The GPSMAP 1020 is preloaded with a world wide base map and has 2 SD card slots for Garmin G2 or G2 vision cartography. G2 offers 2d seamless vector charts with navaids, soundings and contours and G2 Vision offers all the features of G2 with the addition of 3d views, advanced Auto guidance, high resolution satellite images, aerial photos and points of interest.
The 1020 has a wide range of connectivity options with NMEA 0183, NMEA2000 & network ports. Garmin have also added the possibility of wireless communication with other devices via in built wi-fi and Bluetooth connectivity. There is also a facility to connect an external alarm for loud alarming on anchor drift, AIS & Radar targets, cross track error etc.
Wireless remote control
Garmin Helm is a free app that allows you to view and control your compatible Garmin chartplotter with full access to all multi-function menus, screens and features from an iPhone or iPad.
Connect one of Garmins’ radomes via the network port for a radar screen that can displayed as an overlay, split or single display.
Connect to the Garmin Meteor 300 or Fusion music systems for direct control from the plotter.
The 1020 is also available with an inbuilt sounder on the 1020xs model (see product code 210266). It is possible to add CHRIP Sonar and SideVu/DownVu sonar to the 820 via the GCV10 black box (sold separately)
The 1020 has a range of in built sailing specific features
• Layline display to show when to tack or gybe
• Animated tides and current
• Wind rose* that displays true and apparent wind angle at the same time
• Simultaneous display of heading and course over ground
• Wind data page*
The 1020 can be flat, flush or bail mounted. Supplied with bail mount.
• Waterproof: IPX7
• Unit dimensions cm: 35.9 x 23.6 x 7.5
• Voltage range: 10-32Vdc
• Waypoints: 5000 and 100 routes
• NMEA 0183 ports: 2 input & 2 outputs
• NMEA 2000 port
• Network port
• External GPS BNC port for GA38 GPS antenna
In the box:
• GPSMAP 1020
• Power/data cable
• Bail mount and knobs
• Flush mount kit
• Protective cover
* Wind sensor required and sold separately