Global Positioning System, Garmin GPS StreetPilot 2720

Global Positioning System, Garmin GPS StreetPilot 2720

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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.
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Object Name
geographic system
date made
Garmin Corporation
place designed
place assembled
Physical Description
plastic (overall, gps unit material)
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
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Credit Line
Gift of Vinton Cerf
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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