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The Explorist 500 allows the user to save 5 track logs, 20 routes and 500 points of interest to the 8 MB available internal memory and has potential to store an unlimited amount of data on your own SD cards. 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 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.

Key Features

  • Water Resistant
  • Vertical Profile - View geographical elevation changes
  • TrueFix Technology - Reliableaccuracy to within 3 meters
  • Track Logging - Store 5 track files with 2000 points each amd an unlimited number on your own SD caards
  • Simple File System - Save, organise and access all your stored data with ease
  • SD-card Expandability - Add unlimited Mapsend topographic maps
  • Rugged Construction - Incased in rubber armored, impact resistant plastic
  • Languages - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Dutch and Norwegian
  • Geocache Manager - PC application to download and organise coordinates from the internet
  • Four Navigation Screens - Map, Compass., Locator and Satellite Status deliver easy-to-use information
  • Color Screen - 16-color screen makes it easy to read maps and information in all lighting conditions
  • Built-in Maps - North American or European basemap shows major roads, parks, waterways and many points of interest.
  • Area Calculation - Instantly see the distance and area between any geographic points
  • USB Data Port - Manage maps and waypoints and download coordinates from your PC
  • Advanced Power Management - Li-ion battery provides up to 19 hours of use

Technical Specifications

Display 2.25\" diagonal, 16-colour transflective TFT, high resolution (122x160), backlit
Memory 16 MB user data
Antenna Built-in multidirectional patch
Keypad Nine direct-access keys
Joystick Eight-way easy scrolling with push-in instant enter
Operating Range 14 to 140 degrees F (-10 to 60 degrees C)
Reciever TrueFix 14 channels, WAAS/EGNOS
Acquisition time Hot: 20 seconds Cold: 60 seconds Initial: 2 minutes
Update Rate Once per second
Accuracy 3-5 meters (10-16 feet)
Velocity 0.1 knots (RMS)
Dynamics 6g