STRONG CONNECTION. STRONG BOND.
Sagebrush plateaus, rolling prairies, dense hardwoods, rocky ridges — no matter where you hunt, you and your dogs need reliable gear. Track and train your dogs in the field1 with the Alpha 300i handheld, featuring a new vivid 3.5” touchscreen, inReach® satellite communication2 and user-friendly 6-button design.
INTERACT WITH A RESPONSIVE TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS.
TRACK AND TRAIN YOUR PACK IN THE FIELD1.
COMMUNICATE VIA INREACH SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY2.
GET UP TO 50 HOURS OF BATTERY LIFE WITH INREACH TECHNOLOGY ENABLED.
NAVIGATE WITH TOPOACTIVE MAPS AND DOWNLOADABLE SATELLITE IMAGERY.
WHAT YOU'LL LOVE
VIVID DISPLAY AND TOUCHSCREEN
See your maps and track your dogs on an even brighter 3.5” display with up to a 2.5-second update rate. Easily interact with the device on a responsive touchscreen, even with gloves on, and read the screen in a variety of light conditions.
Monitor the concentration of collars in the area, and easily select less congested channels to avoid interference.
SOS ALERTS AND TWO-WAY MESSAGING
In case of an emergency, use inReach satellite technology to send an interactive SOS message. Keep in touch and exchange text messages with friends and family where cell service doesn’t exist. You can also track your location and share it with those at home or out in the field.
TRACK YOUR PACK
Monitor up to 20 dogs with your compatible dog collars — from up to 9 miles away — on the color touchscreen display.
TRAIN YOUR PACK
Use dedicated buttons for fast training cues and command initiation. Select from 18 levels of momentary and continuous stimulation. Hunters can also issue different levels of audible tone or vibration commands1.
Download satellite imagery via Wi-Fi® technology to your device, and see the terrain features from above to help you navigate or find suitable habitat for your quarry.
BE THE PACK LEADER.
The user-replaceable battery lasts up to 55 hours — or 50 hours with inReach technology enabled.
Save time at the start of every hunt with groups of dogs and people that match how and whom you hunt with.
MONITOR THE HUNT
See when a dog is “treed” or “on point.”
GARMIN EXPLORE™ APP
Pair with the Garmin Explore smartphone app to review the entire hunt and more.
Easily pair the handheld to select T and TT™ series collars.
Store up to 250 dogs, making it easy to switch active collars in the field.
See critical hunt metrics, such as distance, speed and time afield, right on the dog info screen1.
INREACH TECHNOLOGY FEATURES
100% GLOBAL IRIDIUM® SATELLITE NETWORK
Messages, SOS alerts and tracking are transferred via the global Iridium satellite network2.
OPTIONAL INREACH WEATHER
Get detailed weather reports on the Alpha 300i handheld with the Garmin Explore app2.
GARMIN MESSENGER™ APP
Pair with the Garmin Messenger smartphone app for fast, easy satellite messaging2.
MAPSHARE™ TRIP SHARING PAGE
Provide friends and family with an easy way to see your progress, view your GPS location and exchange messages during your trip2.
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems for better service in challenging environments.
PRO VIEW COMPASS
This simple, at-a-glance tracking shows which direction and how far away your dogs are.
Get detailed views of terrain contours, topographic elevations, summits, parks and more.
PREMIUM MAP FEATURES
Subscribe to Outdoor Maps+, and get public land information, enhanced topographic maps, landowner names and more.
The barometric altimeter helps you accurately monitor ascent and descent.
Navigate with the tilt-compensated 3-axis electronic compass — whether you’re moving or not.
Alpha® 300i Handheld Only
- Alpha 300i handheld with rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
- Belt clip
- AC adapter
- USB-C cable
Physical & Performance
|Display Size||(WxH) 4.7 cm x 7.7 cm, 3.5" diag (88.9 mm)|
|Battery type||rechargeable lithium-ion (included)|
|Display resolution||282 x 470 pixels|
|Dimension||2.7 x 6.4 x 1.3” (6.8 x 16.2 x 3.4 cm) *dimensions do not include antenna|
9.9 oz (280 g) with standard antenna and battery
|Display Type||transflective, color TFT touchscreen|
up to 55 hours; up to 50 hours with inReach® technology enabled
Maps & Navigation
|External memory storage||microSD card (not included)|
|Navigation Track Log||20,000 points, 250 saved spx tracks, 300 saved fit activities|
|Ability to add maps||yes (see Additional)|
|Send route selection to MapShare during trip||Yes|
|Satellite Imagery||yes (direct to device; no annual subscription required)|
|Send waypoints to MapShare during trip||Yes|
|inReach remote widget||No|
|Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile||No|
|Stored contacts||250 dogs|
|LED beacon flashlight||No|
|inReach remote compatible||No|
|Sun and moon information||Yes|
|Virtual keyboard for custom messaging||Yes|
|MapShare compatible with tracking||No|
|Send and receive text messages to other inReach device||Yes|
|Send and receive text messages to SMS and email||Yes|
|Displays national, state and local parks, forests, and wilderness areas||No|
|Smart notifications on handheld||No|
|Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)||No|
|Custom maps compatible||Yes|
|Compatible with Earthmate||No|
|Connections Wireless Connectivity||
yes (Wi-Fi®, BLE and ANT+®)
|Exchange locations with other inReach device||Yes|
|VOX (voice activation)||No|
|Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads) for outdoor activities||Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)|
|GPS compass (while moving)||No|
|Includes detailed hydrographic features (coastlines, lake/river shorelines, wetlands and perennial and seasonal streams)||No|
|Range||9 miles with compatible dog devices|
|Includes searchable points of interests (parks, campgrounds, scenic lookouts and picnic sites)||No|
|Compass||Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)|
|Compatible with Garmin Explore™ app||Yes|
|Tracks||up to 20 assets (any combination of compatible dog devices and handhelds)|
|Garmin Explore website compatible||Yes|
|Location reporting (send and receive GPS positions)||Yes|