Excerpt: Magellan introduced a new range of GPS receivers to the UK in 2011 and the Explorist 610 is one of the best for hillwalkers, as it has a digital compass on board. This allows it to point the user in the right direction before they start moving (a more useful feature than youâ€™d assume).
Excerpt: The Explorist range marks the return of Magellan to the British outdoor market. There are three products in the range, with the 610 being the most suitable for hillwalkers as it has an electronic compass.
Excerpt: A brand new model from one of the big outdoor navigation brands that has been a bit quiet over recent years here in the UK. Itâ€™s the middle unit of the series, which essentially means that it comes with a barometric compass, but not road navigation (available on the next model up).
Excerpt: While thereâ€™s been a flurry of development from most brands of GPS receiver over recent years, Magellan has been notable for its lack of new products for the hill-walker. But after much anticipation the Magellan Explorist range has finally arrived, and first impressions are good.There are three...
Summary: By the end of our testing, the eXplorist 610 was able to handle the gauntlet we put it through. We used it to find several geocaches, and it even survived a brief bout with swamp water. The cost of $449.99 may seem a bit prohibitive at first, but it is in line with other GPSs on the market.
Excerpt: “Het aanraakscherm is ook bij zonlicht goed te zien en de bediening is (zonder handschoenen) prima. Erg gebruiksvriendelijke menustructuur. De standaard Europakaart is best goed, maar is niet routeerbaar. Matige samenwerking met een Mac. De camera levert fotoâ€™s of filmpjes van matige kwaliteit.