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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Details include name, location, description, hider, size, difficulty, terrain, hint, and recent logs created by other geocachers. Just takes a bit of getting used to where to find things. See details for additional description. The best of both worlds, the eXplorist combines the user friendliness of a touchscreen with the reliability of two customisable hard buttons.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter. This Magellan is finally on par with any of the best receivers offered by Garmin, and in some cases it’s better. We were a little disappointed with the keyboard configuration on this unit. We do not typically match eBay pricing, unless the stock is purchased from genuine Australian dealers. Sometimes it gets you dead on and most times within 20 feet or so.

You can also adjust sxplorist management settings to your preference. Finally, we wished this device had a rechargeable battery.

I will note that the reviews on Amazon. It is the only other device tested with a camera, and a better one at that. 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 is doing the heavy lifting here.


The eTrex 20x is our smallest and lightest unit. Definitely stands up to some abuse. Enjoy the on-board camera, video, and voice recorder among other features. It is holding up nicely being attached to my mountain bike mostly when we go riding, has been rained on already, and dropped and it’s tough as nails. But consideration is not enough. Arrow in the map screen is too big!

The battery compartment is sealed and the USB connection is behind explirist rubber cover so the should be fully splash-proof. Relive your outdoor adventures on the same GPS, on the computer, or share them on various online communities like geocaching.

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Rugged and waterproof IPX-7the eXplorist combines high sensitivity Expporist reception with easy to read mapping and accurate navigation. We liked the quick access buttons to use the 3.

Taking pictures instead of typing waypoints was much more convenient. Kelly checks her tracks while skiing in Colorado. I like the touch screen, easyer to use than the joy stick ones.

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That said, we did like how a video, voice recording, or picture could be used as a way point to better document adventures. Any Condition Any Condition. Chat to us for a Price Match Close. Took just a few min to learn how to use. I had no problems updating the software, and it has been very reliable for me.


It has 12 customizable icons to create personalized searches, save locations, or to quickly access your favorite displays. The item must be in stock at the other price elsewhere and we will take into consideration any associated freight charges. Explorkst Sal Cangeloso I have truly enjoyed my Magellan eXplorist Duration of the normal mode 10 hours.

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If you think touch controls are too slow or you often wear gloves, this is simply not the right device for you. Some features you might not expect are a microphone for voice notes and speaker. The back cover comes off easily with the turn of a screw. The touchscreen was not as sensitive as other touchscreens, so we had to push the screen a little harder than others.

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The Oregon’s screen was the easiest to see and crisp in these high light conditions. 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!

Will use them xeplorist time with pleasure. It is a little larger than the Garmin eTrex 20x but not as big as the Montana With this feature, I changed the.