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Navigate through all your outdoor adventures in vibrant color with the Magellan SporTrak Color. SporTrak Color provides superior tracking and accuracy, showing your position to within 3 meters, even in difficult environments such as cities or mountains. Featuring an impressive 10 MB North American or 11 MB European, built-in mapping database, SporTrak Color puts rich color maps at your fingertips. The large, high contrast, full color 240 x 160 pixel display enables you to easily find your location, heading and route. An additional 22 MB for North America or 21 MB for Europe of memory enables you to expand your mapping capabilities by uploading detailed maps from optional Magellan MapSend software products. A clear advantage over the competition, SporTrak Color also offers a built-in barometer, giving you an advance on the weather and an innovative 3-axis compass for superior navigational accuracy no matter how you hold it.
Magellan Sportrak Color - 2.6 in. Handheld GPS Receiver
pros: Signal reception and basic GPS position accuracy.
cons: Mapping, tech support, button ergonomics, serial interface, and screen.
Some Good Some Bad
Satellite reception is pretty good. I can get a signal in my house, car, and in a Boeing 737. Basic... See Full Review
pros: It floats ??
cons: Screen, Map software, slow serial connection - the whole unit.
Don't even consider this handheld !
I purchased this receiver at Costco because of the price. I shortly after purchased the Magellan Map... See Full Review
pros: Low cost, fully configurable, easy to use, accurate.
cons: Extra cost for detailed map data, no expandable memory, hard to read in daylight.
Best GPS Unit For The $.
I purchased the Magellan SporTrak Color GPS Receiver at Costco in December 2004 for $200. Not having... See Full Review
pros: Lightweight Rugged construction Internal compass good hiking unit with topo reasonable battery drain
cons: It the screen stupid!
SporTrak Color has it's uses
This is my second stint as a GPS user. I owned a map 330 (also by magellan) about 5 years ago and I... See Full Review
pros: Good offroad reception, new lower price, lots of functionality
cons: Poor accuracy, useless without MapSend upgrade, small memory not expandable
A good outdoors GPS with limited utility
I chose the SporTrak color because it meets several needs in one. My primary interest is offroad bik... See Full Review
pros: Easy to use, menu system is intuitive.
cons: No rechargeable battery, screen scratches easily, computer cord hard to attach.
Good unit, but designers are lazy
This unit works well. I like the color screen, and the built in maps. The buttons and menus are easy... See Full Review
pros: Looks good, compact and light. Can be customized. Lots of cool features. Great compass.
cons: Pre-loaded maps are weak. Eats batteries quick. Screen hard to read in bright sunlight.
Good looking and smart
This is my first GPS unit. I did alot of research before making a purchase. I found this GPS unit to... See Full Review
cons: SCREEN COULD BE LARGER
VERY NICE UNIT
EASY TO READ AND FOLLOW.THE BEST GPS I'VE OWNED YET.IF YOUR A FISHERMAN THIS IS THE UNIT FOR YOU.VER... See Full Review
pros: Great GPS satellite reception; broad set of features.
cons: Poor screen viewing angle; usually requires backlight; keys unnecessarily hard to use.
New SporTrak doesn't live up to its potential
I recently took the Magellan SporTrak Color for an extended test drive, comparing it with Magellan's... See Full Review
|Enhanced accuracy||WAAS enabled, EGNOS enabled|
|Receiver Type||12 Channels|
|GPS Type||Handheld (Outdoor)|
|Screen Size||2.6 in.|
|Map capabilities||Internal, Download maps|
|Resolutions||240 x 160|
|Display Size||1.4 in. x 2.2 in.|
|Special Features||Compass, Built-In Barometer|
|Marine Features||Fishing Calcluator|
|Grids||Finnish, French, German, Irish, Lat/Lon, MGRS, OSGB, Swedish, Swiss, User Grid, USNG, UTM|
|Included Software/Maps||North America Maps, Europe Maps|
|Trip calculator||Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log|
|Audible Features||Anchor Alarm, Arrival Alarm|
|Environmental Protection||IPX7 Waterproof Standard, Rubber Armored Impact Resistant Plastic|
|Built in memory||22 MB|
|Number of routes||20|
|Accuisition Time - Hot||15 sec|
|Accuisition Time - Cold||120 sec|
|Accuisition Time - Initial Time||60 sec|
|Enhanced position accuracy||< 10 feet|
|Differential standards||DGPS Ready|
|Update rate||1 per second, continuous|
|Battery Life||Up to 14 Hours|
|Battery Type||2 x AA Batteries|
|Family Line||Magellan SporTrak|