Product Origin: Magellan Australia
Warranty: Magellan 12 Month Warranty
Magellan Explorist GC Handheld GPS
The eXplorist GC navigation device provides unmatched assistance with
navigation, such as the combination of the world's two most useful
navigational tools - a compass and a map! Overlay a series of different
transparent compass styles on top of a pre-loaded worldwide map that
shows roads, water features, parks and city centres.
Handheld, Rugged and Waterproof GPS Device designed for Geocaching
- Preloaded with World Edition Basemap
- Seamless connection to geocaching.com
- Free 30 day premium membership to Geocaching.com
- Pre-Loaded with the Most Popular Geocaches in the World
- Create Waypoints and Record a Track
- GPS Compass
- Smart Arrow to stay on course
- Track breadcrumb for safe navigation back to starting point
- AA Batteries
Access the dashboard screen that shows a mini-compass for quick
reference and customisable navigation data fields, such as latitude,
longitude, heading, bearing, distance to end, trip odometer, and many
more. Go back to the map screen and view your active track, which is a
series of digital breadcrumbs to record all your movements. Mark your
starting point (car, trailhead, parking lot...) with a waypoint and
easily navigate back to that location once you've finished your hike,
walk or unearthed your fill of caches.
To support all of your outdoor adventures, including geocaching, the
eXplorist GC also comes with tons of helpful features. A vibrant colour
transflective screen, which allows for the best readability in direct
sunlight. To zero in on the exact location of a hidden geocache or
vantage point, the SiRFstarIII GPS tracking chipset provides accuracy of
To keep your fun going all day long, the device is powered by two AA
batteries for 18 hours of constant usage.
The Magellan eXplorist GC is rugged, waterproof, and submersible (IPX-7
standards). All of this is packed into a small and comfortable handheld
device that can be hung around your neck or attached to your pack with
the built-in carabineer hook.
The eXplorist GC supports paperless geocaching, which allows you to
download more than 20 unique characteristics of each cache, including
name, location, description, hider, size, difficulty, terrain, hint,
spoilers, attributes, and last 20 user logs among a number of other
eXplorist GC comes with the most popular geocaches pre-loaded to provide
a unique out of box experience. You can literally "turn it on and go!"
The device can also hold up to 10,000 Geocaches.
Enjoy a seamless connection to geocaching.com. This allows you to search
more than one million caches worldwide. With a click of the mouse, you
can transfer the information with the Send to GPS feature. Additionally,
with a Premium Membership to geocaching.com, you can create custom
Pocket Queries and update your device with fresh cache information
easily on a weekly basis.
Reference your Trip Summary to keep track of your distance travelled,
complete travel time, moving time and stopped time, and average time to
find. Easily reset your Trip Summary statistics to track the details of
your next geocaching adventure.
So for basic navigation while outdoors or for Geocaching adventures, the
eXplorist GC has you covered.
Seamless Connection to Geocaching.com User Community
Easily connect to the #1 user community for geocaching and perform "Send to GPS", create and sync Pocket Queries, and upload Field Notes as well as transfer images within geocache to help locate difficult to find geocaches.
Free 30 Day Premium Membership to Geocaching.com
Download GPX files, create your own Pocket Queries, and get tons of other premium membership features.
Pre-Loaded with the Most Popular Geocaches
These caches have been found more than any others! Get a complete out-of-the-box experience by searching and finding the top geocaches in your region! Plus you can store up to 10,000 geocaches on the device.
Download and view more than 20 unique characteristics of each cache and view, search, filter on the device. Details include name, location, description, hider, size, difficulty, terrain, hint, spoilers, and last 20 user logs among a number of other details.
Easy to Navigate Menus and Rich Graphics
Simple to use main menus and sub menus and vibrant graphics make this device easy to use
Brilliant, sunlight readable colour screen
A vibrant 2.2" colour transflective screen provides the best readability in direct sunlight.
Rugged and waterproof to IPX
Focus on the adventure, not protecting the device.
High-sensitivity SiRFstarIII GPS with 3-5 meter accuracy
Pre-loaded Worldwide Map
Referencing a complete road network in North America and Western Europe and major roads throughout the rest of the populated world to help in orientation. See parks, rivers, lakes, major city points, and other types of land use alongside your target geocaches.
18 Hours of battery life using 2 AA batteries
Go strong for an entire day (or more). No stopping to replace the batteries with suspend mode to save battery life but not lose tracking.
Create and Store 500 Waypoints
Whether you mark your car, campsite, starting location, or places to re-visit, waypoints are a common and useful feature in all outdoor GPS devices.
Record Active Track and See "Breadcrumbs" on the Map Screen
Keep a log of all the steps you took throughout the day. Reference your track to find your way back.
Start your journey with one-click and keep tabs on useful statistics such as distance travelled, average speed, elevation gain and descent, and average time to find.
NMEA Message Output (USB Only)
For hardcore outdoor GPS enthusiasts who want to connect their device to laptop running VantagePoint software and see your position on computer screen.
Multiple Coordinates and Map Datums
Navigate around the world and do it accurately. See your geographic location in UTM coordinates . Various coordinate displays and Map Datums available depending on your preference and requirement.