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Old 10-06-2011, 04:14 AM
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Default Furuno FCV585 to Lowrance HDS8m - NMEA0183?

Does anybody know if these two units could be connected via NMEA0183 to enable creating a waypoint from the FCV585 to the Lowrance Chart Plotter?
Old 10-06-2011, 10:18 AM
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You might want to look at the Actisense NGW-1 if you intend to use the NMEA 2000 bus system.
NMEA 2000 to 0183

http://www.actisense.com/HTML/Produc...ay_1/index.php

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The units can of course be connected by NMEA 183. The question is if HDS supports the FCV-585 waypoint sentence. I've not tested this since my FCV-620 is connected to a E80 and not to the HDS I have in the same boat.

To test if this is working the TTL output setting in the FCV-585 NMEA menu should be set to TTL (not Furuno TTL). NMEA 183 receive waypoints should be ticked in the HDS Network menu .
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You might also want to post on the Furuno Support Forum as this is a good issue that others might be interested in.

http://www.furunousa.com/Support/Forum.aspx

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