The Active 20 is purpose built for the great outdoors. Offering unrivalled IP68 waterproofing, IK7 shock-proofing, very long battery life and dual touchscreen/button control. Maps are supplied on microSD cards that simply plug straight into the device, offering vast map coverage in a handy GPS. The large, bright, high resolution colour screen and detailed mapping options provide an excellent overview of your surrounding areas. Features include a 3-axis electronic compass, integrated barometric altimeter, Bluetooth & Wi-Fi connectivity, on board route planning and map orientation options.


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Our Favourite Features

DualControl Antenna Reception
Button control GPS
Gorilla Glass Altimeter
Waterproof 3-axis Compass
Long Battery Life Wireless Connectivity
AA battery compatible Toggle Map Styles


Our Active 20 Editions


Active 20 EditionsActive 20 SoloActive 20 GBActive 20 Platinum
  Active 20
  5000mAh Lipol Battery
 Wall and Car Charger
 USB cable
 Ordnance Survey Mapping:      
  Whole GB map at 1:50k scale  
  Whole GB map at 1:25k scale    
Price £ 395 £ 480 £ 680



What features does the Active 20 have?

The Active 20 has a wide feature set, which includes the below:

  • DualControl : 100% Touchscreen / Button control
    • Touchscreen or buttons: you choose.
    • Buttons for thick gloves and really bad conditions.
    • Touchscreen for speed, ease and flexibility. No other Outdoor GPS offers this flexibility
    • Our brightest HVG screen yet, for pin sharp map viewing
  • Superb GPS
    • Outstanding GPS reception and accuracy
    • Very large 25mm patch antenna for great performance
    • All new uBlox Max M8 module for best-in-class performance
    • Picks up all the latest networks : GPS / GLONASS / GALILEO
  • Wireless Connectivity
    • Bluetooth peer-to-peer route and POI sharing
    • WI-FI for data sync with Satmap Xpedition
    • Heart rate monitor compatible
    • Bike speed & cadence compatible
  • Rugged
    • IP68 Waterproof
    • IK7 Impact rating
  • Upgraded hardware
    • 1 GHz Processor
    • Connects to Galileo satellite system for stronger signal
  • Barometric Altimeter
    • Barometric altimeter for high accuracy pressure and elevation data
    • Height data from altimeter, GPS or map
  • Geocaching
    • Fully compatible with files
Full Technical specifications can be found here

What do I get with the Active 20 GB Edition?

The Active 20 GB Edition includes the following:

  • Active 20 GPS
  • MapCard: Hi-Res Great Britain Ordnance Survey 1:50k
  • 10% off Map discount voucher (terms apply)
  • Access to Xpedition Premium for a 12 month FREE trial
  • 5000mAh LiPol Rechargeable Battery
  • Wall Charger & Multi-Country Adapters
  • Car Charger
  • USB cable for data upload and recharging
  • Documentation including a Quick-start user guide.

The RRP of this edition is £480. Different MapCards are available, including maps dedicated to specific European countries.

What can I use the Active 20 for?

The Active 20 is purpose built for the outdoors and can be used for a wide range of activites, including hiking, mountain bike, road cycling, cycle touring, geocaching and much more. The large colour high resolution Touchscreen and detailed mapping options provide an excellent overview of your surrounding areas. The conveneince of vast map coverage in a handy GPS, rather than carrying bulky paper maps, ensures the Active 20 becomes a vital aid for walking and exploring the outdoors.

Can I get the Active 20 GPS unit on its own?

Yes - Some customers already own some Satmap MapCards, and in those circumstances we can offer the Active 20 SOLO which includes all of the bundled accessories, but no MapCard. 

Will I be able to use a heart rate monitor with the Active 20?

Yes - The Active 20 can connect any heart rate monitor strap that supports Bluetooth Low Energy (sold separately).

Can I use speed and cadence devices with the Active 20?

Yes - The Active 20 will connect to bike Speed and cadence sensors that support Bluetooth Low Energy (sold separately).

Where can I buy the Active 20?

The Active 20 is available online and from leading Outdoor retailers, including  Cotswold Outdoors and Snow & Rock.  






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