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Yesterday, 11:21 PM
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Posted By smac999

sure

sure
Yesterday, 08:23 AM
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Posted By smac999

If if booting up asking for language and units...

If if booting up asking for language and units etc it was reset.
Reseting the screen is not going to reset the pilot.
06-17-2019, 04:51 PM
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Posted By smac999

That is 2 different issues. Yiu can...

That is 2 different issues.

Yiu can disable the shawdo drive in the menu for now untill you figure out the other one(s)

did you put a bunch of metal near the Garmin compaas? That would do...
06-14-2019, 06:22 AM
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Posted By smac999

The icom is not nmea 2000 though it If was. ...

The icom is not nmea 2000

though it If was. It still would not be an issue.
06-13-2019, 10:10 PM
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Posted By smac999

Those are ham radios. Totally illegally to use...

Those are ham radios. Totally illegally to use on marine freqs. And most other freqs that people use them on.
Legally they can only be used on ham channels and you must have a ham radio licence.
06-13-2019, 10:33 AM
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Posted By smac999

you need to change the port speed to high speed...

you need to change the port speed to high speed 38,400 baud for AIS. in the com settings. default is 4800. above both are wrong.

"garmin" option hasn't been used in like 10 years. it's all...
06-12-2019, 11:04 PM
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Posted By smac999

anyone buying an AIS radio is going to be...

anyone buying an AIS radio is going to be connecting it to their plotter....
06-12-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By smac999

actisense ngw-1 with seatalk plug. I would...

actisense ngw-1 with seatalk plug.

I would just buy a seatalk nmea 2000 heading sensor instead
06-11-2019, 09:44 PM
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Posted By smac999

so does that mean your gs25 is not calibrated? ...

so does that mean your gs25 is not calibrated? and the gs35 and p9 are 30 degrees different? or is there a big software glitch that the gs25 doesn't work now?

you should bring up a heading data...
06-10-2019, 11:19 PM
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Posted By smac999

pilots work much better with rudder feedbacks. I...

pilots work much better with rudder feedbacks. I would fix it
06-10-2019, 11:02 PM
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Posted By smac999

all the ones I've seen use the same stupid push...

all the ones I've seen use the same stupid push on connector. if it's the same connector. I would try it..

the radio cables keep changing though. that's why you need a new tuner.
06-10-2019, 10:46 PM
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Posted By smac999

if you only use the external gps input, you will...

if you only use the external gps input, you will likely get alarms that the primary has no gps. it is an AIS law / rule that it must have it's own. but it will probably work with external only
06-10-2019, 10:44 PM
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Posted By smac999

10awg can't even take 60a ....

10awg can't even take 60a ....
06-10-2019, 10:15 PM
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Posted By smac999

replace cable. it will unscrew from the antenna....

replace cable. it will unscrew from the antenna. when you put the new one in. use the hole in the rachet mount. that bend out the side is way too tight.

get someone competent in pl259 connectors...
06-09-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By smac999

garmin makes a box that takes any transducer. ...

garmin makes a box that takes any transducer. you just need to figure out if you need the 8 pin or 12 pin for your unit.
06-09-2019, 09:49 AM
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Posted By smac999

Probably a power connection issue. Lose wire...

Probably a power connection issue. Lose wire etc. Can’t handle the tx current draw.
06-08-2019, 01:34 PM
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Posted By smac999

the wire is not undersized because they are only...

the wire is not undersized because they are only 1' and not 10'

if you really want to nerd out you'd have to caculat the voltage drop of 16awg at 15a for 1'. and then the voltage drop of 15a in...
06-08-2019, 01:29 PM
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Views: 486
Posted By smac999

normally the overlay off = heading off. are...

normally the overlay off = heading off. are you sure the heading is correct? put a COG and heading box on the right side. and compare them while moving.
06-07-2019, 08:55 PM
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Posted By smac999

the only switch in the manual for zone 2 is for...

the only switch in the manual for zone 2 is for LPF or HPF. no amp has a switch that combines speakers.
06-07-2019, 07:21 PM
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Posted By smac999

are you trying to power a constant load bigger...

are you trying to power a constant load bigger then 3000w, or is just the serges it can't handle. if the later. look into an inverter charger with boosting. then you only need the one gen.

I would...
06-06-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By smac999

Nobody changes a battery switch to get voltage...

Nobody changes a battery switch to get voltage readings. That is crazy. You should have 2 gauges. One in dash for engine. And one at dc panel for house. Or you have a switch for the gauge to...
06-05-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By smac999

Why are you using any of these? For what...

Why are you using any of these? For what purpose?

These are antique style equipment.
06-05-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By smac999

The chart plotter will have 2 power feeds. One...

The chart plotter will have 2 power feeds. One is just going in and back out going to the nmea 2000.

I think you can just leave it and power the bus like that. But I’m not too firmilur. ...
06-05-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By smac999

you can't properly and safely fuse it like this....

you can't properly and safely fuse it like this. each pump should have own feed and own fuse. both the auto and the manual wires.

the only way would be to double the size of the fuse so they can...
06-05-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By smac999

measure at the key swtich. battery in and ign...

measure at the key swtich. battery in and ign out. with those loads.

normally power goes from battery to battery swtich to engine starter to key swtich to gauges. the bus bars under helm have...
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