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Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the screen and size. The memory and usability also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the performance.

price, usability, memory, size, screen

performance

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

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and memory are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the performance.

price, memory, usability, size, reliability

performance

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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

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Handheld GPS Devices

 

In terms of interface design and function, the Magellan SporTrak Pro works exactly the same way as the Magellan Meridian Color. The major differences are that the SporTrak Pro has a slimmer form factor (1.15 inches deep), an LED screen, and no...

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SportTrak Pro

 

Great reception, Multiple nav screens, accurate, upgradable

Computer intefase is serial port, cable hookup awkward

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Best for the money

 

accurate, holds signal in tree cover, easy to use, and cheap

battery case screw fails, cable attachment is ackward to use

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Perfect for me!

 

I bought this in place of the Sportrak Basic because it has the mapping option. I take many road trips and vacations in my car, and use it for ATV'ing and geocaching, so with it being small and portable makes it perfect for me! It came with the...

Small enough but has large screen, accurate, many good features, great map software available

Needs rubber on backing to prevent sliding, but some rubberized tape fixes that

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I Hope I Don't Fall Off A Cliff!

 

gets a good signal; lots of screens; seems accurate

upload of waypoints/tracks to map over 150 feet off!

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Used SporTrak and Garmin 76 picked 76

 

Size, ease of use, price for bundle

Software is not mature and lacks features, no rubber strips on the back to prevent sliding on flat surfaces like a boat dash, curved back causes constant rock, customer service lived up to its rap "limited hours, slow and not user friendly". Great produc

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A disappointing product

 

Many features

Accuracy, readability, confusing software

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great unit! amazing technology!

 

excellent reception, good nav screens, great features

heavily dependent on additional software

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Great for the outdoors

 

This is perfect for what it is inteneded, a small, yet accurate, water-proof GPS for outdoor use

Product Specifications

The ruggedly handsome, compact, lightweight (6.1 oz/170 grams) and waterproof, Magellan SporTrak Pro GPS receiver offers an excellent value for the outdoor enthusiast. Accurate to within 3 meters, the SporTrak Pro features a 9 MB mapping database, 23 MB free memory for downloading street-level maps. Seven large navigation displays allow you to view your position and all the information you need to get to your destination and back, safely and securely, adding a new level of enjoyment to your adventure. Your SporTrak Pro 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:Pro
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan SporTrak

Miscellaneous

Waterproof: Yes

Navigation

Routes:20
Tracklog Points:2000
Waypoints:500
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