- What's in the box?
Dragontrail Glass panel with Acid Etched matte finish - Dragontrail Glass is beautiful and highly scratch resistant. Treated to create a resilient anti glare matte finish to ensure the screen is visible in all light conditions.
High resolution 3.2” display panel with 16.7 million colors supported - 292 PPI pixel density, 480x800 portrait resolution, and 16.7 million color support enable Karoo 2 to render high-quality visuals and clear detailed maps that you can read at a glance.
Responsive touchscreen, with droplet rejection - A smartphone-quality capacitive touchscreen filters out false inputs from rain and mud. A double button tap locks the screen if needed.
Fully controllable with buttons - The Karoo 2 can be entirely controlled by buttons for when adventure carries you into harsh conditions.
Glass-filled polycarbonate chassis - The glass-filled polycarbonate chassis is both light and strong, ensuring Karoo 2 can withstand the rigors or any adventure.
Buttons - Karoo 2 features four high grip buttons with intuitive function-mapping for seamless operation even with sweaty mid-ride hands or gloves. Karoo 2 is entirely navigable using either the buttons or the touchscreen.
Overmolded shock-reducing bumper - Karoo 2 is designed to look elegant but be robust.
Waterproof SIM card cover - You can add or remove a SIM card easily with a removable cover that protects from water ingress.
Water and dust proof to IP67 rating - IP67-rated dust and water ingress protection ensures your Karoo 2 will work in all riding conditions.
2500 mAh high capacity battery - Their high capacity battery balances, size, weight, and performance.
12 hours of ride time - Twelve hours ride time in normal conditions with their medium battery drain recommended configuration. (Navigating a route, displaying data, logging 4 sensors, day-light screen setting)
USB-C with fast charging - Fast charging gets Karoo 2 from 0% - 30% in 30 minutes, and fully charged in under 3 hours.
Waterproof USB-C port - Waterproof USB-C is resilient in all conditions as long as it is thoroughly dry before charging.
Quad core 1.1Ghz, CPU with 2GB of RAM - Ultra-fast yet ultra efficient processor delivers smooth operation and data visualisation.
32GB of storage (26Gb for maps) - Plenty of room for maps, workouts, and more.
BT 4.0 - Connects to all Bluetooth cycling sensors as well as headphones for audio, and smartphones to display phone notifications.
ANT+ - Connects to ANT+ cycling sensors including power meters, heart rate monitors, Di2, radar and more.
WIFI (b,g,n) - Connects to your WiFi for wireless software updates, map downloads, and ride uploads.
Cellular - GSM (2G, 3G, 4G band coverage) 4G: Bands 2, 3, 5, 7; 3G: Bands 2, 5; 2G: EGSM900, DCS1800 - Global 3G and LTE cellular band coverage available using a SIM card (SIM card not included)
GNSS - High accuracy GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, QZSS antennae give you access to more satellites to locate your position anywhere on earth.
Sensors and Sound
High-sensitivity barometer and ambient temperature sensors - On-device temperature and elevation data measured in ride.
3-axis accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope - The addition of these sensors will enable us to provide you with future software features that give greater insight into the motion within your ride.
Beeper - Beeper alerts for navigation, training, and smartphone notification cues.
Hammerhead Mounting System (Patent Pending):
A new mount for a new era - They reimagined the cycling mounting system from first principles to create a new standard that is reliable, easy to use, elegant, and aerodynamic. It is also backwards compatible with standard Quarter Turn designs. The result is the patent pending Hammerhead Mounting System (patent pending).
Karoo to Quarter-Turn Adapter - The Karoo to Quarter-Turn Adapter allows you to put the Karoo 2 on any Garmin-compatible bracket, making Karoo 2 backwards compatible.
Aerodynamic profile - The low profile Hammerhead Mounting System (patent pending) is elegant and aerodynamic.
High contact area - The Hammerhead Mounting System (patent pending) presents a far greater contact area between the head unit and mount making it intrinsically stronger than a quarter turn design. Its teardrop shape looks elegant on your bike when your Karoo 2 isn’t mounted.
Simple actuation - Karoo 2 slides into the Karoo Mount with an affirmative click. This allows it to be closer to the stem and easier to mount in tight spaces. It disconnects through rotation that requires overcoming two points of friction to prevent unwanted dismounting.
Fits standard handlebar sizes - Compatible with 31.8mm handlebars, the road standard.
Hammerhead account - Your Hammerhead account contains all of your Karoo data, lives in the cloud, and syncs to your Web Dashboard and Karoo 2. Routes, workouts and settings are seamlessly synced and kept up to date.
Strava Live Segments - Challenge yourself and set new personal bests using their class-leading Karoo 2 Strava Live Segments integration.
Upload activity to 3rd party services - Upload to all your favorite third-party services, like Strava and TrainingPeaks.
TrainingPeaks workout integration - Follow your TrainingPeaks training plans and workouts with their automatic integration.
Sync routes from 3rd parties - Sync routes from your accounts on Strava, Komoot, Ride With GPS, MTB Project, easily add routes using the Karoo Route Grab Chrome extension, or upload any routes in GPX, FIT, TCZ, KML, KMZ file formats.
Get started before your Karoo 2 arrives - They know the first thing you want to do when you get a new head unit is ride with it. You can set up your Karoo 2 on their website before it even arrives at your home.
KarooOS - Karoo 2 ships with their customised Karoo OS built on Android 8, giving you Hammerhead-built state management, navigation, sensor stream and logging libraries.
Custom riding profiles - You have complete control. Customise your ride screens and maps for every type of riding you do, with as many profiles as you like.
Multiple map and data page layouts - Choose from twenty-three data page layouts and six map options, customise them, and use as many as you like in-ride so that you always see what matters to you.
Standard data fields - All the data you need. Choose what you want to track in-ride from a huge list of data fields.
Graphical data fields - Data can be beautiful. Graphical data fields for heart rate, power, elevation, and electronic shifting leverage the powerful screen for rich in-ride display.
Standard ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart sensor support - Connect your sensors and track their data in-ride, including heart rate monitors, power meters, cadence sensors, and more
Varia Radar support - On-screen and beep indicators let you know when traffic is approaching
Smart Trainer support (ANT+ and Bluetooth) - Your Karoo controls your smart trainer based on your workout, and displays its data
Shimano Di2 support - See your current gear, control your Karoo 2 using shifter hood buttons, and see how much battery your Di2 system has left
Campagnolo EPS support - See your current gear and how much battery your EPS electronic system has left
SRAM eTap support - See your current gear and how much battery your SRAM eTap electronic shifters have left
Smartphone support - Receive notifications of incoming phone calls and text messages so you don’t miss anything important
Bluetooth audio support - Don’t want to use the in-built beeper? Connect a Bluetooth speaker or headphones to hear audio notifications
Create a route - Search for an address or drop pins to create a route in seconds, directly on your Karoo 2
Select a route - Select a route to ride with. All routes include full turn-by-turn navigation and upcoming elevation profile
Grab a route - Grab a route from any website with a single click and send it straight to your Karoo with our Chrome extension
Sync a route - Sync routes from Strava, Komoot, Ride With GPS, MTB Project
Add POIs - Drop a pin on an area while creating a route and save it is a route-based Point of Interest
Share a route - Share a route to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or email via the social media share integration
Download GPX - Download your route as a GPX file to be used on third-party services or devices
Record a ride to a .fit file - All your ride data, including sensor data, GPS route data, and workout details, is recorded to a .fit file for upload to any service you choose.
Pause/Auto-Pause the ride - Taking a break? Pause your ride manually, or let auto-pause handle it whenever you stop moving.
Modify the ride - Change your route, workout, profile and even the data you want to see at any time, even while riding.
Live tracking - Share your live location with loved ones via text or email so they can follow your progress.
Routing and Navigation
Highest quality, detailed cycling maps - Full-color, global maps, with all the details you need when riding, including POIs, elevation and roadway differentiation.
Routing based on course preference - Sophisticated routing specific to your ride, with options for road, gravel, and mountain bike.
Highest quality turn-by-turn navigation - Turn-by-turn navigation for every route, with audio cues and visual indicators that mean you’ll never miss a turn.
Route elevation - Upcoming elevation profiles for every route so you always know what climbs lie ahead, and historic elevation that displays where you’ve been.
Instant rerouting - Instantly get back on track if you take a detour with smart rerouting that gets you where you need to be.
Long-press to navigate - Long-press a location on the map or a POI to navigate there, instantly.
Return home - Always get back home with Karoo 2’s Return Home option.
Cycling-specific POIs - Looking for something? Find cafes, water fountains, bathrooms, campsites, and more on their maps.
Training plans from TrainingPeaks - Use your TrainingPeaks training plans and workouts with their automatic integration.
Duration-based workouts - Run duration-based workouts either on an indoor trainer or outdoors.
Fully controllable workout player - Play or pause your workout and skip or redo an interval with intuitive controls.
Workout guidance - Fully guided workouts with beautiful indicators that help you hit your targets.
Workout indoors or out - Train indoors or outside. Full ANT+ and Bluetooth smart trainer control lets you hit your intervals better than ever before.
Interval auto lap - Auto-lap on every interval’s completion.
Training zones - Set your heart rate and power zones manually, or have them auto-calculated based on your max/resting heart rate and FTP respectively.
Sync completed workouts to 3rd parties - Manually or auto-sync your workout data to your preferred training service when finished.
Review ride - Finished your ride? Review your most important data, including ride time, distance, climb, speed, power, and heart rate.
Upload to 3rd parties automatically - Upload to all your favorite third-party services, like Strava and TrainingPeaks.
Download FIT file - Share your FIT file with a coach or upload to a third-party site.
Hammerhead Karoo 2 Mounting System - Fits on 31.8mm Handlebars - see more.
Quarter-Turn Mounting Adapter - For aero and other non-standard bars.
2.5mm allen key - For handlebar mount installation.
USB-A to USB-C Cable - Please use the cable provided.
Lanyard - For extra safety on bumpy roads or in handheld situations.
Getting Started Guide - You can also visit their Quick Start Guide online.