Garmin inReach Mini, Lightweight and Compact Handheld Satellite Communicator, Orange

June 10, 2019 - Comment

inReach Mini is your go-to connection for maintaining off-the-grid contact. It’s our palm-sized satellite communicator for adventures where size and weight matter. inReach Mini lets you send and receive text messages, track and share your journey and, if necessary, trigger an SOS alert to contact the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team. With inReach connectivity, your

inReach Mini is your go-to connection for maintaining off-the-grid contact. It’s our palm-sized satellite communicator for adventures where size and weight matter. inReach Mini lets you send and receive text messages, track and share your journey and, if necessary, trigger an SOS alert to contact the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team. With inReach connectivity, your family and friends will know they can stay in touch globally.

Product Features

  • Small, rugged, lightweight satellite communicator enables two-way text messaging using the 100% global Iridium network (satellite subscription required)
  • Trigger an interactive SOS to the 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center (satellite subscription required)
  • Access downloadable maps, U.S. NOAA charts, color aerial imagery and more by using the free Garmin Earthmate app and compatible devices
  • Optional inReach weather forecast service provides detailed updates directly to your inReach Mini or paired device; basic and premium weather packages available
  • Send and receive inReach messages through compatible Garmin devices, including connected wearables and handhelds
  • NOTICE: Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communications devices. It is the responsibility of the user to know and follow all applicable laws in the jurisdictions where the device is intended to be used.

Comments

Anonymous says:

A Small and Light New InReach. HERE’S AN OBJECTIVE COMPARISON OF INREACH MODELS First let me introduce myself. I’m a nature photographer. I often go where no cell service has gone before. As such I have two important needs. I must know where I am and how to get where I wish to be. My other need is to communicate with the outside world for safety and more routine issues. The inReach, since its inception at DeLorme has filled BOTH needs by providing a reliable two-way satellite texting device. And with a Bluetooth paired to my smartphone and the excellent EarthMate app I…

Anonymous says:

Not quite as advertised… This device sounded great, the perfect answer for what I was looking for. I was going to be on an 11-day trip through the Adirondacks and I wanted to send daily check-ins to my wife to make sure she knows I’m doing OK. Let’s start with the two claims I have seen online & in manual – up to 20 days battery life with “power saving mode” – which I can only assume is either (1) logging at the max of 4 hour intervals or (2) simply being turned on, because there is no such setting…

Anonymous says:

Tiny and sturdy First. This device (and all inReach actually) will not work without a subscription. The subscription is what allows it to connect to the Iridium satellite network. In other words, without a subscription is just a regular GPS (without maps) and a digital compass. Since the SOS button will not work without a subscription, if you are not comfortable paying for one, this device is not for you.First impressions: The inReach mini is tiny and feels sturdy. The screen is pretty similar to the one…

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