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03-24-2012, 06:14 AM
I have a 08 Garmin 545S on my Larson Cabrio 240 with the Garmin transducer. What is the lifespan of these electronics? Was thinking of upgrading the transducer to an Airmar but am I wasting money? The 545 works fine, do the updates, but with the advances I see talked about here should I consider a whole new unit? Don't have money to burn, just thinking ahead should I replace soon before I have a failure?;? Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks

Boat Hound
03-24-2012, 06:16 AM
Glad your 545s works fine, mine is a POS. I have a thread on here somewhere about it being very off with the gps.

Just Not Right
03-24-2012, 01:28 PM
I have a 08 also, still works but isnt very accurate. Sucks for finding a small piece of structure.

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