17” Full HD, Multi Touch Glass Helm Display
A premium 17 inch chartplotter! The Garmin 8617 comes packaged with a 19x antenna and preloaded coastal mapping for US, Canada, and the Bahamas as well as LakeVu G3 Mapping for the US. Detailed Coastal Charting shows basic chart details, depth contours, IALA symbols and more, while the included freshwater charts cover more than 17,000 US Lakes, Rivers and Reservoirs with over 13,000 HD Lakes offering 1’ contours shoreline to shoreline. An In-Plane Switching (IPS) LCD display provides the ability to view the display at any angle with consistent accurate colors and little to no distortion. This anti-glare, sunlight viewable display with pinch to zoom technology, makes marking waypoints, panning on the map, and entering information easier than ever.
Network connectivity allows for a complete marine setup and integration. Add Additional Displays Radar, Marine Cameras (Includes Garmin GC200 Marine Camera), Sonar Modules, FusionLink Compatible Devices – the list goes on. With 4 Wired Ethernet Ports and the optional GMS10 Port Expander the 8617 can connect to multiple devices. Garmin offers a full line of Open Array and Dome Radars as well as multiple sonar modules that can provide CHIRP Sonar, DownVu and SideVu all which are plug and play compatible with the 8617. Add to that NMEA2000, NMEA0183, WiFi Technology, ANT Technology, Video Input/Output, and USB Touch Output the 8617 has endless opportunities.
The 8617 MFD doesn’t stop there though. Offering customizing options as well so you can modify the unit to suit your needs best and have all of the information you need right at your fingertips. Manage engine data, sonar, navigation, and more all on one screen or split them into individual screens. The multi-use of the Garmin 8617 goes above and beyond any other plotter with the addition of CZone technology. CZone by Mastervolt allows a remote key fob or a downloaded app full functionality to power your boat while away from the dock, switch on pumps, or control lighting inside the boat or underwater lighting. Unsurpassed functionality is a top quality of the MFD 8617.
Garmin offers several Premium chart options for this Garmin display including Garmin Navionics Vision+ charts. Garmin Navionics Vision+ charts include both coastal and inland coverage within the region of your choice. Data is sourced from Garmin and Navionics in order to provide you with exceptional detail. These charts include 1-year of daily updates, ensuring your chart data is always current! Premium features include High Resolution Relief Shading, High Resolution Satellite Imagery, Sonar Imagery, Aerial Photography, SideScan Images and More! Garmin Navionics Vision+ charts require premium content to be downloaded post purchase. Other chart options for this unit include Garmin BlueChart G3 Vision and Garmin LakeVu Ultra charts. All premium chart options are available in the region of your choice and sold separately.
Enjoy FLIR Camera Support. All next generation M-series models and new digital models are supported with continuous zoom support and gyro stabilization control. The Garmin 8600 series supports the Garmin inReach Mini satellite communicator which allows users to select from a list of preset responses to communicate with friends and family directly from your chartplotter. *Subscription Required.
If you are seeking a sleek and expansive chartplotter for your vessel, the GPSMAP 8617 is the right choice for you.
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- GPSMAP 8617
- Trim piece snap covers
- GPS 19x NMEA 2000 (with pole mount, flush mount and under deck mount adapters)
- Protective cover
- Flush mount hardware
- Power cable, NMEA 2000 2 m backbone/drop cable
- NMEA 2000 6 m backbone cable
- NMEA 2000 power cable
- NMEA 2000 T-connector
- NMEA terminator kit
- Two-Year Warranty
- Size: 16.5"W x 12.1"H x 2.8"D
- Built-In Bluechart G3 And LakeVu G3 Charts
- 17” Glass Helm Display
- Wi-Fi Control
- Full Networking Capabilities
- 1 Touch Access
Product Accessories for Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Chartplotter
Garmin’s GPS24XD NMEA2000 GPS antenna provides multi-band GNSS accuracy to 1M. The magnetic heading sensor provides accuracy to within 3 degrees with enhanced stabilization at slow speeds. Includes under-deck, pole and surface mount options.
Garmin Marine Network Cable (6').
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Starter Kit comes with all of the parts you need to start a NMEA2000 Marine Network.
This cable can be used as your NMEA 2000 backbone or drop cable. Length 2 Meter
Garmin Marine Network Cable (20').
Providing detailed weather information along with SiriusXM Radio, the GXM 54 pairs with Garmin’s MFD for accurate weather information and access to over 150 channels of SiriusXM Satellite Radio. *SiriusXM Subscription Required/Sold Separately.
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The Garmin 18 xHD provides high resolution targeting thanks to its Dynamic Auto Gain and Dynamic Sea Filter which continually adjust to your surroundings. See storms and precipitation as far out as 48nm and zoom in closer to see boats, buoys and land.
Garmin GMS 10 Network Port Expander will add 5 Network ports to your Garmin network.
The Garmin NMEA 2000 T-Connector is required for adding components to your network. It is installed on the backbone cable and uses one end of the T-Connector for the drop cable.
The Garmin GFS 10 Fuel Sensor provides fuel flow and fuel level measurement data. You can view this information on your compatible Garmin NMEA2000 compliant chartplotter, GPS/FF combo or GMI 10 display.
The Sionyx Nightwave is an ultra low-light camera that improves situational awareness on the water! Easy mounting and setup paired with compatibility with many major brand displays, make the Nightwave a top marine camera. Moonless starlight sensitivity allows you to see well beyond human eyesight!
The Garmin GSD 24 provides high powered fishfinding and depth tracking capabilities to your Garmin marine network. With up to 2kw of power, the GSD24 is a plug and play add on to your Compatible Garmin chartplotter.
The Garmin's USB Card reader pairs with your compatible chartplotter and accepts up to 2 SD Cards. Simplifies access to charts, software updates and ActiveCaptain® data. Compatible with GPSMAP 7x3, 9x3, 12x3, 8400, 8600 and 8700 Series Chartplotter/Fishfinders.
This Garmin cable can be used as your NMEA 2000 backbone cable. Length 10 Meter. This cable can not be used as a drop cable.
This Garmin cable can be used as your NMEA 2000 backbone or drop cable. Length: 6 Meters.
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Female Terminator is used to begin or end the NMEA 2000 Backbone. It should be installed on one side of a Micro-Tee.
The Garmin NMEA 2000 Power Cable is used to power your NMEA 2K network through a standard NMEA2000 T-Connector.
Garmin Marine Network Cable (40').
The Garmin GSD 25 premium network sounder module was built with the serious offshore fisherman in mind. Exceptional fish finding capabilities when paired with a compatible GPSMAP Series MFD. Dual Channel 1kW CHIRP, including DownVu and SideVu. Reaches depths of 5,000 feet.
The Garmin GMR 24xHD High-Definition Radar Dome is a perfect option for the weekend cruiser or the tournament fisherman. The sleek design paired with 4kw digital high-definition performance will help you navigate in the dark or find a group of boats on the fish. The GMR 24xHD has a 25-Degree Vertical Beam width and 3.7-Degree Horizontal Beam width.
The Garmin GRID Garmin Remote Input Device offers maximum control of your GPSMAP 7x2, 7x2xs,9x2,9x2xs, 10x2, 10x2xs, 12x2,12x2xs, 7600, 7600xsv and 8000 Glass Helm series without ever touching the crystal clear glass display. Rotary knob and joystick enable you to easily navigate thru menus and screens on any number of networked displays.
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Wirelessly control your Garmin GPSMAP 7x2, 9x2, 10x2, 12x2, 7400/7600 and GPSMAP 8400/8600 series chartplotter and Chartplotter/ Fishfinder display with this Keypad Remote Control. Includes Cradle and Lanyard. 2 AAA Batteries Required and Not Included.
Garmin's Card Reader provides 2 SD Card slots to add maps such as Bluechart, Bluechart G3 Vision or Lake Mapping to your GPSMAP 8000 and 8200 MFD's, 8500 Series Black Box and 8600 Series MFD's. Magnetic, Waterproof housing allows the unit to be mounted either horizontally or vertically. Easy connect via Garmin network cable.
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The Garmin NMEA 2000 Male Terminator is used to begin or end the NMEA 2000 Backbone. It should be installed on one side of a Micro-Tee.
The Garmin GSD 26 utilizes Garmin’s Spread Spectrum technology to sweep a range of frequencies with each sonar pulse to create unprecedented resolution and target imaging in waters down to 10,000’. Adjustable frequency and adjustable transmit power make this a top choice for sport fisherman around the world.
The Garmin GMR 1224xHD2 is the most powerful, compact 4’ open array radar available. With 12kw ouput power and a narrow 1.8 degree beamwidth the 1224xHD2 reaches up to 72 nm. Whether cruising or fishing offshore this radar is sure to increase your situational awareness. Featuring Bird Mode, Echo Trails, Dual Range and More.
Garmin’s 424xHD2 4KW high definition radar with 4’ open array provides exceptional target separation along with a1.8 degree horizontal beamwidth. Designed for sport fisherman and yachts less than 40’ the 424xHD2 reaches up to 72nm. Dual Range, Dynamic Auto Gain, Dynamic Sea Filter, Radar Overlay and More
The Garmin NMEA 2000 network updater provides the convenience of updating Garmin products and NMEA 2000 accessories that do not have an SD card slot.
View Fish and Bait swimming around your boat in Real Time with Garmin Panoptix PS30 Transom Mount Transducer. Connected via the Garmin Network the PS-30 Transducer provides LiveVü Down, RealVü 3-D Down and RealVü 3-D Historical.
View bottom, structure and fish swimming around and in front of your boat in real time with Garmin's Panoptix PS 31. Connected via the Garmin Marine Network the PS31 provides Forward and RealVü 3-D Forward views.
Garmin’s Panoptix PS60 Thru-Hull Down Transducer enables you to see fish and bait swimming under your boat in real time! Connected via Garmin’s Marine Network you will receive LiveVü Down, RealVü 3-D Down and RealVü 3-D Historical views.
The Garmin GMR 1226xHD2 is Garmin’s most powerful open array radar available. With 12kw ouput power, a 6’ open array antenna and a narrow 1.1 degree beamwidth the 1226xHD2 reaches up to 72 nm and provides the clearest, best resolution images right on your chartplotter. Whether cruising or fishing offshore this radar is sure to increase your situational awareness.
The Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 25kw 4ft Open Array Radar features a 8 bit true color display and Pulse Expansion mode which maximizes the amount of energy on a target resulting in larger targets on your Chartplotter. With an improved 96nm range tracking land, weather and other boats is a breeze.
Garmin’s GMR 2526 xHD2 Radar with 6’ Open Array Antenna and 25kW of power provide an expanded maximum range of 96nm. 8-Bit True Color Display, Pulse Expansion, Auto Bird Gain, Echo Trails and Much More. Perfect for serious anglers and long-distance cruisers.
Garmin’s Fantom 254 is a powerful solid state radar with 250 W of power and a detection range of 20 feet to 96 nautical miles. The Fantom 254 is paired with a 4-foot open array for exceptional target separation and 1.8-degree horizontal beamwidth. Features include Dual Range, Dynamic Auto Gain, Motionscope, and More!
Garmin’s Fantom 256 is a powerful solid state radar with 250 W of power and a detection range of 20 feet to 96 nautical miles. The Fantom 256 is paired with a 6-foot open array for exceptional target separation and 1.25-degree horizontal beamwidth. Features include Dual Range, Dynamic Auto Gain, Motionscope, and More!