El Garmin Edge 800 It is a browser that stands out for being provided with a 2,6-inch color touch screen, for offering an intuitive operation and for incorporating maps (Pack and Pack + City Navigator model), to know at all times the location or the way to go . Edge® 800 is characterized by its lightness and by integrating a highly sensitive GPS. This equipment does not require calibration, allowing it to be quickly installed and changed on any bicycle. It also provides reading of the ambient temperature and time changes depending on the area through which it is traveled, in addition to notifying if the GPS has not been activated when a route is started.
Also, it has an advanced measurement system that gives athletes the possibility of accurately monitoring their GPS position, as well as controlling speed, distance, time, heart rate (using a heart rate monitor), pedaling cadence. (with cadence sensor), altitude and slope. Also, through its barometric altimeter, the altitude data can be combined with other parameters for the subsequent analysis of the race.
Likewise, thanks to technology ANT + Sport ™It is compatible with third-generation third-party power meters for more in-depth running analysis, as well as Garmin heart rate monitors, which provide heart rate data to calculate the number of calories burned during workouts.
All the information that the GPS se puede traspasar al llegar a casa al ordenador para que el deportista o aficionado disfrute analizando datos o compartiendo rutas y datos con compañeros. Precisamente este modelo permite que las rutas preprogramadas o los tracks GPX They can be downloaded directly from web pages of online routes and transferred to the device through the BaseCamp program.
Finally, this Garmin Edge 800 includes Virtual Partner, una especie de entrenador virtual que permite comparar los resultados propios con otros programados, marca la velocidad deseada y la coteja con la velocidad real del ciclista, avisando cada vez que éste se encuentre por encima o por debajo de los umbrales preestablecidos.