The Triton 500 is so easy to use that its user manual may never make it out of the box. It reinvents handheld GPS by combining exclusive compatibility with National Geographic TOPO!® maps, new Magellan VantagePoint¿ content management software, a rugged, waterproof design, and the superior feature set that outdoor enthusiasts need and expect
Amazon.com Product Description Magellan Triton reinvents handheld GPS. Amazingly easy to use, Triton 500 is perfect for the first-time GPS user. And the full-color display, SD-card compatibility, enhanced features, fast signal acquisition, reliable signal lock and precision positioning make Triton 500 an excellent choice for the advanced navigator.
The next-generation handheld GPS for precision outdoor navigation. Click to enlarge.
Simple menus, instant access buttons, intuitive scroll pad and crystal clear graphics let you navigate with ease. Click to enlarge.
See your direction of travel, distance and position of destination, heading, bearing, speed and more on the beautiful graphic compass screen. Click to enlarge.
Ready to guide you on any adventure. Click to enlarge.
The smartly designed interface with simple menus and intuitive button and scroll pad control make navigation fun and effortless. The full-color crystal clear display shows all your maps and navigation information in brilliant, easy-to-view graphics. Instantly see all your maps, locations and saved tracks and waypoints with just a click or two. Unlike other complicated devices that require you to scroll through page after page, Triton 500 gets you to the information you want with a few keystrokes.
SD-card compatibility maximizes your navigation capability. Add an unlimited amount of marine cartography and topographic maps navigate all your outdoor, boating. Plus, Triton is the first handheld GPS to offer compatibility with National Geographic TOPO! State series and Weekend Explorer 3D maps. These highly detailed nation-wide topographic maps based on USGS 1:24.000 series quads, offer seamless scalability, multi-layer overlays and much more.
Exclusive VantagePoint software enables easy management of maps, user generated content, updates and upgrades on your PC. View saved routes and tracks. Customize them for future trips or create new ones.
Triton is designed for precision navigation, offering the fastest GPS positioning acquisition in the industry with the SiRFstarIII chipset. An integrated high-sensitivity antenna provides reliable signal reception even in heavy cloud cover, canyons or deep woods. Built-in signal augmentation reception (WAAS/EGNOS) provides 3-meter accuracy.
Rugged and waterproof, your Triton 500 is built to withstand intense use, accidental impact and immersion in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes (IPX-7). It's ready to guide you on any adventure.
The advanced features are also easy to use. View the elevation profile for the trail ahead (or any route) or even the track you just traveled. See the precise time of sunrise/sunset any day of the year. Get a calculation of the best hunting and fishing time. And much more.
Triton is built on the experience of hundreds of thousands of GPS users and nearly 20 years of precision positioning technology from Magellan: the first name in navigation.
Magellan Triton 500 Features
Reinventing handheld GPS, simple menus, instant access buttons, intuitive scroll pad and crystal clear graphics let you navigate without the need for a Ph.D.
3-axis electronic compass
Clearly see your direction no matter how you hold your GPS, even when standing still
See your direction of travel, distance and position of destination, heading, bearing, speed and more on the beautiful graphic compass screen.
Sensitive barometric pressure readings offer advance notice of changing weather and assists in providing accurate elevation
Full-color 2.2" display
The large display shows maps, simple menus, navigation screens and other data in brilliant color.
An invaluable feature enables you to use an unlimited amount of map data for topographic and marine navigation.
Add detailed maps
Upload optional marine cartography, topographic maps, and more, including the highly-detailed and feature-packed National Geographic TOPO! State series and Weekend Explorer 3D maps to your own SD cards.
Basemap of the 48 contiguous United States, Alaska, and Canada (major highways, city centers, bodies of water and more) plus worldwide geographic boundaries.
Access exclusive VantagePoint software
Lets you easily manage user generated content, updates and upgrades on your PC. View saved routes and tracks. Customize them for future trips or create new ones.
SiRFstarIII chipset and integrated multidirectional antennae offer superior GPS accuracy using the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS).
What's in the Box
Triton 500 GPS receiver, Quick reference guide, manual on CD-ROM
- Accurate Bearings: A simple-to-use, 3-axis electronic compass delivers stationary heading and bearing at any altitude
- Weather Predictions: An embedded barometer allows customers to track pressure and altitude changes
- Memory Boost: Storing data, including additional maps, terrain, and geocache data is easy with the Triton 500¿s SD card slot
- Detailed Maps: Pre-loaded base maps and compatible third-party maps identify major rivers, lakes, cities, and other geographical boundaries
- Crystal Clear Graphics: 2.2" (5.59 cm) full-color display delivers vivid imagery in the field.