Garmin GPS Tactix Watch


  • $439.99


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The field-ready tactix is a high-sensitivity GPS navigator plus ABC watch packed with features for training, exploring, and more. Inside, it’s an altimeter, barometer, 3-axis compass and tracker with 1,000 waypoints, 10,000 track points and TracBack capabilities. Outside, it is water resistant (to 50 meters), matte black and non-reflective with a green LED backlight that won’t flare out night vision.

• Tactical GPS Navigator + ABC Watch

• High-sensitivity GPS with automatic calibrating altimeter, barometer and 3-axis compass

• Scratch-resistant, curved lens prevents reflection

• Negative mode liquid crystal display with green LED

• TracBack to navigate back to your starting point

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions
1.9" x 1.9" x .7" (4.9 x 4.9 x 1.7 cm)

Display size WxH
1.2” (3.1 cm) diameter

Display resolution WxH
70 x 70 pixels

Display type
transflective, monochrome LCD (negative mode-black)

Negative mode display

3.19 oz (90.6 g)

Rechargeable lithium-ion

Battery life
Up to 50 hours (GPS mode); 3 weeks (sensor mode); 5 weeks (watch mode)

Water rating


High-sensitivity receiver


Barometric altimeter

Electronic compass
Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)

Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units)

Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone)

Vibration alert: (choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert)

Watch functions
Time, date, alarm, timer, chronograph, chimes and vibration, maps & memory

Garmin Tactix GPS Watch
USB/Charging cable
AC adapter with plug
Quickstart manual

Wearing your device
It’s important that you wear your Garmin watch or band in a manner that is neither too loose nor too tight. If you are experiencing discomfort or chafing, try either tightening or loosening the band. Some Garmin watches come equipped with wrist-based heart rate sensors. You may need to tighten the band a notch during workouts to ensure the watch is making solid contact with the top side of your wrist. For comfort, you may want to loosen the band after your workout. Water and sweat may also cause irritation, so make sure your watch and skin are dry once you’ve completed your workout.

Caring for your device
It’s also a good idea to regularly remove your device and thoroughly clean it in warm water to remove any dirt or soap residue that has accumulated. Avoid using any soaps or cleansers that may irritate your skin or damage the watch.

Materials like stainless steel and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) have been used in Garmin wearables for several years and our testing and history have shown that these materials are suitable for skin contact. Other materials, like silicone, have also been shown to be appropriate for skin contact. Following these simple steps will ensure your device performs as designed.

Owner's Manual

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