Magellan eXplorist 600

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The Magellan eXplorist 600 is packed with features, including a 3-axis electronic compass, a barometric pressure altimeter, barometer, thermometer, and of course GPS functions. In addition, the eXplorist 600 has the ability to expand your GPS mapping using a high-speed USB data port and unlimited secure digital (SD) card storage (included). 16MB built-in map North American base-map shows major roads, parks, waterways and many points of interest. Navigate in seconds with simple menus, one-button shortcut to key features and joystick control. Add detailed street maps, topo or lake maps using optional Magellan MapSend software (sold separately). Barometric Pressure Altimeter gives accurate, reliable elevation readings. Barometer and Thermometers gives advance information on changing weather. 8 MB of built-in maps and 8 MB of available memory mean you can save up to 5 track log files, 20 routes and 500 points of interest on the internal memory. TrueFix technology provides reliable accuracy to within 3 meters. 16-color display makes it easy to read maps and information in all lighting conditions.


Colorful, compact and robust, eXplorist 600 has a colorful, vivid display and loads of features to keep you on track. Large, color LCD display gives vivid contrast to your route and built-in base maps. Offers 8 MB of internal memory; achieve unlimited expandable memory by inserting industry-standard SD card, sold separately. Barometric altimeter gives an accurate elevation fix. Quick and easy bearings--the three-axis compass provides a true bearing even if the unit isn't held still and level. WAAS-enabled TrueFix™ technology uses 14 parallel channels (most units use 12) to provide precise position fixes and improved tracking. PC-like file system for intuitive storing and finding waypoints maps and saved data. Geocaching software for easy downloading of cache positions you find online; USB compatible cable sold separately. Built-in world background maps; Magellan MapSend™ compatible. Keypad with joystick panning makes it easy to follow a route and scrolls though menu functions. Stores up to 500 waypoints on 20 reversible routes; unlimited waypoint and routes with the addition of SD card, sold separately. Rugged, highly impact-resistant, rubber-armored exterior; water-resistant to rigid IPX-7 standards. Compact and lightweight size slips easily into a shirt pocket. Rechargeable lithium-ion battery supplies up to 17 hours of power.


The Magellan eXplorist 600 handheld GPS unit is packed with a 3-axis electronic compass, a barometric pressure altimeter, a barometer, a thermometer, plus the ability to expand your GPS mapping via a high-speed USB data port and unlimited secure digital (SD) card storage. The Geocache Manager enables you to download caches directly and with the PC-style file memory system it's easy to manage all of your data.

- FogDog Sports