Garmin Helm

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    Garmin Helm

    by: 515 7.2

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    Garmin Helm allows you to use an Android phone or tablet to view and control a Garmin GPSMAP 5x7, 7x1, 8x0, 10x0, 7400/7600, and 8600 which have built-in Wi-Fi. When paired with a GPSMAP 8000 series chartplotter the Garmin Marine Wi-Fi Adapter is required (sold separately). ** Requires latest chartplotter firmware. **

    • View and control the chartplotter
    • Enhances situational awareness for the mariner
    • Works seamlessly with SmartMode to group chartplotter thumbnails by station when used with a GPSMAP 8000 Glass Helm system
    • Easily switch between chart plotters using thumbnail screen preview
    • Connect multiple Android devices simultaneously

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    For more information on chartplotter firmware updates, visit

    Users review

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    Users comments for Garmin Helm

    Dave Brezina

    by Dave Brezina

    Aug 20, 2017  |  "Good"

    Works with GPSMAP 741 to display but not control. With my older tablet it goes full screen when you rotate the tablet. With my newer phone it doesn't, which makes it less useful because it's tiny.

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Aug 02, 2017  |  "Awesome"


    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Jul 26, 2017  |  "Poor"

    Useless, won't connect to device

    Johne S

    by Johne S

    Jul 15, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Help full app

    ANG Boon Kwee

    by ANG Boon Kwee

    Jul 14, 2017  |  "Awesome"


    T Roy

    by T Roy

    Jun 17, 2017  |  "Poor"

    Searches but but never finds GpsPlotter.