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Magellan eXplorist TRX7

The Magellan eXplorist TRX7 Receiver comes with:

  • Ram mount windshield mount or handle bar mount.
  • IP57 pogo pin power cradle.
  • USB cord.
  • USB vehicle power adapter.
  • Quick start guide.
  • Note: System can be upgraded using your computer.

My Impressions:

Pros:

7" HD weatherproof touchscreen protected by a ruggedized IP67 casing.

Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system,Dual Core Cortex-A9 processor.

1GB Mobile DDR2 memory, 16GB on board memory, and a 64GB Micro-SD card expansion slot for more storage.

Three different Ram mounting systems available.

Intuitive touch screen interface, with preloaded trails, hi-res 3D/2D base-map view.

Has a database of 82,000 trail routes, plus you can save your own trail maps.

Unit displays detailed 2D topo (with contour lines), and 3D terrain-view maps for the USA and Canada.

Create a personal online vehicle profile at www.mytrxjournal.com and sync your TRX7 unit to upload or download mapping data.

Unit has both Wi-Fi & Bluetooth connectivity, and you can upload your trip info to twitter or instagram.

Features convenient on screen Backtrack (return to start), and even has off-trail warnings.

Cons:

Has a few.

Bottom Line:

Pending review.