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07-30-2018, 10:46 AM
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Posted By 50c

2 Simrad Radars on the Same Network

Have 2 x evo2 12's + 1 x evo3 9"+ S5100 + Simrad 25kw + 4G radar + 2 x NEP2 + NAC3 + etc.
Both radars where on previous networks.
Unable to access either radar if plugged into either NEP2, doesn't...
05-16-2018, 05:56 PM
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Posted By 50c

I would be worried that the network functionality...

I would be worried that the network functionality issue on the 9" unit is just the beginning of other troubles.
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Posted By 50c

Besides modifying the cut out, think the only...

Besides modifying the cut out, think the only difference is the N2K plug, NSE takes a Simnet plug, EVO2 needs a NMEA2000 plug.
NSE has 3 Ethernet ports, EVO2 16" only has 2 ethernet ports.
Power...
04-17-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By 50c

Perfect, thank you.

Perfect, thank you.
04-16-2018, 01:13 PM
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Views: 488
Posted By 50c

Thanks Abbor, always spot on. Which will give...

Thanks Abbor, always spot on.
Which will give better performance, Sonarhub or BSM1?
Leaning towards Sonarhub only because it's compatible with Simrad's newer MFD's if we upgrade.
Thanks again..
04-16-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By 50c

B164 with Furuno 10 pin plug to Lowrance Blue plug?

Trying to use an already installed B164 from a Navnet vx2 set up that was removed with a stand alone Simrad NSE12, already have a Sonarhub or a BSM1 to power the B164.
Need help with how to wire...
04-05-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 50c

Garmin has some MFD's that now have a J1939 port,...

Garmin has some MFD's that now have a J1939 port, not sure if there are 1 or 2 J1939 ports included. Once 1 manufacturer adds something like this they all will have to match, the $2000 in conversion...
03-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By 50c

Have 3 EVO2 12 inch screens on a center console,...

Have 3 EVO2 12 inch screens on a center console, ended up adding op12 after a few months without a dedicated pilot control. Just find it much easier to use than controlling the pilot via the touch...
02-28-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By 50c

Smac, thanks for the info.

Smac, thanks for the info.
02-27-2018, 05:54 PM
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Views: 765
Posted By 50c

Abbor, could you explain what the NMEA input's...

Abbor, could you explain what the NMEA input's function is on the Navico/Simrad radar interface boxes, like the ones on the 6kw, 10kw, 25kw? Ours has at10hd plugged in which I know converts the N2k...
02-26-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By 50c

Best compass for Simrad NAC-3?

Replacing Furuno Navpilot 500 with a NAC-3 on a 50' Hatteras.
All the rest of the electronics are Simrad with EVO2 and EVO3 mfd's, already have an RC42 compass for the radar. Which compass would be...
02-06-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By 50c

Simrad/Navico should have proofed and validated...

Simrad/Navico should have proofed and validated their new website before going live. There's no excuse for the issues to not be resolved by now.
02-04-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,191
Posted By 50c

TTaxi, think the reference to the Go XSE is type...

TTaxi, think the reference to the Go XSE is type O from Simrad, there's tons of them, wrong or broken links, and missing stuff all over their new website.
02-03-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By 50c

The EVO2 software update is available on Simrad's...

The EVO2 software update is available on Simrad's site, pretty sure they've always only made the latest software update available. Btw, Simrad still has the EVO2's listed as current on their...
01-30-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,123
Posted By 50c

Are you able to provide the weight? And also is...

Are you able to provide the weight? And also is there foam between the outside and the inside? Thanks.
01-26-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By 50c

What kind of controls? A lot of 3406E's use a...

What kind of controls?
A lot of 3406E's use a "beer can" to receive input from a short Morse 33 type control cable attached to the throttle. The "beer can" is basically a potentiometer that...
01-11-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 50c

Boynton, we were able to modify the J2K100's...

Boynton, we were able to modify the J2K100's without the USB gateway, think all we had to do was change their id number to identify port and stbd engines for the N2K bus which we did via the Simrad...
01-10-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By 50c

Cquest, the Maretron J2K100 will supply exhaust...

Cquest, the Maretron J2K100 will supply exhaust temp and boost and almost if not all of the data CAT is outputting via the J1939 connection.
12-18-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By 50c

Did this with a pair of 3406e"s, you need a...

Did this with a pair of 3406e"s, you need a Maretron J2K100 for each engine which will attach to the N2K plug from the Maretron 12 pin cable. J2K100 is a bridge that converts J1939 to N2K. Also, you...
12-04-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By 50c

Have heard the Halo's bird performance isn't...

Have heard the Halo's bird performance isn't close to the HD radars. Have a 6kw on a CC with EVO2's and it works really well, btw you can get a new 6kw for around $2500 right now. You will need to...
11-27-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 50c

Does the boat have the CAT MPD's for the gauges? ...

Does the boat have the CAT MPD's for the gauges?
If yes, then the engines are outputting J1939 which can be converted to N2K. We used Maretron J2k100 converter boxes along with a Maretron "Y"...
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Views: 2,373
Posted By 50c

Congrats Rick. Rick has fixed up a lot of reels...

Congrats Rick. Rick has fixed up a lot of reels for us, including a bunch that got flooded during Sandy. This spring he modified our BFC's removing the clunky drag engagement turning then into silky...
09-29-2017, 09:20 AM
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Views: 493
Posted By 50c

Replacing RD30 while still using current thru hll sensor.

Have a Furuno RD30 with depth and water temp sensor. What head can replace the RD30 and still use the current thru hull sensor other than RD33? Think the current sensor is nmea 0183?? Thanks.
09-24-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,506
Posted By 50c

Rick, just finished up our season with the BFC's...

Rick, just finished up our season with the BFC's you modified for us. Night and day difference, for the better, stock reels compared to the super smooth drag engagement of the modified reels. Thanks...
08-31-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By 50c

Wouldn't waste any money or effort to install a...

Wouldn't waste any money or effort to install a BSM 2 or 3, maybe if it's free, after seeing the difference between them and s5100. Probably better off using the built in chirp with evo2 or evo3 or...
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