Rugged and waterproof (IPX-7 standards), the eXplorist combines high sensitivity GPS reception with easy to read mapping and accurate navigation. Magellan’s eXplorist is a handheld GPS device designed for outdoors enthusiasts. With a current price of about $ it’s for people who. EasyGPS is the free, easy way to upload and download waypoints, routes, and tracks between your Magellan eXplorist GPS and your Windows computer or .

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Magellan eXplorist 510 Handheld

My favorite feature on this device would have to be marking my starting point, simply with a few clicks, I can map where the car is, and I can head on out into the world, I then set a. This map also includes marine elements, urban and rural, and a realistic shaded relief background. Automatic geotagging tags each photo and voice note with the location where it was taken or recorded, allowing you to mark, remember and navigate back to the exact spot in the future.

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I will note that the reviews on Amazon. Customer Reviews Robert Brennan. Use the eXplorist in any weather – rain, dirt, snow, nothing is too much for the eXplorist. Exxplorist these explorrist aren’t as slow as they used to be. It features a larger three-inch screen, but we were unhappy with its plastic construction.

Or if you like the eXplorist but want better performance, check out the eXplorist or eXplorist As opposed to having a full touchscreen keyboard, Magellan splits the keyboard in half, forcing you to toggle between two screens. Battery EnergyCell 80Ah 12v You can also adjust power management settings to your preference. Back to top of page.


That said, we did like how a video, voice recording, or picture could be used as a way point to better document adventures. Took just a few min to learn how to use.

The eTrex 20x is our smallest and lightest unit. Staff have been knowledgeable and polite They carry a good range of stock so you can actually check out options side by side. Arrow in the map screen is too big! You can easily assign a new location for each new adventure. As a result, this device earned lowest marks in this metric. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.

I had no problems updating the software, and it has been very reliable for me. We found this especially annoying when typing long way point descriptions. By Sal Cangeloso Magellan eXplorist Review. Finally, we wished this device had a rechargeable battery.

Unfortunately there is no rechargeable battery option. The Magellan eXplorist comes with all the bells and whistles.

Please Choose a Store: I did appreciate the built-in camera, but my smartphone has GPS, so I was usually willing explorjst tradeoff accuracy for image quality. This device weighs 8. Just be nice if the camera was a bit better quality. Personally I prefer using buttons for controls, but that does mean sacrificing on display size. This is really up to the Sirfstar, which we know to be a dependable chipset so as much as you might like to praise or knock Magellan, the Sirfstar 501 doing the heavy lifting here.

The screen is bright and easy to read in sunlight. The location coordinates are a bit small and are not the focus of the screen which i would have preferred as these are a main element of what i need the unit for. In the video below I run through the features of the eXploristplus I compare it to the eXploristeXploristand the eXplorist I use it for geocaching but it also has a really good camera and carried when hiking in back country, it can be an invaluable tool! The only other feature I would like to see on the is an electronic compass.


The Magellan eXplorist is perfect for the adventurer who likes to fully document her or his missions. Discontinued in This product has been discontinued. AA Alkaline Battery 4Pk 1.

Magellan eXplorist 510 Review

The vast majority of the controls are done using the touchscreen, which is something users will love or hate. If you think touch controls are too slow or you often wear gloves, this is simply not the right device for you. Overall, I am very happy with the features, durability, and reliability of this receiver, and I would recommend it to hikers and geocachers alike.

The Magellan eXplorist is about average but not as quick as the Montana Find your way through more than 30 navigational data fields.

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We liked the quick access buttons to use the 3. The Montana ‘s screen is large but produces glare on high light days, as does the Magellan. You can also fit this into a chest pocket if necessary. We will do our best to match a price, however cannot always. GPS performance is better than Triton. However, “big arrow in the map screen” to reduce the performance.