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Old 08-18-2017, 05:43 PM
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Thinking about taking advantage of the great deal on NSS EVO2 16" refurb units. Until now, I was going to replace my existing two Furuno Navnet1 units with 2 12" units. However....$2800 on a refurb 16" got me thinking of one big unit as an option to save some $ over two units.

I know this is personal preference...but any feedback on one bigger unit vs two 12" would be appreciated.
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I have 2 12" Evo2's and, while a 16 would be nice, having 2 displays is much more versatile IMHO.
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Why the change from Furuno? Won't you have to change out more than just the MFDs?

Personally, I would prefer 2 12"s over 1 16".
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Originally Posted by Grouper Genius View Post
Why the change from Furuno? Won't you have to change out more than just the MFDs?

Personally, I would prefer 2 12"s over 1 16".
The Furuno's are NavNet1 from 2002...so I would need to swap out everything even if I stayed with Furuno.

I have 2 displays now..which I really like...just thought I could save some $ going with one big display..

Leaning toward my original plan of going with 2 12" displays.
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Originally Posted by woodygo View Post
I have 2 12" Evo2's and, while a 16 would be nice, having 2 displays is much more versatile IMHO.
Yes...thinking that's the way I will most likely go.
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2 12's
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I have 2 12's and would not want to change to one 16.
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Thanks guys...thinking I'll wait for an end of season deal on 12". Price is tempting on the refurb 16"....but I think the 2 12" are the way to go.
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Nice to have one still working if one develops "issues".

But you could always get a bigger boat with room for 2 16".
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Another vote for 2x12, much more versatile than one 16.
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2 12 inch units are my suggestion. Redundancy is a key factor plus you will be far more flexible regarding transducers.
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2x 12" units. I had one unit screen go out a good while back and was thankful to have second screen to finish out the day fishing and get me home!
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Thanks for the feedback...now just need to nail down manufacturer! I was leaning toward Simrad, but have had a great experience with Furuno support, so definitely considering that as an option.

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