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Magellan-explorist-gc.33178266
6.8 out of 10

Magellan eXplorist GC

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan eXplorist GC

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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Lori8996, Walmart
18 November 2014
  • Summary: I like my iPhone 4s for geocaching but the battery life was only about 5 hours. I chose this GPS Receiver with a toggle switch vs a touch screen to avoid unwanted screen changes due to operator error. This device fit my two needs for pure geocaching at a affordable price that fit my budget. It does jump around a bit in heavy tree coverage but my iPhone did it too. It does jump around when a plane flies overhead a bit but corrects itself quickly.
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Overall 2
2.0

Didn't work, Magellan made it worse.

Lindsay, Amazon
11 July 2014
  • Summary: Received it and it didn't work. The power would turn on and then freeze on the logo screen. I called Magellan and tried to get it replaced. After spending more than an hour on the phone with them, they wanted me to send it back to be replaced by a new one. AND THEN...they looked up my order and decided I bought it several months before I actually did and that not only would they not replace it for a new unit but I may not even be able to receive a refurbished one!
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Overall 2
2.0

hardware breaks within a month of small use. gone ...

Brady Boeddeker, Amazon
9 July 2014
  • Summary: hardware breaks within a month of small use. gone through two replacements now. at this rate, expect to be on my fifth within the warranty and then after wards i am out of luck on getting a replacment. both times their was no physical damage nor did i even drop it. just banged around in my backback a little.
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Overall 2
2.0

junk

dennis, Amazon
11 June 2014
  • Summary: This is the worst gps I have bought. I bought it for geo caching and it is normally about 60' off my phone has always been a lot more accurate. I purchased this because I thought it would be nice to connect it to the computer and store the caches on the gps but the can never get that to work right. tried on 3 computers and always the same thing. I wish I never bought this one. Spen the extra money for a better one!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Waiting for my 2nd replacement

teotar, Amazon
4 June 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this unit a while ago, but feel I need to post another review. The first unit went bad about 2 days after I received it. A series of pixelated lines showed up on the screen. Even when the unit was turned off, the lines were visible in the screen. Due to the short time, Amazon replaced it immediately, with no issues. The second one lasted about a month. The same type of phantom lines showed up, and it no longer would connect to satellites.
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Overall 2
2.0

Never Worked Out of the Box

Marc, Amazon
21 March 2014
  • Summary: I chose to purchase this item as a gift for someone that is wanting to get into geocaching. I have used Garmin's in the past, but this product boasted of being perfect for beginner cachers, and even created specifaclly for that purpose. When I received the unit, I took it out of the box, put in fresh batteries, powered it on and... nothing. I thought, "maybe I need to hold the power button." Still nothing.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

BikeMaNH, Walmart
27 June 2013
  • Summary: 1. Impossible to read in bright (sunny) daylight. 2. Text is too small. 3. Is advertised to be used on a bicycle. Maps don't know any bike trails Probably good for Geocaching and hiking. Returned item after 2 weeks of trying; including the bike mount.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

BikeMaNH, Walmart
27 June 2013
  • Summary: 1. Impossible to read in bright (sunny) daylight. 2. Text is too small. 3. Is advertised to be used on a bicycle. Maps don't know any bike trails Probably good for Geocaching and hiking. Returned item after 2 weeks of trying; including the bike mount.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

Indigoshopper, Walmart
23 May 2013
Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

Indigoshopper, Walmart
23 May 2013
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