Garmin GDL 51 Portable Sirius XM Receiver
Get the Weather You Need and Entertainment You Want
- Receive SiriusXM® satellite aviation weather and digital audio entertainment¹
- Wireless connectivity to Garmin Pilot™ and ForeFlight apps as well as select Garmin portables
- Access high-resolution NEXRAD imagery and METARs weather information
- Provides GPS position data, backup attitude3 and more
Providing an easy-to-use and completely portable aviation satellite link, the compact GDL 51 SiriusXM receiver lets you access continuous, detailed weather information — plus more than 150 channels of digital-quality music, news, sports and other entertainment programming. Better still, you can use our Connext® wireless connectivity to stream SiriusXM services onto compatible Garmin aviation portables and mobile apps, such as Garmin Pilot or ForeFlight. So you get more access — on more devices — without spending more money.
Battery Power for Hours
GDL 51 is a true go-anywhere device. A built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery allows GDL 51 to wirelessly receive SiriusXM data for up to 7 hours on a single charge. And for operation connected to power, you can plug it into your aircraft’s 12 V power outlet with the included adapter cable, or use the microUSB port positioned on the side of the receiver.
For pilots who want advanced weather capabilities plus an array of audio entertainment options, the GDL 51 SiriusXM receiver does both — anywhere you want to fly, drive, pedal or walk within the SiriusXM coverage area. And by going with Garmin, your receiver will be backed by a comprehensive 1-year warranty — and by the industry’s No. 1-ranked product support team.
¹Subscription required and sold separately. See SiriusXM.com/aviation for details. Not all SiriusXM weather products may be available across all devices. Check your Pilot’s Guide for specifics about which products are available on your device
²See our growing list of compatible devices
3The attitude information provided by GDL 51 is not intended to be a source of attitude information for flight in instrument meteorological conditions
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