But the PN takes a lot of learning before it starts to produce good results. If nothing else, it will drive the price of used PNs down a little! Garmin eTrex 10 Handheld Expect to study to make it work, but it does work well The PN GPS does exactly what it’s supposed to do, but don’t expect it to be very intuitive and easy to learn. Just search for PN and Delorme and you’ll find it. What do you think?

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The PN and its software are definitely not ready for prime time. David – July 17th, Russ – October 21st, deloorme Here are the draw backs ….

DeLorme Earthmate PN-20 Handheld

The buttons are tall enough and stiff enough that they can be used with a medium weight set of gloves. My experience is noted in comment from a couple years ago. Sometimes I was panning the map, sometimes switching from one layer to another, and sometimes when just paging to the map display.

If you are new to purchasing a handheld GPS unit, you may become very confused, very fast. One disappointment is that Topo USA can create three types of routes, direct routes, trail routes, and road routes. There may still be others out there that have a problem. Their money back guarantee is still clearly shown here: As far as I can tell, with the PN20 you need to first create a “route”, then follow this route back to your waypoint.


Inside the Topo USA product is a coupon good for sq.

DeLorme Earthmate GPS PN GPS Review

Bob – July 16th, I am unable to install Topo with just the data disk and was wondering if anyone out there might have DVD disk one for the PN, or will another Delorme software product work on this good ol reliable unit. You dekorme also charge that battery from the USB cable attached to your computer. SD cards that work in the PN can be hard to find.

I keep mine plugged into a USB power supply both on and in the vehicles and in the home. You might have done the best thing. Most relevant reviews See all 24 reviews.

I have learned a few things: To my dis-appointment I find that Delorme does not offer Topo maps for inland lakes. But the PN takes a lot of learning before it starts to produce good results.

Ann Beckwith – April 11th, The display is spectacular. You can also pick which order you would like to layer the maps if your highest priority type of map is not available in the current view.


I only had the PN for 25 days and it already broke! The PN20 provides wonderful maps, if I dellorme enough time to sit and fiddle with it.

DeLorme Earthmate GPS PN Reviews – Trailspace

I use the units in conjunction with a compass and topo maps; I pull UTM’s from maps and enter them into the units delomre do it often. Still stumbiln with my PN, thanks for your comments, Richard.

I hunt and hike a lot and had high hopes for the mapping capabilities. The outer skin of the PN delomre a rubberized material which makes the device easy to handle and waterproof. I gave him the unit, he fiddled with it for a couple of days and gave it back. They are all easy to use.

I bought… February 9, Al Seidel guest Rating: The documentation is an endless do loop and useless.