The Garmin Astro 430 is the new generation Garmin GPS and GLONASS tracking system for sporting dogs. It can track up to 20 dogs at a range of up to 9 miles. With a 2.5 second update rate that is twice as fast as its predecessor. So, it is quicker to pinpoint the location when dogs are on the run. Intuitive and easy to use, the Astro 430 features a vibrant 2.6 inch display, preloaded TOPO 100k mapping and an optional in-unit rechargeable battery. Also includes Hunt Metrics dog performance data to help analyze your dog's tracking patterns and behaviors, so you can train more effectively.
Battery Type: 2 x AA batteries or optional NiMH battery pack
Battery Life: up to 20 hours
Waterproof Rating: IPX7
High-Sensitivity Receiver: Yes
Memory: 4 GB
Map and Memory:
Preloaded Maps: Topo 100k
Ability to Add Maps: Yes
External Memory Storage: MicroSD Card
Track Logs: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
Barometric Altimeter: Yes
Compass: Tilt-Compensated 3-axis
New or Improved Features in the Garmin Astro 430
Expanded Dog Capability: Track up to 20 dogs from a range of up to 9 miles.
GPS/GLONASS: High-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS satellite reception has the ability to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.
Faster Update Rate: 2.5 second update rate provides faster location tracking when dogs are on the run.
Preloaded Mapping: Includes preloaded TOPO U.S. 100K mapping and a free 1 year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription.
Hunt Metrics: Hunt Metrics dog performance data shows distance travelled, time afield, and more so you can train your dog more effectively.
High Visible Design: Vibrant orange design, making it difficult to lose in the field.
Garmin DriveTrack 70: compatible GPS navigator gives the driver a large 7 inch screen to see where dogs are located while navigating the trail.
Wearables: Receive dog status updates and alerts at a glance using your Fenix 3 GPS watch.
Compatible Devices: Compatible with a variety of dog devices: T5, T5 mini, TT15, TT15 mini, DC50, TT10, and newer models (provides tracking only).
Optional Battery: Optional in unit rechargeable NiMH battery pack or uses standard AA battery power.
Dog Notifications: Receive notifications when a dog is "Treed" or "On Ppoint".
Returning features in the Garmin Astro 430
Vibrant Display: Sunlight readable, glove friendly, 2.6 inch color display.
Compass/Altimeter: 3 axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter.
Wireless Connectivity: Wirelessly connect to a variety of compatible Garmin devices, including VIRB action cameras and the Tempe temperature sensor.
Water Rating: Handheld device water rated to IPX7.
Additional Mapping: MicroSD card slot and support for TOPO U.S. 24k, Garmin Hunt View, City Navigator, Garmin Custom Maps, and more. (All sold separately)
Basecamp: Free trip planning software that lets you view and organize maps, way-points, routes, and tracks; and then share with friends, family, or fellow explorers.
Garmin Astro 430 Handheld
5-inch standard antenna
13-inch extended range antenna
Astro 430 Manual
Will the Garmin Astro 430 track a DC40 collar?
No, the Garmin Astro 430 can not pair to or track a DC40 collar. To track a DC40 collar, you would need to use an Astro 220 handheld or an Astro 320 handheld.
Can the Garmin Astro 430 track a DC50 collar?
The Garmin Astro 430 handheld can track a DC50 collar, but before doing so the DC50 has to have the latest Garmin software update. Once the DC50 collar has the latest software update, the DC50 can be paired and tracked using your Astro 430 handheld.
What collars are compatible with the Garmin Astro 430 Handheld?
The Garmin Astro 430 can be paired to and track the DC50, T5, T5 Mini, TT15, and TT15 Mini collars.
Is the Astro 430 Handheld waterproof?
The Astro 430 handheld is rated at IPX7, which means that it is rated to be waterproof in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. This provides safe protection of your Astro handheld, allowing for use in rain, snow, and wet cover, as well as the handheld being splashed with water and the accidental dropping in shallow water.