See it in Action GPSMAP® 8000
The Power of Simple

The GPSMAP 8000 Glass Helm series provides the most powerful, technologically advanced, easiest to use, chartplotter solutions we have ever offered. It is a sleek, completely integrated glass helm made powerfully simple. 

Choose between multifunction display (MFD) or Black Box system

The GPSMAP 8000 MFD series includes your choice of 8”, 12” and 15” touchscreen displays. GPSMAP 8500 Black Box Systems can be equipped with your choice of Garmin Marine 15”, 17” and 19” touchscreen monitors, as well as an option that includes worldwide BlueChart® g2 cartography.

Multi-touch displays

Touchscreen displays feature pinch-to-zoom and other convenient controls that put everything at your fingertips, including various sonar technologies including CHIRP, integrated autopilot, connectivity, apps, engine data, multimedia and more.

Full System Integration

Integrates various sonar technologies, integrated autopilot, connectivity, apps, engine data and multi-media. User data is automatically synced for all networked 8000 series chartplotters across multiple helms. A full digital switching system utilizes CZone technology making nearly all controls available at your fingertips either at the helm, programmed into the remote key fob, or from an app on your tablet provided by CZone by MasterVolt.


Everything is integrated, right at your fingertips, right on the screen. Unique SmartMode control allows you to switch all monitors in sync from one to another without manually switching each monitor separately. Garmin Helm a free app, allows you to view and control your compatible Garmin chartplotter from an iPhone® or iPad®. Use SmartMode to easily switch between multiple chartplotters with screen thumbnails by station. (Requires Garmin Marine Wi-Fi Adapter.)


External 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS updates your boat’s position and heading 10 times per second displaying fluid vessel movement that puts you right above where you want to be.

Garmin Card Reader

Provides convenient remote mounting and a single access point for two SD® card slots for mapping. You can add multiple card readers for additional access points. Waterproof magnetic door allows card reader to be mounted horizontally or vertically.

Garmin Remote Input Device (GRID)

A remote device that provides full control of all GPSMAP 8000/8500 series units. Rotary knob and joystick controls provide navigation through menus and screens. Allows you to seamlessly navigate between monitors at a station. Control single or multiple monitors with one device. Supports multiple devices per station. GRID can rotate to allow vertical or horizontal installation. Can be integrated into a captain’s chair.

Special Features for Sailing

Supported sailing features include laylines, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields, and tide/current/time slider.

FLIR Camera Compatible

Control fix-mounted FLIR M-Series and MD-Series thermal night vision systems from your Glass Helm.

Compatible with Garmin Meteor Audio System

The Garmin Meteor 300 black box brings music to your boat controlled through your chartplotter. Easy plug-and-play NMEA 2000® connections. Quick access to AM/FM radio tuner media and volume. Support for Apple® digital mobile devices (including Lightning), USB, and devices for Android.

FUSION-Link Entertainment System Compatible

Enjoy the ability to control all compatible FUSION Link enabled audio systems directly from your compatible chartplotter display.

A beautiful addition

Give your boat a sleek, beautiful glass helm look with the ultimate Garmin integrated navigation system. MFDs and Garmin Marine Monitors can be installed with either a low-profile flush mount or custom flat mount to give your boat a smooth glass helm.

Integrated Autopilot

Easily access your autopilot control from any display.

Powerfully simple user interface

Combined with a user-interface that’s designed for efficiency, the 8000-series is perfect for any helm. The refreshed interface has been streamlined to help access the most important menus and settings and provides a more intuitive experience. With a user control bar docked at the bottom of the screen, information such as waypoints, autopilot and the home menu are always only a touch away.

GPSMAP 8000 - The mariner’s dream.

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