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Magellan eXplorist 510

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 reviews of Magellan eXplorist 510. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviews about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The price and performance also get good feedback.

usability, performance, price, size, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan eXplorist 510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Magellan eXplorist 510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Magellan eXplorist 510 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the maps. The price is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the performance.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan eXplorist 510 2011 Waterproof Handheld Hiking GPSMagellan eXplorist 510 2011 Waterproof Handheld Hiking GPS

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Magellan eXplorist 510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Magellan eXplorist 510 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. People really like the durability and price. The size and performance also get good feedback.

usability, performance, size, price, durability

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan eXplorist 510 Waterproof Hiking GPSMagellan eXplorist 510 Waterproof Hiking GPS

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Magellan eXplorist 510

 

The Magellan eXplorist GC is one of only a handful of paperless, purpose-built geocaching devices on the market and Magellan's first foray into the niche--although not its first off-road handheld GPS device. Boasting a full-color display and a...

The eXplorist GC is a rugged little GPS device that is IPX-7 waterproof. The device is ready to go out of the box, with preloaded geocaches and included batteries. All relevant information about a geocache can be accessed from the eXplorist's...

The device could really benefit from a touch screen. The lack of an internal compass means that heading can only be tracked based on movement.

The Magellan eXplorist GC sits at a price and feature sweet spot that makes it a great entry point into the world of geocaching for the urban outdoorsman.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Sal Cangeloso (geek.com)

Review: Magellan eXplorist 510 hiking GPS

 

Magellan's eXplorist 510 is a handheld GPS device designed for outdoors enthusiasts. With a current price of about $325 it's for people who are looking for a few more advanced features, like expandable storage, and cool perks, like a built-in camera,...

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Camera

Built-in camera: Yes
Megapixel:3.2

Design

Form Factor:Handheld

Display

Backlight display: No
Display Diagonal:3
Display Resolution:240 x 400
Placement supported:Vertical
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

Battery life (max):15
Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:2
Power source type:Battery / Battery, USB

GPS Performance

Antenna:Internal / Yes
GPS accuracy - position:196.9

GPS Type

Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): Yes
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): Yes

Indication

Audible alarm(s):Y
Audible Alarms: Yes

Map

Ability to add maps: Yes
Map coverage:Eastern Europe, North America / North America / World
Map view options:2D
Maps included: Yes

Memory

Included memory card size:2
Internal storage capacity:2
Storage media type:Flash

Navigation

Routes quantity:200
Tracks quantity:200
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No

Networking

Bluetooth: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Operating temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Other Features

Antenna Type:Multidirectional Patch

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):15
Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:2
Power source type:Battery / Battery, USB

Processor

Processor frequency:400

Technical Details

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Calculator: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Form Factor:Handheld
Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
Interface Type:Touch Screen
Night mode: Yes
Number of Waypoints:2000
Sun & moon information: Yes
Waypoints: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.45
Height:5.04
Weight:6.88
Width:2.57