Magellan eXplorist upgrade


This Russian site has all the details needed to upload new maps to a Magellan eXplorist 300, 200, or 100. Inside the battery case are four pads that can be used for serial communication. You will have to use a MAX232 to shift the voltage levels. Since this occupies the battery space you’ll need to provide power as well. This can be tapped from a USB port. Once the cable is built you can download waypoints using OziExplorer.

[thanks Chris, Cary for corretion]


  1. carpespasm says:
  2. Dash Dingo says:

    sorry to comment on it again, but the RSS feed is stuck on disco dance floor roundup.

  3. james says:

    There is no need to translate it, there is the English on the right column

  4. ez says:

    THaD website is DOWN!

  5. Cary says:

    Oziexplorer can be used to download tracks, waypoints and points-of-interest only. You can’t upload or download any maps with it unfortunately. It says this pretty clearly on the Oziexplorer website.

  6. rahman says:

    This iste is down. Can’t download.

  7. GPS says:

    Can’t download.

  8. Smerky says:

    So the site contains malicious javascript (So says my AVG) and it’s pretty useless overall. Seriously? All they’re really telling you is how to create a max232 circuit, to use a voltage regulator(3.3v), and to use OziExplorer.

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