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Old 05-09-2009, 04:44 AM   #1
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Garmin 376c Discontinued

Sonsabitches at Garmin discontinued the 376c

I can't say I'm really surprised. Once the prices on the 478's dropped, it was kind of out of place in the product line.

I just hope the 478 and 276 aren't dropped. I'm really not impressed with the track handling limitations Garmin placed on the newer chartplotters.
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Old 05-09-2009, 05:44 AM   #2
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I'm looking forward to the day when you can get a refirb 478 for 200$ like you can the 27xx series now.
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Old 05-09-2009, 07:41 AM   #3
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I'm looking forward to the day when you can get a refirb 478 for 200$ like you can the 27xx series now.
Hell, I'd be happy with a 276 for $200 :)
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:34 AM   #4
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I am still debating the 478 vs the Zuma...still not sure.

I guess the 376 is not an option now.
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:39 AM   #5
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I am still debating the 478 vs the Zuma...still not sure.

I guess the 376 is not an option now.
Should be some decent refurb/old stock deals on the 376 now...
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Old 05-09-2009, 05:23 PM   #6
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Hell, I'd be happy with a 276 for $200 :)
Got my 478 this december for 460$ after Garmin's 200$ rebate.

I bet it won't be long that 460ish is the going price for them. Hell on Amazon, they're going for 100$ less than they were in december.
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Old 05-09-2009, 05:26 PM   #7
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I am still debating the 478 vs the Zuma...still not sure.

I guess the 376 is not an option now.
Neat trick with the 478 I found out this week. You can rubberband routes just like you can in Mapsource. Just click on the route and drag it to another road and it'll re-route through that point. (only works on routes created in the unit or created as non-autorouted routes in mapsource.)
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Old 05-09-2009, 06:59 PM   #8
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I am still debating the 478 vs the Zuma...still not sure.

I guess the 376 is not an option now.
Drink the Zuma and buy the 478!








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Seriously - you are a 478 man. You'll like the track handling much better than the Zumo which sucks at track handling.
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Old 08-04-2009, 10:36 AM   #9
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if im staying on roads, is the zumo better then the 376c or the 478?

i would like to get a gps that will work with my current xm subscription. i dont care for the weather stuff just yet.

does the 376c come with full maps of the USA? does it have all roads or just highways/interstates?

the 478 does not come with an xm receiver and all that like the 376c does or am i wrong?

the 376c advertised only needing a xm subscription.
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Old 08-04-2009, 10:43 AM   #10
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Seriously - you are a 478 man. You'll like the track handling much better than the Zumo which sucks at track handling.
Sorry Dave, I caved...went for the bells and whistles and familiar routing and got matching his and hers Zumo's this morning...ouch

Are you coming in Sept or not?
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how well is the 376c on back roads and stuff?

iv found one for about $480 if it will do all the normal road gps routing stuff like my nuvi200w i have now and work as a xm radio as well i'd be sold on this unit.
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Old 08-04-2009, 12:49 PM   #12
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how well is the 376c on back roads and stuff?

iv found one for about $480 if it will do all the normal road gps routing stuff like my nuvi200w i have now and work as a xm radio as well i'd be sold on this unit.
The 276c, 376c and 478 are the best back road/normal road GPS's that you can buy. Way more advanced than the Nuvi line.
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:22 PM   #13
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I just received my 478 and XM antenna today.
I didn't need bluetooth or MP3s, but I really wanted the voltmeter, and didn't like the issues with the Zumo's lack of detail. XM was a 100% must have.
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Old 08-04-2009, 02:43 PM   #14
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Love the old Chartplotters while you can (not much longer). If you really want to have the "advanced" features of the old chartplotter software like the GPSMAP 276C - 478 then YOU ALL should be emailing Garmin.

Tell them why we need a new hardware platform replacement with many of the features of the old Chartplotters (since they will all be discontinued in the near future).

If you don't tell Garmin what you want (will buy) than discussing it here is rhetorical.
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:10 AM   #15
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Sorry Dave, I caved...went for the bells and whistles and familiar routing and got matching his and hers Zumo's this morning...ouch

Are you coming in Sept or not?
Cool.

Still working on Sept. May have to do a quick over and back and just cage it.
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