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Garmin Catalyst Driving Performance Optimizer

by Garmin
$999.99 USD

Color: Black | Red
  • Garmin Catalyst mounts in the cockpit to gather your performance data and provide real-time audible coaching; immediate session analysis shows your major areas for improvement. It is not intended for public roadway use.

  • To automatically generate your car’s racing line on the track, groundbreaking True Track Positioning technology uses built-in accelerometers, image processing and 10 Hz multi-GNSS positioning.

  • Receive real-time audio coaching cues in your headset, or stream through your car stereo via BLUETOOTH technology.

  • Revolutionary True Optimal Lap technology shows your best achievable time, based on lines you actually drove and can repeat.

  • Automatically interprets your data to show biggest areas of gain right on the 7” Catalyst display, no computer needed.

  • Easily compare your performance data from other sessions, and get immediate, adaptive suggestions.

  • Shows best lap time, adaptive delta time, number of laps and session time.

  • Preloaded track database includes road courses from around the world.

  • Review in-depth performance data on your Garmin Catalyst device, or access a summary of your data on your mobile device or computer using Garmin Connect.

  • Securely position Catalyst inside the cockpit using the included heavy-duty suction cup or screw down mount.

  • Features 1st line.

General

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS  7.84" W x 4.79" H x 0.93" D (19.9 x 12.2 x 2.4 cm)
DISPLAY SIZE 6.0" W x 3.5" H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95" (17.7 cm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 1024 x 600 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE 6.95" super wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel
WEIGHT 15.4 oz (437 g)
BATTERY TYPE Rechargeable lithium-ion
BATTERY LIFE Up to 2 hours
MAGNETIC MOUNT YES
1" BALL ADAPTER WITH AMPS PLATE YES

 

Maps & Memory

DATA CARDS

YES 

One SD card slot (accessible under bottom cover): 32 GB microSD™ Class 10 card included.

Two SD card slots (side of unit): not included, accepts up to 256 GB microSD)

INTERNAL STORAGE

16 GB

 

Sensors

GPS YES 
GLONASS YES 
10 HZ MULTI-GNSS POSITIONING YES 

  

Garmin Connect™ 

GARMIN CONNECT™ COMPATIBLE YES (access data summaries from your compatible phone or computer)


Camera Features

CAMERA RESOLUTION  1080p (Remote Cam)
FIELD OF VIEW 140 degrees
FRAME RATE Up to 30 FPS

 

Advanced Features

WI-FI® MAP AND SOFTWARE UPDATES  YES (software and track database updates)

 

Connectivity 

WORKS WITH VEHICLE STEREO  YES


Motorsport Features

 

TRUE TRACK POSITIONING™ (YOUR RACING LINE)  YES
REAL-TIME AUDIO CUES/AUDIO COACHING YES
TRUE OPTIMAL LAP™ WITH VIDEO YES
BUILT-IN ACCELEROMETERS YES
BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY YES. Works with BLUETOOTH®-enabled helmet/headset (sold separately).
AUDIO LINE-OUT/HEADPHONE JACK YES
POWERED MAGNETIC MOUNT YES
SCREW-DOWN MOUNT YES
DISPLAYS BEST LAP TIME, ADAPTIVE DELTA TIME, NUMBER OF LAPS AND TOTAL SESSION TIME YES
PRELOADED GLOBAL TRACK DATABASE YES
SESSION COMPARISONS YES
DRIVING PERFORMANCE SCORES YES
AUTOMATICALLY IDENTIFIES AREAS OF BIGGEST TIME GAIN YES
SUPPORTS MULTIPLE USERS YES
SUPPORTS MULTIPLE CARS YES
STORES HISTORY OF ALL ON-TRACK PERFORMANCE YES
CURRENT WEATHER PLUS 5 DAY FORECAST VIA WI-FI YES
SEGMENT ANALYSIS (RACING LINE, SPEED AND ACCELERATION/DECELERATION) YES

 

  • Motorsports.

  • WARNING: This device is intended only for recreational use in a circuit environment. Never use this device on public roadways. Failure to follow this warning may result in an accident causing property damage, serious personal injury, or death. You are responsible for using this device in a safe and prudent manner.

  • Garmin Catalyst™.

  • 32 GB microSD™ pre-installed under covered compartment (auxiliary card slot on the side of the Catalyst device is externally accessible for memory expansion).

  • Remote Cam with polarized lens cover.

  • Remote Cam 11ft 5in (3.5 meter) cable.

  • Heavy-duty vehicle suction cup.

  • Powered magnetic mount.

  • Two 1” connecting arms.

  • 1” arm connector.

  • Cable Clips.

  • Socket power cable.

  • Documentation.

  • Included Optional Accessories.

  • 1” ball adapter screw down mount.
  • USB data cable.
  • 12V bare wire vehicle power cable.
  • Additional Remote Cam adhesive.

Customer Reviews:

DISCOVER YOUR FULL TRACK DRIVING POTENTIAL

For drivers of all levels, this industry-first “coach” mounts in your cockpit — gathering performance data, giving real-time audible cues and offering immediate session analysis to show you key areas for improvement.

Learn about Garmin Catalyst™, an industry-first track performance Optimizer that’s changing the world of motorsports. See why it’s the ultimate training tool to help drivers of all levels achieve their full track driving potential.

What’s my line? The True Track Positioning™ feature shows your racing line on the track.

Talk to me, coach. Get real-time audio cues from your headset2 or car stereo.

Garmin Catalyst tracks and compares to show if you’re ahead or behind previous lap time.

True Optimal Lap™ technology factors all performance data to show your best drivable time.

Make headway. Immediate data and adaptive suggestions show key areas for improvement.

After your session, instantly review your session stats on the touchscreen. No computer needed.

Make the best of your time on the track.

TRUE TRACK POSITIONING

This groundbreaking technology uses 10 Hz multi-GNSS positioning, image processing and built-in accelerometers to generate your racing line on the track.

ON-TRACK DRIVING COACH

On the track, Garmin Catalyst quickly becomes your real-time “coach,” giving audio cues via BLUETOOTH® technology from your headset2 or car stereo.

TRUE OPTIMAL LAP

This revolutionary technology combines your best times for each track segment to show your optimum drivable time based on lines you actually drove and can repeat.

APEX PERFORMANCE

Which line should you track when ripping around corners? See on the map how early or late apex decisions affect your overall speed through the course.

REAL-TIME LAP DATA

On the course, Garmin Catalyst keeps track of your best lap time, adaptive delta time, number of laps and total session time.

MOUNTS IN THE COCKPIT

Secure Garmin Catalyst inside the cockpit using the included heavy-duty suction cup or the included screw down mount.

See how you did – and where you could do better

SEE AREAS OF GAIN

After your session, immediately review the performance data on your device to see where on the track your biggest areas for improvement are.

AUTOMATIC INTERPRETATION

Garmin Catalyst crunches the numbers. So there’s no need to download data to your computer — and no cumbersome graphs with squiggly lines that leave you trying to analyze data for hours.

ADAPTIVE COACHING

Easily compare performance data from your other sessions, and get immediate, adaptive suggestions to see areas where you can do better.

TRACK DATABASE

Garmin Catalyst comes preloaded with a track database featuring road courses from around the world. Garmin Catalyst allows users to easily add courses to the database as well.

REMOTE CAM

The included remote cam captures clear, crisp HD video, which can be played back on the device with time-synced overlays showing speed, lap data and more.

DATA ON DEMAND

Review in-depth performance data on your 7” Garmin Catalyst device, or access a summary of your data on your mobile device or computer using the Garmin Connect™ app.

Learn how to utilize feedback from the Race Coach feature on the Garmin Catalyst

specifications

in the box

  • Garmin Catalyst™
  • 32 GB microSD™ pre-installed under covered compartment
    (auxiliary card slot on the side of the Catalyst device is externally accessible for memory expansion) 
  • Remote Cam with polarized lens cover 
  • Remote Cam 3.5 meter cable 
  • Heavy-duty vehicle suction cup 
  • Powered magnetic mount 
  • Two 1” connecting arms 
  • 1” arm connector 
  • Cable clips 
  • Socket power cable 
  • Documentation

Included Optional Accessories

  • 1” ball adapter screw down mount 
  • USB data cable 
  • 12V bare wire vehicle power cable 
  • Additional Remote Cam adhesive 

frequently asked questions

WARNING: This device is intended only for recreational use in a circuit environment. Never use this device on public roadways. Failure to follow this warning may result in an accident causing property damage, serious personal injury, or death. You are responsible for using this device in a safe and prudent manner.

Requires helmet or headset (each sold separately) enabled with BLUETOOTH technology.
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