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Magellan Triton 2000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of Magellan Triton 2000. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the design and screen. The size and durability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the reliability, and comments about the maps and usability are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan Triton 2000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 user reviews of Magellan Triton 2000 from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the screen and size. The price and durability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the maps and usability. Many are critical about the reliability.

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55% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan Triton 2000 Waterproof Hiking GPSMagellan Triton 2000 Waterproof Hiking GPS

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Adrienne So (

Review: Magellan Triton 2000


The Triton is a GPS unit with ADD. It can't decide whether it's a MP3 player, a 2-megapixel camera or a video player. It also...

Waterproof. Uses highly detailed National Geographic TOPO! Maps that are available by the dozen in any outdoor store. Combination GPS and multimedia device

Bulky, heavy and hard to hold. More fragile than some other models. GPS was about 30 feet off from our actual location on the provided demo map

Jun, 2008

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Magellan Triton 2000


In conclusion, the Triton 2000 packs a lot of functionality into a rugged, portable package. If you love the great outdoors and have been longing for a great GPS travel companion, take a chance on the Triton 2000. You won't be disappointed.

National Geographic Maps compatibleSiRF Star III GPS receiver chipsetWaterproof up to 30 min2mega-pixel cameraLED Flashlight

If you are in the market for a new GPS unit that is rugged enough that you

Jan, 2009

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Magellan Triton 2000 and 1500 Portable Handheld GPS Receivers for Outdoor Enthusiasts Review


Both the Triton 2000 and 1500 are portable handheld GPS receivers designed specifically for navigation by outdoors enthusiasts. They are rugged to withstand accidental impact and waterproof to IPX-7 (1m depth for 30 minutes) for their demanding...

Nov, 2007

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Magellan Triton 2000 Review


Magellan Triton 2000 comes with a one-year warranty, basically the norm for GPS systems. Their FAQs page was easy to navigate and quite helpful, with the exception of the Ask Maggie feature. The answers we got from “Maggie” were not even closely...

A camera and voice recorder will add hours of enjoyment.

The shorter battery life may get old fast.

Unique features, like a camera and music player, add value to this GPS system.

Expert review by : James Hutchinson (

Magellan Triton 2000


All-frills GPS

Touch screen, integrated camera, external antenna port, flashlight

Fiddly USB connection, camera lens prone to scratching, expensive

It may have a hefty price tag but the Triton 2000 offers plenty of features. The touch screen makes this device much easier to use than units that only have a navigational pad.

Aug, 2008

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Magellan Triton 2000 review


A sat nav for the great outdoors

Robust design ; Plenty of useful features ; Good screen ; Impressive performance

Pricey ; Sluggish to locate satellites in built-up areas

Some nice extras, but there needs to be a more comprehensive selection of maps to make this a good value sat nav

Sep, 2008

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Triton 2000


I'm going for a Garmin this time!

The camera takes nice pictures.

It works intermittently. The compass does not seem to work. The buttons work off and on. The touch screen is about the same. I will have to return it to the store. Today it would not even track me driving down the road. I emailed tech support and the...

Aug, 2008

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Feature Packed GPS


The Tritan 2000 is packed full of features, and many are at the the touch of the screen. I replaced a Explorist 500 with the Tritan, and Magellan has simplified accessing the many steps of the older gps. Comparing my old and new unit side by side while...

Jan, 2008

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Released with numerous bugs. Do not buy it!


Beautiful screen, touch screen, use of NG Topo maps

Buggy, crashes a lot, difficult to setup, SLOW interface

Jan, 2008

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Comments about this GPS


The first set of major domestic long-distance passenger and the GPS Vehicle Management System - Ya Xun long-distance passenger GPS Intelligent Management System as an example, it is a combination of satellite positioning technology, GPRS / CDMA...

I very much enjoy this GPS

Lack of software compatibility are not

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

Reinventing handheld GPS, the Triton 2000 is the first of its kind, ultimate outdoor GPS. Amazingly easy to use, the large, 2.7" color touch screen makes it simple to navigate the intuitive menus and control navigation features with a touch. Use exclusive VantagePoint software to easily manage and upload detailed maps, user generated content, updates and upgrades on your PC. View saved routes and tracks. Customize them for future trips or create new ones. Use your own SD-cards, up to 4 GB, to save photos and sounds, store routes and waypoints and add an unlimited number of detailed maps. It's easy to expand your navigation capabilities with optional topographic maps, marine cartography, and other applications. Find your way on all your outdoor adventures. Plus, Triton is the first handheld GPS to offer compatibility with National Geographic maps. These highly detailed nation-wide topographic maps based on USGS 1:24.000 series quads, offer seamless scalability, multi-layer overlays and much more. Use the 2 mega pixel camera to capture images of your journey. Snap a shot of the amazing view, your adventuring companions and your found geocache or favorite campsite to attach to a waypoint or just to capture the moment. Share your images with friends and family, download the pictures to your PC for posting to the Web, email friends and family or create prints. Record audio notes for waypoints and play them back with the built-in microphone and speaker. A powerful, low battery consumption LED flashlight helps you find your way in the dark: an invaluable tool for camping and other outdoor recreation. Additional advanced features include a 3-axis electronic compass and built-in barometer. The electronic compass shows your direction even when standing still and no matter how you hold the unit. The barometer gives you advance notice on the changing weather and helps provide a highly accurate elevation reading. Triton is designed for precision navigation, offering the fastest GPS positioning acquisition in the industry with the SiRFstarIII chipset. An integrated high-sensitivity antenna provides reliable signal reception even in heavy cloud cover, canyons or deep woods. Built-in signal augmentation reception (WAAS/EGNOS) provides 3-meter accuracy. Rugged and waterproof, your Triton is built to withstand intense use, accidental impact and immersion in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes (IPX-7). It's ready to guide you across any terrain in the great outdoors. Touch-screen technology makes it easy to use all the advanced features. View the elevation profile for the trail ahead (or any route) or even the track you just traveled. See the precise time of sunrise/sunset any day of the year. Get a calculation of the best hunting and fishing time.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:2.7"
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9 cm
Resolution:320 x 240

Digital Player (PF)

Digital Player: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:48 United States / Alaska / Canada

GPS System

GPS Functions / Services:Bearing / Distance / Electronic compass / Heading/Electronic compass
Receiver:14 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking
Type:GPS receiver


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


Waterproof: Yes


Waypoints per route:50