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Magellan SporTrak Pro Handheld GPS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and size. The usability and memory also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the performance.

value for money, memory, usability, 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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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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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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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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Great for the outdoors

 

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

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Amazon 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.

value for money, memory, usability, reliability, screen

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

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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