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Old 02-03-2007, 06:42 PM
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I have a Northstar 951 on my newly acquired Carolina Classic 25. I used it for the first time the other day and was surprised to see that it did not have detailed base maps for my area of SC (compared to my Garmin 492C which has great base maps). It does not show my river or any surrounding water ways.

I have a chip for SC which I purchased (but have not yet installed). Will this chip give me detailed base maps comparable to my Garmin? What can I expect with the SC chip in terms of detail?

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Old 02-04-2007, 09:24 AM
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The chip will give you the detail that you want, without it, it is pretty general ......
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Thank you!
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bill,if your 951 has not been upgraded to take the Navionics XL charts & the chip you have is an XL,it won't give you any better detail than down to 3 miles. The 952's & software upgraded 951's will read the XL charts no problem.
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The chips I have are the classic. Will that help?

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