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Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS

Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS
alaScore 70

80 reviews

Mar, 2015

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 size and maps. The price and performance are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, size

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 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS from 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 Comments about the screen and maps are generally positive. The price and usability are also appreciated.

performance, usability, price, maps, screen

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

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

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: (

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...

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: Sabaharr (

SportTrak Pro


Great reception, Multiple nav screens, accurate, upgradable

Computer intefase is serial port, cable hookup awkward

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: mudsneaker (

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

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: canpatm (

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

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (

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!

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: (

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

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: friskier (

A disappointing product


Many features

Accuracy, readability, confusing software

Oct, 2003

Consumer review by: Lee J (

great unit! amazing technology!


excellent reception, good nav screens, great features

heavily dependent on additional software

Jul, 2003

Consumer review by: (

Great for the outdoors


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

Nov, 2002

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.


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

Built-in Display

Resolution:104 x 160

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:North America

GPS System

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
Type:GPS receiver


Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan SporTrak


Waterproof: Yes


Tracklog Points:2000