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Modernization to MFD / GPS / Depth, etc.

Old 06-10-2021, 12:18 PM
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Default Modernization to MFD / GPS / Depth, etc.

I am a lifelong boater but never had an MFD as I was always on smaller boats. I really know nothing about them. My Doral 270 has a couple of issues with existing gauges so this might be an opportunity to kill multiple birds with one stone. My digits are failing on my Lowrance 3500 depth finder but the transducer (192khz) is still good. My sending unit is not working on my fuel gauge. My tachometer is a bit 'wonky' sometimes. Other gauges are good. I have thought about putting in a Fox Engine Gateway (7.4 MEFI 3 compatible) and that would provide the information I need. I would also like GPS functionality even though I am on an inland lake - fairly large and lots of places to go. I don't fish so that part of the 'depth' equation is meaningless to me.

Certain things need to work to make this happen. Can my existing 'in-hull' hockey puck type transducer work with any specific MFD? Possibly ones that come with a 200 khz? I would like to do this on as tight a budget as possible but I am realistic. What can be done with the redundant and future unused gauges (dash-holes)? I appreciate any and all comments and guidance as I look to modernize....
Old 06-11-2021, 07:17 AM
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