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Old 06-09-20, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by maximum01 View Post
I did some research on the etrex 30s and my conclusion was the removable AA batteries were not really going to be an advantage in a touring world where I'd be charging my mobile phone, headphones and usb lights anyway.

An inexpensive 10k mAh powerbamk is definitely the way to go. You could charge the Explore 10 times on one of these before needing to hit a wall socket.

You can also use the Explore as a normal GPS for hiking I suspect. Not sure if the maps lack specific details compared to the etrex. The default European maps seem very detailed and based onthe OpenStreetMap overlays.
Yup...I checked just now & realize that I had posted about the Edge Explore but it was new & basically no one on the forum had tried it. Oh well.
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