Garmin Rino 120
GPS with FRS & GMRS two-way radio.
Handheld, very compact
8MB extra internal memory
Address lookup with optional software
Rino 120 is state-of-the-art GPS navigation and two-way
communications combined, with enough memory to download
detailed mapping for driving, hiking, hunting,
fishingor just about anything else you can dream
Rino 120 is waterproof and can "beam" your
exact location to another Rino user within a two-mile
range (on the FRS spectrum) using "Position
Reporting". The radio functionality provides two-way
communications for up to two miles (using FRS channels),
and you can talk to friends or family who own
conventional FRS radios. There's also a voice scrambler
and a vibration mode for silent calls.
Rino 120 has a built-in basemap consisting of American
road and highway detail, along with 8 MB of internal
memory for downloading additional road, street, and
points-of-interest data from MapSource MetroGuide, Topo,
Fishing Hot Spots, or BlueChart CD-ROMs. The PC-interface
cable is included.
WAAS-enabled GPS receiver
- 22 communication channels: 1-14 FRS, 15-22 GMRS
- 38 sub-audible squelch codes per transmission channel
for semi-private radio communications
- Transmit distance: up to 2 miles using FRS, up to 5
miles with GMRS
- External voice activation (VOX)
- Ergonomic design for one-handed operation, with Call,
Press-To-Talk (PTT), and Page mode buttons on the side,
Power/Backlighting button on top, and Volume and Zoom
buttons in front
- Unique 5-way cursor for channel selection and volume
adjustment in FRS/GMRS mode, and quick map panning,
entering, and selecting functions in GPS mode
- Voice scrambler and vibration mode for silent calls
- Built in basemap consisting of American road and
highway detail, along with 8 MB of internal memory for
additional road, lake, marine, and points-of-interest
data that can be downloaded from MapSource MetroGuide,
Topo, Fishing Hot Spots, or BlueChart CDs
Rino 120 includes the following screens:
The Rino 120 features a detailed electronic map that
shows your location, waypoints you've marked and stored,
cities, streets, rivers, and more. This screen is shown
with optional detail from the MapSource™ Topo
CD-ROM. The face icons are your contacts or other Rino
users who've called you and automatically sent their
position data. Each time they call, their position will
be updated on your map display.
This page appears the first time another Rino user calls
you. After that, their position will automatically update
on your Map Page each time they call. From here, you can
select "Goto" to navigate to their position.
Page with New Contact
If you selected "Map" from the New Contact
Page, the Map Page will highlight your contact's
Page on a "Goto"
When you tell Rino to "Goto" a point, the Map
Page draws a straight line to your destination. The
dotted lines indicate your track log, or the path you've
traveled, as well as the track log of your contacts.
From the Rino's Radio Page, you can select a channel and
squelch code so you can talk with your buddies with less
chance of interference from other radio users.
Lookup (Rino 120 only)
If you've downloaded maps from the optional MapSource
MetroGuide CD to the Rino 120, you can look up street
The Rino has a built-in calendar that tells you the best
times to hunt and fish based on the location and time of
When you tell the Rino to "Goto" a waypoint or
other location, the Navigation Page helps guide you there
with a graphic compass that points to your destination.
The user-selectable data fields show information such as
the distance and time of arrival.
of Interest Listing
With optional downloaded detail from MapSource, you can
look up points of interest and get address and phone
number information. Select "Goto" and the Rino
will guide you to your destination. The Rino 120 accepts
additional map detail from Topo and MetroGuide software.
The Trip Computer displays a ton of navigation
information. You can even select different categories of
data to display.
Rino can store up to 500 waypoints or locations you want
to mark and store so you can navigate to them later. You
can name your waypoints and assign a graphic symbol.
Rino 120 package includes:
Database: Marine Point Database (Americas)
Basemap: Americas Highway
Quick reference guide
Built-in Americas Highway basemap with oceans,
lakes, rivers, cities, interstates or major
motorways, principal and major thoroughfares and
political boundaries. Factory preloaded with
Marine Point Database.
Compatible with most GARMIN MapSource products
including MapSource MetroGuide, BlueChart marine
cartography, and Fishing Hot Spots. Accepts up to
8 MBs of downloaded map detail.
(1-14 FRS, 15-22 GMRS*)
Range: Up to
2 miles on FRS channels; 5 miles on GMRS
Channel scan with programmable scan list; channel
10 call and ring tones, 4 roger tones
Voice Activation with sensitivity selection
features: Alarm, calculator, calendar, clock, lap
timer, stopwatch, games
10-character name with graphic symbol
sending: One button press with Call or Talk
receiving: Automatic; keep track of up to 50 Rino
Navigation data automatically updated to
contacts latest location
TracBack®: Retrace the path of up to 20 contacts
View: Quickly center all contact locations on map
Assembly: User and contacts can send and navigate
to a common destination
alarm: Alerts you if contact moves out of a
specified distance radius or if you are within a
specified distance of a waypoint
500 with name, graphic symbol and notes
Automatic track log; 20 saved tracks let you
retrace your path in both directions
computer: Current speed, average speed, time of
sunrise/sunset, resetable maximum speed, trip
timer, and trip distance
Built-in celestial tables for sun and moon
rise/set, best times to fish and hunt (based on
date and location)
More than 100
format: Lat/Lon, UTM/UPS, Maidenhead, MGRS, Loran
TDs, and other grids
WAAS-enabled, 12 parallel channel GPS receiver
continuously tracks and uses up to 12 satellites
to compute and update your position
Approximately 15 seconds
Approximately 45 seconds
Approximately 5 minutes
< 15 meters, 95% typical***
0.05 meter/sec steady state
3-5 meters, 95% typical
0.05 meter/sec steady state
< 3 meters, 95% typical
0.05 meter/sec steady state
RS232 with NMEA 0183, RTCM 104 DGPS data format
and proprietary GARMIN
AA batteries (not included)
FRS only (5, 5, 90 duty cycle): 20 hours
FRS (5, 5, 90 duty cycle) and GPS: 15 hours
4.5"H x 2.3"W x 1.6"D; 7"H
with antenna (11.4 x 5.8 x 4.1 cm; 17.8 cm with
ounces (236 g) with batteries
1.4"H x 1.4"W (3.6 x 3.6 cm) 160 x 160
pixels, high-contrast LCD with bright
Waterproof to IEC 529 IPX7 standards
range: 5ºF to 158ºF (-15ºC to 70ºC)
storage: Indefinite, no memory battery required
are subject to change without notice.
GMRS requires FCC license. Canadian versions of
this product, using only the FRS channels, will
be produced. Use of the GMRS channels is
prohibited by Canadian law. The GMRS channels
will not be activated for Canadian versions.
sending/receiving only available on FRS channels.
Minimum time between updates is 10 seconds as
specified by FCC.
accuracy degradation to 100m 2DRMS under the U.S.
Department of Defense Selective Availability
only carry the Garmin Rino 120 GPS receiver intended for
sale to U.S. customers.