Excerpt: The Triton 2000 is one of those units that wants to be everything to everybody. It wants to be a GPS device and, while it stores fewer waypoints than some of the other units on our list, it comes equipped with an internal basemap of all major roads, landmarks, and points of interest for the 48...
Excerpt: The Magellan Triton 2000 is the first GPS receiver that allows you to take photos, and record and play audio files that can be attached to waypoints, which is a great way to ‘diarise’ your walk.
Excerpt: Like its smallerc cousin, the Triton 2000 uses free download proprietary VantagePoint software to transfer route data from PC to GPS. You can use a scroll wheel or tiny stylus (spares supplied) to navigate through menus and, while both work well, we’re not sure about the stylus in a gale or pouring...
Summary: Magellan Triton 2000 comes with a one-year warranty, basically the norm for GPS systems. Their FAQs page was easy to navigate and quite helpful, with the exception of the Ask Maggie feature. The answers we got from “Maggie” were not even closely related to our questions.
Excerpt: Basemap of the 48 contiguous United States, Alaska, and Canada (major highways, city centers, parks, lakes and more) plus worldwide geographic boundaries,SDTM card expandability to add unlimited detailed maps and user generated content ,Built-in voice recorder microphone and speaker enabled you to...
Magellan Triton 2000: A Hiker's WAAS Enabled GPS & Entertainment Device
Personal Electronics buzz
11 August 2009
Excerpt: The Magellan Triton 2000 is a hikers trusty companion. The Triton 2000 has a 2.7-inch touchscreen display. The simple menu enables hikers to access maps of the US and Canada and add personal photos of waypoints along the way.
Excerpt: The Magellan Triton 2000 is packed with features . It's the first GPS device to have a built-in 2 Megapixel Camera. The Triton 2000 offers a simple integration with National Geographic's topo.com , so you can download high quality maps onto the GPS device.
Excerpt: The Triton is a GPS unit with ADD. It can’t decide whether it’s a MP3 player, a 2-megapixel camera or a video player. It also suffers from some clunky design decisions: Who wants the hassle of two-handed screen navigation while hiking?
Pros: Waterproof. Uses highly detailed National Geographic TOPO! Maps that are available by the dozen in any outdoor store. Combination GPS and multimedia device.
Cons: Bulky, heavy and hard to hold. More fragile than some other models. GPS was about 30 feet off from our actual location on the provided demo map.