Garmin GPSMAP 556 with Internal Antenna Preloaded UK/Ireland

Garmin GPSMAP 556 with Internal Antenna Preloaded UK/Ireland

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-00775-02


EGNOS enabled for greater accuracy BlueChart® Marine compatible


  • Display Type: 256+ colour VGA, sunlight-readable
  • Screen Size: 5.0" diag. (127 mm)
  • Resolution: 480 x 640 pixels
  • Cartography: Enhanced worldwide satellite imagery basemap
  • Preloaded with UK & Ireland marine cartography
  • Single SD memory card slot for optional BlueChart G2 VISION cards
  • NMEA 2000-compatible
  • Waterproof: IPX7 submersible
  • Mount: Tilt/swivel

Package Includes

  • GPSMAP 556
  • Tilt/swivel mount
  • Protective front cover
  • Power/data cable
  • Documentation

Additional Map Data

Optional BlueChart® G2 VISION cards provide:
- High-resolution satellite images and aerial photographs
- 3D charting information for a MarinerEye view and FishEye view
- Auto guidance technology suggests the best course to a destination


This device is not sonar/sounder compatible.

Technical Details

Physical & Performance:

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 5.9" x 6.4" x 2.9" (15.0 x 16.3 x 7.4 cm)
Display size, WxH: 3.0" x 4.0", 5.0" diagonal (7.6 x 10.2 cm, 12.7 cm diagonal)
Display resolution, WxH: 480 x 640 pixels
Display type: VGA display
Weight: less than 1.75 lb (0.8 kg)
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
NMEA input/output: NMEA 0183 compatible and NMEA 2000® certified
Antenna: Yes, high-sensitivity receiver

Maps & Memory:

Basemap: yes
Preloaded maps: yes (coastal maps)
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: none (cannot load maps to internal memory)
Accepts data cards: SD™ card slot
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 3,000
Routes: 100

Features & Benefits:

Garmin radar compatible: no
Garmin sonar compatible: no
Garmin Marine Network compatible: no
Touchscreen: no
Supports AIS (tracks target ships' position): yes
Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC capable VHF radio): yes
Audible alarms: yes
Tide tables: yes
Sun and moon information: yes
3-D map view: yes (with optional BlueChart g2 maps)
Auto Guidance: yes (with optional BlueChart g2 maps)
XM WX Weather & Radio for U.S. & Canada compatible: yes