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Old 03-20-2017, 09:48 AM   #1
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A couple questions if any one has experience with this boat.


Which one for a 34 Venture with twins? What kind of install costs? Can it be done at the dock or must it be hauled?

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Garmin Reactor with Smartpump. We bill at $1500 flat rate including hoses and fittings. No need to be hauled out to complete the installation.
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Garmin Reactor with Smartpump. We bill at $1500 flat rate including hoses and fittings. No need to be hauled out to complete the installation.
Brian --

Have you guys noticed any calibration issues with the 9 axis heading sensor? Mine won't stay in calibration. I have checked for stray fields, etc that could affect it and the mounting location is very clear. It will be accurate for a while and then gets a pretty big error that varies across headings -- 10 to 30 degrees.
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Brian --

Have you guys noticed any calibration issues with the 9 axis heading sensor? Mine won't stay in calibration. I have checked for stray fields, etc that could affect it and the mounting location is very clear. It will be accurate for a while and then gets a pretty big error that varies across headings -- 10 to 30 degrees.
You want to borrow mine to check? I'll be at the NYYC event tonight and I can bring it. Maybe the new software for it that came out yesterday may help too.
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Brian --

Have you guys noticed any calibration issues with the 9 axis heading sensor? Mine won't stay in calibration. I have checked for stray fields, etc that could affect it and the mounting location is very clear. It will be accurate for a while and then gets a pretty big error that varies across headings -- 10 to 30 degrees.
Where is it mounted? I had mine on my top, I ended up having to move it to the starboard rear corner of the boat. I was having issues like you describe.
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Sounds like you have interference when something is energized.
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