Garmin eTrex 30 BirdsEye Select

Garmin eTrex 30 BirdsEye Select

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: M10-UK100-71


Electronic compass & barometric altimeter Accepts SD/microSD memory cards BirdsEye Select Eire included Additional mapping BlueChart® g2 compatible Water resistant to IEC 60529 IPX7 standards Geocaching ready  Ordnance Survey Ireland compatible


  • Transflective 65K colour sunlight readable display
  • Includes BirdsEye Select Eire Download Voucher
  • High-sensitivity GPS with HotFix™ & GLONASS support
  • Worldwide basemap (low-detail) with shaded relief
  • Water resistant to IEC 60529 IPX7 standards
  • Internal Memory: 1.7GB, Expandable memory (microSD card not included)
  • 25 Hours AA battery life
  • Compatible with BlueChart® g2 marine, City Navigator® street-level mapping, OSI mapping
  • Stores up to 2000 Waypoints; 200 routes; 10,000 track log points, 200 saved tracks
  • 3-axis Electronic compass & barometric compass
  • Paperless Geocaching
  • Custom POIs - the ability to add additional points of interest
  • Area calculation
  • Unit-to-unit transfer - shares data wirelessly with similar units
  • Size: 5.4w x 10.3h x 3.3d cm

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Package Includes

  • eTrex 30
  • Lanyard
  • USB Cable
  • Owner's manual
Technical Details

Physical & Performance:

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 5.4 x 10.4 x 3.3 cm (2.1" x 4.0" x 1.3")
Display size, WxH: 3.5 x 4.4 cm (1.4" x 1.7") ; 5.6 cm diag (2.2")
Display resolution, WxH: 176 x 220 pixels
Display type: Transflective, 65-K color TFT
Weight: 141.7g (5oz) with batteries
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life: 25 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
Floats: no
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Interface: USB

Maps & Memory:

Basemap: yes
Preloaded maps: no
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: 1.7 GB
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 2000
Routes: 200
Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks


Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Electronic compass: yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)
Touchscreen: no
Barometric altimeter: yes
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless)
Camera: no
Outdoor GPS games: no
Hunt/fish calendar: yes
Sun and moon information: yes
Tide tables: yes
Area calculation: yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): yes
Picture viewer: no
Garmin Connect compatible: yes
Custom maps compatible: yes

Our Comment

The eTrex 30 is the latest of one of the most popular and reliable Garmin GPS handhelds. It has an enhanced ergonomic design, an improved interface, expanded memory capabilities, paperless geocaching with the added benefit of an 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter.

There is an array of mounts available for use as a handheld, on a bike or motorbike, in a boat or car. Turn-by-turn directions (non-spoken) are available when used with City Navigator street-level maps.

  Garmin eTrex 30 with BirdsEye Select Eire

birdseye select eire discoverer offer The eTrex 30 is bundled with a FREE download voucher which allows the user to download 600 sq km of Ordnance Survey Ireland 1:50K mapping from anywhere in the Republic of Ireland using the BirdsEye Select map download service.