John – January 31st, Bought the magellan le for xmas. Anyone know how to get the little red car icon back? News Blog Facebook Twitter Newsletter. Battery life for the is rated at 12 hrs in a review I read this week, which the reviewer says is adequate. I was looking at it at Bass Pro Shops and the guy told me with the included topo maps it would be good for my use. Not sure about new range. Tim – December 17th,

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Roy vlsta July 28th, And finally, check out site gpsies. The only complaint I currently have is that they no longer support the map. Site says I am not using correct serial. Only thing diffrent is that his came with rechargable battery and contains Weather in menu.

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I can highly recommend the MemoryMap maps and software, which i use on the computer, although you can only transfer tracks and routes into the gps, not the maps. Joe – January 20th, The Magellan Geocache Manager enables you to download coordinates from the Internet directly to your eXplorist and the PC-style file system makes it easy to manage all your data.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It seems to me to be a pile of crap. If I were to read these reviews first, I doubt I would have purchased it. Tim – April 14th, I have thewhich differs from the LE only in the option of using AAA batteries in place of the rechargeable unit.

I kept getting put on hold for long periods, then finally called their sales number for a RA to return it. Do you believe that? I really was worried at first about if I would like this product vs.

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Ray – November 16th, it would be a garmin 60gcx it does everything Angie – November 3rd, Ray, check out the Magellan Crossover GPS which has maps for both auto navigation as well as topo maps. It is user friendly product. David – January 4th, What free downloads are you referring eplorist

Uri Sim – June 1st, Just not enough for on long day or multi day trips. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Happy caching, Brandon Brandon – August 12th, I always have to resort to having one of the IT guys from work get it to function or call the Magellan help line.


Cliff – February 3rd, See details for additional description. So jacket pocket should work, pants pocket maybe, backpack, probably not unless it is in a top backpack compartment with nothing above it.

I have used the unit hiking, motorcycling, and in a car. I used the AAA batteries and got hrs out of them. Rarely have I been able to get a solid 3-D satellite lock with this model. As for using it as a street mapping GPS, it is no good without the mapsend software which is very expensive.

These have loooong learning curve. Too few lakes, don’t even have floating nav aids along northern Lake Huron, no water depths there either. They listen for keywords and plug them into a trouble shooting cascade. You can expand the memory of the device through SD cards, which will allow you to save map data from the expensive CD.