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Simrad Evo2 Chart - Navionics vs C-Map

Old 08-28-2017, 11:04 AM
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Default Simrad Evo2 Chart - Navionics vs C-Map

Wondering which is better C-Map or Platinum Plus

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Old 08-28-2017, 12:54 PM
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I use Platinum Plus in my Evo2 setup, it does me well for Northeast US.
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I use C-map in the NE without any issues, I haven't had Navionics so I cant help you with the comparison. Maybe find a marine electronics store or wait for a boat show and look at them side by side. I switched from Standard Horizon which was CMap so I just kept the same charts and I update each season. I did look at the two at a simrad booth at a boat show and was fine with the Cmap.
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I have both Navionics and C-Map on my NSO evo2. I usually run with Navionics on my main screen and C-Map on the other. C-Map had been my primary but have had some issues (chart showing wrong navigation aid colors). Also had C-Map coverage miss a 10 mile section of a river, when we were in Canada. The Navionics can be updated daily (not easy if you have to remove the SD card from under the helm each time). I try to do it every 30-45 days. C-Map update process is more complicated, with having to swap cards. I like the C-Map because it has the Active Captain data shown.
I do run the Garmin BlueChart app on my iPad because it also has the Active Captain data, updated every few days.
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Recently got Navionics platinum plus for my NSS7 Evo2. Working well so far for me.
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Originally Posted by C3D View Post
I use Platinum Plus in my Evo2 setup, it does me well for Northeast US.
Same for me.

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