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Magellan eXplorist 210
4.8 out of 10

Magellan eXplorist 210

The Magellan eXplorist 210 from Thales expanding on the popular Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan eXplorist 210

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Overall 4
4.0

Oops...

iaviator, Ebay
7 October 2009
  • Summary: It's a nice GPS but I should have studied the mapping characteristics better. The GPS came without detailed maps-- I bought topo maps for it that should work but after spending about 10 hours trying, I'm still stumped.
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Overall 4
4.0

distance accuracy problem

Robert Martini Gold, Amazon
24 September 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this for bicycle use, running use and small boat use. My only functional desires are to have an odometer, a speedometer, be able to mark points, and to see a map of where I am. This meets these needs, but it does not excel in any of my intended uses.
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Overall 4
4.0

eXplorist 210

Reed Maxson, Amazon
12 May 2007
  • Summary: This receiver would be acceptable except for the following: the interface connector is awkward to use, as well as the battery compartment access. The unit eats batteries like Popeye eats spinach. Even when the unit is turned off the batteries are rapidly consumed. The software is incredibly slow.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice GPS really bad software

JohnnyCache, Amazon
9 April 2007
  • Summary: I bought this thing and tried it, it's a really nice GPS for the price, a bit frail it seemed, otherwise OK.Good reception outside and in the car, no signal indoors however. My main beef with it: I installed the software on my computer and it kept giving me a warning that it is highly recommended I...
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Overall 4
4.0

Pick a different GPS

AlligatorClick "AlligatorClick", Amazon
1 February 2007
  • Summary: Big dissapointment. No power plug for a car cigarette lighter is available. Advertisement said it included software, the software was a teaser that had to be purchased by Christmas (the ad didn't say this). I am used to hand held electronics having a built in rechargeable battery.
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Overall 4
4.0

Could have been a nice unit I think

Merckx "-AC", Amazon
8 January 2007
  • Summary: I've had the eXplorist 210 for a couple of weeks now... purchased for the sole purpose of Geocaching. Initially I was very impressed with this unit, but that didn't last long. It would just randomly go into various error and test modes, as well as just plain freezing from time to time.
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Overall 4
4.0

ok gps, mapsend software incompatible.

William P. George "ramanag", Amazon
27 June 2006
  • Summary: The GPS works fine, but I bought this unit because of the software available that it was supposedly compatible with. Do NOT purchase this unit if you think it will work with any of the mapsend programs. It will NOT work.
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