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Magellan Explorist 210 - GPS: Reviews

If you thought real GPS navigation was beyond your budget, you haven't seen the cell-phone-size 210. It's not the only player in its price range, but it stands out for its internal 22MB memory—essential for digital mapping. The 210 ships with a built-in North American base map that shows major streets and landmarks. Connect it to your PC via the included USB cord and you can add local detail—streets, topos, trails, and landmarks—from Magellan's maps database.

Bonus: The sweet price also includes advanced features like four navigation screens and 14 satellite channels—including two dedicated to WAAS and EGNOS (geekspeak for accuracy-improving technology usually reserved for more expensive units).

Bummer: Paddlers, beware—this unit is not waterproof. 4 oz; www.magellangps.com

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