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eXplorist-710

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Does the job and works under heavy bush canopy, though there is a steep learning curve to master this device. Consumes batteries ravenously. My first 12-channel high sensitivity GPS, so I was very impressed to see it work in dense bush. However in hindsight this is to be expected these days. I found the system very difficult to learn despite having worked in IT for 10 years.  After four years of hard use the cover over the rubber button has worn off rendering the GPS usable but no longer waterproof. Full review

Triton 500

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Rock solid unit. I had a Magellan Sportrak Map unit, but this blows it away with USB connectivity, map downloads, SD card support and so much color! Very nice feel and the buttons are great. I use it mostly for geocaching, and having all the cache data in one unit is fantastic. Androids and Apple products can do this too, but not with the precision of a purpose-built unit.  I just cannot get over the map features while hiking the hills looking for a geocache. Yeah, I got it for $4 + tax at Goodwill… Full review

eXplorist 510

rated 1 of 5 stars Don't buy one !!!! They have random PCB problems. Don't buy one !!!! Most have a battery drain fault that Magellan won't fix. It's on the PCB and effects 510 610 710 randomly and it will get you stuck in the middle of nowhere!!!! Take them back while you have warranty and it's not the suspend mode or the screen capture. Full review

Triton 200

rated 2 of 5 stars This thing looks like a good deal at first, but it seems nearly impossible to load maps with any useful information on to it. They claim that it comes with a "base map" of the U.S., don't plan on using it though. It only shows major highways, and doesn't even get those right. I was just very surprised to find anyone would make a gps with a color screen that couldn't hold maps. This thing looks like a good deal at first, but it seems nearly impossible to load maps with any useful information on to… Full review

eXplorist 610

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this GPS. The touch screen makes manuvering around easy, plus a built in camara for those quick photos while your geocaching. Nice size bright screen. I won this in the contest on Trailspace. As soon as it arrived I plugged it into my laptop and loaded the local geocaches, and was off. The eXplorist 610 has a nice bright display. The touch screen is very responsive and easy to maneuver. For those cachers out there that find cool containers the camara takes great photos. This GPS is quick… Full review

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Daniel Wins a Magellan eXplorist 610 GPS Receiver
Congratulations, Daniel! You've won a Magellan eXplorist 610 GPS receiver for your review. Stay tuned for our next write-a-review giveaway. Read more
August 13, 2012

Win a Magellan eXplorist 610 GPS receiver
Find your way to share a gear review with the Trailspace community now through August 12, and you could win a rugged, waterproof Magellan eXplorist 610 GPS receiver. Read more
July 30, 2012

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