Question about Magellan eXplorist 300 GPS Receiver
Did any software come with your purchase? If so, it's not too hard to load it yourself. let me know. _Daniel
Posted on Mar 15, 2007
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.
Posted on Jan 26, 2007
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Unit Map
You can download the US basemap for the 500 at
Rename it BASEMAP.MGI
Then copy it in the directory "background maps" in the SD card of your 500, by using a SD card reader/writer.
Insert the SD card in your 500 and connect it to your PC; then turn it on;it will turn on regularly, because the basemap in the card will be detected; turn it to USB file transfer mode, and copy the basemap from the SD card to the directory "background maps" of the 500.
Posted on Feb 17, 2008
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