I purchased this GPS about 5 years ago. My wife and I are avid backpackers and this unit has not failed us. Occasional deep, heavily treed canyons have made signal reception sporadic, but the unit picked it back up pretty quick.
The Topo maps are accurate and detailed and are easy to download to the unit. The adapter cable is designed for com plugs, so you'll need an adapter for USB ($20 or so from W*M). The only adjustment necessary is to assign the adapter a com # through the Device manager to less than 10 and it works fine.
Many features for a basic GPS... anything above this is not much more than showing off, in my opinion. Color and touch screen aren't necessary when you're 10 miles into the brush.
I have dropped, dunked, frozen, baked, and generally taken this unit everywhere, and it has proven itself very reliable.
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