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Magellan eXplorist 500 LE North America Discontinued

Check the New Triton Series of Magellan Handheld GPS Devices *available now*>>

Large colour display, USB Connectivity, SD expandability and easy User Interface! The built-in color map of North America makes it easy to view roads, rivers, waterways, greenways, city centers, airports and other major points of interest. Save 5 track logs, 20 routes and 500 points of interest to the 8 MB available internal memory. Store an unlimited amount of data on your own SD cards.

The eXplorist 500 LE does not include a Li-ion battery or AC adapter but offers all the great GPS features and functions of the eXplorist 500 for a lower price.

The Magellan Geocache Manager enables you to download coordinates from the Internet directly to your eXplorist 500 and the PC-style file system makes it easy to manage all your data.

Easily add detailed MapSend® maps for topographic or marine navigation and turn-by-turn street guidance.

Intelligently designed for comfortable right or left handed use, the clearly marked keypad provides one-touch access to all your most important features. Joystick controller makes scrolling the simple menus fun and easy. The large color display is easy-to-read day or night. Customizable navigation screens show your location, speed, direction, and distance to destination and more, just the way you want it.

Slip your compact (2.2 in x 4.7 in) eXplorist into your pocket and let it guide you on every outdoor adventure. Magellan TrueFixTM technology provides superior accuracy and reliability, giving you the freedom to explore without concern of getting lost.

Your eXplorist 500 LE is lightweight and pocket-sized so you can take it with you everywhere.

Large colour display. 16-color screen makes it easy to read maps and information in all lighting conditions. Display measures 3.6 cm x 4.6 cm (220 x 176 pixels).
SD-Card Expandability. Add unlimited MapSend topographic maps or turn-by-turn street routing.
High speed USB port. Manage maps and waypoints and download coordinates from your PC.
Area Calculation. Instantly see the distance and area between any geographic points.
Vertical profile. View graphical elevation changes for where you've been or where you're going.
TrueFix Technology. Reliable accuracy to within 3 meters.
Geocache Manager. PC application to download and organize coordinates from the Internet. More about Geocaching>>
Built-in maps. North American basemap shows major roads, parks, waterways and many 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 users can easily navigate with the eXplorist 500.
Languages. Choose English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Dutch or Norwegian.
Track Logging. Store 5 track files with 2000 points each and an unlimited number on your own SD cards.
Four navigation screens. Map, Compass, Locator and Satellite Status deliver easy to use information.
Pocket-sized. The Magelland eXplorist 500 LE is packed with GPS power and features - and at 2.1" x 4.6" x 1.3" and 4.6 oz you can take it anywhere.
Advanced power management. Three (3) AAA batteries or optional Li-ion ion battery (not included).
Large backlit colour display. Make adventure fun and safe, even at night, with the backlit high resolution colour display.
Rugged construction. Rubber armored, impact resistant plastic lets you to confidently take your eXplorist 500 on every adventure.
Water resistant. eXplorist 500 is sealed to IPX-7 specifications.
Warranty. The eXplorist 500 is backed by a full one-year Magellan warranty in North America.


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Package includes:
• eXplorist 500 LE GPS receiver
USB cable
• AAA Battery Clip
• "Read Me First" guide
• User manual on CD-ROM

What are the differences?
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To transfer maps, tracks, routes and waypoints to SD cards or the eXplorist 500 internal memory, use the Magellan Conversion Manager program provided on the setup CD. [Details are on Page 83 of the eXplorist 500 Reference Manual]
2. Viewing Detailed Maps on the eXplorist 400, 500, and 600

Detailed maps loaded from MapSend must be turned on to view.
1) Once the maps have been uploaded to the eXplorist in File Transfer mode, press the "Menu" button then select "Preferences".
2) Select "Active Setup" in the Preferences menu, then move to the "Detail Maps" field, press Enter and select "Select Map". This will allow you to browse all files on the inserted SD card and you can then select what you want to view.
Use the ESC button to return to the map page to verify the map is visible.
Magellan eXplorist 500 LE
(with AAA Battery Clip)

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