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Old 08-25-2017, 07:01 AM
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I have twin 2004 opti 135's that are smartcraft compatible. I have tachs right now that are not mercury but work. I am wanting the ability to see fuel consumption, engine temperature, hours and water psi. I found this and it looks like it might work. My questions are:
1) do i need smartcraft gauges to network with this thing or can it work on its own?
2) What else do i need to buy to hook this thing up? Right now I have engines and that's it.
3) is this a good price?
4) Any better ideas for what i am wanting to accomplish without spending over $1000 on lots of gauges or vessel view?

Thanks!

Here is the product
https://www.amazon.com/Mercury-Smart...rds=smartcraft
Old 08-25-2017, 08:27 AM
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Hello, that unit was phased out by Mercury about 10 years ago, that is new old stock, they havent supplied it for ages, don´t know how much a new sc1000 will set you back, with twins you would need two sets of gauges or the vesselview and a junction box, you could get a junction box, tie box engines in and get a mercury gateway to view the information on your plotter, you would need to check with Mercury with that model year as I am not sure of the top of my head of the flavor of nmea compatibility. Hope this helps.

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