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05-27-2018, 04:19 AM
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Posted By Wildfish

I've had similar experience with a Furuno...

I've had similar experience with a Furuno Navpilot 300 on my boat with twin o/board set up. I'm also running a TZT2 plotter with a NXT 4D radar and PG700 for the heading. I got the hydraulic plumbing...
01-24-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,199
Posted By Wildfish

this technology is available, it's just not free....

this technology is available, it's just not free. I have a Furuno TZT212F which connects via WiFi to my smartphone and I download weather files up to a few days in advance via cellular. If ever I...
01-10-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,606
Posted By Wildfish

Go for the B265LH with high speed fairing block....

Go for the B265LH with high speed fairing block. The transducer being mounted slightly below the hull will make all the difference. It really is worth the extra hassle installation work. If on a...
01-06-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,441
Posted By Wildfish

I've been using the Furuno DRS4D NXT with the...

I've been using the Furuno DRS4D NXT with the Furuno TZT12F for a few months now and I'm impressed every time I turn it on! Here's the youtube promo https://youtu.be/OzZ8kqArt8Y
11-29-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,550
Posted By Wildfish

these are very popular in Australia and available...

these are very popular in Australia and available online
http://boatcatch.com/
11-25-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Wildfish

for cutting out your dash and speaker holes this...

for cutting out your dash and speaker holes this is the most useful and time saving tool in my bag

http://i.imgur.com/aThUvF3.png
11-16-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,531
Posted By Wildfish

Good topic and I've just been through the same...

Good topic and I've just been through the same situation but came out the other side all the wiser.
I made an offer on a boat through a dealer subject to the usual sea trial, hull and mechanical...
11-16-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wildfish

Correct, the DRS2D is not sending the radar...

Correct, the DRS2D is not sending the radar signal via NMEA but rather by ETHERNET.

Ryan, I'm assuming that you've already installed the radar cable? It's an ethernet cable and power cable? Now...
11-16-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wildfish

Hi Ryan, The GP-330B is supposed to be shipped...

Hi Ryan,
The GP-330B is supposed to be shipped with a 6m NMEA 2000 drop cable which has connectors on each end. One side plugs straight into the GP-330B and the other end is a standard NMEA2000...
11-15-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,178
Posted By Wildfish

Thanks for all the replies. When I bought the...

Thanks for all the replies. When I bought the boat a few months ago (I've had a few boats, bigger and smaller than the BW255 ;cool;) I purchased it with the idea that if I liked the boat and it was a...
11-14-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,178
Posted By Wildfish

Thanks for the info. My boat which is a 255 tends...

Thanks for the info. My boat which is a 255 tends to look a little "bow heavy" (if anything) when sitting at rest in the dock even when the fresh water tank which is hard up against the transom is...
11-14-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,178
Posted By Wildfish

Thanks Trout. I'm keen to find out if the twin...

Thanks Trout. I'm keen to find out if the twin 150HP 4 cyl rig would be a better option than say a single 300HP 6 cyl Verado
11-14-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,178
Posted By Wildfish

Repowering Boston Whaler 255 Conquest

Looking for advice especially on twin outboards vs single. I've got a 2005 BW 255 Conquest currently with single 250HP Verado which I'd like to replace. I find it's underpowered so considering...
03-04-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Forgive me for I have sinned, I will never...

Forgive me for I have sinned, I will never mention those Kiwi's again :trout:

I have set up the boat, tanks and named the interfaces but it did not show the full names on the GP-1870 device list....
03-04-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By Wildfish

Hi azzuro, I have managed to connect my...

Hi azzuro,

I have managed to connect my GP-1870 to my DF90A's. For Suzuki accessories the best guys are on this forum, InternationalMarineMike will be your best option and there's others like...
03-04-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Gents, thank you VERY much, that was even quicker...

Gents, thank you VERY much, that was even quicker than NZ bowled out Australia last weekend :o

Suzuki SMIS gauge and 2 x engine interfaces successfully upgraded. Grant, spot on, at idling the fuel...
03-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Hi Grant, thanks. I'm slowly getting closer to...

Hi Grant, thanks. I'm slowly getting closer to the software update.

I have downloaded the software from the Lowrance website and unzipped the file to extract the .luf files. I want to update the...
03-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Thanks Mike. I have got my hands on a Lowrance...

Thanks Mike. I have got my hands on a Lowrance HDS5 with power cable and drop cable. I'm assuming I connect the HDS5 into my NMEA2000 network (I have an Actisense NMEA2000 backbone) and then search...
03-03-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By Wildfish

I'm am doing a very similar fit out as yours....

I'm am doing a very similar fit out as yours. Same equipment just a slightly different set up. I have 2 x DF90A's and a Furuno GP-1870.
You will need a Suzuki engine interface to enable NMEA2000...
03-02-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Mike, Grant this is awesome info and sounds like...

Mike, Grant this is awesome info and sounds like it's something I can manage on my own. Now just to convince a mate to uninstall his Lowrance HDS so that I can use it for the upgrade. I will let you...
03-01-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Hey Mike, I just checked the SMIS Gauge. It's a...

Hey Mike, I just checked the SMIS Gauge. It's a Suzuki branded gauge but when checking software details are as follows:
LMF - 400
Ver 2.5.0
Boot 1-1.70
Build: RZ829

Thanks
03-01-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Hi Mike, they are 2012 (delivered 2013) Suzuki...

Hi Mike, they are 2012 (delivered 2013) Suzuki DF90A lean burn models. Thanks
03-01-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Thanks Mike. The only reason I'm researching...

Thanks Mike. The only reason I'm researching doing it myself is for the exact reason being that local dealers / mechanics have not been helpful. I can borrow a Lowrance head unit for the purposes of...
03-01-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

Thanks Mike. I have not connected my SMIS gauge...

Thanks Mike. I have not connected my SMIS gauge to my plotter (yet) so where / how would I determine the software of the engine interfaces? I can see the software version of the SMIS gauge but not...
03-01-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 709,627
Posted By Wildfish

How do I know which version software is in the...

How do I know which version software is in the cable interface (Suzuki interface). I did not bother looking for details on the interface it's self. Also, how does one upgrade / change the software of...
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