Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace’s independent gear reviews. Battery usage is the only drawback, run rechargeable batteries and that takes care of the issue, requires replacement more often. Calculate area by marking GPS waypoints at the corners of a field or parcel. Other languages — Help us translate this wiki. For someone with GPS usage or personal computer experience, the file system is nice.
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The GPS locks on quickly and stays locked even in my house and under heavy tree cover. With ExpertGPS, you’ll be able to view all of your hiking trips over the aerial photos in Google Earth, showing exactly where you went.
POIs are also know as waypoints. I took the geocaching and on the way there I had it sitting in the drink holder in the console, which is quite a way from the windshield.
Features of Track Logs:. I love this thing, but I have to share that Magellan’s software is not very well developed. Details seem to be lacking a bit [as of April ], but, for example, the Triton is said to have the following features:.
ExpertGPS will save you hours on this one task alone! VantagePoint software is unreliable and crashes frequently. ExpertGPS comes preloaded with all the line patterns and cartographic styles you need to draw highways, railroad tracks, transmission lines, streams, and more. ExpertGPS does it automatically. Retrieved from ” http: However, the real reason I bought it was the Geocaching features.
The Magellan eXplorist is not available from the stores we monitor. Great for price, only prob I’ve had is explorjst buttons… March 31, Kyle guest Rating: Reviews I love this thing, but I have to share that Magellan’s… October 30, xcskierboy 2 reviewer rep Rating: The Magellan eXplorist is the only GPS handheld in its price range to offer users the ability to download and store up to 22 MB of maps from compatible software.
Once they’ve backed up the new data from their GPS, they can clear the memory again, keeping their GPS ready for their next trip.
All USB-based eTrex no serial-ports. No indication, just missing caches. Calculate area by marking GPS waypoints at the corners of a field or parcel. Sometimes on cloudy days or in steep canyons they have a little trouble locking on to enough satellites to get or keep an accurate fix.
Still using paper forms, or typing data into your GPS piece-by-piece? Transfer data back to your Magellan eXplorist with a single click. The screen is large easy to read. The eXplorist has three explorisy screens as well as a Satellite Status screen that can be accessed by pressing the NAV button.
What would be great is a programming interface, so that programmers could build open source applications and enhancements.
Setting Power Management – Options used to help preserve battery life in the eXplorist receiver. Either I am very unlucky or the quality of the unit leaves much to be desired. ExpertGPS automatically calculates the acreage of any parcel, field, or tract no matter how irregularwhen you record the boundary with your Magellan eXplorist or trace it over the maps in ExpertGPS.
Upload waypoints, routes, and tracks to your GPS and print a matching map out to take with you into the field. A graphical battery indicator.
It also displays the phase of the moon for that position and date. Flexible, based on memory usage for track logs and POIs Power: When they get back, they use ExpertGPS to upload all of their Magellan waypoints, routes, and tracks onto their computer and save it.