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Old 06-29-2014, 06:30 PM
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What would cause my radar power to go in and out. There is no loose connections and fuse is good. Just seems to work after I get the boat moving a bit on the water. I was playing with the overlay at the house and turned it off. Hasn't turned back on since but hadn't had it on the water either in a couple days.
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Old 06-29-2014, 08:12 PM
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Never mind, low voltage issue. Hooked up to charger for a bit and right after unpluging it everything radar related worked.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:30 PM
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Ok so took the boat out today and not sure if it's low voltage or what but my radar kept timing out. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-08-2014, 09:44 AM
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Sounds like a possible low voltage issue due to the boats electrical wiring....if it works fine with a fully charged battery. What all electronics are on this system? Anything else cutting out?
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Old 07-08-2014, 01:01 PM
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Other things on the bus bar are radio, nmea 2k, graph and compass that came with the boat. Nothing else cuts out.
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Old 07-08-2014, 01:10 PM
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Radar has a higher current draw so will likely be more sensitive to lower voltage than some of the other components. Maybe monitor the voltage of your head unit with an overlay and see if you can spot a trend from that.
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