Magellan eXplorist 310

2 reviews
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4-star:   2
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2-star:   0
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I used this GPS to get me back to our vehicle after…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: borrowed it

Summary

I used this GPS to get me back to our vehicle after a few hours of snowmobilling through km's of trails.

Pros

  • Rugged

Cons

  • Battery strength

I would recomend these explorist series to anyone who goes hiking, snomibile, dirt bikes through trails, paths. It is always possible to get lost and I feel safe with a gps to always get me back to my camp.

They are easy to use, require minimal training. They are rugged, weather resistant. I used one that I had borrowed from a friend and found it very useful.

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This is the first GPSR we bought for geocaching. This…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

This is the first GPSR we bought for geocaching.

Pros

  • easy to use
  • great for geocaching

Cons

  • screen could be larger

This unit has been very reliable and easy to use. The battery life is better than expected when standard batteries are used. The screen is easy to read in daylight and easy to understand and maneuver the different pages. Tech support is friendly and reliable.

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The Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS receiver comes packed with tons of helpful features and is ready to use right out of the box.

- EMS

An advanced, rugged, and waterproof handheld GPS. The eXplorist 310 features a pre-loaded World Edition map, a vibrant 2.2" color transflective screen and paperless geocaching. Other features include: track summary, hunt/fish calendar and picture viewer. Battery life: 12 hours on 2 AA. Wt: 5.2 oz.

- Mountains Plus

The refurbished Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS comes packed with useful features, like a worldwide map and vibrant color screen, and is ready to use right out of the box. Preloaded World Edition map includes a complete road network in the United States, Canada, Western Europe and Australia, and major roadways throughout the rest of the world. World Edition map also includes water features, urban and rural land use and city centers. Magellan Summit Series topographic maps are available for download to expand mapping coverage and level of detail at the regional level. Easily overlay a series of different transparent compass styles on top of map imagery to combine the 2 most useful navigation aids ever used. Vibrant, transflective color screen allows clear readability, even in direct sunlight. SiRFstarIII(TM) GPS chipset zeros in on the precise location of a geocache, fishing spot or summit within 10 - 15 ft. accuracy. Track summary records distance traveled, elevation gained and lost, complete travel time, moving time, stopped time and average time. Paperless geocaching lets you download characteristics of each cache, including name, location, description, size, difficulty, terrain, hints, attributes and user logs. Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS is powered by 2 AA batteries for up to 18 hr.s of constant use, letting you keep your outdoor adventure going all day long. Rugged and waterproof design is submersible to IPX7 standards (protected against water immersion down to 1m for 30 min.). The compact Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS can be hung around your neck with a lanyard (not included) or attached to your pack with the built-in carabiner hook. Closeout.

- REI