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Most recent customer reviews. (View all 13 reviews for this item.)
Written by Pete
November 7, 2012
Very easy to use. Exactly what I was looking for. … More
• Pros: size, touch screen and ease of use.
• Cons: display is dim in bright sunlight.
• Recommend? YES
13 viewers found this helpful.
Written by JD
October 26, 2012
OPINION OF NEW 450T
After reading the great info on GPS City I bought the 450T to replace my Etrex Legend C that I use on horsback and A … More
• Pros: easy to learn and use, lots of great features
• Cons: no routing without acquiring additional maps
• Recommend? YES
14 viewers found this helpful.
Written by loes
July 25, 2012
NO MANUAL TO SPEAK OF!!!!!!
no manual ???? For first time users it is a pain to get started. … More
[Ed. note: You can download the full manual from our Oregon product pages. We also offer a lot of free tutorial videos on our site to assist you.
You can also ask us specific questions about the product on the Oregon page under the Q&A tab.
• Pros: once working, it works well
• Cons: how to get started???
• Recommend? NO OPINION
10 viewers found this helpful.
Written by gizmoman
March 24, 2012
ALL THE LATEST FEATURES IN A COMPACT PACKAGE
I bought this unit for its custom maping abilities as well as the advanced track/route management compared with my N … More
• Pros: compact, full of the latest features/capabilities
• Cons: screen could be bigger, easier to read in sunlight
• Recommend? YES
12 viewers found this helpful.
Written by great outdoors
February 16, 2012
THE BEST UNIT
this unit travels well backpacking with me, usefull clip included, and very tough, i also downloaded some screen sho … More
• Pros: tough with user friendly screen, works in thicket
• Cons: better manual- can't bring computer with me
• Recommend? NO
12 viewers found this helpful.
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Tap the touchscreen then hit the trail with Oregon 450t. This next-generation handheld features a rugged, touchscreen along with preloaded topographic maps, 3-D map views, a high-sensitivity receiver, barometric altimeter, electronic compass, microSD card slot, picture viewer and more. Even exchange tracks, waypoints, routes and geocaches wirelessly between similar units.
Touch and Go
Oregon 450t leads the way with a tough, 3-inch diagonal, sunlight-readable, color, touchscreen display that offers crystal clear enhanced colors and high-resolution images. Its easy-to-use interface means you'll spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time searching for information. With user-selectable dashboards, you can customize the appearance of your display. Both durable and waterproof, Oregon 450t is built to withstand the elements. Bumps, dust, dirt, humidity and water are no match for this rugged navigator.
Explore Backcountry in 3-D
Oregon's preloaded U.S. topographic maps, 3-D map view and a built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief give you all the tools for serious climbing or hiking. Map detail includes national, state and local parks and forests, along with terrain contours, elevation information, trails, rivers, lakes and points of interest. Just in case you're wondering how steep that hill really is, Oregon's 3-D map view helps you visualize your surroundings - giving you a better perspective of the elevation.
With Oregon 450t you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly other compatible Oregon, Colorado and Dakota users. Now you can send your favorite hike to your friend to enjoy or the location of a cache to find. Sharing data is easy. Just touch "send" to transfer your information to similar units.
Oregon 450t supports Geocaching.com GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. By going paperless, you're not only helping the environment but also improving efficiency. Oregon stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs! Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches. Show off photos of your excursions with Oregon's picture viewer. Slim and lightweight, Oregon is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.
Get Your Bearings
Oregon 450t has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you're standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions. See changes in your elevation ahead of you and where you've been with enhanced track navigation. With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction, Oregon 450 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons.
Conveniently plug in optional preloaded microSD cards for all your outdoor activities on land or water (see maps tab for compatible maps). Just insert a MapSource card with detailed street maps, and Oregon provides turn-by-turn directions to your destination. Add select topographic maps to take advantage of Oregon's 3-D map view which gives you a better perspective of your elevation. With BlueChart g2 , you'll get everything you need for a great day on the water including depth contours, navaids and harbors. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet.
You've been busy exploring and now you want to store and analyze your activities. With a simple connection to your computer and to the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send tracks to your outdoor device using Garmin Connect. This one-stop site offers an activity table and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google Earth. Explore other routes uploaded by millions of Garmin Connect users and share your experiences on Twitter and Facebook. Getting started is easy, so get out there, explore, and share.
Oregon 450: Touch the great outdoors.
Features and Tips
Here is a listing we have put together of some of the common
Oregon 450t features
along with a few user tips that you may find of help for this particular item.
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Electronic compass: yes
Barometric altimeter: yes
Geocaching mode: yes (paperless)
Outdoor GPS games: yes
Hunt/fish calendar: yes
Sun and moon information: yes
Tide tables: yes
Area calculation: yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): yes
Picture viewer: yes
Physical & Performance:
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.3" x 4.5" x 1.4" (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.53"W x 2.55"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 240 x 400 pixels
Display type: Transflective color TFT touchscreen
Weight: 6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life: 16 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
PC interface: USB
RoHS version available: yes
Maps & Memory:
Preloaded maps: yes (topographic)
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: yes
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
Track log: 10,000 points, 20 saved tracks
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:
2.3 x 4.5 x 1.4 inches (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm)
Display size, WxH:
1.53W x 2.55H inches (3.8 x 6.3 cm) 3 inch Diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:
240 x 400 pixels
Transreflective color TFT touchscreen
6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries
2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
RoHS version available:
Map coverage area:
Ability to add maps:
Street Map Compatible:
Topographic Map Compatible:
Marine Software Compatible:
Bluechart g2 Map Compatible:
Bluechart g2 Vision Map Compatible:
Accepts data cards:
microSD data card
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):
Custom Maps Compatible
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."):
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") :
Speech recognition (navigate with voice commands):
3D map view:
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads):
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route):
Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation):
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road):
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.):
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):
Hands-free calling with Bluetooth® wireless technology:
FM traffic compatible:
XM® Navtraffic (includes basic weather) & Radio for U.S. compatible:
MSN® Direct for U.S. compatible:
Where Am I? feature (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection):
Car locator feature (marks position when removed from windshield mount):
Audio book player:
Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation):
World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator:
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout):
External Antenna Jack:
Headphone jack/audio line-out:
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature):
10000 points, 200 saved tracks
Sun and moon information:
Outdoor GPS games:
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):
Heart rate monitor compatible:
Yes (optional accessory)
Bike speed/cadence sensor compatible:
Yes (optional accessory)
Garmin Training Center® software compatible:
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person):
Courses (compete against previous workouts):
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed):
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap):
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout):
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button):