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Magellan eXplorist 610
6.5 out of 10

Magellan eXplorist 610

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan eXplorist 610

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Overall 2
2.0

Magellan 610 US

Tim L, Amazon
8 December 2013
  • Summary: Turned it on and it went to language screen and that was it! The touch screen would not let me pick anything. It's on it's way back now and getting a Garmin Oregon 450.
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2.0

Poor quality

DocGMac, Amazon
11 August 2013
  • Summary: Slow response times, drains batteries even when powered off. First one I received would not turn on. Second unit now drains batteries when turned off. Have to remove batteries during week to keep from losing power. Waste of money -- will be buying a new garmin.
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Overall 2
2.0

Would not do it again

Majog, Amazon
9 August 2013
  • Summary: I was given a Magellen 610 for Xmas. I had an older Magellen (20 yrs old) that finally gave up and died. Based on that I told my other I wanted the 610. Boy what a mistake. First of all who dreamed up the 2.2 inch screen? I am a 50 yr old man and like most people my age need glasses to read.
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2.0

Magellan GPS Failure out of the Box

Christopher Williams, Amazon
9 July 2013
  • Summary: I was very excited to receive this for my trip to Utah. I was going to use it in the canyons because it is supposed to have a very sensitive receiver able to work in the narrow walls of the canyons. Unfortunately when it arrived the touch screen would not work. I called tech support.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Battery Life: Even When Off!

Amazon Customer "WP", Amazon
23 March 2013
  • Summary: This product does well enough in what it advertises to do. Compass is OK, preloaded maps are great, etc. My complaint is the poor battery life. I use lithiums in the unit and they are dead in 2 weeks with the unit off. No GPS, nothing on and it still kills the batteries in 2 weeks.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not meant for serious users...

Mike A., Amazon
15 May 2012
  • Summary: This feature packed GPS has all the promise of a great unit and occasionally even delivers on that promise. However, the cons seriously outweigh the pros: First, it eats batteries like a kid eating popcorn.
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2.0

Magellan eXplorist 610

Carlton W. Burgess, Amazon
3 January 2012
  • Summary: This was purchased for my wife for Christmas because she wanted one as she hikes with people who have them. She wanted the Track Summary with miles traveled and the altitude change. It has worked a ew times and that was nice. She learned to use it around the streets of town on walks.
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Overall 2
2.0

Big dissapointment

Penelope McQuarrie "Suzanne Roberson", Amazon
9 May 2011
  • Summary: We geocache and wanted to upgrade so choose the Magellan explorist 610. It had everything we wanted in a GPS. The down side was it was so difficult to use the touch screen. Both of us tried to use the 'convient' touch screen but it needs a newborns finger or a stylus to work easily.
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Overall 2
2.0

Would you buy a car that wouldn't start??

Matt Zacher, Amazon
11 January 2011
  • Summary: Out of the box was 15 miles off on our position, according to our old trusty Garmin 12. Was correct on the map, but coords were way off. Tech support was slow, and obviously not American. Offered to replace unit for free, but for $400, it really should work out of the box, shouldn't it?
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Overall 2
2.0

This is a total waste of money you can't get any maps for this ...

graham leonard, Amazon
25 September 2014
  • Summary: This is a total waste of money you can't get any maps for this as o/s don't do them for Magellan you have no base in u/k for any help the only thing you get is contour lines and it only dose as the crow fly's line to your destination.
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