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Magellan eXplorist GC
6.2 out of 10

Magellan eXplorist GC

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan eXplorist GC

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Overall 6
6.0

Device is nice, but I have several complaints

Cindy kester harpster, Amazon
5 August 2015
  • Summary: Device is nice, but I have several complaints. Why don't you send a users manual with device? It took me several days online to try and find one. I understand the manuals online are very long, but some kind of getting started advice would have been nice.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not what I expected

tofucious, Amazon
5 June 2015
  • Summary: Item did not power up [turn on ] button was malfuctioning constantly. Performed worse than a smart phone with geo app. download..I returned this unit.
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Overall 8
8.0

Love it! Be sure to Update Software

Amber Green, Amazon
28 April 2015
  • Summary: This is a great GPS for Geocaching! YOU MUST update to the latest version software when you get it. I got it and it worked fine, but a few days later it started freezing at the startup screen. Just google "Magellan Explorist GC Update" to get the latest update.
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Overall 10
10

Amazingly durable and dependable, user-friendly

Travis Talley, Amazon
25 April 2015
  • Summary: i have been using this GPS strictly for geocaching for about 4 years now, this abused little guy has held up 3x being drenched in water, including once when i straight up dropped it in a lake. All i had to do was take it apart and let it dry out in some sun and it was fine the next day.
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Overall 6
6.0

I thought I would like having a GPS that is solely designed for geocaching ...

Kate, Amazon
31 March 2015
  • Summary: I thought I would like having a GPS that is solely designed for geocaching as that is the entire reason I purchased one. As it turns out, there are a lot of features that you need for geocaching that are not in this basic model.
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Overall 10
10

Great starter!

IRNHIDE, Amazon
27 March 2015
  • Summary: This is a great starter GPS for Geocaching! (not really for other things) I have no complaints!
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Overall 2
2.0

I think it would have been a great device to use but do not get if you ...

Suz, Amazon
23 March 2015
  • Summary: If you have Windows 8, you can not use. After a month of attempts and a call to Magellan, this is what they determined. Now my return window is out of date. I think it would have been a great device to use but do not get if you do not have a computer that operates Windows 8.
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Overall 4
4.0

This has a horrible battery life & last minutes instead of the suggested ...

Jazmine, Amazon
28 February 2015
  • Summary: This has a horrible battery life & last minutes instead of the suggested 18 hrs. It is also difficult to download geocaches to it from webpages ( & not the simple drag & drop it advertised). Magellan offered a used one in exchange but that's pointless. It is a waste of $.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

dalaw72, Amazon
19 February 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Frozen screen, no answer from the help desk

Diane Schiff, Amazon
6 January 2015
  • Summary: My husband tried to power the unit up and the screen is frozen, he went on line and tried to trouble shoot the issue and it seems that this must happen a lot. He has tried 4 times to call the Magellan help line and hasn't been able to get through yet. We will be returning the unit.
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