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Magellan GPS Companion Visor

alaScore 64

113 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 113 reviews from magazines and websites.

performance, usability, value for money, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the GPS Companion For Handspring Visor is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 user reviews of Magellan GPS Companion Visor from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on

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78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Magellan GPS Companion Springboard Module for Handspring Visor

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Magellan GPS Companion for Handspring Visor GPS reviews


I am still very happy with this Magellan GPS module. There is still support on this legacy Companion product. Other Handspring GPS vendors have fallen by the wayside.

Magellan Still Around, Works As Advertised

Ancient Compared To Newer GPS


Product Specifications

Add the powerful navigation capabilities of GPS to your Handspring Visor with the Magellan GPS Companion. Sleek, lightweight and affordable, the GPS Companion for your Handspring Visor offers the advantages of GPS technology and a new level of confidence, safety and dependability to your business and recreational travels. The GPS Companion comes complete with advanced navigation software. Download and navigate with detailed, street-level mapping of the entire continental United States. Store your routes and waypoints to record your journeys and find your way back again and again. Zoom in or out to see your position in fine detail or broad overview of the area you're navigating. Graphic GPS displays show your speed, heading, distance to destination and more. Designed for high-performance under challenging conditions, the GPS Companion maintains a signal lock, even in urban canyons. The GPS Companion communicates with the standard NMEA 2.1 communications protocol supported by most GPS and mapping software. There are several navigation software packages available.

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Compatibility

Compatible Devices (for S.D.):For Handspring Visor
Compatible Handhelds:Handspring Visor / Handspring Visor Deluxe / Handspring Visor Edge / Handspring Visor Neo / Handspring Visor Platinum / Handspring Visor Prism / Handspring Visor Pro

GPS System

Module Form Factor:Springboard Module
Product Type:GPS kit
Receiver:12 channel


Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan GPS Companion