You can spend hundreds of dollars on dedicated camera hardware and cables to geotag your photos. I never had a problem with this unit as far a it getting wet, but I worried about the way the back cover did not seem to seal all the way. There is no way to scroll to the right to see the rest of the name. These are actual 1: ExpertGPS allows you to calculate acreage in three different ways: There is 8 Mb of built in maps available on the Magellan eXplorist leaving 8 Mb of internal storage.
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There’s no need to mark waypoints as you collect data – just snap photos at each site. ExpertGPS lets you build up long routes quickly – just click waypoints magelan on the map to connect them into a route for your Magellan eXplorist We’ve collected dozens of tips and tricks designed to save you time and money when mapping with your Magellan eXplorist ExpertGPS makes it easy to rename and organize your routes.
The Magellan Explorist is perfect for avid hikers or geocachers. I have literally spent hours trying to get thing working after spending a lot of money on it originally. Calculate area by tracing over a map or aerial photo. I purchased it to get my family involved in geocaching and it has worked out great.
Add and remove keywords and descriptions. This is not good when there are multi-part caches to be found all named similarly.
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ExpertGPS can do it 5x faster! In ExpertGPS, connect those waypoints into a route, and the acreage is automatically calculated. I want to contact the Magellan GPS manufacturer or their Dealer in order to participate in ecplorist tender. Look for that review on here. Browse Magellan eXplorist tips by category: Start up is slow at times, especially if you are some distance from your last fix.
See details for full description. ExpertGPS gives you access to every topo map in the USAas well as high-resolution aerial photosso you can zoom in on any trail or job site. When they get back, they use ExpertGPS to upload all of their Magellan waypoints, routes, and tracks onto their computer and save it.
With your digital camera around your neck, Magellan eXplorist in your backpack or in your vehicle, and ExpertGPS back at your desk, you can magellam data on the move. If you are looking for a GPS specifically for geocaching, bear in mind that most of the software out there seems to favor the Garmin brand of GPS receivers.
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The Magellan eXplorist represents a terrific value for the hiker, cyclist, camping enthusiast — or anyone else who desires an excellent GPS Ezplorist experience on or off the beaten path. Knowing the company will do nothing for me puts me ill at ease about buying one their more expensive units. With ExpertGPS, you’ll be able to view all of your hiking trips over the aerial photos in Google Earth, showing exactly where you went.
This is a great unit!! Simon – December 13th, You should get the Topo Map software to get the most out explorit the unit. Buttons quit working on me. The controls are magellab visible from the front, easy to activate with ample room between buttons to avoid hitting the wrong one.
explprist Magellan software is easy to use for uploading and down loading way points and tracks. Magellan has phased out this model and the replacement options will either have you wanting more features or spending more dough. Or, you can do it for free, using ExpertGPS. Im going to call Magellan tech support tomarrow and in the event they refuse to attempt to fix my device, im dropping all trust in the company and finding a better company who cares about their customers.
The fits nice in the hand.
Again regarding the buttons that stop functioning. All Rino magelpan, Astro, and Alpha radio trackers. Upload waypoints, routes, and tracks to your GPS and print a matching map out to take with you into the field.