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10-06-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By FMT Charting Group

We have a co-promotion going on right now with...

We have a co-promotion going on right now with Navico with rebates from $75 to $150 on Navico qualified units including Lowrance Elite TI2, HDS Live, Simrad EVO3, EVO3-S and also GO units. Our...
10-05-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By FMT Charting Group

If you run the FMT product properly, it will keep...

If you run the FMT product properly, it will keep you from getting in a world of shit as you say. Some chips may get you in such a place as you infer but not FMT. That is exactly what the product...
06-26-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,203
Posted By FMT Charting Group

The picture quality is much better as the...

The picture quality is much better as the resolution is about 250% superior with NSS 9 and 12" screens. Also the smaller GO units have inferior screens that go dark when viewed at an angle. Then...
06-26-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,203
Posted By FMT Charting Group

The inference is an alternate chart would be...

The inference is an alternate chart would be better or just as good for gleaning meaningful insight on how to navigate and where to fish and that is definietely not true. No other charts have...
06-26-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By FMT Charting Group

ISLA now has several more NSS 9" units available...

ISLA now has several more NSS 9" units available immediately but they are likely to be sold very quickly. Three were sold today.
04-29-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By FMT Charting Group

The EVO3 screen has 922,000 pixels. Your GO 9 has...

The EVO3 screen has 922,000 pixels. Your GO 9 has 384,000.
The EVO3 has a knob and buttons and is also touch and 10x easier to use underway. Your GO 9 is touch only and a pain to operate by...
02-19-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By FMT Charting Group

ISLAmapping.com ...

ISLAmapping.com
https://www.facebook.com/ISLAmapping/videos/623430878224360/?eid=ARCRa4ChoDJkOg6GPXhAXEsBP6l23XZmNakWfc0DrNSG9O5amwpVQNS5DxLxFRzX7YP22eG1ywSlYxnz
12-17-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 108,522
Posted By FMT Charting Group

So far In 2019, about 1,000 people who had a...

So far In 2019, about 1,000 people who had a Garmin unit replaced it to do just that. It was not because they found their unit to be less than capable. It was primarily because they felt the charts...
10-28-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 23,415
Posted By FMT Charting Group

It's a Lowrance Hook with a knob in a Simrad Box....

It's a Lowrance Hook with a knob in a Simrad Box. It does not support raster and is an entry level machine.
10-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By FMT Charting Group

From Main Settings Advanced Features

From Main Settings
Advanced
Features
10-18-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By FMT Charting Group

ISLA charts run on any GO unit. It works fine on...

ISLA charts run on any GO unit. It works fine on the GO line. If you compared it side by side to running Navionics or another chart it would appear superior. It does not say not to use it on a GO7...
10-15-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By FMT Charting Group

That could only be the case if the EVO2 was...

That could only be the case if the EVO2 was defective or the brightness not adjusted all the way up. The NITS on an EVO screen are at least twice the number on any pad. The latest pads have about 600...
10-15-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By FMT Charting Group

I have a couple of them. If you get the right...

I have a couple of them. If you get the right one it definitely does tilt up to 90 degrees.
07-25-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By FMT Charting Group

Just turn off the tracks and use the chart...

Just turn off the tracks and use the chart without them or any other map features you don't want to see. ISLA is the only chart covering that area to provide tracks any outside the ICW. With the...
05-23-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By FMT Charting Group

Check the positioning of the transducer to ensure...

Check the positioning of the transducer to ensure it is exactly level with the surface of the water and not tilted some either side to side or front to back. When the boat is idling or on plane it...
05-23-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By FMT Charting Group

Its been that way for years on all of the Garmin...

Its been that way for years on all of the Garmin controlled charts. There were threads about it more than 2 years ago and people called in etc They got the standard company line repeated back to...
05-23-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,962
Posted By FMT Charting Group

It will work but not recommended. Each ISLA chip...

It will work but not recommended. Each ISLA chip has about 32 GB of data on it which is more than all of the others. The Navionics chip has about 10gb if it's Plat+. If you leave both booted up it...
04-09-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,098
Posted By FMT Charting Group

32 GB is sufficient space to provide most of the...

32 GB is sufficient space to provide most of the multibeam data covering the coast of about 3 States in the NE area processed at the full resolution of the data as collected and also way out into...
04-07-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By FMT Charting Group

HDS 12" LIVE first look....

I saw this unit in action for the first time today (except for the sonar ) and loaded some charts.

Compared to the Carbon which it replaced, it is lightening fast. Its the fastest unit with...
04-03-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,212
Posted By FMT Charting Group

There is no public user provided vector data on...

There is no public user provided vector data on ISLA charts. We don't do that like the others who just let whoever send in whatever they want and they will put it on and hope its right. They call...
04-03-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,212
Posted By FMT Charting Group

Well, first you would not want to turn the...

Well, first you would not want to turn the imagery off because the product was conceived to be run with the imagery on and when it is on the imagery is the base map. It was designed that way on...
04-03-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,212
Posted By FMT Charting Group

What is your question Half Shell? Maybe I can...

What is your question Half Shell? Maybe I can help you out. I am not sure what you were getting at or if you were referring to ISLA charts but I can confirm FMT has no imagery covering up anything....
02-25-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,651
Posted By FMT Charting Group

I never recommend any GO Units unless its on a...

I never recommend any GO Units unless its on a slow moving pontoon boat under cover. They are cheap for a reason. Compared to any unit that has additional controls, it is a total hassle to operate...
02-22-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 108,522
Posted By FMT Charting Group

There is not much data that is higher res taking...

There is not much data that is higher res taking up a lot of room on the chips on the West coast of FL until you get to the Keys. All of that data you see way out in deep water near FL in the Gulf...
02-21-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 108,522
Posted By FMT Charting Group

Its all the same source data for the multibeam...

Its all the same source data for the multibeam and Lidar. It is collected from various sources but unless it's totally proprietary, it eventually ends up all at the same place. The primary...
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