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SatMap: Satmap Active 12 Solo Unit

RRP: £320.00
Our Price: £305.00

item overview

The Active 12 Solo Edition 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.

Please note the Solo Edition does not include and OS Mapping - this unit is ideal if you are upgrading from an older SatMap unit or replacing an Active 12 that you already have maps for.

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 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 - Buy any GPS online from us and pay just £3.95 delivery. 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

- Works with both new HighRes Mapping or older Active 10 Map Cards

- Rechargeable battery

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- 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

• 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 pre-loaded with the following mapping:

- GB 1:250,000 & 1:1 million OS road mapping

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

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Below are all the reviews for this item, the average rating is:

Posted By: Robert Gee | Mon 10th July 2017

I was very pleased when Shepherds Walks delivered my Satmap Active 12 Solo quickly, and with a Dorset Card supplied and fitted, also the Satmap had been updated. The Instructions provided were brilliant, I have never experienced this level of information before, Thank you so much. I will not be using some of the functions for the time being due to sight problems. I lost my first Satmap I bought 2 years ago, but now its more important than ever that I have this new one, as my eye sight is failing badly, I had Cataract operation on both eyes in 1015, but now I am waiting for a more important operation on one eye, and laser surgery on both eyes, with absolutely no hope at the moment of getting any of this done, I was told by my local optician that my local hospital is in Melt Down, I have been waiting since January 2017, to get a date for the surgery, but it looks like I will have to very patient. I am 75 years old and I love Walking & recently Cycling and Walking, I always go out most afternoons, always on my own, I am limited at this time I as I had to stop Driving according to my Doctor, so I am limited as to how far I can start my walk away from home, of course I always had to traverse back to my car though. The point of having the Satmap Active 12, is the fact that I can see it clearly,it seemed to have a larger screen than anything else I saw when I first purchased one two years ago if the sun is bright which bothers me a bit I can turn my back to the sun and enlarge the Route I am traversing to see it more clearly. Well Done Satmap. RG.

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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.

SatMap have also released some hi-res mapping to take advantage of the High-Resolution screen of the Active 12 , this mapping will work on both devices but will be optimised for the Active 12.

What is SatSYNC?

SatSYNC is a free piece of software for Windows 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.