Global Positioning System, Garmin GPS StreetPilot 2720

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Description
This Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver uses information transmitted from four or more satellites in the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) to deduce its own location.
The unit is made of gray colored plastic. It has a touch screen with four buttons (FIND, MENU, MAP, SPEAK) on the front. The back has connectors for the power and USB cords. On the bottom of the unit is the post for the dash mounting base. The car adapter power cord contains a speaker to verbally communicate directions to the user.
Accessories include: power cord, USB connector, car adapter power cord, dash mounting base, remote control, screen cover, portable friction mount, oval backing disks for mounting base, and a setup and map data dvd. Object received in original box.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
2005
maker
Garmin Corporation
place designed
USA
place assembled
Taiwan
Physical Description
plastic (overall, gps unit material)
Measurements
overall: 13.2 cm x 60 cm x 29 cm; 5 3/16 in x 23 5/8 in x 11 13/32 in
gps unit: 5 cm x 14 cm x 9.8 cm; 1 31/32 in x 5 1/2 in x 3 27/32 in
container: 13.2 cm x 29 cm x 21 cm; 5 3/16 in x 11 13/32 in x 8 9/32 in
remote: 2 cm x 4.3 cm x 12.3 cm; 25/32 in x 1 11/16 in x 4 27/32 in
power adapter: 182.5 cm; 71 27/32 in
usb connector: 103 cm; 40 9/16 in
portable friction mount: 2.2 cm x 19.7 cm x 17.7 cm; 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 6 31/32 in
dash mounting base: 1.5 cm x 9.2 cm x 7.1 cm; 19/32 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 25/32 in
cover: 5.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 2.2 cm; 2 1/16 in x 5 31/32 in x 7/8 in
car power adapter: 13 cm x 6.5 cm x 13 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 9/16 in x 5 1/8 in
oval backing disks for mounting base: 7.5 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 15/16 in x 2 1/16 in
dvd: 13 cm x 13 cm; 5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in
ID Number
2016.0058.03
accession number
2016.0058
catalog number
2016.0058.03
serial number
42639086
model number
2720
Credit Line
Gift of Vinton Cerf
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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