Summary: At this time, I have only used this unit a couple of times due to work and the holidays. My impressions are it will meet all of my navigational needs easily when my kayaking trips resume in about 2 weeks. I especially like the ease of use and the way it fits comfortably in my hand. I chose to use a coiled lanyard commonly used by divers to clip the unit to either my PFD or my boat rigging.
Summary: I used this to start geocaching as this was described as a great introductory geocaching gps. I couldn't get the software to automatically upload the files to work, that I don't blame that on the gps though. How does it make sense for the premium members of the geocaching website to have the ability to not have to use software to automatically upload the caches actually be better.
Summary: Bought this unit for geocaching when my old unit failed. It is reasonably accurate, but the entire name of the cache does not always fit on the screen, and the displayed keyboard is awkward. Note this unit did not come with the connecting USB cable needed to download caches!
Summary: The only problems I had with the device were the descriptions of the device, Hiking and trekking are 2 different things. From a review on a Garmin 62S I found that the drift in the track was up to 80' on the Magellan it was 35' led me to believe that the device could download maps by the USB port, the USB port is for Software updates described at the MagellanGPS site, the software installed is copyrighted (c) from 2011 and the updates have nothing to do with the map, and...
Summary: I just started geocaching and have found 24 so far. I love this GPS simple yet does everything it needs to do. it even has a feature to enter your phone number and name so when it turns on it says your information just incase you lose it. I like that it is not a touch screen I think it makes it much easier then having to clean your hands before you touch the screen. awesome would recommend to any beginner.
Summary: Before we bought this we called and asked, "will this unit allow you to walk from one way point to another in a straight line". The answer was "yes". Attempting to do this with the unit, it would not work. Well, after hours on the phone with different tech support people, the conclusion was, "no". It will point toward the 2nd way point but it won't keep you aligned to it. Using a plain compass would work as well.
Summary: this is a very good handheld! but it does not come with a map for your computer? you can get that separately and you have your choice of styles with a price range of 25 to about 800 bucks depending on features.
Summary: Without doing much research of my own, I bought this GPS following the recommendation of a GPS review website and immediately returned it. The only thing I like about this GPS is the price. The joystick is clumsy. The pre-loaded map does not meet my hiking needs. It can record hiking tracks but does not allow me to load custom hiking maps.
Summary: A little complicated to run the toggle button is hard to use sometimes goes where you didn't want to. Maybe with more use it gets easier. Use it mostly for marking fishing spots and works pretty good.