Garmin Tactix

Garmin Tactix

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-01040-21



  • High-sensitivity GPS
  • Automatic calibration of altimeter, barometer and 3-axis electronic compass
  • Negative mode liquid crystal display with green LED
  • Rugged design with scratch-resistant, curved lens that prevents reflection
  • Mark up to 1,000 waypoints and store up to 10,000 track points
  • TracBack® reverses the track log to navigate back to your starting point
  • Waterproof to 50 meters (ANT 5)
  • Compatible with Garmin BaseCamp to view maps, waypoints, routes and tracks
  • Wirelessly share waypoints, tracks, routes with compatible Garmin GPS
  • Full connectivity to optional sensors via ANT+; heart rate monitor, foot pod and more
  • Performance indicators: distance, pace, cadence and calories
  • Up to 50-hour battery life in GPS mode, 5 weeks in watch mode
  • Includeds sun/moon information and a hunt/fish calendar
  • Watch functions: alarms, tones, vibration alerts, timer, stopwatch and world clock

Product Screen Shots

Package Includes

  • tactix GPS watch
  • USB/Charging cable
  • AC adapter with plug
  • Quickstart Guide
Technical Details

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 1.9" x 1.9" x .7" (4.9 x 4.9 x 1.7 cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.2” (3.1 cm) diameter
Display resolution, WxH: 70 x 70 pixels, negative mode display
Weight: 3.19 oz (90.6 g)
Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: Up to 50 hours (GPS mode); 3 weeks (sensor mode); 5 weeks (watch mode)
Water rating: 5 ATM (depth to 50m)
GPS enabled: yes
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Barometric altimeter yes
Electronic compass yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone) yes
Vibration alert: yes
Music control no
Find my phone no
VIRB® control yes
Watch functions: Time, date, alarm, timer, chronograph, chimes and vibration

Maps & Memory

Basemap yes
Built in memory 20 MB
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1,000
Routes 50
Track log 10,000 points, 100 saved tracks

Running Features

Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod) yes

Cycling Features

Compatible with Vector™ yes
Bike speed/cadence sensor yes (optional)

Performance Features

Heart rate monitor: yes (optional)
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person) yes
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed): yes
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button) yes
Auto multisport (switch sport modes with 1 button press) yes
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts): yes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace): yes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals): yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation: yes
Calculates calories burned yes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness) yes

Outdoor Features

Hunt/fish calendar yes
Sun and moon information yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) yes
Area calculation yes
Jumpmaster yes

Garmin Connect

Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data) yes