The receivers get better and faster as maps get more intricate. With ExpertGPS, you’ll be able to view all of your hiking trips over the aerial photos in Google Earth, showing exactly where you went. Enter coordinates in any format, in any datum. The Satellite Status screen provides you with a graphical display of the satellites in view and which ones are being used to compute the navigation data. The Magellan SporTrak Map has been discontinued. Choose the “Backtrack” option, and press “Enter” to begin navigating the reverse route.

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Magellan SporTrak Pro, Product Review

Download Free Trial Buy Now! Decent for it’s age This is a respectable GPS that is tough as nails and perfectly capable of navigating through the congested urban sprawl, or the most remote sporhrak backwoods. I have always had, and used a Garmin GPS. Just choose “Backtrack” from the menu and the unit will point you in the direction of a series of backtrack points, counting down the distance to each successive point.

The SporTrak Map has eight navigation screens: For what I do this unit is fine, and I couldn’t beat the price.

As with most devices that have a great variety of options, navigating through all the menus takes some getting used to. Primarily, the screen is none too impressive. Upload waypoints, routes, and tracks to your GPS and print a matching map out to take with you into the field. Limited amount of map storage space.


At the bottom of the display is an indication of the battery life remaining. It has 6 MB free memory for downloading street-level maps and seven mageloan graphic navigation displays. When you need to make a turn, the road will graphically display the turn and the direction.

How to Use a Magellan SporTrak | It Still Works

The batteries last longer then the Garmin, and it has a better night light. This ability to toggle back-and-forth between several views of your GPS data is unique to ExpertGPS, and is one of its most popular features.

You can do this by purchasing a cable set from PC-Mobile. The sensitivity of the antenna is outstanding, with one of the fastest acquisition I’ve magelpan even in doors and under canopy. The ruggedly handsome, compact, lightweight, ergonomic and waterproof, the Magellan SporTrak Map GPS receiver offers an excellent value for the outdoor enthusiast.

Magellan’s technical support is available mavellan a toll-free phone number and I have found them to be very courteous and helpful.

Calculate area with your Magellan SporTrak Map. ExpertGPS can do it 5x faster! The receivers get better and faster as maps get more intricate. Use the “Up” and “Down” arrow magellna to select your appropriate language, country or region, and then press “Enter.

Attaching the PC cable requires tedious manipulation to align the screw to its hole and twist a small “D” ring few times.


You have 4 metal contact plates and a screw thread. You then have to match the cable up exactly, and turn the screw head about a dozen times before it fully locks into position. Still using paper forms, or typing data into your GPS piece-by-piece?

Magellan Sportrak Map Hand Held GPS Receiver DISCONTINUED

Press the “Enter” button again, followed by the “Thumb Tack” button. Home About Help Contact Us. Also because it is an outdoor use type of GPS, which also mapp be used in the car. Perhaps not good for somebody with poor vision. They spottrak then download as much data as possible onto their GPS leaving some room for GPS data collection out in the field. Select all the photos for the day, and quickly add the city, state, and location in which they were taken.

When marking waypoints you can select its icon, name, and add a message.

And those are my complaints. Waypoint comments notes can contain up to 48 characters. My brother now has it he is a cop in alaska ind he has the whole state of street level maps on it.