Thales Navigation has announced the new Magellan eXplorist 100, this is the first GPS handheld to give sub three meter accuracy at a price of only $99 USD. This is a great value for recreational explorers to use when hiking, climbing, camping and geocaching.
It has a tough rubber armor shell that is impact resistant and waterproof, it also saves up to 500 waypoints, 20 routes and three track-log files with up to 2,000 points each.
It weighs less than four ounces and measures 4.6 x 2.1 x 1.3 inches, it uses a 2.3-inch diagnol, four shade grayscale LCD with zoom capabilities and amber backlighting.
Magellan TrueFix technology incorporates 14-parallel-channel, WAAS/EGNOS-enabled GPS receiver providing accurate satellite signal acquisition and tracking for precise position fixes within three meters.