|Antenna||Internal GPS Antenna|
|Diagonal Screen Size||12"|
|Dimensions||13" x 8.9" x 3.1" with 18.5" x 18.5" x 9"|
|Display Size||10.3" Width x 6.4" Height|
|Display Type||Color XGA|
|Frequency||Traditional: 50/77/83/200 kHz
CHIRP (Low, Medium, High)
ClearVü/SideVü (260/455/800 kHz)
(dependent on transducer)
|Resolution||1280 x 800|
The bright, sunlight-readable 12” intuitive touchscreen chartplotter is easy to use in any environment and seamlessly integrates into your Garmin marine system.
- Easily integrate with more engines
- Connect to your favorite third-party devices
- Easily build your marine system using the best of network connectivity
- Navigate any waters with preloaded mapping and coastal charts
- See below and around your boat with built-in sonar capabilities (transducers sold separately)
- Manage your marine experience from nearly anywhere
Traditional and Scanning Sonars
Get built-in support for 1 kW CHIRP traditional sonar for superior target separation and ClearVü and SideVü scanning sonars to see up to 1,000’ below and around your boat at 260 kHz (transducer sold separately).
Panoptix™ Sonar Support
Pair with Panoptix or Panoptix LiveScope™ easy-to-interpret live sonar (transducer sold separately) to see all around your boat in real time.
Experience unparalleled coverage and detail with preloaded BlueChart® g3 coastal charts and LakeVü g3 inland maps featuring integrated Garmin and Navionics® content and Auto Guidance1 technology.
Optional BlueChart® G3 Vision® Charts
Upgrade to our reliable premium charts, which add even more industry leading features, such as high-resolution relief shading, to help you on each trip.
Garmin Marine Network
If you have multiple 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, FUSION-Link™ audio system, media, VHF, AIS and more from one screen.
Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity pairs with the free all-in-one mobile app for access to the OneChart™ feature, smart notifications2, software updates, Garmin Helm, Garmin Quickdraw™ Community data and more.
Integrated ANT® Technology
Connect with some of your favorite devices, such as quatix® marine watches, gWind™ Wireless 2 transducers, GNX™ Wind marine instruments and wireless remote controls.
Now you can connect your chartplotter to different kinds of engines, including Yamaha engines.
This exclusive feature brings together all the operations and capabilities of third-party devices, such as EmpirBus™ digital switching, on one screen.
In the Box:
- GPSMAP 1242xs Plus Multifunction Display
- Power cable
- 8-pin transducer to 12-pin sonar adapter cable
- Bail mount with knobs
- Flush mount kit with gasket
- Protective cover
- Trim piece snap covers
- GMR 18 HD+ radome
- Mounting hardware kit
- Power cable (15 m)
- Network cable (15 m)
- Installation instructions
- Mounting template