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Magellan eXplorist GC
5.4 out of 10

Magellan eXplorist GC

eXplorist GC is built for a premium geocaching experience. Read more

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Magellan eXplorist GC review

Electronics Made Easy
29 December 2010
  • Summary: In summary, if you are looking specifically for a geocaching GPS- one that is designed only for hunting out geocaches-then you would probably be best off considering the Magellan eXplorist GC Waterproof Geocaching GPS, which is the world's first GPS to be 100% dedicated to geocaching.
  • Pros: Dedicated- full GPS specifically designed for geocaching, Valuable- many user-friendly features at a reasonable price tag, Featured- trip odometer, record book, map screen with compass, and more, Accessible- instant connection to geocaching website, 30 days free included
  • Cons: Limited- small screen size and font, slow positioning, poor battery life
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Expert Review

Techware Labs
12 September 2010
  • Summary: Geocaching is a lot of fun and a fairly cheap hobby at the same time, which leads it to becoming very addictive. The option to pull up the website http://www.geocaching.com and enter in the address where you are or going to and pull up local geocaches is really handy to kill off some time and could...
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Review: Magellan eXplorist GC handheld GPS

20 July 2010
  • Excerpt: The eXplorist GC is a handheld GPS unit designed specifically for geocaching. Priced at $199, it should be as affordable as it is easy to operate.
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Magellan eXplorist GC review

GPS Tracklog
29 March 2010
  • Excerpt: The Magellan eXplorist GC is a new introduction designed to do one thing well – geocache! It has a 2.2” color (non-touch) screen, 18 hour (rated) battery life and a highly detailed worldwide basemap.
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Overall 8
Design 8
Value for money 10
Features 7
Performance 8

Magellan eXplorist GC

Trusted Reviews
13 October 2010
  • Summary: Can Magellan’s eXplorist GC bring the once niche pastime of geocaching to a wider audience?
  • Pros: Cheaper than premium hiking sat-navs, Excellent geocache interface, Durable and waterproof
  • Cons: Digital compass can lose signal, Basic maps, Basic sat-nav functionality
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