Garmin GPSMAP 8617 MFD w/Mapping [010-01510-01]

Sale price $6,988.99 Regular price $7,799.99

GPSMAP® 8617 MFD w/ Mapping

Take Control of a Beautiful Helm

The large-format MFD lets you experience a beautifully powerful, completely networked helm at your fingertips. 

  • Premium full HD touchscreen features Garmin’s highest resolution display.
  • It’s compatible with premium maps and charts for the best in Garmin navigation.
  • Easily build your marine system using the best of network connectivity.
  • From ANT® technology to Wi-Fi® networking, there are countless ways to connect to your system.
  • Take the guesswork out of sailing with clear laylines and more — right on the screen.
  • With SmartMode™ station controls, everything is designed to give you quick, one-touch access to the information you need.

Full HD Touchscreen

The sunlight-readable, anti-glare display includes an auto-dimming feature for low light or nighttime use. An in-plane switching LCD display provides consistent, accurate colors from all angles.

Simple, Attractive Mounting Options

Install multiple displays with the low flush-mount profile, or flat mount them edge-to-edge for a sleek glass helm look. The maximum glass design puts a powerful, networked helm at your fingertips.

Garmin Marine Network

If you have multiple compatible Garmin devices on your boat, you can share information — such as maps, user data, radar and IP cameras — among them.

NMEA 2000®and NMEA 0183 Networks

Connect to autopilots, digital switching, weather, your FUSION-Link™ audio system, media, VHF, AIS and more from one screen.

Activecaptain® APP

Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity pairs with the free all-in-one mobile app for access to the OneChart™ feature, smart notifications1 , software updates, Garmin Quickdraw™ Community data and more.

Built-In Connectivity

It’s easy to connect to peripheral devices with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, ANT technology, four wired Ethernet ports, NMEA 2000, HDMI and USB ports with complete network compatibility. 

Onehelm™ Feature

This feature brings together all the operations and capabilities of third-party devices, such as EmpirBus™ digital switching, on one screen.

Smartmode Station Controls

Get quick, one-touch access to the information you need to ease high-stress situations such as docking. You can incorporate networked sonar, radar, cameras, media and more.

Connect with Radar

You can add your choice of compatible Garmin marine radar, including our powerful xHD2 open-array radars, GMR Fantom™ open-array radars with MotionScope™ technology or xHD dome radars.

Camera Support

Garmin supports select FLIR cameras for surveillance and situational awareness on your vessel. And with our Surround View Camera System, get live bird’s-eye view video plus 360-degree helm visibility.

Garmin Sailassist™ Sailing Features

View laylines, race start line guidance, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields and tide/current/time slider, wind angle, set and drift, wind speed, polars and more. 

Preloaded Mapping

Experience unparalleled coverage and detail with preloaded BlueChart® g3 coastal charts and LakeVü g3 inland maps featuring integrated Garmin and Navionics® content and Auto Guidance technology2.

Optional Charts and Maps

Bring a fresh new look and feel to your chartplotter with optional Garmin Navionics+™ or premium Garmin Navionics Vision+™ cartography featuring integrated coastal/inland content, access to daily updates, Auto Guidance+™ technology2 and more.

Quickdraw Contours

The free, easy-to-use software feature instantly creates your own personalized HD fishing maps with 1’ contours. There’s no special surveying expertise required. You just fish while it creates maps (requires transducer, sold separately). 

Multiple Depth Range Shading

Designate up to 10 different depth ranges — each with its own color. This makes it easier to view target depths at a glance.

Fast, Responsive 10-Hz GPS

Your position and heading are refreshed 10 times per second to make your movement on the screen more fluid. Plus, GPS 24xd provides dual frequency precise location accuracy3 to within 1 meter.

Sailing Polars

Use the polar table to see key data, including how fast you should go at a certain wind angle and speed — so you know whether you need to adjust sail trim.  

Sonar Compatibility

Find more fish when you pair with GSD™ 26 CHIRP professional sonar, GSD 24 advanced sonar, GCV™ 20 or GSD 25 ClearVü and SideVü scanning sonars or Panoptix™ all-seeing sonar.

In The Box

  • GPSMAP 8617
  • Trim piece snap covers
  • GPS 24xd NMEA 2000 (with pole mount, flush mount and under deck mount adapters)
  • Protective cover
  • Flush mount hardware
  • Power cable
  • NMEA 2000 2 m backbone/drop cable
  • NMEA 2000 6 m backbone cable
  • NMEA 2000 power cable
  • NMEA 2000 T-connector & terminator kit
  • Documentation

Connections:

  • Garmin Marine Network™ Ports: 4
  • NMEA 2000® Port: 1
  • NMEA 0183 Input Ports: 4
  • NMEA 0183 Output Ports: 2
  • USB Port: 1
  • J1939 Port: 1
  • Video Input Ports: 1-BNC Composite, 1-HDMI (HDCP Compliant)
  • Video Output Ports: 1-HDMI
  • Wireless Connectivity: Yes

WarningWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications:

  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Screen Size: 17"
  • Internal/External Antenna: External
  • Cartography Brand: Garmin
  • Box Dimensions: 12"H x 18"W x 21"L WT: 21.3 lbs
  • UPC: 753759143138

Owner's Manual (pdf)
Brochure (pdf)