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Rino 120

Average Rating = 3.33/5 Average Rating : 3.33 out of 5
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Rino 120
Manufacturer: Garmin

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The Rino 120 is state-of-the-art GPS navigation and two-way communications combined, with enough memory to download detailed mapping for driving, hiking, hunting, fishing—or just about anything else you can dream up. It's waterproof and can "beam" your exact location to another Rino user within a two-mile range (on the FRS spectrum) using "Position Reporting". The radio functionality of the Rino 120 provides two-way communications for up to two miles (using FRS channels), and you can talk to friends or family who own conventional FRS radios. There's also a voice scrambler and a vibration mode for silent calls. The Rino 120 has a built-in basemap consisting of American road and highway detail, along with 8 MB of internal memory for downloading additional road, street, and points-of-interest data from MapSource® MetroGuide™, Fishing Hot Spots™, Topo, or BlueChart® CD-ROMs. The PC-interface cable also comes with the Rino 120.

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Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: mrhungus, 2005-06-16

Let me start by saying this is my first GPS. I like the RHINO so far. It IS waterproof, I submerged it on purpose to see, no problems. The only real drawback is the radio, it is not very strong. It also likes batteries! It has a very solid build and is not too bulky. If you want it buy it, it is a quality product.

Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: mgoodro, 2005-04-07

I love my Rino. I use both the GPS and FRS radio. The sub-channels are the same as on my Motorola FRS radios. Use of GMRS channels requires a $75 FCC licence. The killer app on this device is the ability to broadcast and receive positions among other Rino units (with names and "buddy icons"). The biggest drawback is when you kill your GPS batteries you have no radio. If I were to do it again now I would buy the smallest, lightest GPS and FRS radios I could find to carry less weight and use separate batteries.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: cheezhead, 2004-06-14

Very nice GPS. I recieved it as a gift from my dad and have brought it with every time i head into the mountains or woods. The 2 way radio that is built in has a decent range and will comunicate with radios of the same frequencies from other manufactuers that may or may not also have a gps unit in combination. It does not have a color screen but can be connected with a computer to download additional maps.
-Mike Goode

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