Fully integrated 8" touchscreen multifunction display (MFD) includes the best marine user interface from Garmin. The epitome of the Power of Simple, the GPSMAP 8208 is one of the most technologically-advanced, easiest to use MFDs Garmin has ever offered.
Multi-Touch Glass Helm Display
The bright SVGA touchscreen comes standard with preloaded BlueChart g2 maps of the U.S. coast and includes pinch-to-zoom and other touch controls to give you intuitive operation. Anti-glare and LED backlighting makes this series our easiest to view in bright sunlight; auto-dimming provides outstanding visibility at night.
Full System Integration
Integrates everything, including various sonar technologies, integrated autopilot, connectivity, apps, engine data and multi-media. SmartMode control allows the user to quickly change all screens at a helm in sync to a preset mode. Everything you need is at the tip of your finger.
Customize Layouts With SmartMode Control
SmartMode control allows you to switch all monitors in sync from one mode to another without manually switching each monitor separately. Fully customizable layouts, data, and gauges allow you to place the information you need to see right where you want it.
High Performance System
External GPS19x smart antenna with 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver updates position and heading 10 times per second to display a more fluid vessel movement and dramatically improves your ability to accurately mark and navigate to 5,000 waypoints.
Includes BlueChart g2
BlueChart g2 marine maps feature crisp labeling and an overall smooth presentation on your chartplotter display. In addition to the basic charts, tidal stations, currents, depth contours, IALA symbols, and included fishing charts, BlueChart g2 offers smooth transitions between zoom levels and seamless continuity across chart boundaries.
GRID (Garmin Remote Input Device)
A remote device that provides full control of all GPSMAP 8000 Glass Helm series units. Rotary knob and joystick controls provide navigation through menus and screens and allow you to seamlessly navigate between monitors at a station. Control single or multiple monitors with one device. Supports multiple devices per station. Small footprint can be integrated into a captain's chair (sold separately).
Flexible Mounting Options
The 8208 MFD is compatible with the traditional bail mount, or you can step up to the low-profile flush mount.