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.
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Physical Dimensions: 2.4" x 6.3" x 1.4"
Display Size: 1.43" x 2.15"
Display Resolution: 160 x 240 pixels
Display Type: Transflective, 65-K color TFT
Weight: 9.2 ounces with batteries
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
Returning features in the Garmin Astro 430
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.