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Garmin GPS 90

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I have a Garmin GPS 90 that I bought new back in the 90s. I have not used it in years, but "found" it again when we moved this past summer.

I put batteries in it today and it works just fine.
Last update was Feb/Mar 2000, and I have read that you cannot get updates for it any more since it was discontinued. Even with the outdated map, it could still be useful for heading, speed, position, and other basic nav data.

I still have the yoke mount, the harness for hard-wiring it to a plane, the PC uplink cable, and the remote antenna wire. Heck, I still have the original box.

Garmin reference page:
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=29


Is it worth anything these days?


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I have an Apollo Precedus GPS I bought in '94 or '95 for $1300. I had it on E bay with a $200 reserve and it never sold. Same deal, still good for a lot of things but I haven't figured out how to blank out the annoying message "data base out of date". I hope you have better luck than I did. Edited by: Knight Twister
 

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$100-200 some poor flight training student would love to have one in a C150. A friend gave his to his daughter for that reason.
 

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Thanks for the replies, gentlemen.
I may drop it on ebay and see how it does.

 

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I sold a Garmin 92 on ebay not long ago and I don't remember the selling price, but pretty sure it was less than $100. I had the yoke mount and box with it too. These old GPS's still work, but they don't bring much money.

 

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