Lowrance Endura Out and Back

The Out & Back is a huge unit and it’s also quite heavy. It operates on both buttons and touch-screen, so no trouble in gloves or even mitts, and it boasts an excellent Direction of Travel arrow as well as a small arrow on the mapping screen, making it easy to follow a route or move between waypoints. Data transfer is quite clunky as you need to remove the mapping card to get the PC to recognise the unit before downloading a GPX file into the right directory, but the biggest weakness is the screen resolution, which makes it debatable whether it’s worth investing in the optional OS mapping (UK 1:50000 in three regions at £100 per section).

VITAL STATS

Size: 13x6x3.1cm

Weight: 230g

Routes/waypoints: 500 routes; 4,000 waypoints

WAAS/EGNOS-enabled: Yes

PC/Mac-compatible: PC only

Works with: Most software including Memory-Map

Features: Optional OS mapping; touch-screen

Battery type/claimed life: 2xAA/10-15hrs

Contact: www.lowrance.co.uk

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