Serious anglers demand serious equipment, which is why Garmin has developed the Garmin GPSMAP 8600 Series Sonar. Easy-to-use, easy-to-install, the Garmin GPSMAP 8600 Series Sonar delivers cutting-edge technologies paired with a full HD IPS Touchscreen for wider viewing angles, superior clarity, and sunlight readability, even with polarized sunglasses.
Complete Sonar Support – The Garmin GPSMAP 8600 Series Sonar offers built-in support for their industry-leading sonar, including dual-channel 1kW traditional CHIRP, CHIRP ClearVu, and CHIRP SideVu scanning sonars, plus built-in support for Ultra High-Definition scanning sonar (no black box required). It also supports the entire Panoptix all-seeing sonar line (transducers sold separately).
The Best Garmin with the Best of Navionics – For the most detailed, clear, and concise charts and maps, the Garmin GPSMAP 8600 Series Sonar is preloaded with BluChart G3 Coastal Cartography and LakeVu G3 inland mapping featuring Navionics data. The charts and maps also include Auto Guidance technology, which shows a suggested route to a destination based on your boat’s specifications. The expandable memory allows you to upgrade your maps with accessory map purchases such as BlueChart G3 and LakeVu G3 Ultra.
Build Your Marine System – NMEA 2000 networking and the Garmin Marine Network allow you to easily build your full marine electronics suite – from radar and autopilots to cameras, instruments, and forward-looking sonar – controlled from your chartplotter and shared across multiple screens. In addition, Garmin’s exclusive OneHelm system coordinates many third-party manufactured onboard marine products to bring full control of systems, such as digital switching, lighting, stabilization, and more – conveniently to your chartplotter screen.
Full Connectivity – The Garmin GPSMAP 8600 Series Sonar has a premium-performance processor that enables fast map drawing, superior networking, video distribution, and more. Built-in Wi-Fi technology lets you pair with the free ActiveCaptain app for access to OneChart, smart notification, Garmin Quickdraw community data and more. You can also control video streaming from Garmin’s GC 100 wireless camera and VIRB action cameras. In addition, built-in ANT wireless technology connects you directly to quatix marine watch, gWind Wireless 2 transducer and wireless remote controls.
SmartMode Station Controls – Networked sonar, radar, cameras, media, and digital switching can be independent to incorporated into SmartMode station controls. With SmartMode, everything is designed to give you quick one-touch access to the information you need to ease high-stress situations such as docking.
Special Sailing Features – The Garmin SailAssist feature provides data, displays, and prerace guidance to help you gain a competitive edge. Other sailing features include laylines, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields, and tide/current/time slider. Gauge displays provide need-to-know information at a glance, including true and apparent wind angle, set and drift, true or apparent wind speed, horizontal or vertical graphs and a data bar with customizable fields.
The Ultimate Connected Boating App – Download the ActiveCaptain app to your smartphone or tablet to manage your marine experience from anywhere – from trip planning and prefishing to updating software and purchasing maps.
In the Box:
-Garmin GPSMAP 8600 Series Sonar -Power cable -NMEA 2000 drop cable -NMEA 2000 T-connector -Bail mount with knobs -Flush mount kit -Sun cover -Trim piece snap covers -Documentation
Specifications 8610 XSV 8612 XSV 8616 XSV
Physical Dimensions 10.25" x 8" x 3" 11.9" x 8.5" x 3" 15.1" x 10.3" x 3"
Display Size 8.6" x 5.4" 10.1" x 5.7" 13.6" x 7.7"
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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (dehp) which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov.