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Magellan TRX7 CS Trail and Street Package

Portable navigator with HD camera and 7" display for off-road use — includes RAM® rail handlebar and suction-cup mounts

Item # 360TRX7CSA

Going off the beaten path in your 4x4 rocks, but how much cooler is it when you can capture your excursions and...

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About the Magellan TRX7 CS Trail and Street Package

Capture your adventures on or off the road

Going off the beaten path in your 4x4 rocks, but how much cooler is it when you can capture your excursions and share them with friends? Magellan's TRX7 CS Trail and Street portable GPS navigator is not only ready for off-road guidance, but its built-in HD camera also lets you record your trips. You'll have amazing road and trail maps at your disposal, with 3D and topographic displays to lead the way. This package also includes a pair of tough RAM mounts for a secure attachment to your windshield or handlebar rail, while built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity allows you to reach out to other explorers online.

Capture your adventures on or off the road

Going off the beaten path in your 4x4 rocks, but how much cooler is it when you can capture your excursions and share them with friends? Magellan's TRX7 CS Trail and Street portable GPS navigator is not only ready for off-road guidance, but its built-in HD camera also lets you record your trips. You'll have amazing road and trail maps at your disposal, with 3D and topographic displays to lead the way. This package also includes a pair of tough RAM mounts for a secure attachment to your windshield or handlebar rail, while built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity allows you to reach out to other explorers online.

Magellan TRX7 CS Trail and Street portable navigator

Built-in camera for megapixels of fun

Magellan added a camera to the TRX7 CS so you could capture video or take stills of your rides with ease. The 5-megapixel camera includes a flash LED to grab images in low light. You can even tag your photos with waypoints to reconstruct a particularly challenging or fun trail for sharing purposes.

Maps for trails, roads, highways, and more

The TRX7 CS offers basemaps covering the entire U.S. and Canada, giving you a detailed look at your off-road environs in either a topographic 2-D view with contour lines or a high-resolution 3-D terrain view to determine elevations and land features. It also includes maps of highways and secondary roads, along with hundreds of thousands of key outdoor and off-road points of interest. A barometric altimeter and 3-axis electronic compass come in handy if you're exploring on foot.

Includes over 100,000 trails

Magellan loaded the TRX7 CS with over 115,000 designated off-road trails, so no matter where you live in the U.S. or Canada, you can start exploring immediately. The routes cover forests and public lands, featuring reviews and ratings by other off-road enthusiasts. Just select a trail, hit "Follow," and you're on your way.

Explore to your heart's content

Explore unfamiliar territory with confidence as the Magellan leads the way. You can start recording your trail as soon as you begin your trek, and you can hit the "backtrack" button at any point during your excursion to get guidance back to your starting point along the exact same route. And you'll get a warning if you're veering off a trail you're following, so you can get back on the right path quickly.

Magellan TRX7 CS Trail and Street portable navigator

The RAM suction-cup mount comes in handy for windshields and consoles.

Custom waypoints

The Magellan lets you mark different waypoints with different markers to indicate meetup locations, scenic views, campsites, obstacles, and more. And you can record custom waypoints when you're stopped, using current location, GPS coordinates, and more. Name the waypoint and add audio, photos, and descriptions to make them more attractive. While your vehicle is in motion, you can still save a waypoint, but you won't be able to customize it until you're safely stopped. You can also share trails with others via imported and exported GPX files.

A big screen for big adventures

The Magellan's 7" touchscreen displays your surroundings in an eye-friendly manner. Its Android software platform ensures smooth navigation through the user interface, whether you're mapping, tracking your data, or uploading information to social media.

Rugged chassis

No matter the conditions, you want to be able to count on your navigator when you're deep in the wild. The eXplorist's IP 67-rated water- and dust-resistant housing keeps it safe from the elements, so you can ford streams and plow through mud holes without fear.

Genuine RAM rail and suction-cup mounts

The included RAM handlebar mount provides a solid attachment to any rail measuring between 0.5" and 1.25" thick, and it swivels so you can position the eXplorist on the included mounting plate for the best view. The tough RAM suction-cup windshield mount provides a solid attachment to your vehicle's dashboard or console.

Wi-Fi connectivity for convenient sharing

Magellan's TRX Trailhead online portal is where you can share your adventures, find new trails, and interact with other outdoor enthusiasts online, and Magellan made it easy to access through this navigator with built-in Wi-Fi compatibility. You can prepare for your next trip by uploading trails when connected to your home network, and then take advantage of your own portable Wi-Fi hotspot to get online when out in the wild.

Magellan TRX7 CS Trail and Street portable navigator

The RAM rail mount attaches the TRX7 CS to ATV handlebars.

TRX Trailhead online

The Magellan features a built-in web browser, so you can establish an account through the TRX Trailhead web portal and have access to user ratings and reviews of different trails, plus custom trails they've created. You can set up a profile for your vehicle and link to your personal Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts to share your adventures with others online. Your TRX Trailhead account can log your trails, trips, and dirt miles covered, and give you achievement badges for milestones reached and destinations visited. There's also a companion TRX app for your smartphone which offers much of the same functionality.

Your TRX Trailhead account also lets you rank trails you blaze, including 4-wheel-drive requirements, road conditions, terrain types, pitch, roll, and more. Once you've ranked your trail, you can publish it to the TRX Trailhead online community for sharing and evaluation purposes.

Stay connected with Bluetooth®

This navigator also allows you to make and take hands-free calls from your compatible phone so you can keep your hands on the wheel of your vehicle and still reach out if necessary.

Free map and software updates

Magellan stands by the TRX7 CS with free periodic map and software updates. They're available through Wi-Fi, so you don't even have to hook your TRX7 CS to a computer or download the update to your laptop. A new map update was released in January 2019.


Product highlights:

  • portable GPS navigator for off-road (and on-road) use
  • built-in 5-megapixel trail camera with LED flash and video and still image capability
  • 7" color (1024 x 600 pixels) display with touchscreen control
  • RAM suction-cup windshield mount for 4x4 vehicles
  • RAM handlebar rail mount for powersports vehicles (includes mounting base)
  • certified IP-67 water- and dust-resistant housing
  • built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery with up to 8 hours of life
  • headphone jack
Navigation Features:
  • preloaded with basemaps for the United States and Canada
  • over 115,000 designated off-road trails in forests and on public lands
  • hundreds of thousands of outdoor/off-road points of interest (allows custom points of interest)
  • map view in 2-D topographic with contour lines or high-resolution (10M) 3-D terrain with elevations and land features
  • text-to-speech announces actual street names at turns
  • route recording and backtrack
  • custom waypoints with descriptors
  • off-track notification
  • custom trail ranking system
  • barometric altimeter and 3-axis electronic compass
  • Bluetooth for hands-free calling through your compatible phone
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • built-in web browser
  • one-touch sharing to social media accounts
  • microSD™ card slot
  • allows additional map uploads
Other Features and Specs:

What's in the box:

  • Off-road GPS navigator with 7" touchscreen and dash camera
  • N496 Cradle with attached 6' USB cable (Type A USB plug)
  • Suction cup mount (with RAM base and two 3/4" screws)
  • DC power adapter (USB DC output: 5V 2A)
  • AC power adapter with attached 51" DC output cord (DC output: 5V 2A)
  • US 2-prong AC adapter plug
  • RAM ball mount assembly (with 2 U-bolts / half-collar / 2 Nylock nuts / 2 bolt caps)
  • 32" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Mini-B USB 2.0 on other end)
  • 4 M4 x 12mm screws (with flat and split-lock washers)
  • 2 M3 x 10mm screws (with flat and split-lock washers)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Info on Magellan power adapters
  • TRX Community Update sheet

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More details on the Magellan TRX7 CS Trail and Street Package

Features & specs

Maps Free lifetime updates
Map Coverage USA (50), CA basemap
Points of Interest Millions
Multiple Destination Routing No
Screen Size 7"
Widescreen Yes
Bluetooth Capable Yes
Photo Viewer Yes
Digital Audio Playback Yes
Text To Speech No
Voice Control No
Traffic Information No
Dynamic Content Services None
Removable Memory Type microSD card
Battery Life 8 Hours
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

Product Research


Overview: The Magellan eXplorist TRX7 CS (TN1740SGLUC) is a GPS navigation device that is designed for off-road mapping and navigation. It is also equipped with a 5MP rear-facing camera to let you take photos or videos along the trail. It has a large 7" color LCD touch screen display. The TRX7 CS is pre-loaded with detailed 2D topographic and high resolution (to 10M) 3D terrain views of the United States and Canada. The TRX7 CS has a shock- and water-resistant IP67 casing and comes with USB and AC power adapters, and dual mounts for windshield or rail mounting.

Display: The TRX7 CS has a 7" color LCD Transmissive touch screen display with a 1024 x 600 resolution, making it easy to view while you navigate.

Camera: The TRX7 CS is equipped with a built-in 5MP camera with an LED flash. The camera allows you to take a photo or video directly from the dash as you travel. Photos can be added to waypoints, or to document your adventures.

Bluetooth/Wi-Fi: The device can be connected wirelessly to your smartphone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi through your phone's hotspot. This allows you to connect the unit to the Internet for downloading trails, uploading tracks, or connecting with your friends or off-road community through social media.

GPS: The TRX7 CS has a Type Ublox-7 high-sensitivity GPS receiver with a built-in multi-directional patch antenna. The GPS receiver is accurate down to 3-5 meters, depending upon signal strength. The device has a barometric altimeter, and a 3-axis electronic compass.

Routes and Trails: The TRX7 CS has over 115,000 preloaded designated OHV (off-highway vehicle) routes that you can navigate with your 4-wheel drive, ATV, motorcycle, or snowmobile. In addition, the TRX7 CS gives you access of thousands of user-generated tracks that can be downloaded from Magellan's growing database. You can access this community database from your mobile device, tablet, or laptop. These trails include observations and rankings from individuals, and allow you to search by location, difficulty, rankings, and other criteria. You can review the trail ahead of time, then save it to your Wish List of future trails to visit. The TRX7 CS comes with free lifetime software and map content updates, available several times per year via Wi-Fi.

Tracking: The Tracking feature lets you track your progress as you navigate a trail, creating a recording of a new track that can be saved and uploaded to the TRX Trailhead community.

Waypoints: You can create waypoints, such as scenic views, campsites, obstacles, and other details as you travel. While you're moving along the trail, the TRX7 CS will only allow you to select a Waypoint type. Once you stop, you will be allowed to add details to the Waypoint, such as coordinates, a name to your Waypoint, photos, even an audio recording. When you save the trail you have traveled, the Waypoints and its details are saved along with it so they can be viewed by other enthusiasts who choose your trail.

Off-Course Notifications: The TRX7 CS will notify you if you get off-course, and will offer you a guide to getting back to the trail. As soon as you leave the trail, an on-screen message alerts you that you have strayed off-course. The Backtrack feature will guide you safely back to the campsite, entry, or any current trail starting point.

Social Networks: The TRX7 CS can be linked to your Facebook and Twitter accounts for sending posts or tweets to your friends and other members of your off-road community, sharing details of your off-road travels. The unit's hashtag button will even send an automatic, preconfigured tweet from the trail. You must be connected to your smartphone's hotspot, or it will automatically send the post/tweet once the device has a connection.

Dirt Miles: As you travel off-road, the TRX7 CS will keep a count of the cumulative number of miles you have logged when a track is saved to your User Account. As the number of Dirt Miles accumulate, you can earn achievement badges for the number of miles driven or for the type of trails you have traveled.

Battery: The TRX7 CS is powered by a built-in Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery with a battery life of up to 8 hours per charge. The unit can also be powered (or the battery charged) by the supplied DC power port adapter, AC adapter, or by USB power.

Memory: The unit has a 16 GB internal flash memory. You can add more memory by inserting a microSD card (up to 32 GB). Digital music files loaded onto a microSD card can be played through the device.

USB: The TRX7 CS has a USB port (Mini-B 2.0) that allows you to connect the unit to your laptop or desktop computer. The device is compatible with both PC and Mac. A 32" USB cable is included.

Mounting: The TRX7 CS comes with a Magellan quick-release power/mounting cradle with the RAM dual mounting system. On the back of the cradle is an AMPS mounting system for attaching one of the included mounts. The RAM double-socket arm will accommodate the included 3.3" diameter suction cup windshield mount, and a rail mount for attaching the device to 1" to 1.25" tubing.

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Customer Q&A

Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
Self equipped GPS, pre-loaded trail maps, trail and street navigation, camera [ Tina  Sep 07, 2018 ]
This item gets great reviews and Magellan products are very reliable. [ Archie  Jun 21, 2018 ]

2 questions already asked

Will this GPS accept KMZ files?
[ sdveb  Nov 13, 2018 ]
1 answer
never tried so I do not know
[ BRUCE  Nov 13, 2018 ]
can i hear turn by turn on my motorcycle sena bluetooth com unit?
[ John  May 12, 2018 ]
1 answer
Sorry, no. The built-in Bluetooth does not transmit audio; it's for syncing with a smartphone to download trails and upload tracks.
[ Ryan  May 24, 2018 ]  Staff

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