Old 09-24-2008, 08:22 AM
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Clam_Alert
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Default Re: Raymarine e series screen goes black....possible cause

Frustrating indeed, but you are not alone. I had this problem with only one of my two E-120s. Both were getting exactly the same voltage from the same bank of house batteries, but only one would black out temporarily when dimmed to the lowest setting. The other unit worked perfectly at all times at all brightness settings, and the "defective" unit functioned perfectly at all other brightness settings. That is why I'm fairly certain it wasn't a voltage supply issue.
I had posted about it here probably a year ago, and others were experienceing the same problems. Soem attributed it to a software bug, others to a defect in the unit itself, but it never was resolved as far as I know. I am now have two E-120s on a different boat, and they operate just fine.
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