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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:
    In the process of field reviewing this unit.