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Posted By Moonlighter475

All cool. Since Lowrance deleted the “good”...

All cool.

Since Lowrance deleted the “good” Suzuki software page its been hard to find this stuff!
10-16-2020, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

With Simrad displays, you have the excellent...

With Simrad displays, you have the excellent option of using the special “Connect” interface cable. This cable enables the Simrad displays to show all of the fault and service codes and therefore, no...
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Cancel hat request, got a copy from another...

Cancel hat request, got a copy from another source of 2.9.4, and also a new 3.5.7 that I hadnt heard about.
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Mike any chance you could assist with this?

Mike any chance you could assist with this?
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Posted By Moonlighter475

You may be overthinking this.... Anyway only...

You may be overthinking this....

Anyway only 3 wires are required to get data to the network via the adapter and interface : power + and -, and data. So no need to concern yourself with whether...
10-11-2020, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Water getting in when the hull is at speed is...

Water getting in when the hull is at speed is likely due to the increased water pressure on the hull. And unlikely to be at the transom because when planing, the transom area is almost all out of the...
10-11-2020, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Ok great! Now, write down that procedure for...

Ok great!

Now, write down that procedure for future ref LOL!

What happened is that network data sources were lost, possibly due to a power spike or something. This procedure automatically...
10-10-2020, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Dashes indicate that the network is getting...

Dashes indicate that the network is getting power, but the engine may not be communicating with the network. This probably has nothing to do with the battery issue.

Remember thatbthe engine key...
10-10-2020, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Pretty sure the filter to be replaced is part #1...

Pretty sure the filter to be replaced is part #1 in the diagram at this link

https://www.boats.net/catalog/suzuki/outboard-by-year/2007/df-140txk7-beginning-vin-14001f-780001/fuel-injector
10-09-2020, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Simrad GO series do not have NMEA0183 output. ...

Simrad GO series do not have NMEA0183 output.

They only have NMEA2000.

So you wont be able to do what Alloyboy suggested.
10-09-2020, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

I can only speak from experience dealing with...

I can only speak from experience dealing with Navico here in Australia.

I have Simrad and Lowrance units on my boat, and am about to have a third Navico product, a C-Map Reveal chart card.

I...
10-05-2020, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

There are several things wrong with that...

There are several things wrong with that statement and I am not going to debate things further with you.
10-03-2020, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

The point is that SMD7 comes with a custom...

The point is that SMD7 comes with a custom designed gateway that enables the Furuno based system to display the Suzuki diagnostic fault and service codes. Maybe that is what you are trying to say,...
10-03-2020, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Its the exact same instrument, minus the...

Its the exact same instrument, minus the customised Suzuki software that gives you the fault codes and the Suzuki badge on the front.
10-03-2020, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Any Suzuki dealer.

Any Suzuki dealer.
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Posted By Moonlighter475

You need the SDS adapter cable to connect the...

You need the SDS adapter cable to connect the interface to the engine plug because the s e x is wrong as you have found.

Outboard Specialties will be able to supply you with the correct cable.
10-02-2020, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

The Furuno based SMD7 requires its own special...

The Furuno based SMD7 requires its own special gateway in order to operate as it is designed to. It is connected to the engine harness via that gateway.

The well established Suzuki SMIS gauge...
10-02-2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Downside = no Suzuki fault codes or service...

Downside = no Suzuki fault codes or service reminders will appear on the Raymarine. Not an insignificant issue.
09-29-2020, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

What I would say is that “constant issues” is a...

What I would say is that “constant issues” is a gross overstatement.

Most people have no issues. And mostly the “issues” are with the engine interface and just show up on the gauges. And usually...
09-29-2020, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

How does that compare with a throttle or gear...

How does that compare with a throttle or gear cable or related linkage/control box breaking while offshore?
09-27-2020, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

You are not going to be able to simultaneously...

You are not going to be able to simultaneously share sonar images from one transducer between 2 displays that are made by different manufacturers.
09-27-2020, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Both the Connect cable and the standard interface...

Both the Connect cable and the standard interface cable provide comprehensive fuel data.

When the interface is initially configured after installation, (using the Simrad menu) you set the number...
09-25-2020, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Went thru this a few years ago. We ended up...

Went thru this a few years ago.

We ended up just buying a Lowrance NMEA2000 network starter kit p, and connected both the Lowrance and the puck antenna to the network.

The kit comes with a...
09-24-2020, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Yes the old 1/3, 1/3, 1/3 rule is a very useful...

Yes the old 1/3, 1/3, 1/3 rule is a very useful guide.

I bet that none of those who run out of fuel with some still showing on their gauges (regardless of the type of gauge and whether its a...
09-24-2020, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

OK I understand. Yes You're correct in the...

OK I understand.

Yes You're correct in the conclusions you reached.

Note that you could just add engine rpm to the Simrad sidebar ..... lol!

I have both analogue tacho and digital data, and...
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