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Re: Handheld GPS differences

Originally Posted by asdf38 View Post
Touchscreen concerns me although some quick research suggests it's resistive. Does anyone know for sure?
The Oregon and Dakota touchscreens are resistive.

Con: They require more pressure than capacitive to register a tap, and are therefore not suitable for typing long chains of characters.

Pro: They respond to taps from a gloved finger.

I confirmed that my Oregon works fine when I am wearing a glove. Obviously, thinner gloves will give better resolution for your taps.

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