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Magellan eXplorist 600 Rugged Compact Color Handheld GPS Receiver

Item # MGEXP600 (Part # 98077106)
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Item Description:
Rugged and Compact Color GPS Handheld Receiver with SD card expandability, electronic compass, altimeter, and barometric pressure sensor.

Do you want all the bells and whistles? The Magellan eXplorist 600 is packed with them. You get a 3-axis electronic compass, a barometric pressure altimeter, barometer, and thermometer, plus the ability to expand your GPS mapping via a high-speed USB data port and unlimited secure digital (SD) card storage. The Magellan Geocache Manager enables you to download caches directly to your eXplorist 600 and with the PC-style file memory system it's easy to manage all of your data. Finally, the eXplorist 600 features a 16-color display so you can see everything in brilliant color. Easily navigate with the intuitive keypad and the joystick control. Add detailed street maps, topo or lake maps using optional Magellan MapSend software* to expand the use of your eXplorist 600.

8 MB of built-in maps and 8 MB of additional memory means you can save up to 5 track log files, 20 routes and 500 points of interest on the internal memory, but you can store as many as you want on optional SD cards. Magellan TrueFix technology provides superior accuracy and reliability giving you the freedom to explore without concern of getting lost.

Pocket-sized, powerful and full of valuable features, your Magellan eXplorist 600 gives you real GPS that can guide you in full color on every outdoor adventure.

Electronic compass - The built-in electronic 3-axis compass points you in the right direction even when you are standing still or upside down on a rocky peak. No need to carry another piece of navigation equipment.

Barometer and Thermometer - Like carrying your own little weather station, now you'll know what might be rolling in.

Barometric Pressure Altimeter - Keep track of your elevation no matter how high your adventure takes you.

Full color screen - The 16-color screen makes reading maps and GPS information easy with vibrant graphics in all lighting conditions.

Unlimited SD Card Expandability - Your eXplorist 600 features SD card compatibility for unlimited memory expansion. Use optional Magellan MapSend software* to add detailed street maps or topo charts to any number of SD memory cards (sold separately).

USB data port - Transfer map data from your PC to your eXplorist 600 with the high-speed USB data port.

Area Calculation - Want to find the distance between three or more points of interest that you plan to hike around or the area between them? Simply select the points of interest on the map and the eXplorist can determine the area between them and the perimeter around them.

Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery - This Li-Ion rechargeable battery pack can keep your eXplorist continuously powered-up for up to 17 hours. Recharge your battery directly through your receiver again and again without reducing its performance.

TrueFix Technology - Accurate & Reliable - TrueFix GPS technology takes advantage of 14 parallel channels, supported by WAAS and EGNOS Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems for fast signal acquisition, minimal signal loss and reliable accuracy to within 3 meters.

Geocache Manager - Download geocache coordinates from Internet sites and use them on your outdoor adventures. This unique feature makes managing coordinates even easier with a PC-style file system. You don't have to be a geocacher to appreciate the Magellan Geocache Manager. Learn more about Geocaching.

Built-in mapping - With 8 MB of built-in North American or European maps it's easy to navigate around roads, parks, waterways and to find airports and other points of interest.

Easy-to-use - One-button access takes you directly to all of the most important features. Intuitive operation with keypad and joystick control adds even more fun to GPS navigation. First-time user can easily navigate with the eXplorist 600.

Languages - No matter your language, there?s a good chance the eXplorist speaks it. Choose from English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Dutch or Norwegian.

Track Logging -Store up to 5 track log files, each with 2000 track-points to the internal memory and store an unlimited amount of track log files to optional SD cards, to easily find your way to your favorite spot again and again.

Four navigation screens -View speed, direction, distance to destination and all the GPS information you need on 4 easy-to-read color navigation screens.

No service fees - Your eXplorist 600 is ready to go with no service fees and no activation fees, so go ahead, use it all the time.

Satellite status- Monitor the GPS satellites tracking your position and get information about their status.

Built to perform on the most challenging and rigorous adventure.

Don?t let the size fool you. The eXplorist 600 is packed with real GPS power and cool features at an unbeatable value. But at 2.2" x 4.7" x 1.3" and only 5.4 oz. with batteries you can take it anywhere.

Large backlit color display

Navigate in color! Easily view all the GPS information you need to make your adventure fun and safe, even at night, with the large backlit color display.

Rugged construction

Rubber armored, impact resistant plastic lets you to confidently take your eXplorist 600 on every adventure.

Water Resistant
eXplorist 600 is water resistant, you don't have to worry about getting it wet.

We pride ourselves on building rugged and reliable navigation products that you can depend on, backed by a full one-year warranty in North America (2 years in Europe).


Base Map: Robust built-in base map of North America
Coverage: North America
Number of Screens: 4
Screens-Types: Compass, Map, Large Data, Position
Position Update Rate (per second): 1
Time to First Fix: Cold: <2 minutes
Time to First Fix: Warm: <1 minute
Time to First Fix: Hot: <20 seconds
Unit Width (inches/cm): 2.2 in/5.6 cm
Unit Height (inches/cm): 4.7 in/11.9 cm
Unit Depth (inches/cm): 1.3 in/3.3 cm
Weight (oz/gm): 5.4 oz/153g with batteries
Display Width (in/cm):1.4 in/3.6 cm
Display Height (in/cm): 1.7 in/4.3 cm
Display Resolution: 220 x 176
Display Resolution Color: High Color
Antenna: Patch
Backlit Display: Yes
Backlit Keypad: No
Construction: Impact resistant plastic
Horizontal Accuracy (meters): <7
Vertical Accuracy (meters RMS): 15
Velocity (knots RMS): 0.1
Plotter Range Minimum (mi/km): .01mi / .035km
Plotter Range Maximum (mi/km): 1,700mi/2,700km
Battery Type: Li-ion Pack 1300 MAH
Battery Quantity: 1 Li-ion battery pack: Battery Life (hours): 17
Receiver (parallel channels WAAS/EGNOS enabled): 14 dedicated GPS satellites with 2 dedicated to WAAS
Receiver WAAS/EGNOS Enabled:Yes
Uploadable Memory Form Factor: SD Cards
Uploadable Memory Limit (megabytes): Unlimited via Secure Digital cards
User Data Backup: 16 MB
Emissions Certification - Immunity (EN 55022 Class B): Yes
Emissions Certification - Susceptibility (EN 50082-1): Yes
Operating Temp Min (F/C): 14F/-10C
Operating Temp Max (F/C): 140F/60C
Operating Altitude Max (ft/m): 60,000ft/18,288m
Waypoints: Unlimited on SD card
Routes: Unlimited on SD card
Trackpoints: Unlimited on SD card
Grids: Lat/Lon, UTM, OSGB, Irish, Swiss, Swedish, Finnish, German, French, USNG, User Grid
Datums: 90 Max
User-defined Datums: 1
Data Input: via USB
Data Input (RTC M104 Standard): Yes
Data Output (NMEA 0183 V1.5 Standard): Yes
Data Output (NMEA 0183 V2.1 Standard): Yes
DGPS Ready: Yes
Languages: English, French, German, Swedish, Finnish, Spahish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch Norwegian
Display: 16 Color Transflective

eXplorist 600 Unit
Quick Start Guide
PC Interface Cable
AC Wall Charger
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