What are the file limitations of my outdoor mass storage device?

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02/06/2014

When sending or creating files for an outdoor device, keep in mind the following device limitations:

Alpha 100

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 4,000 waypoints
  • 12,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 500 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Approximately 3,500 mapping segments

Astro (320)

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 2,000 waypoints
  • 5,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Approximately 3,000 mapping segments

Dakota 10 / 20

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 1,000 waypoints
  • 2,000 geocaches
  • 50 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Approximately 4,000 mapping segments

eTrex 10

  • 500 GPX files
  • 1,000 waypoints
  • 2,000 geocaches
  • 50 routes, 250 points per route
  • 100 saved tracks
  • 500 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • Ability to add maps unsupported

eTrex 20/30

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 2,000 waypoints
  • 5,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Approximately 3,000 mapping segments

fenix

  • 500 GPX files
  • 1,000 waypoints
  • 2,000 geocaches
  • 50 routes, 250 points per route
  • 100 saved tracks
  • 10,000 points per track
  • unlimited points per fit file (limited only by storage space available on device)**
  • Ability to add maps unsupported

GPSMAP 62 / 78 (series)

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 2,000 waypoints
  • 5,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Approximately 3,000 mapping segments

Montana (series)

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 4,000 waypoints
  • 12,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 500 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Mapping segments vary by model:
    • Montana 600, 650: approximately 4,000
    • Montana 600t Camo, 650t: approximately 3,500 (due to internal mapping)

Oregon 200 / 300 / 400 (series)

  • 200 GPX files
  • 1,000 waypoints
  • 2,000 geocaches
  • 50 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 20 archive tracks (archive tracks can only be accessed via computer)
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Mapping segments vary by model:
    • Oregon 200, 300: approximately 4,000
    • Oregon 400c, 400i, 400t: approximately 3,500 (due to internal mapping)

Oregon 450(t) or 550(t)

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 2,000 waypoints
  • 5,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Mapping segments vary by model:
    • Oregon 450, 550: approximately 4,000
    • Oregon 450t, 550t: approximately 3,500 (due to internal mapping)

Oregon 600(t), 650(t)

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 4,000 waypoints
  • 4 Million geocaches***
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 500 custom map tiles
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Mapping segments vary by model:
    • Oregon 600, 650: approximately 4,000
    • Oregon 600t, 650t: approximately 3,500 (due to internal mapping)

Rino 600 (series)

  • 2,000 GPX files
  • 2,000 waypoints
  • 5,000 geocaches
  • 200 routes, 250 points per route
  • 200 saved tracks
  • 2,000 archive tracks*
  • 10,000 points per track
  • 100 custom map tiles
  • 50 contacts with 2,000 track points each
  • 250 BirdsEye Imagery files
  • Approximately 3,000 mapping segments

Each GPX file can contain a mixture of waypoints, geocaches, routes and tracks. If the GPX file containing a waypoint or geocache is deleted, the waypoint will no longer be available on device.

Note: When utilizing routes, only 50 points can be used for on road navigation.

*Archive tracks do not count against GPX file limit; 1 archive track per gpx file.

**FIT files do not count against the GPX file limit.

***Up to 4 million through OpenCaching.

Referenced Link(s):

What is a mapping segment?: https://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={f91dda40-ce9f-11e0-cf56-000000000000}

OpenCaching: http://www.opencaching.com

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