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    Edge 605 and 705 with mapping

    Thought this might interest you all. Looks pretty cool.

    Edge 605 and 705 with mapping

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    Nice.

    At $400, the 605 is a tough pill to swallow. At $500, $550 and $650, it's going to be interesting to watch how popular the various models of the 705 become.

    The fully loaded Edge 305 bundle topped out at $400 when it was introduced two years ago, and the 205 MSRP sat at $250.

    Even with the extra features, I've come to expect the price of new electronic technology to come down, or at least stay even, compared to previous generations (like the new eTrex units, for instance).

    The Vista HCx may be the better option for those not looking for cadence/heartrate functions and can do without the peer-to-peer networking.

    Didn't see any mention if the new Edge units are using the same high-sensitivity receiver found in the new eTrex units. From all reports, the new receiver is a notable improvement over the older devices.
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    Wow! So many options here... But like you said, Nate... The Vista series might be the 'best' option for those (esp me) not looking for cadence/heartrate functions and can do without the peer-to-peer networking.
    Quote Originally Posted by jcatienza
    There was no need to scare potential buyers and burn bridges "buddy"
    Tell me now, what's Product testing all bout then?

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    I've updated the post with images and links to the Garmin web pages:

    Garmin Edge 605

    Garmin Edge 705

    And yes, these units do use a high-sensitivity chipset.

    Rich Owings

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    man, and I just got a 305 from geoman a couple weeks ago. That 705 sure is purdy though.

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    I just bought a 305 too...might have to wait until the price comes down and then upgrade when Geoman has a smoking deal on these.

    Geoman, are you going to carry these and what is your price?

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    Even if Garmin introduces the products in December, it will be months before the prices come down.

    For those that just recently purchased the 305, you should take advantage of the $75 rebate!


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