kW CHIRP
  • Receiver: 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
  • Garmin Marine Network Ports: 2
  • Preloaded Maps: BlueChart g3 (coastal maps) and LakeVu g3 (inland maps)
  • Accepts Data Cards: 2 micro SD cards - back of unit
  • Waypoints: 5,000
  • Track Log: 50,000 points; 50 saved tracks
  • Routes: 100; 250 waypoints each
  • Tide Tables: Yes
  • Garmin Radar Compatible: Yes
  • Garmin Sonar Compatible: Yes
  • Garmin Smartmode Compatible (customizable monitor presets): Yes
  • Supports AIS (tracks target ships position): Yes
  • Supports DSC (display position data from DSC-capable VHF radio): Yes
  • Supports Fusion-Link Compatible Radios: Yes
  • GSD Black Box Sonar Support: Yes
  • GCV Black Box Sonar Support: Yes
  • ActiveCaptain Compatible: Yes
  • GRID (Garmin Remote Input Device) Compatible: Yes
  • Wireless Remote Compatible: Yes
  • Sailing Features: Yes
  • Dual-Frequency (50/200 kHz) Sonar Capable: Yes
  • Dual-Beam (77/200 kHz) Sonar Capable: Yes
  • Frequencies Supported: Traditional: 50/200, 77/200, 83/200; Single Chanel CHIRP: 40 - 250; Dual Channel CHIRP: 40 - 250; SideVu/ClearVu CHIRP: 260/455/800; Ultra High-Definition ClearVu: 0.8 MHz (800 kHz), CHIRP range: 760 - 880 kHz; Ultra High-Definition SideVu: 1.2 MHz (1,200 kHz), CHIRP Range: 1,020 - 1,230 kHz (dependent on transducer)
  • CHIRP Sonar Technology: Yes (built-in)
  • ClearVu: Yes
  • SideVu: Yes
  • Maximum Depth: 5,000 ft at 1 kW (depth capacity is dependent on water bottom type and other water conditions)
  • Bottom Lock (shows return from the bottom up): Yes
  • Water Temperature Log and Graph: Yes
  • Sonar Recording: Yes
  • Sonar History Rewind: Yes
  • NMEA 2000 Compatible: Yes
  • Transducer Pin Numbers: One LVS sonar, One 12-pin scanning sonar, One 8-pin sonar
  • NMEA 0183 Input Ports: 1 differential
  • NMEA 0183 Output Ports: 1 differential
  • Video Input Ports: 1 BNC composite and 1 HDMI (HDCP compliant)
  • Video Output Ports: 1 HDMI
  • Wireless Connectivity: Yes
  • J1939 Compatible: Yes
  • Additional: Supports spoken audio alerts


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