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Magellan Triton 2000
4.1 out of 10

Magellan Triton 2000

Reinventing handheld GPS™, the Triton 2000 is the first of its Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Magellan Triton 2000

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Overall 6
6.0

Whoa, not quite what I expected!

Walter King, Amazon
27 July 2010
  • Summary: I like it in principal, but documentation is a real enigma! Be prepared to struggle to understand, operate and utilize this product.
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Overall 6
6.0

Read John Williamson's reveiw, Jan 2010

G. Cavallo, Amazon
27 July 2010
  • Summary: I purchase too many toys! I begin with this because I hope to instill a sense of trust based on the ton of stuff I learn to use, adapt too and play with; from planes to scuba gear. That said, I will save us both some time here and ask you to review John Williamson's review, Jan 28, 2010.
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Overall 6
6.0

Swiss army knife GPS

Chen Sun, Amazon
27 July 2010
  • Summary: I'm a past camper who has experienced the challenges of rain, water, and insufficient space in backpacks and appreciate a tough GPS. I did not experience the many software problems mentioned in other reviews, but didn't use it heavily either.
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Overall 6
6.0

Magellan Triton 2000: not ready for prime time

John Williamson, Amazon
28 January 2010
  • Summary: I was excited when first offered the Magellan Triton 2000 Handheld Navigation System , since I had been looking at a number of hand-held units that could be used for cycling. Had considered the more basic Magellan Triton 500 and the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx , but had ruled it out the Magellan product...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good features, but bulky, heavy and difficult to use

Gadgester, Amazon
17 September 2009
  • Summary: According to the product description, "the Magellan Triton 2000 is so easy to use that its user manual may never make it out of the box." Alas, this statement is completely untrue.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice unit with some minor issues to work out

tall-latte, Amazon
17 September 2009
  • Summary: The Triton 2000 has a nice feel to it, other than being surprisingly heavy. The screen is very clear, and the unit got a signal very quickly -- even indoors, to my surprise. There are a few issues that jumped out at me right away: 1. No Mac OS X support.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great looking screen, Improved Firmware

NoVA Music Lover, Amazon
14 September 2009
  • Summary: The Magellan Triton 2000 is a feature rich GPS and promises much. Previous versions of firmware caused usability issues and the latest version (1.71) did help with some of the shortcomings.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good news almost all the flaws of earlier Triton 2000 are fixed, bad news basemap is still really skimpy

austin_Larry, Amazon
28 August 2009
  • Summary: The 2000 is a solid GPS with a lot going for it....once you buy or otherwise upload maps to compliment the incredibly skimpy basemap that is included. Given that Magellan car navigation GPS units that sell in the mid $100 range have, of course, full street maps with 6 million POIs, this is a very...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good, but slow and cumbersome software

Lech Naumovich, Amazon
5 April 2009
  • Summary: I've been using this device for biology for about a year now and in fact, the software has improved dramatically, but it still has a ways to go. I find the processor VERY SLOW at times. Yes, all caps. The features buttons are often cranky and stiff - thus needing a good push to work.
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Overall 6
6.0

Topo maps - not

Frank Wille, Amazon
3 April 2008
  • Summary: The unit is has many neat option but the best one it the National Geographic Topo maps. Unfortunately after 4 months I have been unable to load the maps onto the unit. Many hours on the phone have yielded no results. Maybe it's my unit? Sincerely disappointed.
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