8-inch Multi-touch Widescreen Chartplotter/Sonar Combo
- 8-inch multi-touch widescreen display (1024 x 600 WSVGA) with worldwide basemap
- Built-in dual CHIRP sonar plus CHIRP DownVü and CHIRP SideVü scanning sonar with the clearest images on the water (transducer sold separately)
- High-sensitivity internal 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS
- Fully network capable for Garmin Marine Network and NMEA 2000®, plus NMEA 0183 support
- Supports GSD™ 26 professional sonar module
Designed for power boat users, sailors, racing sailors and fishermen who demand high performance, ease of operation and feature integration, the GPSMAP 7408xsv chartplotter with 8-inch multi-touch widescreen display has a 10 Hz internal GPS that updates position and heading 10 times per second. It is fully network capable, including the Garmin Network and NMEA 2000, and offers the conveniences of built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity.
Add Extras with BlueChart g2 Vision
With the optional BlueChart g2 Vision, you can add a whole new dimension of exceptional features to your chartplotter.
- MarinerEye view and FishEye view provide a 3-D perspective, both above and below the waterline.
- High-resolution satellite images and aerial photographs help orient you in unfamiliar areas.
- Auto Guidance technology searches through all relevant charts to create a route you can actually follow — one that avoids obstacles, shallow water, buoys and other obstructions
Garmin Marine Network and NMEA 2000 Support
Full-network compatibility allows you to add more capabilities to your boat. GPSMAP 7408xsv supports radar, autopilot, instruments, multiple screens, FUSION-Link, sensors, remote sonar modules, digital switching, thermal cameras, GRID rotary knob, joystick and keypad control, and more. GPSMAP 7408xsv allows you to share features with other compatible GPSMAP units, such as radar, GSD 24, GSD 26 sonar modules, supplemental maps, and user data, including waypoints, routes and tracks. User data entered into 1 chartplotter can be automatically synced with other chartplotters in a network.
Special Sailing Features
Supported sailing features include laylines, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields and tide/current/time slider. Gauge displays are designed to provide important need-to-know information at a glance, including true and apparent wind angle, set and drift, true or apparent wind speed, horizontal or vertical graphs, and a data bar with customisable data fields.
Built in DownVu, SideVu and Traditional Sonar
The GPSmap 7407xsv provides outstanding fishfinding and bottom tracking capabilities. It offers dual-channel 1kW CHIRP, plus DownVü and SideVü sonar scanning with CHIRP technology for the clearest scanning images on the water. It delivers target details so clear and precise, you can actually distinguish between small and closely spaced fish at key fishing depths all the way down to 1,500 m.
Heading and Position Refreshed 10 Times Per Second
Fast, responsive 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS refreshes your position and heading 10 times each second to make your movement on the screen more fluid. It makes dropping up to 5,000 accurate waypoints — and finding your way back to them — quick and easy.
Compatible with gWind™ Transducers
Garmin gWind, gWind Wireless and gWind Race transducers feature twin-fin technology with 3-bladed propeller. Connect to the NMEA 2000 and compatible Garmin chartplotters via the GND™ 10 black box bridge.
FUSION-Link Entertainment System
Enjoy the ability to control all compatible FUSION-Link-enabled audio systems directly from your compatible chartplotter display.
View and Control Your Device from a Smartphone or Tablet
Garmin Helm allows you to view and control your compatible Garmin chartplotter from a compatible smartphone or tablet while providing enhanced situational awareness for the mariner. Easily switch between portrait and landscape mode to accommodate mounting preferences. When using an iPhone® or iPad®, you can even record a movie of your chartplotter screen to share with friends and family. Download from The App Store™ or Google Play™.
Get Your Apple® Device Onboard with BlueChart Mobile
With BlueChart Mobile, a free app downloaded from the App Store, you can plan marine routes on your iPad or iPhone then wirelessly transfer them to your boat’s compatible networked Garmin chartplotter. Even if you don’t have a Garmin chartplotter, you can still take advantage of the tremendous features of BlueChart on your Apple device.
Enhanced Auto Guidance
Just enter the location where you want to go and patented Garmin Auto Guidance technology instantly searches through relevant charts to create a safe virtual pathway on the display that helps you avoid low bridges, shallow water and other charted obstructions en route.
Better still, with enhanced Version 2.0, you now have access to even more features and capabilities. You’re able to adjust the calculated Auto Guidance pathway by inserting “via” points at interim stops or landmarks along your desired route. You can easily review hazard points along your calculated path. And you can even engage your compatible Garmin autopilot to follow the Auto Guidance route, automatically. Other 2.0 enhancements give you the ability to calculate arrival times at any point on your route (great for timing arrivals to correspond with bridge openings and other time-critical events). Better still, you can now save your plotted Auto Guidance paths for future navigation by backing them up on an SD™ card with your BlueChart® g2 Vision® or Lake Vü™ HD Ultra cartography¹.
Simplified SOS Calling
This exclusive SOS safety assist feature makes it easier for anyone – even those not familiar with marine electronics or radio protocols – to quickly call for Coast Guard help in an emergency. By simply tapping the SOS button on the chartplotter’s touchscreen display, your networked Garmin VHF radio will automatically tune to the Channel 16 emergency frequency and a list of possible situations (Ffire, man overboard, etc.) will be displayed. Once the applicable choice has been selected, the screen will provide a Coast Guard approved VHF radio distress call script, along with the ship’s current lat/long GPS coordinates, that can be read off to responders – thus saving time, averting panic, and providing the essential information needed by rescuers to assure the best possible outcome.
GPX Waypoints Transfer
If you have waypoints, tracks or frequently used routes stored on another manufacturer’s GPS product – or on a Garmin handheld device – now it’s easier than ever to transfer those items to your new Garmin chartplotter, via industry-standard GPX software formatting. GPX is an open standard format for GPS data exchange across platforms and applications. With this easy-to-use interface technology, Garmin has taken “no waypoint left behind” to a whole new level of trade-up convenience.
Special Sailing Features
To help you gain a wind-maximizing competitive edge, your chartplotter features a pre-race guidance page that shows your virtual starting line, along with data fields showing laylines, time to burn before the start and a race timer that can be synchronized across all your networked Garmin GPS products. In addition, other supported sailing features include an enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, set and drift, true and apparent wind data and more. You can also use available built-in wireless connectivity to access and control a variety of marine-specific apps via compatible smartphones or tablets.
Panoptix™ Down Transducer
With 1 Panoptix Down transducer, you get 3 remarkable views, allowing you to actually see fish and bait swimming around under your boat – in real time. You can even see fish in the water column in 3-D, from the bottom to the surface. You can be stationary yet still see things in 3-D below your boat.
Shows real-time moving sonar images below the boat. This screen shows bait drop echo trail movement in purple with sonar history data at left.
REALVÜ 3-D DOWN
Scans the area below the boat from front to back and side to side. This screen shows a school of fish sitting against the back side of vertical face, on Pport side of boat 35 feet deep.
REALVÜ 3-D HISTORICAL
Scrolls through the data as the boat moves to show the history of entire water columns – from the bottom to the surface and all of the fish in between. This screen shows the boat passing over a stream channel with a school of fish between 30 to 40 feet.
Panoptix Forward Transducer
One Panoptix Forward transducer provides 2 impressive views, even while your boat is stationary. It shows the bottom plus fish and bait swimming in the water column in front of your boat – in real time. You can even see your lure as you reel it in. You can also get 3-D views of fish and structure in front of your boat.
Updates are provided with a single ping, providing real-time moving images of what’s in the water. This screen shows a large target (a diver) approaching the boat.
REALVÜ 3-D FORWARD
Digitally scans the area in front of the boat, creating a forward-looking 3-D view of the bottom, structure and fish. This screen shows fish targets at 10 feet and drawing bottom depth of 20 feet.
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Physical & Performance
|Physical dimensions||24.4 x 16.0 x 7.6 cm|
|Display size, WxH||17.8 x 10.2 cm; 20.3 cm diagonal|
|Display resolution, WxH||1024 x 600 pixels|
|Display type||WSVGA display|
|Antenna||Internal with external connection|
|NMEA 2000® compatible||Yes|
|NMEA 0183 compatible||Yes|
|SiriusXM™ Weather & Radio compatible||Yes|
|Mounting options||Bail, flat or flush|
|Garmin Marine Network™ ports|
Maps & Memory
|Accepts data cards|
2 SD™ cards
|Track log||50,000 points; 50 saved tracks|
|Garmin Radar compatible||Yes|
|Garmin Sonar compatible|
|Garmin SmartMode compatible (customizable monitor presets)||Yes|
|Supports AIS (tracks target ships position)||Yes|
|Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC-capable VHF radio)||Yes|
|Garmin Meteor Audio System compatible||Yes|
|Supports Fusion-Link compatible marine radios||Yes|
|GSD™ Black Box sonar support||Yes|
|GCV™ Black Box sonar support||Yes|
|BlueChart® Mobile (planning) compatible||Yes|
|Garmin Helm compatible||Yes|
|GRID™ (Garmin Remote Input Device) compatible||Yes|
|Wireless remote compatible||Yes|
Sonar Features & Specifications
|Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable||Yes|
|Dual-beam (77/200 kHz) sonar capable||Yes|
|Frequencies supported||50/77/200 kHz, CHIRP (low, medium, high), DownVü, SideVü|
|Transmit power||1 kW traditional; 1 kW CHIRP|
|CHIRP sonar technology||Yes (Built-in)|
Yes with CHIRP (built-in)
Yes with CHIRP (built-in)
|Maximum depth||5,000 ft at 1kW (depth capacity is dependent on water bottom type and other water conditions)|
|Bottom lock (shows return from the bottom up)||Yes|
|Water temperature log and graph||Yes|
|Sonar history rewind||Yes|
|NMEA 0183 input ports||2|
|NMEA 0183 output ports||2|
|Video input ports|
|Video output ports||None|
Wifi can only be used with the below compatible Garmin apps.
- GPSMAP 7408xsv with worldwide basemap
- Power/data cable
- NMEA 2000® drop cable
- Bail mount with knobs
- Flush mount kit
- Protective cover
- Product Documentation