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Magellan
eXplorist
110
User Manual
®
®
MiTAC Digital Corporation
471 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050
www.magellanGPS.com

Summary of Contents

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    Magellan eXplorist User Manual ® ® MiTAC Digital Corporation 471 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050 www.magellanGPS.com...

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    VEHICLE. Please do not try to change any settings on the Magellan eXplorist while driving. Come to a complete stop or ask a passenger make any changes. Taking your eyes off the road is dangerous and can result in an accident in which you or others could be injured.

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    The Magellan eXplorist must be installed and operated at a distance no closer then 8 inches (20 cm) from the user. This Class B digital device meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

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    Maximum normal use temperature is 66°C. © 2010 MiTAC International Corporation. The Magellan logo, Magellan, and eXplorist are registered trademarks of MiTAC International Corporation. 112-0025-001 A...

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    Using the Magellan eXplorist ............1 Installing the Batteries ..................1 Replacing the Batteries ........................1 Setting the Battery Type ........................1 Powering the Magellan eXplorist ..............2 Turning the Receiver On ........................2 Turning Receiver Off ........................2 Conserving Power ..................... 2 Setting Active Suspend Timer ......................

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    Customizing the Data Fields ......................5 Displaying a Compass on the Map Screen ..................5 Navigation Lines ....................6 Hiding/Showing Active Track ......................6 Clearing Active Track ........................6 Starting a New Track ........................6 Viewing Track Summary ........................6 Backtrack ......................

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    Installing Geocaches with ‘Send to GPS’ (Detail Page) .............. 12 The Magellan Communicator ................12 Direct installation of the Magellan Communicator from www.magellangps.com....12 Installing Geocaches (Drag n Drop) ..................... 12 Installing Geocaches with Drag ‘n Drop ..................12 Geocache List ....................

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    eXplorist Tools ................15 The Tools Menu ....................15 Accessing the Tools Menu ......................15 Settings ..............................15 Accessing Receiver Settings ......................15 Track Summary ..........................15 Viewing Track Summary ........................ 15 Waypoint Projection ......................... 15 Projecting a Waypoint ........................15 Best Fishing & Hunting Times ......................15 Using Best Fishing &...

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    Adjusting Volume ........................... 17 Muting the Volume ......................... 17 Power ..............................17 Setting Active Suspend Timer ....................... 17 Setting Power Off Timer ......................... 17 Selecting Battery Type ........................17 Date and Time ...........................18 Selecting the Date Format ......................18 Selecting the Time Format......................18 Selecting the Calendar Format .....................

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    Night Mode ............................20 Setting Night Mode Use ......................... 20 Joystick Functions ........................... 20 Assigning Joystick Functions ...................... 20 Compass ............................20 Assigning Compass Graphic ......................20 Background ............................20 Satellite ..............................20 Viewing the Satellite Status Screen ....................20 GPS ..............................20 Turning the GPS Receiver On/Off ....................20 Navigation ............................20 Setting Coordinate System ......................

  • Page 11: Installing The Batteries, Replacing The Batteries, Setting The Battery Type, Using The Magellan Explorist

    Using the Magellan eXplorist The Magellan eXplorist GPS receiver is designed to be easy enough for the casual explorer as well as having all of the advanced features the enthusiast requires. This chapter provides information on the basics of using the Magellan eXplorist GPS receiver.

  • Page 12: Powering The Magellan Explorist, Turning The Receiver On, Turning Receiver Off, Conserving Power

    Conserving Power a good user experience as well as extends the battery life. The Magellan eXplorist can be customized to extend With the receiver on and the Map screen the battery life of the AA batteries installed. There are displayed, press the BACK button.

  • Page 13: Setting Backlight Timer, Dashboard, Accessing The Dashboard, Main Menu, Accessing The Main Menu, Options Menu

    BACK button. Select the Dashboard icon. Note: The icon displayed changes to reflect the type of dashboard being used. Main Menu The Main Menu provides access to the Map screen, waypoint tools, track tools, geocaches,and route Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 14: The Back Button, Keyboard

    Uppercase characters can also be used by Selecting the shift key. Entering a space is done using the space bar key. To backspace, Select the backspace key. To save the text entered, Select the green accept button. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 15: Map Screen Overview, Changing Zoom Levels, Setting The Number Of Data Fields, Map Screen

    The Map screen will be the screen you most commonly use and a good understanding of its workings will enhance your experience with the Magellan eXplorist. The Map screen can be displayed in two modes, Navigate and Pan. In Navigate Mode your current location is displayed along with a graphical indication of where you’ve travelled (track) and information about where you are going (route).

  • Page 16: Navigation Lines, Hiding/showing Active Track, Clearing Active Track, Starting A New Track, Viewing Track Summary

    Save icon first.) the chapter on Waypoints. Confirm that you want to delete the current active track and start a new track. This track can be paused/restarted and saved to the receiver. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 17: Displaying The Dashboard Screen, Changing The Dashboard Screen, Compass Screen, Satellite Status Screen, Altimeter Screen

    Press the joystick and move the added cursor to the left end. Press Zoom + and - to zoom in and out from the defined area. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 18: Data Only Screen, Customizing Data Fields, Setting The Number Of Fields Displayed, Changing Displayed Data

    Up to 12 customizable data fields can be viewed at one time. The data fields displayed are customizable (see Customizing the Data Fields). Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 19: Accessing The Waypoint List, Sorting The Waypoint List, Searching For A Saved Waypoint

    Location: Select the Location button. Select Press MENU. the Primary or Secondary coordinates fields. Select the coordinated to be changed and use Select Sort & Search. the keyboard to enter the new values. Select the Search by Name button. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 20: Go To A Waypoint From The Waypoint Description, Viewing The Waypoint On The Map

    Edit the waypoint as needed. Select the Disk icon. Select Save as Waypoint. Confirm the save. Saving Your Current Location as a Waypoint While viewing the Map screen press MENU. Select Add Waypoint. Edit the waypoint as desired. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 21: Installing Geocaches (send To Gps), Installing Geocaches With 'send To Gps' (list Page), Geocaches

    A typical cache is a small, waterproof container containing a logbook and “treasure”. The Magellan eXplorist receiver is designed to connect with millions of passionate adventure seekers at www. geocaching.com. Geocaching.com is the premier website for organizing the world’s geocaches. Whether you want to learn about geocaching, hide or seek a cache, log your experiences, or find out about a local geocaching event, Geocaching.com is your one-stop shop for all things geocaching! The eXplorist receiver...

  • Page 22: Installing Geocaches With 'send To Gps' (detail Page), The Magellan Communicator

    Turn your receiver on and connect it to your receiver. You can install the plug-in by using the PC with a USB cable. steps above or by going to the Magellan web site as Select “Connect to PC” on your receiver. explained here.

  • Page 23: Geocache List, Accessing The Geocache List, Sorting The Geocache List

    Select Go. The geocache is displayed with a geocaches. projected route from your current position to the geocache. Go to a Geocache on the Geocache List Access the Geocache list. Select the Geocache you want to go to Press MENU. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 24: Adding A Geocache, Saving Your Current Location As A Geocache

    Select the Size marker to indicate the size of the cache. To add a Hint or Description, Select the Options Menu icon and select Add Hint or Add Description. When you have completed the entry for the geocache, press MENU and select Save. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 25: The Tools Menu, Accessing The Tools Menu, Settings, Accessing Receiver Settings, Track Summary

    Tools The Magellan eXplorist has a Tools Menu that gives you access to tools that you may find useful while using the receiver. Additionally, the Tools Menu provides access to the Settings Menu (see the chapter on Settings for details) which gives you the means to customize the eXplorist for your navigation requirements.

  • Page 26: Sun & Moon Rising And Setting Times, Using Sun & Moon Times, Help

    Once the Screen Capture is turned on you can use the Power Button to capture the screen and save it to the receiver’s internal memory. Note that when screen capture is on, the power button cannot be used to turn the receiver off. You Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 27: The Settings Menu, Accessing The Settings Menu, Settings, Brightness And Volume, Adjusting Brightness

    Settings The Magellan eXplorist has a Settings Menu that allows you to customize how the eXplorist displays information, run diagnostic tests and other useful functions that will enhance your navigating experience. The Settings Menu Adjusting Volume Access the Settings Menu.

  • Page 28: Date And Time, Selecting The Date Format, Selecting The Time Format, Selecting The Calendar Format

    Select the Orientation drop-down menu and map. select the reference used to define the top of the display (Track Up, Course Up or North Up.) Setting the Number of Map Fields Access the Settings Menu. Select the Map Options button. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 29: Setting Waypoint Display Style, Selecting Current Location Icon, Toggling Auto Zoom (on/off)

    Select the Speed drop-down menu and select and select the distance from your destination the desired units of measure. that the arrival alarm will sound. Setting Elevation Units of Measure Access the Settings Menu. Select the Units button. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 30: Setting The Waypoint Proximity Alarm, Setting Night Mode Use, Joystick Functions, Assigning Joystick Functions, Compass

    Select the Coordinate Accuracy drop-down This defines what graphic will be used as the menu and select the desired accuracy. background for the receiver Assigning Background Graphic Setting Coordinate Datum Access the Settings Menu. Access the Settings Menu. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

  • Page 31: Selecting North Reference, Setting Altimeter Source, Memory, Clear Memory From Device, Restoring Factory Defaults, Connectivity

    Setting Receiver Connectivity Access the Settings Menu. Access the Settings Menu. Select the Product Info button. Select Connectivity. Select Versions, EULA or Copyright Info. Select the Mode drop-down menu and select the desired connectivity mode. Magellan eXplorist 110 User Manual...

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