I have been using the Magellan eXplorist series for 3 years and have owned several different models. Tried to understand its operation but could not. The benefits I see are good detail on the color screen, great click stick, ease of use, manages both geocaches and tracks quite well, good map screen customization options, easy pc connectivity and the SD card expandability. We will automatically apply an Amazon. Steven – January 18th, if i just leave my le north america running on a desk, rechargable AAA batteries last for hours and alcaline batteries for hours. Bryan – April 13th,

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I kept getting bista messages regarding the serial number so called customer service. Tim – December 26th, I am very dissapointed, next gps will be a garmin.

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Ray – November 16th, it would be a garmin 60gcx it does everything Angie – November 3rd, Ray, check out the Magellan Crossover GPS which has ivsta for both auto navigation as well explorish topo maps.

Basemap is very lame, what even more lame is that you have to purchase maps and astronomical prices…. Unit has a great display, is accurate, and easy to navigate, fast response time recognizing movements, but. I am very dissapointed, next gps will be a garmin Lyle – August 5th, I have used the unit hiking, motorcycling, and in a car.


Does the unit come with Already Downloaded maps? Limmer Men’s Standard Review. Darryl – June 17th, Russ D – February 20th, Run away from Magellan as fast as you can.

Again, unless you get the Explorist for free or really cheap — I would not buy. Geocachers can use the Magellan eXplorist LE for paperless caching by downloading geocache data rxplorist to the LE. Your Review Have you used this?

The department is farmed out overseas. I have created some base maps using the DirectRoute software and put them onto an SD card.

I tried and tried everything I knew, and finally tried their phone support. Is DirectRoute applicable in this situation?

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I had to go on a virtual treasure hunt in order to find all of the correct software plug-ins, patches etc. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. NMEA sentences will then show up on that serial port every few seconds. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

The device is also waterproof and comes with a much more sensitive GPS chipset. Michael – June 6th, We just bought one of these units yesterday — the only tracks I can find are Garmin… is there a way to change them from Garmin to Magellan? I wish i would have thought to check out the reviews before purchasing.


It does an admirable job of tracking routes, determines location reasonably fast at power up and I found it to be very accurate and functional in outdoor and in auto traveling situations. I put it back in its box after 2 months of trying. If it doesn’t just plug and play the first time around, bonne chance.

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I vixta had to cut away the back of the square block on charging cable so that the locating screw seats down further into the threaded hole.

While my friends are dealing with limitations with their Cx and HCx, I am far better off. Fresh batteries metered out to 1. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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