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Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS

Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS
alaScore 71

108 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 reviews of Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and size. The maps and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, maps, size, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 user reviews of Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the durability and size. The maps and price are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, maps, size, durability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan SporTrak Map Waterproof Hiking GPSMagellan SporTrak Map Waterproof Hiking GPS

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

good for the price not for the hunt

 

Is good for general area finds

geocaching off by 28 to 50 ft always.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

A great unit for less than $200

 

Accuracy, software features, easy to use

Battery life (only 7-8 hours), size, memory

Mar, 2004

Consumer review (shopzilla.com)

Magellan SporTrak Map Handheld GPS

 

Consumer review (shopping.com)

It works after a while

 

I've owned my unit for about 18 months, at that time I had purchased it used off of ebay. Mine has the characteristic stress cracks that are all too common with this model. My roommate has the Pro model, and even it has the stress cracks. The unit...

waterproof/floatable, acceptable signal

cheap design. long signal acquisition time, stress cracks equals low durability

May, 2007

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Good Starter GPS

 

I have owned this for 2 years now (my second GPS). I have had good luck with the accuracy as well as the compatibility with TOPO USA. I like almost everything about the unit, except for the construction. I noticed stress cracks on the front panel, and...

Ease of use, ability to download maps

poorly constructed

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (shopping.com)

SporTrak Map is a great GPS

 

I will have owned the Magellan SporTrak for over 3 years. I have been geocaching with this unit ever since I got it. I have found 32 geocaches with it, no problem. This unit is not a gps that surveyors use so you will not get sub meter accuracy. It...

Small, light, great satellite reception, easy to use

Not a color screen

Aug, 2005

Consumer review (spgear.org)

Untitled Review

 

I bought this GPS a few years ago and have taken on all sorts of excursions--it has gone with me in airplanes, skydiving, cars, snowmobiling adventures, hiking, and best of all---backpacking.

Feb, 2005

Consumer review (spgear.org)

Untitled Review

 

This GPS worked well while I was climbing in Mexico. It only took a few minutes to link up and give me my location. Normally I was linked to 4-7 different satellites.

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications

The ruggedly handsome, compact, lightweight, ergonomic and waterproof, the Magellan SporTrak Map GPS receiver offers an excellent value for the outdoor enthusiast. Accurate to within 3 meters, the SporTrak Map features a 2 MB North American mapping database, 6 MBs free memory for downloading street-level maps and seven large graphic navigation displays to view all the information you need to add a new level of enjoyment to your adventure. Your SporTrak Map GPS receiver is an indispensable navigation companion when hiking, biking, boating, hunting, fishing or on any outdoor adventure.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):14hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:104 x 160

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.1in
Height:5.6in
Weight:6oz
Width:2.2in

GPS Software

Maps Included:North America

GPS System

Connectivity:Serial
DGPS:DGPS ready
GPS Functions / Services:Bearing / CTS (Course to Steer) / Distance / Elevation / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / ETE (Estimated Time Enroute) / Heading / NorthFinder / Speed / VMG (Velocity Made Good) / XTE (Cross Track Error)
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking
SBAS:WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Model:Map
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan SporTrak

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

Routes:20
Tracklog Points:2000
Waypoints:500