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SatMap: Satmap Active 12 with 1:25k Full GB Maps

RRP: £540.00
Our Price: £499.00

item overview

The Active 12 is a large screen Sports Mapping GPS, which displays highly detailed topographic mapping. Whilst being easy to use for new users, it also has a host of advanced features valued by professionals.

The Active 12 follows on from the award winning Active 10 range, but includes a range of exciting new features:

NEW: Large, bright 3.5" Hi-Res screen (HVGA, twice the pixels of the Active 10)

NEW: Bluetooth Smart (4.0) - for route sharing between Active 12 units.

NEW: Bluetooth Smart (4.0) - for Heart Rate Monitor and bike Speed/Cadence sensor support.

NEW: Barometric Altimeter, for accurate pressure and elevation dataHeart Rate Monitor support

Please note the SatMap SatSync software for transferring routes / tracks from the GPS Device and for updating the software in the GPS Device is currently only available for Windows users and not recommended for MAC users.

----- SPECIAL OFFER ----- 

We don't just sell you a GPS unit. In with the price we will offer you the resources to get 100% out of your Satmap Active 12.

Buy and Learn from the experts - GPS Training.

PLUS - Free access to Satmap Xpediton (online mapping and planning tool)

PLUS - Receive a FREE copy of getting started with your SatMap Active 12 guide - compiled exclusively by GPS Training for our customers.

PLUS - Receive a FREE copy of getting started with SatMap Xpedition & SatSYNC Software guide for Windows - compiled exclusively by GPS Training for our customers.

PLUS - Receive 12 months FREE access to the whole of our online GPS training resource GPS training - online resource (worth £25.00)  

PLUS - FREE set up of your Satmap unit (including installing and checking mapping card and setting unit up for UK) before it leaves GPS Training. So you take it out of the box and can start using it straight away.

PLUS - FREE ongoing support from our GPS training experts.

PLUS - Part exchange available on this item.

 PLUS - All GPS units are kept in stock and is sent out Royal Mail Special Delivery, so it will be with you the next working day (if ordered before 16.00).


item features

Key Features

- High-Res Screen

- Peer-to-Peer data share

- Bluetooth 4.0

- Barometric Altimeter

- HighRes Mapping

- Full GB OS Explorer 1:25k Map Card included

- Rechargeable battery

- Toggleable Mapping

item specifications

- Various power modes for extended battery life:

- Hibernate mode (100 – 120 hrs)

- Advanced Power mode (16 – 24 hrs)

- Normal Power mode (8-12 hrs)

- Custom Microsoft CE operating system

- 8.7cm / 3.5 in LCD TFT colour HVGA screen (480 x 320 pixels) with variable backlight control

- Day/night visible screen with red backlight option for night use

- Accuracy down to 1 meter (with EGNOS/WAAS).

- Barometric Altimeter - for high accuracy elevation and pressure data.

- Integrated high-gain 18mm patch antenna

- Built-in route planning functionality

- Withstands temperatures from -10°C to +60°C (14°F to 140°F)

in the box

What's in this bundle from GPS Training?

• Satmap Active 12 GPS unit

• MapCard: Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25k scale Full GB coverage (Hi-Res).

• 10% off map voucher (terms apply)

• FREE access to Satmap Xpedition (online mapping and planning tool).
  (Premium version free for 1 year when you register your unit)

• Power bundle, including 2700 mAh LiPol rechargeable battery and wall/car charger

• Standard carry case and lanyard

• USB cable - for charging and data upload / download

• Battery caddy (for use with AA Lithium batteries - not included)

• Documentation, including our own Quick Start User Guides for your Active12 +  SatSYNC & Xpedition Software for Windows

The Active 12 device is supplied with the following mapping:

- GB OS Explorer 1:25k full GB mapping - Installed on SD Card

- World Base Mapping 1:5 million & 1:200 million

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Posted By: Simon Brown | Thu 10th September 2015

This option seemed to most cost effective way for having a GPS with full 1:25k mapping so I went for it (after speaking to you guys first). I am really pleased with this unit, really like it as the whole country is on 1 map card and it is simple to use (especially after being on the free webinar I got when purchasing the unit) Great unit and great service. Thanks guys for once I bought the right one.

Posted By: John Williams | Fri 4th December 2015

I use my Satmap 12 every week. Have previously used Memorymap and Garmin satnavs but much prefer my Satmap. Easy to use and reliable.

Posted By: Nick Halford | Tue 2nd August 2016

Everyone I've met at GPS has been brilliant. Very fast today Lynn, thank you.

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item faqs

Will my Active 10 maps work with the Active 12?

Yes, all existing maps will work on the Active 12. 

What is SatSYNC?

SatSYNC for Windows is a free piece of software that allows you to connect your Satmap GPS to your PC. With this software you can upload and download Routes, Trails and Points Of Interest. These files can be viewed, formatted and shared on Satmap Xpedition. You can view your trail on detailed topographical mapping, aerial or street maps with Satmap Xpedition

Mac version currently being Beta Tested.

What battery life can I expect from the different type of batteries?

Battery life on any electronic item is always determined by how much you use it. We always advise people to be sensible and use the various power saving options in Settings, such as Advanced Power Mode (which puts the device into a low power state) and the Screen Off after 15 seconds in the Power Control option.

5 to 6 hours (Ni-MH)

6 to 9 hours (Alkaline).

8 to 10 hours (AA Lithium - not rechargeable)

12-16 hours (Lipol rechargeable battery)

In general use though, many people are getting over 20 hours out of Lithium batteries by using the power save options.

Battery life on any electronic item is always determined by how much you use it and the settings that are utilised. We always advise people to be sensible and use the various power saving options in Settings, such as Advanced Power Mode and the Automatic Screen turn off to extend battery life

Why are there no more Satmap models?

Satmap are very clever, they put all their energy into one model (now the Active 12) therefore it is super reliable.