Magellan Explorist 300

Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza

On Friday mornings from 3.00 to 4.00am to answer your tech questions

and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.

Gadget Detective on

Gadget of the Week

Gadget: Magellan Explorist 300

 

Pros:

Tracking is responsive

Accurate to three metres thanks to use of WAAS/EGNOS technology

Map of Europe covers roads, parks, waterways, airports to help you navigate

Built-in electronic compass

Built-in altimeter

Built-in barometer

Robust, shock proof & waterproof

 

Cons:

Monochrome screen

No external connections, high battery consumption, road detail

Map is a background map, not as detailed as a driver Satellite Navigation system

 

Typical price: £198 inc. VAT

 

 

Star Rating: 7 Stars  Better suited the to outward bounds use (e.g. hiking), than as a drivers satellite navigation system.