Magellan Sportrak Map GPS Instructions


Featuring a 12-channel receiver, a two-inch screen and an accuracy of approximately 20 feet, the Magellan Sportrak GPS allows you to store up to 500 waypoints, 20 routes and 2,000 trackpoints. As with any GPS device, learning the menu structure takes some time. But by beginning with the basics, you can become an expert user of the device with little experience with GPS receivers.

Initialize the Device

  • Activate the GPS by holding down the power button.

  • Use the "Up" and "Down" arrows on the keypad to select your language and press the "Enter" button.

  • Use the "Up" and "Down" arrows to select your country from the list and press "Enter."

  • Use the cursor to submit your estimated elevation and press "Enter."

  • Use the cursor to enter your local time and press "Enter."

  • Use the cursor to select the function for which you would like to use your Magellan Sportrack, whether land or marine. The default is "Land."

Set a Waypoint

Navigate to a Waypoint

  • Press the button with the icon of a person walking.

  • Use the cursor to select the category of the waypoint you would like to navigate to and press "Enter."

  • Use the cursor to scroll down, select your desired waypoint and press the "Enter" button. The device will draw a route from your current position to the waypoint.

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