Garmin GPSMAP 7608XSV Remanufactured 8-inch Multi-touch Widescreen Chartplotter/Sonar Combo Preloaded BlueChart g2 and LakeVü HD maps
Designed for sportfishermen, cruisers, sailors and sailing racers who demand high performance, ease of operation and feature integration in a chartplotter/sonar combo. The 8-inch multi-touch widescreen GPSMAP 7608xsv combo includes built-in dual CHIRP sonar plus CHIRP DownVü and CHIRP SideVü scanning sonar with the clearest images on the water. Its internal 10 Hz GPS updates your position and heading 10 times per second. GPSMAP 7608xsv is fully network capable, including Garmin Network and NMEA 2000, and offers the conveniences of built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity.
Built-in Advanced Sonar Capabilities
The built-in sonar capabilities of the GPSMAP 7608xsv include 1 kW dual CHIRP sonar, the most sophisticated sonar technology available for the fishing and boating public. Dual CHIRP sonar provides amazingly clear target separation and definition because it puts even more energy onto the target than CHIRP. It gives you the ability to show low/high, med/high or low/med on the screen at the same time, enhancing your ability to distinguish between game fish and balls of bait fish. It also includes both CHIRP DownVü and CHIRP SideVü scanning sonar that provide nearly photographic sonar images of fish and structure that passes below and to the sides of your boat. Garmin DownVü and SideVü provide the clearest scanning sonar images on the water. Also supported are 50 kHz/200 kHz, 77 kHz/200 kHz and Minn Kota® and MotorGuide® trolling motor transducers (sold separately). GPSMAP also includes sonar-recording capability that coordinates the timing of the sonar return with your boat's position and saves digital information for playback on a computer using HomePort™ planning software.
Preloaded BlueChart g2 maps
In addition to basic charts, tidal stations, currents, depth contours, IALA symbols and included fishing charts, BlueChart g2 offers smooth transitioning between zoom levels and more seamless continuity across chart boundaries. You can customize your screens with Safety Shading that allows you to shade all depth contours shallower than your boat’s safe depth. Fishing charts emphasize bathymetric contours with less visual clutter on the display. And there’s also a choice of standard 2-D direct overhead or 3-D "over-the-bow" map views for easier chart reading and orientation.
Preloaded LakeVü HD maps
These highly detailed freshwater maps include 17,000+ U.S. lakes, rivers and reservoirs. Included in those are more than 5,700 HD lakes with 1-foot contours shoreline to shoreline; excellent detail of underwater features plus Safety Shading that allows you to designate a minimum depth; interstates, highways, general roads and bridges; designated fishing areas; and points of interest, such as docks, boat ramps, marinas and campgrounds.
Garmin Marine Network and NMEA 2000 Support
Full-network compatibility allows you to add more capabilities to your boat. GPSMAP 7608xsv supports radar, autopilot, instruments, multiple screens, FUSION-Link, sensors, remote sonar modules, digital switching, thermal cameras, GRID rotary knob, joystick and keypad control, GXM™ 52 marine weather receiver and more.
Add Array or Dome Radar
You can add your choice of Garmin marine radar, including our powerful xHD2 open array radars or xHD dome radars that pairs ease of use with advanced open array features.
GPSMAP 7608xsv allows you to share features with other compatible GPSMAP units, such as radar, GSD 24, GSD 25 and GSD 26 sonar modules, supplemental maps, and user data, including waypoints, routes and tracks. User data entered into 1 chartplotter can be automatically synced with other chartplotters in a network.
Heading and Position Refreshed 10 Times Per Second
Fast, responsive 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS refreshes your position and heading 10 times each second to make your movement on the screen more fluid. It makes dropping up to 5,000 accurate waypoints — and finding your way back to them — quick and easy.
Upgrade with the Best Maps on the Water
Two SD™ card slots provide expandable memory for accessory map purchases, such as LakeVü HD Ultra with Max Def Lakes or BlueChart g2 Vision that add Garmin patented Auto Guidance and other great features.
FUSION-Link Entertainment System
Enjoy the ability to control all compatible FUSION-Link-enabled audio systems directly from your compatible chartplotter display.
Built-in Wi-Fi/ANT for use with Garmin Helm™ and BlueChart Mobile.
Special Sailing Features
Supported sailing features include laylines, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields and tide/current/time slider. Gauge displays are designed to provide important 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 data fields.
Compatible with gWind™ Transducers
Garmin gWind, gWind Wireless and gWind Race transducers feature twin-fin technology with 3-bladed propeller. Connect to the NMEA 2000 and compatible Garmin chartplotters via the GND™ 10 black box bridge.
Black Box Interface
The GND 10 black box interface seamlessly integrates Nexus instruments and sensors with the Garmin family. It converts data between the Nexus network and NMEA 2000 to provide trouble-free compatibility between Nexus and Garmin products.
View and Control Your Device from a Smartphone or Tablet
Garmin Helm allows you to view and control your compatible Garmin chartplotter from a compatible smartphone or tablet while providing enhanced situational awareness for the mariner. Easily switch between portrait and landscape mode to accommodate mounting preferences. When using an iPhone® or iPad®, you can even record a movie of your chartplotter screen to share with friends and family. Download from The App Store™ or Google Play™.
Get Your Apple® Device Onboard with BlueChart Mobile
With BlueChart Mobile, a free app downloaded from the App Store, you can plan marine routes on your iPad or iPhone then wirelessly transfer them to your boat’s compatible networked Garmin chartplotter. Even if you don’t have a Garmin chartplotter, you can still take advantage of the tremendous features of BlueChart on your Apple device.
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|Receiver||10 Hz GPS/GLONASS|
|Antenna||Internal or external over NMEA 2000|
|Mounting options||Bail, flat or flush|
|Display Size||7.0" x 4.0"; 8.0" diagonal|
|Display resolution||1024 x 600|
|Maps & Memory|
|Preloaded Maps||BlueChart® g2 (coastal maps) and LakeVü HD (inland maps)|
|Accepts data cards||2 SD™ cards|
|Track Log||50,000 points; 50 saved tracks|
|Features & Benefits|
|Garmin radar compatible||Yes|
|Garmin Sonar compatible||Yes|
|NMEA 2000® compatible||Yes|
|NMEA 0183 compatible||Yes|
|Garmin SmartMode compatible (customizable monitor presets)||Yes|
|Supports AIS (tracks target ships position)||Yes|
|Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC-capable VHF radio)||Yes|
|Garmin Meteor Audio System compatible||Yes|
|Supports Fusion-Link compatible marine radios||Yes|
|GSD™ Black Box sonar support||Yes|
|GCV™ Black Box sonar support||Yes|
|SiriusXM™ Weather & Radio compatible||Yes|
|BlueChart® Mobile (planning) compatible||Yes|
|Garmin Helm compatible||Yes|
|GRID™ (Garmin Remote Input Device) compatible||Yes|
|Wireless remote compatible||Yes|
|Wireless mouse compatible||No|
|Sonar Features and Specifications|
|Frequency||Traditional: 50/200, 77/200, 83/200
Single Channel CHIRP: 40-250
Dual Channel CHIRP: 40-250
SideVü/DownVü: CHIRP 455/800 & CHIRP 260/455
(dependent on transducer)
|Dual Beam Capable||Yes|
|CHIRP sonar technology||Yes_(Built-In)|
|DownVü™||Yes with CHIRP (built-in)|
|SideVü™||Yes with CHIRP (built-in)|
|NMEA 0183 input ports||2|
|NMEA 0183 output ports||2|
|Video input ports||1 Composite|
|Video output ports||None|
|Garmin Marine Network™ ports||2|
|User Interface||Multi-touch touchscreen|
|Auto backlight dimming||Yes|
|Supplemental map sharing||Yes|
|Internals sonar sharing||Yes, receive only|
|Input Draw||Max power usage at 10 Vdc: 27 W
Typical current draw at 12 Vdc: 1.8 A
Max current draw at 12 Vdc: 2.3 A Typical current draw at 12 Vdc: 1.5 A
Max current draw at 12 Vdc: 2.0 A
|Dimensions||9.6" x 6.3" x 3.0" (24.4 x 16.0 x 7.6 cm)|
What's in the Box:
BOE Marine is known for providing the absolute best installations on the brands we carry. We are pleased to expand our footprint in partnership with companies that share the same ideals as us. Listed below you will find our Installation Partners in key regions around the country. You can contact these companies directly and get the same great service you expect from BOE Marine. Through our partnerships you are able to order your equipment at the best prices, tax free, from our website. Then have one of our Installation Partners perform a high quality installation.
Our program is built upon a high degree of accountability. Our Installation Partners expect us to give great advice, prices, and supply all of the parts needed for the install. And we expect our Installation Partners to provide an expert installation in a timely manner and provide support for any equipment malfunctions or installation issues.
As the customer, you can be assured that you are buying from a dealer authorized in the brands we carry. And you will receive uncompromising advice and support on the local level from the Installation Partner, or via phone with BOE Marine. We feel there is no better package to get you the best pricing along with experienced local service.
Mid-Atlantic (MD, DE, DC)
Serviced by BOE Marine 866-735-5926
North Carolina (Lake Norman Area)
Serviced by BOE Marine of Lake Norman 866-735-5926
Florida West Coast (Tampa/St Pete Area)
Bluewater Custom Marine - 727-488-7171
Fort Lauderdale - Miami Dade
Palm Beach County
Marine Electronics Solutions - 561-427-1040
3866 Prospect Ave #8
West Palm Beach, FL 33404
CONTACT: Billy Byers
Cape Cod & Islands
Washington DC / Occoquan
Jimmy's Mobile Marine
9192 Big Springs Loop
Bristow, VA 20136
Baton Rouge, LA
David Wade Marine
18150 Petroleum Dr
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Spar Yard Marine
6 Spar Lane Sandy’s, MA01
Long Island, NY
Jeff's Marine Electronics
8 Rugby Dr
Shirley, NY 11967
631-874-0070 or 908-285-0007 (cell)
Southern New Jersey
Jersey Boy Marine Electronics - 609-425-1676
Mobile Electronics Installation / FCC inspections
Cape May Court House, NJ
CONTACT: Robert Gauntt
Installers - Do you have what it takes to be an Authorized BOE Installation Partner? If you can demonstrate a proven track record of impeccable customer service and expert installations then we will consider adding you to this list in markets not already covered. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.