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GPS with large color display with touchscreen, auto-routing accounting traffic and vehicle profile, lane assistant, voice guidance and voice commands, integrated worldwide base map, pre-installed detailed map of Europe plus Wi-Fi, USB and BlueTooth interface. Well suited for all kinds of vehicles, particularly campers and motorhomes. Comprehensive list of campgrounds and RV parks with filter option to find suitable destinations easily. Supports wireless backup camera.

The GARMIN Camper 780 provides very fast automatic route calculation and route optimization by reordering via-points of routes with multiple intermediate destinations. It provides visual and voice guidance and the lane assistant indicates the correct path in great detail if there are multiple lanes. This GPS supports different vehicle profiles and optimizes the calculated route based on length, width, height and weight. The Camper 780 has a large, easy to read 7" color display with touchscreen, an extremely sensitive antenna, an integrated world map (overview) plus a base map of Europe, Africa and the near East. It has a multi-lingual user interface and is easy to use either via the touchscreen or by simply speaking voice commands.

The Camper 780 has a pre-installed, detailed map of all of Europe with even more information, such as local roads, restaurants and points of interest. It supports searching addresses and points of interest. There is a comprehensive list of ACSI campgrounds and RV parks (Auto Camper Service International). It provides a filter function to find campgrounds and RV parks with particular features such as a pool, grocery store etc. The GPS shows changes of the speed limit in advance in order to support an economical driving style. Lifetime update for the map is included.

There unused memory is available to store other data such as waypoints, pictures or additional maps. This model has a speech computer to announce the names of the roads. The package also includes a DAB TMC receiver to incorporate traffic news. The Camper 780 is equipped with a BlueTooth interface to communicate with mobile phones which have the required communication capabilities in order to call car rental offices, hotels, restaurants etc. whose phone numbers are stored on the GPS with a single touch on the screen. It can also act as a hands-free extension set to the phones. Additionally, the Camper 780 has a slot for an optional microSD memory module to store additional detailed maps or other data such as photos. The Camper 780 supports displaying video from a wireless backup camera. The built-in Wi-Fi antenna allows to install updates without the need of a computer.

The model GARMIN Camper 780 is also known as RV 780.


Contents: Features - Navigation - Overview - Main Pages - Prices - Options - Downloads - Order


Features:

GARMIN Camper 780
  • Integrated 12 channel receiver with extremely sensitive built-in GPS antenna.
  • User interface and voice prompting in many different languages.
  • Easy to operate using the touchscreen or by voice commands (speech recognition).
  • Integrated world map (overview) with countries of all continents including major cities.
  • Integrated base map with countries, waters, towns, highways, major roads and city maps.
  • 13.8 GB built-in memory with pre-installed detailed map of Europe (City Navigator Europe NT) with local roads, addresses and points of interest which occupies approx. 11 GB plus slot for micro SecureDigital memory card (µSD memory cards available as options).
  • Comprehensive list of campgrounds and RV parks. Filter function to search campgrounds and RV parks with particular features.
  • Lifetime-Update for the map of Europe included. Allows to update the map on the computer and on the GPS device. Updates are usually released on a quarterly basis.
  • Route calculation based on vehicle profile. Supports multiple vehicle profiles. Each profile includes length, width, height and weight of the vehicle. The Camper calculates the route based on the profile and avoids roads which are not suitable for the vehicle of the active profile.
  • DAB traffic news receiver included. Receives and processes traffic news messages broadcasted by radio stations. If the GPS receives a message about a traffic jam, blocked road etc. along the planned route, it can automatically compute a detour. Traffic news messages are broadcasted by many radio stations in various European countries including Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. These messages are broadcasted for free and do not require any subscriptions. The TMC receiver works independent from the car radio and finds stations with traffic news messages automatically.
  • trafficTrends and myTrends. Analyses frequently traveled routes and records driving behavior. The GPS "learns" to avoid certain roads during rush hours and automatically recognizes destinations visited often.
  • BlueTooth interface to communicate with mobile phones which have the required communication capabilities in order to call car rental offices, hotels, restaurants etc. whose phone numbers are stored on the GPS with a single touch on the screen. It can also act as a hands-free extension set to the mobile phones. The Camper 780 is equipped with a built-in microphone.
  • Supports wireless backup camera, included in the pack but also available as an option.
  • Picture viewer, displays pictures and provides various options, such as zooming, rotation and autoplay slide show.
  • Suited for all kind of vehicles, but also as hand held device. Comes with power cable and mounting kit with suction cup for quick mounting and dismounting to easily remove the GPS receiver (seamless switching between cars, theft protection etc.), does not require any installation.
  • Large, illuminated, easy to read LCD display with automatic backlight adjustment, dimension: 152x89 mm (6.0x3.5 inches), resolution: 1024x600 pixels, 65536 colors.
  • Manual or automatic switching of the display between daytime and nighttime, based on time and the current position (changes the colors of the display between sunset and sunrise for more comfortable viewing) Daytime: bright background, nighttime: dark background.
  • Powered by built-in battery (lasts up to 1 h) or by an external 12/24 V power source, such as car's cigarette lighter. Power cord with a plug for cigarette lighter included.
  • Short time to first fix (TTFF¹: approx. 15 seconds after a warm start, meaning there are valid coordinates of the satellites available, or approx. 45 seconds after a cold start, meaning there are no valid coordinates of the satellites available).
  • Data exchange with PC via USB connector (connection cable included).
  • Supports installing updates using Wi-Fi without a computer.
  • Firmware stored in Flash-Memory, can be updated by the user
  • Operating temperatures -20 .. 55°C (-4 .. 131°F)
  • Dimensions: 173x99x19 mm (6.8x3.9x0.7 inches)
  • Weight: 240 g (8.45 ounces)

¹) TTFF: Time To First Fix, time until the first information about the local position is acquired.

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Information for navigation:

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GARMIN Camper 780 overview:

Overview of the GARMIN Camper 780

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Main pages of the Camper 780:

Note: The image below shows the display of the Camper 760 in true resolution (1240x600 pixels). This does not necessarily mean that the display is shown it its true size (152x89 mm). The actual size of the images depends on the properties of your display. All following images have been reduced to improve the appearance of this document. Many of the pages are configurable, these pictures are just examples.

Main Menu
GARMIN Camper 780 - Main Menu
  • Status bar with GPS signal strength, Bluetooth status, operation mode, current time, Wi-Fi status, and battery charge level
  • Search destination
  • View map
  • Stop navigation (only active if there is an active route)
  • Applications
  • Adjust volume
  • Settings (system settings, information about current position, manage routes, etc., see Settings 1..3 below)

 

Settings (1 of 3)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Settings 1 of 3
  • Update maps and software
  • Vehicle profiles: Length, width, height, gross weight etc.
  • Map settings: Design, level of details, map layers, car icon etc.
  • Navigation settings: Routing preferences, avoidances, GPS simulator etc.

  • Reset
  • To the next settings page
  • To main menu
Settings (2 of 3) Settings (3 of 3)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Settings 2 of 3 GARMIN Camper 780 - Settings 3 of 3
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi settings
  • Alert settings (speed limit, break planning, proximity etc.)
  • Settings for optional backup camera
  • Display settings: Color mode, background illumination etc.

  • Reset
  • To the previous settings page
  • To the next settings page
  • To main menu
  • Traffic settings
  • Units, time format, position format etc.
  • Voice language, text language and keyboard settings
  • Device information including current firmware version and unit ID

  • Reset
  • To the previous settings page
  • To main menu
Satellites Vehicle
GARMIN Camper 780 - Satellites GARMIN Camper 780 - Vehicle
  • Coordinates of the current location
  • Satellite systems and accuracy of the current position indication
  • Position of the satellites, the sun and the moon
  • Current speed
  • Current elevation above sea level
  • Strength of the satellites signals

  • Satellite systems and page settings
  • To main menu
  • Name of the vehicle
  • Length, height and width
  • Gross weight
  • Edit values
  • Select vehicle for routing

  • Add vehicle
  • Back
Applications (1 of 2) Applications (2 of 2)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Applications 1 of 2 GARMIN Camper 780 - Applications 2 of 2
  • Owner's manual - Description of the device's features
  • Telephone functions
  • Traffic news (congestions, closed roads)
  • Access to online services via smartphone using Bluetooth
  • Create and manage routes
  • Backup camera (available as an option)
  • Manage voice commands
  • Service history of the vehicle

  • To the next applications page
  • To main menu
  • Create and manage routes
  • Backup camera (available as an option)
  • Manage voice commands
  • Service history of the vehicle
  • Manage tracks

  • To the previous applications page
  • To main menu
Where to? (1 of 2) Where to? (2 of 2)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Where to? 1 of 2 GARMIN Camper 780 - Where to? 2 of 2
  • Search near
  • Text search

  • Go Home - Calculate route to a preset address
  • Search for campgrounds in all directories
  • Search for an address (country, city, street and number)
  • General search for points of interest (POIs)
  • Search for saved locations (waypoints)
  • Search in TripAdvisor directory
  • List of recently searched items
  • ACSI - Search for campgrounds in the Auto Camper Service International directory, supports filters

  • Search options
  • To the next where to? page
  • To main menu
  • Search near
  • Text search

  • Search in Campercontact directory
  • Search in Trailer's PARK directory
  • Search in Foursquare directory
  • Search for intersections
  • Search coordinates
  • Add shortcuts

  • Search options
  • To the previous where to? page
  • To main menu
ACSI Campgrounds
GARMIN Camper 780 - ACSI Campgrounds
  • Search near
  • Text search

  • List of campgrounds which fullfil the filter criteria with name, address, distance and direction from the current location

  • Scroll up and down
  • To main menu
ACSI Campground Description (1 of 2) ACSI Campground Description (2 of 2)
GARMIN Camper 780 - ACSI Campground Description 1 of 2 GARMIN Camper 780 - ACSI Campground Description 2 of 2
  • Name of the campground
  • Address and phone number
  • Estimated arrival and driving time plus distance from the current location
  • Map
  • Save as waypoint
  • Start navigation

  • Scroll up and down
  • Back
  • Picture of the campground (touch to enlarge)
  • Opening period
  • Indicative price
  • Number of sites
  • List of available facilities
  • Map
  • Save as waypoint
  • Start navigation

  • Scroll up and down
  • Back
Map (day mode) Map (night mode)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Map in day mode GARMIN Camper 780 - Map in night mode
  • GPS status
  • 3D-map in day mode with current position (white motorhome) and soft keys to change scale ("+" and "-")
  • Back
  • Current speed (touch for trip computer)
  • Current elevation (touch to change selection)
  • Other functions: Stop navigation, points of interest along the route, volume, traffic information etc.
  • GPS status
  • 3D-map in night mode with current position (white motorhome) and soft keys to change scale ("+" and "-")
  • Back
  • Current speed (touch for trip computer)
  • Current elevation (touch to change selection)
  • Other functions: Stop navigation, points of interest along the route, volume, traffic information etc.
Route Overview Vias
GARMIN Camper 780 - Route Overview GARMIN Camper 780 - Vias
  • Planned route (pink line) with current position (white motorohome), via (orange flag) and final destination (black and white flag)
  • Change scale ("+" / "-")

  • Back
  • Vias, also known as intermediate destinations - you may move or delete each via point or add more vias

  • Cancel and discard changes
  • Save changes
Direction
GARMIN Camper 780 - Direction
  • Direction with type of and distance to next turn plus name of the street you are going to turn to
  • Map with current position (white motorhome), planned route (pink line), next turn (white arrow), current speed limit, wildlife alert and soft keys to change scale ("+" and "-")

  • Back
  • Current speed
  • Name of the road you are currently driving on
  • Estimated arrival time at final destination (touch to change selection)
  • Other functions: Stop navigation, points of interest along the route, volume, traffic information etc.
Lane Assistant Directions
GARMIN Camper 780 - Lane Assistant GARMIN Camper 780 - Directions
  • Direction with type of and distance to next turn plus name of the street you are going to turn to
  • Alert about upcoming change of the speed limit
  • Map with current position (white motorhome), planned route (pink line), next turn (white arrow), current speed limit and soft keys to change scale ("+" and "-")
  • Photo-realistic map with lane to choose

  • Back
  • Current speed
  • Name of the road you are currently driving on
  • Estimated arrival time at final destination (touch to change selection)
  • Other functions: Stop navigation, points of interest along the route, volume, traffic information etc.
  • Type of turns, street names and distances between turns

  • Additional functions
  • To the previous directions
  • To the next directions
  • Back to previous page
POIs along the route Track
GARMIN Camper 780 - POIs along the route GARMIN Camper 780 - Track
  • Direction
  • Map with current position (white motorhome), planned route (pink line), next turn (white arrow) and soft keys to change scale ("+" and "-")

  • Back
  • Current speed
  • Estimated arrival time at final destination (touch to change selection)
  • POIs along the route - chose 3 of the available types of POIs, here nearest gas station, nearest restaurant, nearest ATM
  • Map with travelled path (track, blue line)
  • Change scale ("+" / "-")
  • List of saved tracks ordered by date
  • Total distance of this track

  • Clear travel history
  • Back
Traffic Messages Traffic Message
GARMIN Camper 780 - Traffic Messages GARMIN Camper 780 - Traffic event on map
  • Name of affected road (touch to display traffic event on the map)
  • Distance from current location to traffic event
  • Direction from current location to traffic event

  • Previous traffic incidents
  • Next traffic incidents
  • Back
  • Map with traffic event including type of event and color code (yellow = traffic partially congested, red = traffic is heavily congested or stopped, orange = road construction, gray = unknown impact, black = road closed)
  • Change scale ("-" and "+")
  • Type of traffic event with distance and direction from current position to event and name of affected road
  • Length of event

  • Previous traffic incident
  • Next traffic incident
  • Back
Trip Computer (1 of 3) Trip Computer (2 of 3)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Trip Computer 1 of 3 GARMIN Camper 780 - Trip Computer 2 of 3
  • Current moving direction
  • Travelled distance (Counter A)
  • Current speed
  • Travelled distance (Counter B)
  • Estimated arrival time at final destination
  • Estimated travel time to final destination
  • Distance to final destination
  • Estimated arrival time at next intermediate destination (via point)
  • Estimated travel time to next intermediate destination (via point)
  • Distance to next intermediate destination (via point)

  • Additional functions such as reset trip data (distance, average speed, time)
  • To next data fields
  • Back
  • Current moving direction
  • Travelled distance (Counter A)
  • Current speed
  • Travelled distance (Counter B)
  • Distance to next turn
  • Estimated travel time to next turn
  • Closest mile marker
  • Maximum speed since last reset
  • Average speed without stopped time
  • Average speed including stopped time

  • Additional functions such as reset trip data (distance, average speed, time)
  • To previous data fields
  • To next data fields
  • Back
Trip Computer (3 of 3)
GARMIN Camper 780 - Trip Computer 3 of 3
  • Current moving direction
  • Travelled distance (Counter A)
  • Current speed
  • Travelled distance (Counter B)
  • Time of sunset at the current location
  • Current time
  • Current elevation
  • Current grade
  • Coordinates of the current location
  • GPS accuracy of the current position indication

  • Additional functions such as reset trip data (distance, average speed, time)
  • To previous data fields
  • Back
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Prices:

GARMIN Camper 780LMT with nüMaps Lifetime Update Add item to shopping basket CHF 418 | EUR 365
the package includes the following items:
  • GARMIN Camper 780
  • Pre-installed detailed maps of all of Europe
  • nüMaps Lifetime - perpetual subscription to update the pre-installed map of Europe. Entitles you to download updated maps for the installation on your GPS device. There shall be four updates per year. The subscription is valid as long as you own the same unit.
  • Speech computer to announce the names of the roads
  • Car navigation kit including mounting kit with suction cup and power cord for car cigarette lighter
  • USB cable for data exchange with PC
  • We install the most recent version of the firmware available at the time of shipment
  • We configure the GPS before shipping, so it comes ready to use
GARMIN Camper 780LMT Pack with nüMaps Lifetime Update and backup camera Add item to shopping basket CHF 548 | EUR 479
the package includes the following items:
  • GARMIN Camper 780
  • Battery powered, wireless backup camera BC40
  • Pre-installed detailed maps of all of Europe
  • nüMaps Lifetime - perpetual subscription to update the pre-installed map of Europe. Entitles you to download updated maps for the installation on your GPS device. There shall be four updates per year. The subscription is valid as long as you own the same unit.
  • Speech computer to announce the names of the roads
  • Car navigation kit including mounting kit with suction cup and power cord for car cigarette lighter
  • USB cable for data exchange with PC
  • We install the most recent version of the firmware available at the time of shipment
  • We configure the GPS before shipping, so it comes ready to use
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Options:

Wireless backup camera BC35 with 12V power supply
(One such camera comes with the Camper 780 Pack)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 198 | EUR 173 [Picture and details]
Battery powered, wireless backup camera BC40
(One such camera comes with the Camper 780 Pack)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 178 | EUR 155 [Picture and details]
Power cord for car cigarette lighter Add item to shopping basket CHF 29 | EUR 25 [Picture and details]
GARMIN GTM70 TMC traffic receiver with built-in FM antenna combined with power cord for car cigarette lighter
(One such traffic receiver combined with power cord comes with the Camper 780)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 138 | EUR 121 [Picture and details]
Power supply without USB cable Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 | EUR 19 [Picture and details]
USB cable for data exchange and power supply
(One such cable comes with the Camper 780)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 15 | EUR 13 [Picture and details]
Mounting kit with suction cup including mounting bracket
(One such mounting kit comes with the Camper 780)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 29 | EUR 25 [Picture and details]
Mounting kit with suction cup
(Does not include mounting bracket)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 | EUR 19 [Picture and details]
Dashboard discs Add item to shopping basket CHF 17 | EUR 15 [Picture and details]
Portable friction mount (new design; does not include unit mount) Add item to shopping basket CHF 35 | EUR 31 [Picture and details]
Dashboard mounting kit (does not include unit mount) Add item to shopping basket CHF 24 | EUR 21 [Picture and details]
Adhesive base for dashboard mounting kit Add item to shopping basket CHF 15 | EUR 13 [Picture and details]
Case Add item to shopping basket CHF 25 | EUR 22 [Picture and details]
4.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 9 | EUR 8 [Picture and details]
8.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 16 | EUR 14 [Picture and details]
16.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 19 | EUR 17 [Picture and details]
32.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 21 | EUR 18 [Picture and details]

All options for the GARMIN Camper 780 in detail.

MapSource, various µSD memory cards, DVDs and CDroms with topographic and street maps (products on DVD or CDrom require a computer and a cable for data exchange).

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Downloads:

Here we provide additional documentation and software updates for the GARMIN Camper 780:

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