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Magellan TRX App

Discussion on how to enjoy the outdoors.

by AA1PR » Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:11 am

Magellan TRX App Trial ( if this is in the wrong area mods please move)
not sure who has seen this app or device yet ~ ... Navigation
by no means will it replace a map or compass yet a stand alone GPS unit either
I see all the discussions about the Gaia app & thought I'd try something else
I'd like the actual Magellan TRX gps, but really dont want to spend the $$$ for another toy, since I already have 3 GPS's that are collecting dust
you can download this through the google playstore, you know how to do that

install app and proceed

agree to the end user license agreement

it downloads , this part might take a couple of minutes

register for a new account

go to settings and enable your GPS function, set up twitter or Instagram forwarding if so desired too
you can chose to select the tracking feature too, this allows you to share your trails, road trips etc with friends
& then select got to map

sadly the map is a road map, unless you pay to upgrade & download usgs topo maps
I only turned on my GPS function without any data or wireless connection & it found my location

I stopped here and had to question whether I would actually use this or would it be a novelty item before buying the updated topo maps etc

please report your findings , opinions etc
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1966 Stevens M416 trailer too
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by galio839 » Thu May 04, 2017 1:38 pm

If anyone is still wondering about this: I personally haven't used it, but I've had a few friends and their opinions are quite different. One of them really like the app and the other one does not enjoy it at all. I haven't had the chance to use it since I don't really need it... but yeah.
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