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Magellan explorist 300 screen has black lines

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SOURCE: LCD screen magellan explorist 210

you are welcome , but send me detailed photo of that lcd

Posted on May 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Screen is out

A black screen, actually purple, means that a firmware upgrade was unsuccessful. You can try to fix it by reloading the firmware, but you are most likely not going to be successful using the USB 'binary'firmware that is available.

There is some 'text' HEX firmware available on the yahoo Explorist user group. To use it though, with your USB cable, you will need to make a small circuit with 1 chip. That site shows how to do it. I am in the process of doing that for an Explorist 400 for a friend. Others have said this is the only to recover such a lost GPS. I'll keep you informed of my success when it happens. I'll probably be sending the circuit/cable I build along to other friends but could possibly fix your for you if you like.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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The gps was dropped and the inner screen is broken, can I get it repaired and how much will it cost?


You can try to assemble a new screen

http://cgi.ebay.com/Magellan-eXplorist-100-200-210-300-400-LCD-Screen-/350445109117?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item519827ff7d

or send you damaged one to magellan and purchase a new or refurbished one at a discounted price.

http://www.magellangps.com/s.nl/sc.56/category.332/.f

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Need new screen for magellon explorist 100 gps


http://cgi.ebay.com/Magellan-eXplorist-100-200-210-300-400-LCD-Screen-/350437050321?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5197ad07d1

My recommendation would be simply to replace entire unit unless you have experience fixing electronics.

Mar 03, 2011 | Magellan eXplorist 100 GPS Receiver

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I left my gps in the cold led screen cracked can it be replaced


From Magellan's web site, http://www.magellangps.com/support/warranty.asp, their policy on broken screens:

"Magellan will replace receivers with a broken display returned within the warranty period with a reconditioned unit of the same or comparable model at a reduced cost to customer. Customers with a broken display unit returned outside the warranty period will be given the opportunity to purchase a new unit at a reduced cost or reconditioned unit also at a reduced cost."

Jan 02, 2010 | Magellan eXplorist 300 GPS Receiver

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No drivers avalible for magellan Explorist 500 for Vista 64 bit


Windows 7 has a windows xp mode that seems to work. I have been using a VMWare image with windows xp for cranky hardware like my explorist xl.

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Screen is out


A black screen, actually purple, means that a firmware upgrade was unsuccessful. You can try to fix it by reloading the firmware, but you are most likely not going to be successful using the USB 'binary'firmware that is available.

There is some 'text' HEX firmware available on the yahoo Explorist user group. To use it though, with your USB cable, you will need to make a small circuit with 1 chip. That site shows how to do it. I am in the process of doing that for an Explorist 400 for a friend. Others have said this is the only to recover such a lost GPS. I'll keep you informed of my success when it happens. I'll probably be sending the circuit/cable I build along to other friends but could possibly fix your for you if you like.

Nov 25, 2008 | Magellan eXplorist 300 GPS Receiver

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Drivers for the Magellan explorist 400


I want drivers for the megellan explorist 400.Please! resent this software to me quickly.


Thank for that!

Sep 12, 2008 | Magellan eXplorist 400 GPS Receiver

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LCD screen magellan explorist 210


you are welcome , but send me detailed photo of that lcd

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Explorist 300


since the unit doesn't have a base map it needs to be loaded with the base map so send it for a service so that the base map could be added.

Jan 04, 2007 | Magellan eXplorist 300 GPS Receiver

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Explorist 300 problem


Try to reseting to the factory defaults: Press menu - choose preferences - press enter choose reset default - press enter choose all - yes - press enter Good luck!

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