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Garmin GPS Device Data Field Options

Garmin GPS Device Data Field Options

Garmin GPS Device Data Field Options

Please find below a selection of Data Field options that are available for your Trip computer / Compass Screen / Map Page Data Boxes.

N.B Depending on the model of your GPS Device you may not have all these choices available.

Some data fields require you to be navigating or require ANT+® accessories to display data.

24 hr Max. Temperature

The maximum temperature recorded in the last 24 hours.

24 hr Min. Temperature

The minimum temperature recorded in the last 24 hours.

Accuracy of GPS

The margin of error for your exact location. For example, your GPS location is accurate to within +/- 12 ft. (3.65 m).

Alarm Timer

The current time of the countdown timer.

Ambient Pressure

The uncalibrated environmental pressure.

Ascent - Average

The average vertical distance of ascent since the last reset.

Ascent - Maximum

The maximum rate of ascent in feet per minute or meters per minute since the last reset.

Ascent - Total

The total elevation distance ascended since the last reset.

Automotive Turn

The direction of the next turn in the route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Average Cadence

The average cadence for the current activity.

Average HR

The average heart rate for the current activity.

Avg HR %Max.

The average percentage of maximum heart rate for the current activity.

Avg Lap

The average lap time for the current activity.

Barometer

The calibrated current pressure.

Battery Level

The remaining battery power.

Bearing

The direction from your current location to a destination. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Cadence

The number of revolutions of the crank arm or number of strides per minute. Your device must be connected to a cadence accessory for this data to appear.

Calories

The number of total calories burned.

Compass Hdg.

The direction you are moving based on the compass.

Course

The direction from your starting location to a destination. Course can be viewed as a planned or set route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

CourseCurrent Lap

The stopwatch time for the current lap.

Date

The current day, month, and year.

Depth

The depth of the water. Your device must be connected to a NMEA® 0183 or NMEA 2000® device capable of acquiring the water depth.

Descent - Average

The average vertical distance of descent since the last reset.

Descent - Maximum

The maximum rate of descent in feet per minute or meters per minute since the last reset.

Descent - Total

The total elevation distance descended since the last reset.

Distance To Dest.

The remaining distance to the destination. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Distance To Next

The remaining distance to the next waypoint on the route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Elapsed Activity Time

The total time recorded. For example, if you start the timer and run for 10 minutes, then stop the timer for 5 minutes, then start the timer and run for 20 minutes, your elapsed time is 35 minutes.

Elevation

The altitude of your current location above or below sea level.

Elevation - Maximum

The highest elevation reached since the last reset.

Elevation - Minimum

The lowest elevation reached since the last reset.

Elev Abv Ground

The altitude of your current location above ground level (if maps contain sufficient elevation information).

ETA at Destination

The estimated time of day when you will reach the destination (adjusted to the local time of the destination). You must be navigating for this data to appear.

ETA at Next

The estimated time of day when you will reach the next waypoint on the route (adjusted to the local time of the waypoint). You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Glide Ratio

The ratio of horizontal distance travelled to the change in vertical distance.

Glide Ratio to Dest.

The glide ratio required to descend from your current position to the destination elevation. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

GPS Elevation

The altitude of your current location using GPS.

GPS Heading

The direction you are moving based on GPS.

GPS Signal Strength

The strength of the GPS satellite signal.

Grade

The calculation of rise (elevation) over run (distance). For example, if for every 10 ft. (3 m) you climb you travel 200 ft. (60 m), the grade is 5%.

Heading

The direction you are moving.

Heart Rate

Your heart rate in beats per minute (bpm). Your device must be connected to a compatible heart rate monitor.

Heart Rate - %Max.

The percentage of maximum heart rate.

Heart Rate Zone

The current range of your heart rate (1 to 5). The default zones are based on your user profile and maximum heart rate (220 minus your age).

Lap Ascent

The vertical distance of ascent for the current lap.

Lap Cadence

The average cadence for the current lap.

Lap Descent

The vertical distance of descent for the current lap.

Lap Distance

The distance travelled for the current lap.

Lap HR

The average heart rate for the current lap.

Lap Heart Rate Percent

The average percentage of maximum heart rate for the current lap.

Lap Speed

The average speed for the current lap.

Laps

The number of laps completed for the current activity.

Last Lap Ascent

The vertical distance of ascent for the last completed lap.

Last Lap Cadence

The average cadence for the last completed lap.

Last Lap Descent

The vertical distance of descent for the last completed lap.

Last Lap Distance

The distance travelled for the last completed lap.

Last Lap HR

The average heart rate for the last completed lap.

Last Lap Speed

The average speed for the last completed lap.

Last Lap Time

The stopwatch time for the last completed lap.

Location (lat/lon)

The current position in latitude and longitude regardless of the selected position format setting.

Location (selected)

The current position using the selected position format setting.

Location of Dest.

The position of your destination. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

None

This is a blank data field.

Odometer

A running tally of distance travelled for all trips. This total does not clear when resetting the trip data.

Off Course

The distance to the left or right by which you have strayed from the original path of travel. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Pointer

An arrow points in the direction of the next waypoint or turn. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Speed

The current rate of travel.

Speed - Maximum

The highest speed reached since the last reset.

Speed - Moving Avg.

The average speed while moving since the last reset.

Speed - Overall Avg.

The average speed while moving and stopped since the last reset.

Speed Limit

The reported speed limit for the road. Not available in all maps and in all areas. Always rely on posted road signs for actual speed limits.

Stopwatch Timer

The stopwatch time for the current activity.

Sunrise

The time of sunrise based on your GPS position.

Sunset

The time of sunset based on your GPS position.

Temperature

The temperature of the air. Your body temperature affects the temperature sensor.

Temperature - Water

The temperature of the water. Your device must be connected to a NMEA 0183 device capable of acquiring the water temperature.

Time of Day

The current time of day based on your current location and time settings (format, time zone, daylight saving time).

Time to Destination

The estimated time remaining before you reach the destination. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Time to Next

The estimated time remaining before you reach the next waypoint in the route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

To Course

The direction in which you must move to get back on the route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Total Lap

The stopwatch time for all the completed laps.

Activity Distance

The distance travelled for the current track.

Trip Odometer

A running tally of the distance travelled since the last reset.

Trip Time - Moving

A running tally of the time spent moving since the last reset.

Trip Time - Stopped

A running tally of the time spent not moving since the last reset.

Trip Time

A running tally of the total time spent moving and not moving since the last reset.

Turn

The angle of difference (in degrees) between the bearing to your destination and your current course. L means turn left. R means turn right. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Velocity Made Good

The speed at which you are closing on a destination along a route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Vert Dist to Dest

The elevation distance between your current position and the destination. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Vert Dist to Next

The elevation distance between your current position and the next waypoint in the route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Vertical Speed

The rate of ascent or descent over time.

Vertical Speed to Dest.

The rate of ascent or descent to a predetermined altitude. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Waypoint at Dest.

The last point on the route to the destination. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

Waypoint at Next

The next point on the route. You must be navigating for this data to appear.

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